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You made our dream a reality: Children's Home gets new playground

10/22/2012
Remember that Facebook competition with a prize from The Home Depot Foundation in which many of you helped the North Georgia United Methodist Children's Home win second place? Thanks to your votes, the prize from The Home Depot Foundation, and then all of the donations you gave after the competition, we will soon see little children playing on this beautiful playground!     The Home Depot sent this poster in anticipation of a team of their employees coming to the Children's Home campus on ...

Introducing ELI: A new leadership opportunity for youth and young adults

10/10/2012
“Practice makes perfect”... and yet when teaching critical life lessons to youth and young adults about faith and leadership, we often forget that the classroom isn’t where most of us learned how to follow Jesus or be a leader. Whether as campers or staff campers, camp offers an experiential setting where we can try out what we’ve learned. Conference Camp & Retreat Ministries offers a range of leadership opportunities for rising 11th graders through college seniors. These experiences comprise ...

North Georgia Offers Three Upcoming Webinars

10/8/2012
The Conference is hosting three upcoming Webinars via Adobe Connect. To participate all you need is a computer with internet connection and a phone. UMVIM Team Leader Training - Online United Methodist Volunteers in Mission is offering a team leader training you can participate in online. The cost is $25. All you need is a computer with internet connection and a phone. The training will be Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Dalton Rushing at dalton.rushing@ngumc.net. ...

Children's Home seeks foster families

10/2/2012
North Georgia's United Methodist Children's Home in Decatur has a great need for Foster Families.   "We are unable to place a number of children each week due to a shortage of spaces and homes," said Denise Peacock. "Many people are not aware that they can foster through a United Methodist agency like UMCH!"   The Children's Home places children and youth, between infancy and 18 years of age, in homes with foster families. Foster families receive training, staff supervision and a supportive ...

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 ...



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 ...



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