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United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union 2023 Annual College Scholarships Now Open
Are you or do you know a member of the United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union age 17-35 who is attending or planning to attend college? If so, please let them know about your Credit Union's college scholarship program. Four winning applicants, one from each of the credit union's four United Methodist Annual Conference conferences, North Georgia, South Georgia, Florida, and Alabama-West Florida will receive a $1000 scholarship each. Applicants will need to meet the following ...
Housing and Homeless Council Celebrates Operational Grant Recipients
By Rev. Stacey Rushing The North Georgia Housing and Homeless Council is excited to celebrate its 2022 Operational Grant Recipients! We appreciate the work of the Housing and Homeless Council members who reviewed applications, visited applicants, and prayerfully discussed how to best award funds to help the Church serve neighbors in need. We were so inspired by churches of all sizes in communities across the North Georgia Conference who are finding meaningful ways to address poverty and ...
North Georgia United Methodists Invited to Give Big on Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday has become one of the largest fundraising efforts of the year! As you plan your end-of-year giving and Giving Tuesday, consider supporting our impactful, transformational United Methodist-related agencies and ministries. They include: Global Ministries and UMCOR Give Love Campaign Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church connects the church in mission through evangelism and church growth, missionaries, global health, and disaster response. Every contribution makes a ...
9-Year-Old Raises Funds for UMCOR with 'Pound Cakes for Peace'
March 28 Update: To date, Smith has raised more than $3,500! When 9-year-old Senoia UMC member Smith heard about the crisis in Ukraine he wanted to do something to help. Today, with a kitchen (and family) covered in flour, he's sold nearly 50 pound cakes to raise funds to support the humanitarian work of UMCOR.  "Smith is the youngest of our four sons," said Smith's mom, Emily Wilson. "We have had many dinner discussions about the horror that is taking place in Ukraine. Our pastor [Rev. Ashley...
United Methodist Women is now United Women in Faith
In the 150 years since we began, our organization has had more than 25 names, each reflecting varying states of the church, society, and women’s lived experiences. We’ve been “Ladies,” “Woman’s” and then “Women’s” societies, associations, guilds, and circles. Now we are again taking a new name to better reflect how we answer our calling to faith and action today:  United Women in Faith.  United Methodist Women is now United Women in Faith! The move is part of a refreshing of the organization ...
Project Funding for Churches Available Through UMC FCU
The United Methodist Connectional FCU recently announced a special loan rate available for churches. Unsecured loans for less than $50,000 can be provided for three- and five-year terms. A number of United Methodist churches and agencies have used these loans for repairing or replacing pews, HVAC systems, audio/visual equipment, and more. Rates as low as 3.5%. For details, contact Jonathan Curtis at  
Check In: Murphy-Harpst Has Met the Challenges of 2020 Thanks to You
Murphy-Harpst has been in the business of providing Georgia’s most vulnerable children with a safe, stable environment since 1924. Over the decades we have grown and changed to meet the needs of our kids, as well as to stay relevant to the changing times. Sound familiar? Our NGUMC churches have long histories of serving the needs of our communities and evolving over time. When we are unable or unwilling to adapt to changing circumstances we miss the mark on our core mission – to provide life and...
Georgia United Methodist Foundation Awards Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships Each Year
As students settle into the new semester at colleges and universities, thank you notes begin to arrive on desks at the Georgia United Methodist Foundation. In the latest "Faith and Money" newsletter, Nancy Young offers an update on scholarships and shares one of those notes. By NANCY YOUNG Georgia United Methodist Foundation Vice President of Development Thanks to the generosity of our donors and our partnership with the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation, the Georgia United ...
Global Ministries Celebrates 200 Years of Mission with Gathering Reflecting on Past and Focusing on Future of Methodist Mission
Guests arriving to the Global Ministries Bicentennial. (Photo: Jennifer Silver, Global Ministries) Celebrating its origins that trace back to the work of a freeborn African-American among the Wyandotte Native American people in the 1800s, the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church celebrated its 200th anniversary with events focused on the future of Methodist mission during changing times.  The bicentennial celebration recognizes the 200th anniversary of the founding ...
Well-Rooted and Firmly Planted, United Methodist Children's Home Announces New Name
As the United Methodist Children's Home looks toward the future, they have announced a new name that reflects both the tremendous growth and unlimited potential of this ministry, while preserving the deep foundations in The United Methodist Church. We’re excited to share the following message from The Rev. Hal Jones, as he explains this new direction.   From Rev. Hal Jones Like all organizations that have navigated more than a century of change, your United Methodist Children’s Home has long ...
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