http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 2/19/2019 11:02:07 PM Approaching General Conference: Pastoral Letter on Diverse Understandings http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/pastoral-letter-on-diverse-understandings-12755722 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/pastoral-letter-on-diverse-understandings-12755722 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has received several questions asking for help in understanding United ... 2/15/2019 Bishop Announces Annual Conference Special Offering for 2019 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-announces-special-offering-for-2019-12659463 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-announces-special-offering-for-2019-12659463 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has named the Pastoral Care Program of Wesley Woods as the recipient of ... 2/14/2019 General Conference to Begin with Day of Prayer http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/general-conference-to-begin-with-day-of-prayer-12749036 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/general-conference-to-begin-with-day-of-prayer-12749036 The Praying Our Way Forward team of the Council of Bishops has released details of a Day of Prayer, ... 2/7/2019 Young Clergy Academy Application Opens for Young Adults Considering Ministry and Host Churches http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-clergy-academy-application-opens-for-young-adults-considering-ministry-and-host-churches-12749081 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-clergy-academy-application-opens-for-young-adults-considering-ministry-and-host-churches-12749081 The Georgia United Methodist Young Clergy Academy connects young adults interested in exploring a ... 2/7/2019 Annual Conference 2019 to Elect Delegates to General Conference 2020 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/self-nomination-process-opens-january-1-for-general-conference-delegation-12413307 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/self-nomination-process-opens-january-1-for-general-conference-delegation-12413307 Self-Nomination Process Opens February 1 for Clergy, Remains Open for Laity and Clergy Through March... 1/31/2019 Candler School of Theology Announces The Rev. Dr. P. Alice Rogers Scholarship Endowment http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/candler-announces-alice-rogers-scholarship-endowment-12744570 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/candler-announces-alice-rogers-scholarship-endowment-12744570 Emory University’s Candler School of Theology has announced the establishment of The Rev. Dr. P. ... 1/31/2019 Meet the Thompsons: NGUMC Family Launches Children’s Literacy Effort http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-the-thompsons-ngumc-family-launches-childrens-literacy-effort-12744579 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-the-thompsons-ngumc-family-launches-childrens-literacy-effort-12744579 Kalil and Nicole Thompson with their daughters Syrai (2) and Selah (7) By REBECCA WALLACE What do ... 1/31/2019 Wesley Woods Names Diane Vaughan as New Foundation President http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-names-diane-vaughan-as-new-foundation-president-12744707 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-names-diane-vaughan-as-new-foundation-president-12744707 Experienced Fundraising & Development Executive to Join Foundation of Wesley Woods Leaders of Wesley... 1/31/2019 North Georgia Celebrates 2018 Apportionment Giving http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-celebrates-2018-apportionment-giving-12685762 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-celebrates-2018-apportionment-giving-12685762 At the close of 2018, North Georgia United Methodist churches had paid 95.2 percent of the ... 1/28/2019 Bishop Participates in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-participates-in-week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-12672409 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-participates-in-week-of-prayer-for-christian-unity-12672409 “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:18-20) In the Week of Prayer for ... 1/22/2019 Deadline Extended for Submission of General Conference 2020 Lay Candidate Registration http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/deadline-extended-for-lay-candidate-submission-to-general-conference-2020-12675132 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/deadline-extended-for-lay-candidate-submission-to-general-conference-2020-12675132 The Lay Election Committee has announced an extension to the registration period for Lay Candidates ... 1/22/2019 Unity in the Community: McDonough First Hosts Ecumenical MLK Worship http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/unity-in-the-community-in-mcdonough-12672401 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/unity-in-the-community-in-mcdonough-12672401 Two years ago, Rev. Charles E. Jackson, a retired elder in the North Georgia Conference, had a ... 1/21/2019 Bishop Announces Appointment of Terrell to Conference Cabinet http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-announces-appointment-of-terrell-to-conference-cabinet-12670183 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-announces-appointment-of-terrell-to-conference-cabinet-12670183 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has announced the appointment of one new District Superintendent to the ... 1/20/2019 Must Read: International Mission Trip Tips http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/must-read-international-mission-trip-tips-12658059 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/must-read-international-mission-trip-tips-12658059 North Georgia Conference churches send youth, adult, and intergenerational teams on international ... 1/14/2019 Action Ministries to Host 'Service Bowl' January 27 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/action-ministries-to-host-service-bowl-january-27-12655457 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/action-ministries-to-host-service-bowl-january-27-12655457 1 in 4 ... The number of children in Georgia who live in food insecure homes is staggering. On ... 1/10/2019 North Georgia Team Spends Week Before Christmas Serving in Southwest Georgia http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-team-spends-week-before-christmas-serving-in-southwest-georgia-12573271 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-team-spends-week-before-christmas-serving-in-southwest-georgia-12573271 VIDEO: Message from Bishop Sue in Southwest Georgia By SYBIL DAVIDSON The sounds of buzzing ... 12/20/2018 Grayson UMC Mission Team Serves in North Carolina http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/grayson-umc-mission-team-serves-in-north-carolina-12529893 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/grayson-umc-mission-team-serves-in-north-carolina-12529893 North Georgia United Methodist mission teams are serving as the hands and feet of Christ after ... 12/13/2018 Reflections on 2018: Thankful for The United Methodist Church http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reflections-on-2018-thankful-for-the-united-methodist-church-12528437 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reflections-on-2018-thankful-for-the-united-methodist-church-12528437 By REBECCA WALLACE As 2018 draws to a close, we caught up with fellow North Georgia United ... 12/13/2018 Travelers Christmas Eve: A Service at 'Home' Before the Holiday http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/travelers-service-at-home-before-the-holiday-12528611 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/travelers-service-at-home-before-the-holiday-12528611 There's No Place Like Your Church Home for Christmas Eve Eastside UMC in the Atlanta-Decatur-Oxford... 12/13/2018 Community Leaders to be Celebrated at Wesley Woods 30th Annual Heroes Saints & Legends Gala http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/community-leaders-to-be-celebrated-at-30th-annual-heroes-saints-legends-gala-12505079 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/community-leaders-to-be-celebrated-at-30th-annual-heroes-saints-legends-gala-12505079 J. Neal Purcell, Ray M. Robinson and Lyn & Dr. Bob Turknett to be Honored at Fundraiser to Help ... 12/6/2018 Delivering Christmas Cheer by the Truckload: Join Us December 2 in Roswell http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/delivering-christmas-cheer-by-the-truckload-join-us-dec-2-in-roswell-12482971 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/delivering-christmas-cheer-by-the-truckload-join-us-dec-2-in-roswell-12482971 What makes for the perfect Christmas gift this season? According to statistics, it’s sharing ... 11/29/2018 Peace With Justice Grants Available to North Georgia United Methodists http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/peace-with-justice-grants-available-to-north-georgia-united-methodists-12483908 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/peace-with-justice-grants-available-to-north-georgia-united-methodists-12483908  Photo: One Community United event in Rome, Georgia Each year, churches across the United Methodist... 11/29/2018 Truckin’ for the Lord: Churches and Food Trucks http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/truckin-for-the-lord-churches-and-food-trucks-12482045 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/truckin-for-the-lord-churches-and-food-trucks-12482045 By RACHEL QUARTARONE   Food trucks have become increasingly popular in recent years as they bring ... 11/28/2018 'Don't Be Anxious, Be in Prayer': North Georgia's Delegation Wraps Up Preparation Meetings http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/delegation-wraps-up-preparation-meetings-12462352 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/delegation-wraps-up-preparation-meetings-12462352 Photo: North Georgia's Delegation at work at their final gathering before the 2019 Special General ... 11/26/2018 North Georgia United Methodists Giving Generously After Hurricanes http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-giving-generously-after-hurricanes-12436265 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-giving-generously-after-hurricanes-12436265 The generosity of North Georgia United Methodists is obvious as gifts come in to support Hurricane ... 11/15/2018 North Georgia United Methodists Invited to Give Big on Giving Tuesday http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-invited-to-give-big-on-giving-tuesday-12436302 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-invited-to-give-big-on-giving-tuesday-12436302 Whether you're called to lead people out of poverty alongside Action Ministries, support developing ... 11/15/2018 Campus Crawl: A United Methodist College Tour for High School Students http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/campus-crawl-a-united-methodist-college-tour-for-high-school-students-12413623 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/campus-crawl-a-united-methodist-college-tour-for-high-school-students-12413623 FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 3, 2019 Campus Crawl is a bus tour designed to introduce 9th through 12th grade ... 11/13/2018 How Might We Transform the World: M-LAB Laity/Clergy Innovation Gathering Held in Atlanta http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/how-might-we-transform-the-world-m-lab-laity-clergy-innovation-gathering-held-in-atlanta-12395715 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/how-might-we-transform-the-world-m-lab-laity-clergy-innovation-gathering-held-in-atlanta-12395715 By SYBIL DAVIDSON The first-ever Laity/Clergy M-LAB (UMC Movement – Learning Action Board) brought ... 11/8/2018 Our Call to Care for God's Creation: Conference Creation Care Summit http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2018-creation-care-summit-12395804 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2018-creation-care-summit-12395804 United Methodists from 16 churches and 8 districts came together for the first North Georgia ... 11/8/2018 Special General Conference: Advance Daily Christian Advocate Available Online http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/special-general-conference-advance-daily-christian-advocate-available-online-12371705 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/special-general-conference-advance-daily-christian-advocate-available-online-12371705 The Advance Edition of the Daily Christian Advocate (ADCA), the official journal of the General ... 11/5/2018 Cabinet Spends Day Serving at Conference Disaster Response Warehouse http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-spends-day-serving-at-conference-disaster-response-warehouse-12350931 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/cabinet-spends-day-serving-at-conference-disaster-response-warehouse-12350931 By SYBIL DAVIDSON With thousands of neighbors across the southeast recovering from fall hurricanes,... 11/1/2018 UMC Judicial Council Rules 'One Church Plan' Largely Constitutional http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umc-judicial-council-rules-one-church-plan-largely-constitutional-12312362 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umc-judicial-council-rules-one-church-plan-largely-constitutional-12312362 In a decision released October 26, the United Methodist Judicial Council found the the One Church ... 10/26/2018 Bells of Peace: Churches Invited to Toll Bells to Celebrate the End of WWI http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bells-of-peace-churches-invited-to-toll-bells-to-celebrate-the-end-of-wwi-12289135 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bells-of-peace-churches-invited-to-toll-bells-to-celebrate-the-end-of-wwi-12289135 The U.S. World War One Centennial Commemoration Commission has issued a proclamation for bells to ... 10/25/2018 Six North Georgia United Methodists to Be Commissioned as EarthKeepers http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/six-north-georgia-united-methodists-to-be-commissioned-as-earthkeepers-12289140 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/six-north-georgia-united-methodists-to-be-commissioned-as-earthkeepers-12289140 Photo by Mel Caraway. Six North Georgia Conference United Methodists participated in the ... 10/25/2018 Working Together, Giving the Gift of Glisson http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/giving-the-gift-of-glisson-12289046 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/giving-the-gift-of-glisson-12289046 By REBECCA WALLACE Russell Davis, Executive Director of North Georgia Camp and Retreat Ministries, ... 10/25/2018 Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Bishop's Appeal for South Georgia Hurricane Recovery http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/neighbors-helping-neighbors-bishops-appeal-for-south-georgia-hurricane-recovery-12267424 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/neighbors-helping-neighbors-bishops-appeal-for-south-georgia-hurricane-recovery-12267424 "I rejoice that the people of North Georgia are so generous and so willing and able to help in any ... 10/22/2018 Aldersgate / Collinswood Special Offering Sunday http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/aldersgate-collinswood-offering-sunday-12265033 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/aldersgate-collinswood-offering-sunday-12265033 Sunday, October 21, churches across North Georgia will receive the Aldersgate Homes / Camp ... 10/21/2018 South Georgia Update: Extensive Hurricane Damage http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/south-georgia-update-extensive-hurricane-damage-12265006 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/south-georgia-update-extensive-hurricane-damage-12265006 Photo: Mount Pisgah UMC ERT Team member at work in South Georgia. (sgaumc.org) The Southwest ... 10/18/2018 Thank You: Serving Our Neighbors After Historic Hurricanes http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/serving-our-neighbors-after-recent-hurricanes-12245925 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/serving-our-neighbors-after-recent-hurricanes-12245925 Photo: A note of thanks on a napkin arrived in place of the bill after dinner for an ERT team from ... 10/17/2018 Rome UMCs Worship Together on World Communion Sunday http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rome-umcs-world-communion-sunday-12239213 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/rome-umcs-world-communion-sunday-12239213 By Rev. Millie Kim In 1960, almost 60 years ago, Martin Luther King said to the press that one of ... 10/11/2018 Our Prayers are With All in the Path of Hurricane Michael http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-michael-approaches-coast-12217216 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-michael-approaches-coast-12217216 Hurricane Michael is most powerful storm to hit the US in decades. There is devastation across parts... 10/10/2018 Conference Collecting UMCOR Cleaning Buckets http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-cleaning-buckets-needed-12218098 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umcor-cleaning-buckets-needed-12218098 (Johns Creek UMC members assemble UMCOR Cleaning Buckets. Photo: Ansley Brackin) Hurricane Michael ... 10/9/2018 Conference Invests in Pastors, Churches Through On Boarding http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-invests-in-pastors-churches-through-on-boarding-12216051 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-invests-in-pastors-churches-through-on-boarding-12216051 By KARA WITHEROW Transition is tough, whether it’s getting a new appointment and moving to a new ... 10/9/2018 Inside Innovation: The Portico Hosts M-LAB http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/inside-innovation-the-portico-in-tampa-hosts-m-lab-12216926 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/inside-innovation-the-portico-in-tampa-hosts-m-lab-12216926 By Sybil Davidson M-LAB (Movement – Learning Action Board) was created to bring together ... 10/9/2018 Open Ears: Hearing from Change-Makers at M-LAB http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/open-ears-12216919 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/open-ears-12216919 By Sybil Davidson M-LAB (Movement – Learning Action Board) was created to bring together United ... 10/9/2018 Welcome to M-LAB: An Innovation Collaborative for United Methodists http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-to-m-lab-12216917 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-to-m-lab-12216917 By Sybil Davidson   Clergy from across several Annual Conferences are being steeped in a new way of ... 10/9/2018 Give, Train, Go! North Georgia Responds to Hurricane Florence http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/as-hurricane-florence-approaches-north-georgia-stands-ready-to-help-as-needed-11730584 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/as-hurricane-florence-approaches-north-georgia-stands-ready-to-help-as-needed-11730584 Updated Oct 5 North Georgia United Methodists have a three part response plan as we respond to our ... 10/4/2018 United Methodist Campus Ministry: A Different Story About Young People Today http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-campus-ministry-a-different-story-about-young-people-today-12169558 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-campus-ministry-a-different-story-about-young-people-today-12169558 by REBECCA WALLACE   Rev. Blair Tolbert says she starts many sermons with, “I have a different story... 10/4/2018 Philippines Trip Scheduled for February http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/philippines-trip-scheduled-for-february-12102143 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/philippines-trip-scheduled-for-february-12102143 Plans are underway for a team from the North Georgia Conference to visit The Philippines February ... 10/1/2018 Meet The Staff: Catching Up With Rev. Blair Zant http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-the-staff-catching-up-with-rev-blair-zant-12101009 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-the-staff-catching-up-with-rev-blair-zant-12101009 Rev. Blair Zant serves the Center for Congregational Excellence team as Associate Director. We ... 9/28/2018
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