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Kina S. Mallard, President-Elect of United Methodist-related Reinhardt University in Waleska, will be the 2015 Laity Luncheon Speaker at the North Georgia Annual Conference.  The Laity Luncheon, which is sponsored by the Conference Board of Laity, will be held Thursday, June 18, in the Athena Ballrooms of the Classic Center in Athens. Tickets will be available through Annual Conference registration. A limited number will be sold on site in Athens.    Reinhardt University Names 20th President: ...

Monticello First UMC hosted their annual Tailgating service, on Sunday, August 16, 2015, to kick off the school year for young local athletes and coaches. The evening service included two special guests with Jackson roots, Senator Burt Jones and former UGA Football player Paul Holmes. Holmes had a brief football career with the Dallas Cowboys after graduating UGA, then moved to Monticello, GA, where has involved himself in politics and runs a dairy farms. In 2006, he was a Distinguished Alumni ...



Action Ministries Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

Action Ministries is proud to announce that it has earned the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that Action Ministries adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Charity Navigator helps charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, ...

Appalachian Trail Chaplain Begins Journey in North Georgia

SPINGER MOUNTAIN, Ga. (UMNS) - David Smith, the Holston Annual (regional) Conference Appalachian Trail chaplain, headed to Georgia on Ash Wednesday to begin his 2,200-mile hike through the mountains to Maine. It just worked out that his trek coincides with the Lenten spiritual journey of Christians around the globe, but Smith is giving up more than Facebook or chocolate, writes Annette Spence of The Call. Follow Chaplain David Smith's progress at TrailJournals.com/shortstop or on the "...

Atlanta-Emory Welcomes Clergy At

On July 26 the Atlanta Emory District celebrated the arrival of new clergy families into the Atlanta Emory Family. The Cannon UMC hosted a Bar-B-Q lunch for the over 90 people in attendance; from children to adults the AMRY Family came together under the tents for fellowship. The district provide bouncy houses for the children (even one that was a slip and slide) and the DS lead a game of Kick Ball for all daring enough to join in.   The afternoon ended with worship led by the Cannon UMC staff. ...

Christian Hip-hop Artist Tedashii to Headline GO ON Tour That Kicks Off In Atlanta

GO ON Tour, a worship concert featuring Christian hip-hop artist Tedashii and speakers from next year’s national United Methodist youth event YOUTH 2015, will visit each of the church’s U.S. jurisdictions this fall. The 10-city tour, which begins Sept. 13 at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, will afford youth an opportunity to experience event-style worship, hear a national level performer and featured speaker and be among the first groups able to register for YOUTH 2015, an event for youth ...



Clark Atlanta Student Named an 'All-Star' by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Eight Students from United Methodist-related Historically Black Colleges and Universities Were Recognized by the White House Lillian Harris, a student at Clark Atlanta University, was among 75 students named 2014 HBCU All-Stars by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. These students, who are in enrolled as undergraduate, graduate, or professional students, have been recognized for accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement. The 75 ...



Clergy NGUMC.net Email Address is Crucial Communications Tool

All North Georgia Conference clergy are assigned an ngumc.net email address through NGUMC Mail. The clergy email addresses are used to send all Conference and District communications, from e-newsletters to Ministry Review directions.  It is important that all new clergy set up their ngumc.net address. Also, moving pastors should be sure to update the forwarding address on their ngumc.net account if they have moved. This is especially important if they have been forwarding to a previous church ...

Disaster Response Update: Nov. 13

The United Methodist Church has lived up to UMCOR's challenge: Be There. Be Hope. When the powerful Nov. 8 typhoon struck the Philippines, The United Methodist Church was already there. Through its field office, UMCOR - Philippines was able to begin its response immediately. United Methodists are among those early responders providing emergency supplies while assessing damages from the storm. Watch this video to see UMCOR in action: https://vimeo.com/78953319 The Philippines is an established ...

Dozens of retirees

Retirees RETIREMENT 2014   AD INTERIM Brooks, Mari Lane (FD)       12/1/2013 Goff Donna J. (FD)              12/28/2013    Goode, Ronald                     11/1/2013 Krumbaugh, Katy                 11/1/2013 McClain, Dick                       5/31/2014 Spackman, Elwood               1/3/2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Bryan, James Hoyt (Jimmy) (PL) Cavin, Mike Green, Charles W. Hinton, Coy Huggins, John Knox, Edward A. (PL) Miller, Louis (FD) Parrish, Glenn D. Powers, Robert E. Purvis,  Jeanette ...

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