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What's New for AC2022: 5 Things to Note About the North Georgia Annual Conference

5/23/2022
We will all be thrilled to return to in-person conferencing in North Georgia, but what else will be new in 2022? Here are a few things to expect at Annual Conference:  #1 The Digital Handbook! There will not be printed Annual Conference Handbooks in 2022. That means that before arriving in Athens you should plan to print the Handbook or download it to your digital device for reference. Find the digital handbook and important additions and corrections at https://www.ngumc.org/handbook-2022.  ...



AC Q&A: Information About the 2022 North Georgia Annual Conference

5/11/2022
Updated May 11, 2022 Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Annual Conference 2022 below. We will update this document regularly. Stay connected to news and information by visiting www.ngumc.org/AC2022. Q: Will Annual Conference 2022 be in-person? Yes! Members of the 2022 North Georgia Annual Conference will meet in person in Athens.  Q: Can members participate remotely? All voting will be done in person only. The sessions will be live-streamed, however, for all to follow along.  Q: ...



Bishop Names 2022 Annual Conference Special Offering: UMCOR

4/27/2022
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has named the United Methodist Committee on Relief, UMCOR, as the 2022 North Georgia Annual Conference Special Offering.  Churches are invited to collect the offering any time before Annual Conference. One person from each local church will have an opportunity to present a check from their church during the Service of Remembrance on Friday, June 3, or checks may be submitted to the Conference Office.  As the humanitarian relief and disaster response arm of The United ...



2022 Clergy Move Day Schedule

3/23/2022
Each summer a number of North Georgia Conference clergy pack their belongings and make the move to their next appointment. To make coordination easier, an official "move day" is set by the Conference.  Beginning in the summer of 2020, the Conference launched a new pattern for moves. The last Sunday in June is the final Sunday of a moving pastor's current appointment. The following Tuesday is "Move Day." The first Sunday of July is a Sunday off. The first day at the new appointment will be the ...



Blueprint for Wellness Screening Returning to Annual Conference 2022

3/17/2022
The Blueprint for Wellness Screening for HealthFlex participants is available until August 31. In addition to registering to get your screening at a patient service center, via Self-Collection Kit, or via physician form you can now sign up for an on-site appointment at Annual Conference in Athens! Phone: 1-855-623-9355 Employer group: HealthFlex or United Methodist Church Online: Log in to your Virgin Pulse account and find Blueprint for Wellness under the “Benefits” tab or through Benefits ...



Judicial Council Affirms Decisions of Law by Bishop at 2021 North Georgia Annual Conference

2/9/2022
(United Methodist News Service) The United Methodist Judicial Council has begun to release decisions from its 22-item fall docket. These Judicial Council rulings cover decisions of law that bishops made during the 2020 and 2021 annual conference seasons. The Judicial Council affirmed both Decisions of Law made by Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson at the 2021 North Georgia Annual Conference.  Before the court was whether annual conference members can amend a congregation’s disaffiliation agreement when...



Annual Conference 2022: Plans Underway for Members to Meet In Person

1/19/2022
Athens, Here We Come! The Annual Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce that plans are underway to hold the 2022 North Georgia Annual Conference session in person June 2-4 at The Classic Center in Athens.   Thanks to vaccinations and available mitigation protocols, the Planning Committee and The Classic Center staff feel confident that an in-person gathering can occur in June of this year. In-person attendance will be limited to voting members of the 2022 Annual Conference. A live ...



Bishop Issues Rulings of Law on Questions from the 2021 Annual Conference

7/8/2021
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has issued two Rulings of Law on questions submitted at the 2021 North Georgia Annual Conference. She has submitted the rulings to the United Methodist Judicial Council for review. See the rulings below: Question 1: As authorized in ¶51 of the United Methodist Constitution and as reiterated in ¶2609.6 of the 2016 Book of Discipline, the following question of law was submitted at the North Georgia Annual Conference session for a ruling: Does a local church that ...



Thank You! Volunteers, Service Providers, Staff Put in Countless Hours to Host Annual Conference 2021

6/7/2021
Thanks to all who were part of the production of the 2021 North Georgia Annual Conference Session. Their faithful collaboration enabled members and guests of the Conference to participate in the session and for hundreds of family and friends to attend the Ordination Service and Service of Remembrance in person while hundreds more watched via live stream. The team included: Associate Conference Secretaries Joya Abrams Nate Abrams Dave Allen Grady Chris Branscomb Kathy Brockman Lee Fullerton ...



Annual Conference 2021 Update

6/4/2021
The 155th North Georgia Annual Conference was joyful and productive. The Conference began Thursday, June 3, with the Clergy Executive Session. The clergy of the North Georgia Conference met virtually to approve the Business of the Annual Conference report, hear updates from the Orders, and affirm their covenant community. On Friday, June 4, North Georgia United Methodists gathered online for our annual time of holy conferencing. Meeting virtually from across the Conference, members conducted ...



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