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Conference Launches New Website for Anyone Exploring a Call to Ministry

7/6/2015
Even as a young girl, Mercy Lineberry was drawn to the Word of God. “I’ve always been interested in the Bible and scripture and studying,” says Lineberry. “Very early on, around 14 or 15 years old, I was studying a text in my dad’s concordance, and I got really excited about it. I thought, ‘I feel like I need to share this. I feel like I have some insight.’ My parents and I had a great discussion about what the text was saying and how God was speaking through it, and I thought, ‘I think this ...



Ethnic/Minority Young Adult Interns Work in Nation’s Capital in Social-Justice Ministries

6/25/2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ten persons, ages 18 to 23, including 20-year-old Emory University student Savannah Gross, began work recently in the Ethnic Minority Young Adult (EYA) Summer Internship program of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS). They are working in nonprofit and nongovernmental social-justice organizations in the U.S. capital for two months. Savannah is native american, Echota Cherokee tribe, and a member of the North Alabama Conference. She is studying ...



Pastor donates Georgia Methodist history collection to LaGrange College

6/25/2015
From LaGrange.edu When the Rev. Dr. Harold Lawrence retires from the ministry this summer, he will leave behind a treasure trove of research about Georgia Methodist history, material he’s been gathering since 1974. Wanting to find the perfect home for his collection, he turned to the Frank and Laura Lewis Library. “I’m heading into the oblivion of retirement and I didn’t want to take all of this with me and safeguard it in my old age,” he said with a smile. “It’s great to have a place to share ...

LaGrange College Invites North Georgia UMs to Join Mission Trip

6/10/2015
North Georgia United Methodists are invited to participate in LaGrange College Phillippines Mission Trip LaGrange College hosts annual a service trip to the Philippines. The college works closely with the Kapatiran-Kaunlaran Foundation, Inc. (KKFI), a United Methodist related organization that works in outreach to the poorest communities in metro Manila. One target community are the 10,000 men, women, and children who live as squatters in the Manila North Cemetery. Another community is near ...



Bridges Philippines Trip Scheduled for November

6/4/2015
The next Bridges trip to the Philippines is scheduled for November 22-30, 2015. This trip will take place over Thanksgiving break to allow for young adults, high school students and even families to travel. The approximate cost will be $1500-$2000 for airfare, lodging, food and ground transportation.  On this trip team members will serve alongside our Philippines Bridges partners in medical/community health, and in homeless ministries both in and beyond metropolitan Manila. All who are ...



Young Harris College Named One of America's Most Affordable Small Colleges

6/2/2015
Young Harris College was recently named to the 2015 list of “100 Most Affordable Small Colleges in America” by Best Value Schools.      “Young Harris College represents an attractively affordable choice for diligent students,” said Iris Stone, author of the rankings list. “The low overall net price is due to YHC’s selection of both need-based and merit-based financial aid packages, which help more than 90 percent of admitted students afford the cost of education.”   The national rankings list ...



Reinhardt President-Elect Dr. Kina Mallard Served as Keynote Speaker at University’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony

5/19/2015
Reinhardt President-Elect Dr. Kina Mallard was the keynote speaker for the University’s commencement ceremony on May 2, 2015 at 9 a.m. More than 250 students participated in the ceremony at the James and Sis Brown Athletic Center on Reinhardt’s campus in Waleska, Ga. On Feb. 12, 2015, the Board of Trustees of Reinhardt University announced the selection of Dr. Kina S. Mallard as the institution's 20th president. She was chosen by a vote of the full board, and she will assume the office on May ...



Young Harris College Confers 156 Degrees During Commencement Ceremony

5/13/2015
Political Strategist and Public Servant James Carville Delivers Address to Graduates   YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College conferred 156 degrees on graduates participating in the College’s Commencement ceremony on May 9 in the YHC Recreation and Fitness Center. The College awarded bachelor’s degrees in art, biology, business and public policy, chemistry, communication studies, education, English, history, mathematics, music, music education, musical theatre, outdoor leadership, psychology, ...

Bridges Update: Making A Difference Through Forming Global Relationships

4/27/2015
  “Something new and different happens here when we empower the world.” – Scott Parrish By Ansley Brackin Communications Specialist Rev. Scott Parrish, our North Georgia Conference Missions Specialists, wants everyone to know that mission trips are made up of more than just handy work. United Methodists across the world need conversation and comradery as much as they need able bodies who know their way around a hammer and nails. Each of our Conference’s seven international Bridge connections ...



Elliott Receives 'Faculty Person of the Year' Award at Candler School of Theology

4/23/2015
Rev. Dr. Thomas W. Elliott, Jr., assistant professor in the practice of practical theology and director of Contextual Education II at Candler School of Theology, received the award for Faculty Person of the Year at Candler’s annual Honors Day Convocation. The event took place on Thursday, April 16, in Cannon Chapel, where awards were presented to students, faculty and staff in celebration of vocational and academic excellence.  Elliott, an ordained elder in the North Georgia Conference, is in ...



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