AGST Upcoming Events


Augusta District Calendar 2019 (updated 7-15-19)

First Tuesdays, youth ministers gatherings (contact

Second Thursdays, Retiree lunches (contact david jenkins)

Conference Events – register online in the calendar at


July 4                   Independence Day – District Office Closed

July 15-18            Pastor’s School, Epworth by the Sea – Theme: Preaching

July 27                 Candidacy Summit

August 4              District Retreat at Lake Oconee (Collinswood) 3:00-6:00 p.m.

(This District Retreat will take the place of the Welcome Picnic)

August 17             Optional Lay Servant Class: Preparing/Writing Sermons (Free)

Sept. 2                 Labor Day – District Office Closed for Holiday

Sept. 10               DCOM 9-12 noon, Thomson First

Sept. 14, 21          Basic Lay Servant Class

Sept. 23               Onboarding* for DS & Mission Specialist with District Clergy, Thomson First, 11-3 p.m. (lunch provided)

(This takes the place of Setup Meeting)

*Led by Claire Bowen, a human resources specialist and longtime member of Peachtree Road UMC in Atlanta.

October 5, 12      Advanced Lay Servant: On Leading Worship

October 13          Installation service for Greg Porterfield, 4:00 p.m. Wesley UMC

Bishop Sue in attendance; all Augusta District and Cabinet invited.

Light refreshments will be served.

October 26          UMW District Annual Meeting @ Milledgeville First, 9:30 a.m. 

Nov. 3                  Daylight Savings Time Ends (Fall back)

Nov. 27-28           District Office Closed for Thanksgiving

December            Christmas Open House at the District Parsonage (Date TBD) 

Dec. 23-Jan 1      District Office Closed for Christmas