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Webers Honored through Wellness Center Naming

9/21/2017
(L to R): Rev. Donn Ann Weber and Mr. Kenneth R. Weber   The leaders of the Foundation of Wesley Woods and Wesley Woods Senior Living recently dedicated the Wellness Centers at Asbury Harris Epworth Towers and Branan Towers to retired CEO of Wesley Woods, Mr. Kenneth R. Weber and Rev. Donn Ann Weber, Conference Secretary of The North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church. “Over my years of working at Wesley Woods, I discovered that seniors who remained physically, mentally and ...



Journey to Higher Learning: Georgia PAUMCS Event to be Held in LaGrange

8/10/2017
Earlier this year the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries (PAUMCS) voted to change the name of and adopt a new logo for the organization. Now the organization is known as the Professional Administrators of the United Methodist Connectional Structure. The acronym, PAUMCS, remains the same.      The annual meeting exposed attendees to speakers on diversity in ministry, radical hospitality, and office ergonomics. Attendees participated in a mission-outreach event with ...



Volunteers Needed at UMCOR Office in Atlanta

7/21/2017
Here’s an opportunity for office volunteers that could be fun for individuals or “friend groups” of 2 or 3 people from a church. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED UMCOR is seeking willing volunteers to help make badges for dedicated early response team members and others who respond to humanitarian need following disasters. An UMCOR badge reassures survivors and officials alike of the wearer’s connection to UMCOR and the people of the United Methodist Church. Volunteers for badge-making will receive training,...



New Address, New Director at Aldersgate - Collinswood

7/18/2017
On June 24, the Aldersgate Homes - Collinswood Board of Directors held a consecration service of new office space. After many years at Briarcliff UMC, the office has relocated to Snellville UMC.  "We are delighted with the new space for the office and board meetings," said Executive Director Rev. Anne Hansen. "Snellville UMC has been very welcoming and we are grateful for the space." Hansen, who is new to the Executive Director position, started the week of North Georgia Annual Conference.   ...



Action Ministries to Launch Sixth Year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

5/25/2017
Volunteer Opportunities Now Available    Next week Action Ministries will officially launch the sixth year of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, the organization’s nutrition and educational enrichment opportunity program for Georgia’s kids. Created to help children who are at risk of hunger when school’s out for the summer, the program provides children in communities all across the North Georgia Conference with healthy meals and academic enrichment.   Since 2012, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid has served more ...



Cokesbury Unveils New Ministry Resource Center at Annual Conferences

5/11/2017
Cokesbury announced today that it is bringing a new consultative retail experience to Annual Conferences this year with the new Cokesbury Ministry Resource Center. Focused on equipping leaders to build disciples, the Ministry Resource Center will offer the opportunity for more personalized consultations with church leaders in order to match products with their specific ministry needs. Features of the Ministry Resource Center include: Showcases highlighting new and classic resources ranging ...

WITH Conference to Connect Churches Called to Ministry 'With the Poor'

5/4/2017
Save the date! On Saturday, Aug. 26, the first-ever WITH Conference will take place at Dunwoody UMC. The conference, sponsored by Action Ministries and the Housing and Homeless Council, is a grass-roots event organized by North Georgia United Methodist clergy and laity and designed for churches called to ministry with those struggling with poverty in local communities. The conference will be a time to learn what it means to be in ministry WITH the poor as opposed to “to the poor” or “for the ...



City of Decatur to Purchase United Methodist Children's Home Property

4/17/2017
The United Methodist Children’s Home Agrees to Sell Campus to City of Decatur; Funds from $40 Million Sale Will Serve More Children and Families in Crisis (NOTE: Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions at the Children's Home website.) Responding to the growing needs of the children and families it serves, the Board of Trustees of The United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) has agreed to sell the ministry’s 77-acre campus to the City of Decatur. The Decatur City Commission approved the ...



Wesley Woods to Honor 'Heroes, Saints & Legends' Next Month

2/16/2017
Chancellor Hank M. Huckaby, Community Leaders Ann Q. Curry,  Bishop John H. Adams and Dr. Dolly Desselle Adams will be Honored at the Foundation of Wesley Woods Gala March 30 Prominent Georgians who all share a commitment to helping older adults live independently longer, with a higher quality of life, will be honored at the next Heroes, Saints & Legends gala presented by the Foundation of Wesley Woods.  University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank M. Huckaby, Ann Q. Curry of Coxe Curry & ...



Moeller to Depart Action Ministries Next Month

1/19/2017
The Board of Action Ministries has announced that president and CEO Rev. John Moeller will leave the organization next month. See a letter below to North Georgia United Methodists:   Dear friends, I would like to announce that John Moeller, President & CEO of Action Ministries will be leaving the organization February 14 to accept the position of CEO of Lutheran Services of Georgia. The Board of Directors has named Kelley Henderson, the current Chief Operating Officer as the Interim President &...



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