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Student Engagement Earns Reinhardt University National, State, and Religious Recognitions as a College of Distinction, a Georgia College of Distinction, and a Christian College of Distinction

9/24/2015
                  Innovative learning opportunities at Reinhardt expanded in 2014–2015, earning the university national, state, and religious recognitions as a College of Distinction, a Georgia College of Distinction, and a Christian College of Distinction. Reinhardt is one of only two colleges recognized as a distinctive Georgia Christian institution.   “The honor is noteworthy because it recognizes institutions that focus on student engagement and achievement,” said Dr. Mark A. Roberts, vice...



Job Networking at Roswell UMC To Offer Workshop for Young Adults Breaking into the Job Market

8/13/2015
Roswell UMC Job Networking will offer a 7 p.m. workshop on Monday, Aug. 24, especially for unemployed young adults experiencing the difficulty of finding the right employment. Parents, friends, and relatives are encouraged to invite or join us with their job seeker to experience What Your College Did Not Teach about How to Get a Job: Real Facts about Getting a Job for Young Adults Age 20 to 35. The workshop will be taught by Al Smith, job coach and author of HIRED! Paths to Employment in the ...

Young People Invited to Submit Ideas for Youth and Young Adult Addresses to General Conference

7/7/2015
United Methodist youth and young people are invited to share their best personal stories, visions and innovations for the church, and two people will be selected to express their thoughts in person at the 2016 General Conference, the denomination's top lawmaking body. The messages from youth and young people about the church's impact on their lives and their vision for the future can be either in the form of written text or 1-2-minute video presentations.  Download guidelines and details at htt...

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Connect with Ansley Brackin: Communications Specialist

4/27/2015
Fun Fact about Ansley Brackin I was deemed an “old soul” in high school with the purchase of my first car, a 1966 Mustang. I enjoy finding and using analogue cameras, and I’m slowly growing my vinyl collection.   What services does your position offer to local Churches?  My biggest role is to write stories on the great things going on in our churches and ministries! People across the conference come up with some highly innovative ideas to better engage with their congregations and ...

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 ...



Application Deadline Approaching for UM Connectional Federal Credit Union College Scholarships

4/16/2015
The United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union (UMC FCU) is now accepting applications for the 2015 UMC FCU Scholarship. The UMC FCU will award four $1,000 scholarships again this year. The scholarships age eligibility to graduate and undergraduate students ages 17-35. The application must be received in UMC FCU offices by April 30, 205.  One winning applicant will be chosen from each of the credit union's four conferences: North Georgia, Alabama-West Florida, Florida, and South ...



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