North Georgia Advocate Update


Have you been reading the new North Georgia Advocate?
If not, you don’t know what you’ve been missing.

  • Regular contributions from Bishop Mike Watson, Mike Selleck, Phil Schroeder, Cathy Lee Phillips, Jim Hollis, among others, as well as Sunday school lessons, listing of upcoming events . . . and more.
  • News, features and trend stories from across the conference, and a detailed church notebook compiled by our new editor, Glenn Hannigan.

And you might have missed the answers to these questions:

  • Which speaker at the Annual Conference was so inspirational that some atendees started a fans page on Facebook?
  • Which church held a community outreach project where members volunteered to clean bathrooms in local restaurants and shops?
  • What national TV commercial features Bishop Watson’s family home?
  • How many parsonages are left in the North Georgia Conference? How quickly have they been disappearing?
  • What is Zion UMC doing in response to three arson fires in the past year? 
  • Which church has been sending crate loads of double stuffed Oreos to our troops overseas?
  • How does a church with less than 200 members lead a ministry that serves more than 2,200 needy children?
  • Why did the Kids Zone at Roswell UMC recently raise money to buy a water buffalo, goat and llama? 
  • Where can you find a better value than a year’s subscription to the North Georgia Advocate – which also includes the UM Reporter – for $25?
  • What are you waiting for?

To subscribe or to renew your subscription:

By Phone: Pay by credit card by calling 1.877.465.1685. 
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One-year subscription: $25
For age 65 or older: $23
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Special Note: If you would like to know more about the North Georgia Advocate, or have questions about the news-gathering process in general, call our editor, Glenn Hannigan, to arrange for a personal visit. Hannigan, who spent most of his career as a senior editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, can be reached at or 678-533-1376.