News RSS News RSS en-us 3/21/2018 12:47:57 PM Global Ministries EarthKeepers Training to be Held in Atlanta in 2018 Global Ministries EarthKeepers Trainings are coming to three US cities in 2018: Atlanta, GA - May ... 3/19/2018 Plans Underway for 2018 Annual Conference Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson and the Annual Conference Planning Committee are busy preparing for the ... 3/14/2018 Ken Howle Elected Executive Director of Lake Junaluska LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. — The Lake Junaluska Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Ken Howle as the... 3/7/2018 Send Me! Where to Help After Completing UMCOR ERT Training Hundreds of North Georgia United Methodists have gotten certified as UMCOR Emergency Response Team ... 3/7/2018 Commission on a Way Forward Presents Two Draft Sketches to Bishops The following press release was shared by the Council of Bishops after their February 2018 meeting.... 3/1/2018 North Georgia United Methodists to Depart on Civil Rights Heritage Tour Four busloads of North Georgia United Methodists will soon depart on a Civil Rights Heritage Tour. ... 3/1/2018 Tax Reform Eliminates the Moving Expense Deduction Please see the update below from our GCFA Legal Services Department The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the ... 3/1/2018 Biggest Gift In Glisson's History Paves Way To Preserve and Expand Use Of Chapel For Generations To Come Camp and Retreat ministries shared an exciting announcement this week. Glisson has received the ... 2/28/2018 Faith, Race and Community: A Tale of Two Congregations By Rachel Quartarone   “We must face the fact that in America, the church is still the most ... 2/28/2018 Townley to Teach us to Make Worship a Bridge to Our Community United Methodist worship specialist, coach, and author Cathy Townley will visit North Georgia this ... 2/28/2018 NGUMC Leverages the Atlanta Beltline to Show 'Church' Doesn’t Have to be Within Four Walls By Rebecca Wallace Evan McElreath works for the church, but is rarely in one when he is working. ... 2/26/2018 Rome-Carrolton District Event to Feature Ambassador Andrew Young The Rome-Carrollton District of The United Methodist Church will host Ambassador Andrew Young as ... 2/26/2018 Clergy Are Invited to 'Take a Break for Mission' The responsibilities and requirements of pastoral ministry in the local church are many and they are... 2/20/2018 More Than Building Homes: Update from Our Partners in Lumberton, NC (Photo collage courtesy of Wesley UMC, Augusta)  We checked in with our partners in Lumberton, NC, ... 2/20/2018 United Methodist Academy of Scouting Training Day Set for April 14 United Methodist Academy of Scouting will return to North Georgia April 14. Scout leaders, scout ... 2/19/2018 Message From Bishop Sue: Invitation to Join in Florida Conference Suggestions for Action I invite the churches of the North Georgia Annual Conference to join the Florida Annual Conference ... 2/17/2018 Fresh Expressions Grants Available Interested in starting a Fresh Expression? The Office of Congregational Development has matching ... 2/15/2018 Message from Bishop Ken Carter Following Shooting at Florida School Bishop Ken Carter of Florida shared the message below with his Annual Conference following a ... 2/15/2018 Clergy and Flu Season: Keeping Well Flu season or no flu season, North Georgia Conference clergy are in and out of hospitals visiting ... 2/8/2018 Georgia Tech Wesley Foundation Hosts Campus 'Potato Drop' Campus ministry, plus a Connectional Ministries grant, plus a local church partner equals 25,000 ... 2/8/2018 Meet Aldo: A Young Adult DACA Recipient Shares His Story Recently Aldo, a young adult who is a recipient of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), ... 2/8/2018 Message from Bishop Sue on Caring for DACA Recepients As many of you know, last month's shutdown of the Federal government was related, in part, to the ... 2/8/2018 Real Estate Matters: FAQ The North Georgia Conference has had several questions related to church real estate recently. Here... 2/8/2018 Bishop Sue Meets With Hispanic and Latino/a Pastors Photo: North Georgia Latino/a clergy pray for Bishop Sue. North Georgia's Latino and Latina clergy ... 2/2/2018 2020 General Conference Delegate Distribution by Annual Conference Now Available   The Secretary of the General Conference has released the delegate distribution for each annual ... 2/1/2018 Warm Welcomes and Hot Cocoa Served in North Georgia The numbers are in! In December of 2017, The United Methodist Church went on a road trip to 16 ... 2/1/2018 A Star is Born: FAQs about your Church and the Georgia Film Industry Photo: On the set of 'Hidden Figures' courtesy of Collins Memorial UMC The booming Georgia film ... 1/25/2018 North Georgia United Methodists Pray for Peace in Korea By Sybil Davidson As the world turns its attention to the Winter Olympics, North Georgia United ... 1/25/2018 United Methodist Churches Can Now Be Listed on Guidestar The Legal Services Department of the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is ... 1/25/2018 UMC Day of Health to be Held in Atlanta on Saturday, March 17 New Event to Help Faith Communities Make Local Impact on Health United Methodists looking to learn ... 1/24/2018 Campus Crawl: A United Methodist College Tour for High School Students Hits the Road Are you a high school student who wants to tour colleges to find the one that is right for you?   ... 1/23/2018 Bishop Announces Appointment of Rogers to Conference Cabinet Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has announced the appointment of one new District Superintendent to the ... 1/21/2018 Service of Prayer for Peace in Korea “He shall judge between the nations, and shall arbitrate for many peoples; they shall beat their ... 1/18/2018 Wesley Woods seeks candidates for the O. Wayne Rollins Director of Pastoral Care The announcement below from Wesley Woods follows the exciting news that The O. Wayne Rollins ... 1/18/2018 Mission Information for Your Church as We Start 2018 Rev. Scott Parrish shares the following important mission updates for your church. From preparation ... 1/16/2018 Hartwell First UMC Asks for Prayers, Letters as Railroad Files to Condemn Portion of Church Property Hartwell First UMC in the Athens-Elberton District is asking for prayers as the congregation braces... 1/5/2018 Completing Your Church Year End Reports? Note These Changes As you complete your church's End of Year report you'll notice new line numbers for this quadrenium ... 1/4/2018 Emory Exhibit Explores Wesley, Methodism's Legacy in America A new exhibit at Emory University’s Pitts Theology Library at Candler School of Theology focuses on ... 1/4/2018 Save the Date: Slate of ERT Trainings Scheduled This Season As our neighbors near and far recover from a particularly destructive hurricane season, we in North ... 1/4/2018 Levan Takes New Position in Office of Ministerial Services The North Georgia Conference is pleased to announce the promotion of D. Michelle Levan to the ... 1/2/2018 Retired Clergy Invited to Spring Day Apart with Bishop Sue North Georgia Conference retired clergy are invited to a Spring Day Apart with Bishop Sue ... 1/2/2018 Welcoming All: Deaf-Friendly Worship Services The following are recommendations from the United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing ... 12/18/2017 Living United: Registration Open for Conference Young Adult Retreat Our world needs followers of Jesus who know how to have difficult conversations with love. Our ... 12/14/2017 Reinhardt Football Team to Play in National Championship Saturday When Reinhardt University embarked on the creation of a football program, leaders hoped for a ... 12/14/2017 Growing Churches: Three Trends We Spotted in 2017 In early 2017, the North Georgia Conference communications office asked District Superintendents to ... 12/13/2017 Christmas Cheer: Retirees Gather for Annual Luncheon More than 100 North Georgia retired pastors and spouses gathered on Dec. 11 at Oak Grove UMC for ... 12/12/2017 Rollins Foundation Awards Foundation of Wesley Woods $3.3 Million to Endow New Pastoral Care Program New Program to Provide Critical Spiritual Care for 1,800 Senior Adults  Living at All 10 Wesley ... 12/12/2017 3 Steps to Telling Better Stories at Your Church Editors Note: The North Georgia Conference invited writer and former local church communications ... 12/7/2017 Delegate Counts for 2020 General Conference Announced The Secretary of the General Conference has announced the number of delegates assigned to each ... 12/7/2017 Donor Makes $1 Million Gift to LaGrange College Photo:  Jerry Wilkinson of Atlanta and his family unveil a sign proclaiming the new name of LaGrange... 12/7/2017
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