http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 11/17/2019 11:07:41 PM Compassionate 2nd Grader Raises Hundreds for The Bahamas http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/compassionate-2nd-grader-raises-hundreds-for-the-bahamas-13019332 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/compassionate-2nd-grader-raises-hundreds-for-the-bahamas-13019332 From Rev. Kyung Kim Jones Chapel UMC Meet Ellery. She is a daughter of Justin and Casie Tyson, and ... 11/14/2019 Global Ministries to Commission New United Methodist EarthKeepers http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/global-ministries-to-commission-new-united-methodist-earthkeepers-13019064 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/global-ministries-to-commission-new-united-methodist-earthkeepers-13019064 Global Ministries will commission 67 new EarthKeepers including 5 from North Georgia Global ... 11/14/2019 Miracle Thomas and Crosslinking Eye Surgery http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/miracle-thomas-and-crosslinking-eye-surgery-13019091 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/miracle-thomas-and-crosslinking-eye-surgery-13019091 "He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the ... 11/14/2019 2019 Advent Resources http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2019-advent-resources-13017867 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2019-advent-resources-13017867 The first Sunday of Advent is December 1, 2019. Below are a few of the many resources available to ... 11/13/2019 World Methodist Peace Award to be Presented to Atlanta’s the Rev. Dr. James Laney http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/world-methodist-peace-award-to-be-presented-to-laney-13009976 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/world-methodist-peace-award-to-be-presented-to-laney-13009976 UM Global Ministries to Co-Host November 21st Ceremony Honoring President Emeritus of Emory ... 11/7/2019 'At the Table with Bishop Sue' Podcast Launches http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/at-the-table-with-bishop-sue-podcast-launches-13002953 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/at-the-table-with-bishop-sue-podcast-launches-13002953 The North Georgia Conference is pleased to announce the launch of a new podcast, "At the Table with ... 11/4/2019 Register Now for the Upcoming 'New Church Leadership and Innovation Academy' http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-church-leadership-and-innovation-academy-opens-13003676 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-church-leadership-and-innovation-academy-opens-13003676 Clergy, ministry staff, seminary students, and laypeople interested in learning about leading a new ... 11/4/2019 Practice Radical Generosity on #GivingTuesday http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/giving-tuesday-2019-12994146 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/giving-tuesday-2019-12994146 Whether you're called to support developing young Christian leaders through Camp and Retreat ... 11/1/2019 Resurrection Stories: Church Buildings See New Life, New Ministry http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/church-buildings-see-new-life-12997314 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/church-buildings-see-new-life-12997314 Photo: Painting party at the Lena Wise Community Center By SYBIL DAVIDSON A recent article in the ... 10/31/2019 Meet Cake Queen and Food Network Star Reva Alexander-Hawk http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-cake-queen-and-food-network-star-reva-alexander-hawk-12994159 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-cake-queen-and-food-network-star-reva-alexander-hawk-12994159 By REBECCA WALLACE “Baking wasn’t my first choice,” said Reva Alexander-Hawk, which is a little ... 10/30/2019 After Being Turned Away From Church, Stephen Taylor Works to Help Churches Welcome Others Like Him http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/after-being-turned-away-from-church-stephen-taylor-works-to-help-churches-welcome-others-like-him-12993159 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/after-being-turned-away-from-church-stephen-taylor-works-to-help-churches-welcome-others-like-him-12993159 By REBECCA WALLACE   It is an expectation of the church to never turn away anyone, particularly ... 10/29/2019 Paine College Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones President http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/paine-college-appoints-cheryl-evans-jones-president-12985064 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/paine-college-appoints-cheryl-evans-jones-president-12985064 During the fall meeting of the Paine College Board of Trustees held October 18-19, 2019, the Board ... 10/24/2019 North Georgia Conference Churches Go “ALL IN!” for Wesley Woods http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-conference-churches-go-all-in-for-wesley-woods-12983435 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-conference-churches-go-all-in-for-wesley-woods-12983435 Members of the North Georgia Conference raised a record-setting $301,514 for Wesley Woods through ... 10/23/2019 2020 General Conference Logo Unveiled http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-general-conference-logo-unveiled-12982333 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-general-conference-logo-unveiled-12982333 The Commission on the General Conference has unveiled the logo for the 2020 General Conference to ... 10/22/2019 Alpharetta First UMC Sends Disaster Relief Team to Friendship UMC on the Anniversary of Hurricane Michael http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/alpharetta-fist-umc-sends-disaster-relief-team-to-friendship-umc-on-the-anniversary-of-hurricane-michael-12978247 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/alpharetta-fist-umc-sends-disaster-relief-team-to-friendship-umc-on-the-anniversary-of-hurricane-michael-12978247 On the week of the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael, Alpharetta First UMC sent a team to ... 10/17/2019 United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union Celebrates International Credit Union Day® by Giving Back to Communities and Members http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umc-credit-union-celebrates-international-credit-union-day-12977262 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umc-credit-union-celebrates-international-credit-union-day-12977262 On October 17, 2019, United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union will join with 56,000 credit... 10/16/2019 Immersed in Scripture: 'Kindling in the City' is a Success http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/first-kindling-in-the-city-is-a-success-12970649 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/first-kindling-in-the-city-is-a-success-12970649 This week more than 40 North Georgia Conference clergy and worship planners along with four from the... 10/10/2019 Celebrating an Incredible Summer of Ministry at Glisson, ELI, Grow, and Shoreline! http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/celebrating-an-incredible-summer-of-ministry-at-glisson-eli-grow-and-shoreline-12962777 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/celebrating-an-incredible-summer-of-ministry-at-glisson-eli-grow-and-shoreline-12962777 We are continually amazed and humbled by the impactful ministry children and youth experience ... 10/3/2019 North Georgia Delegation Schedules Two Listening Sessions http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-schedules-listening-sessions-12963565 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-schedules-listening-sessions-12963565 The North Georgia delegation to General and Jurisdictional Conference has scheduled two listening ... 10/3/2019 Local Pastors: New Process for Course of Study Scholarships http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/local-pastors-new-process-for-course-of-study-scholarships-12952932 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/local-pastors-new-process-for-course-of-study-scholarships-12952932 North Georgia's Ministerial Education Fund Committee has created a new application process for Local... 9/25/2019 Georgia United Methodist Foundation Awards Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships Each Year http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/georgia-united-methodist-foundation-awards-thousands-of-dollars-in-scholarships-each-year-12950691 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/georgia-united-methodist-foundation-awards-thousands-of-dollars-in-scholarships-each-year-12950691 As students settle into the new semester at colleges and universities, thank you notes begin to ... 9/24/2019 District Superintendent Installation Services Set for Augusta and Rome-Carrollton http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/district-superintendent-installation-services-set-for-augusta-and-rome-carrollton-12942903 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/district-superintendent-installation-services-set-for-augusta-and-rome-carrollton-12942903 All are invited to join in the Services of Installation for two new District Superintendents. ... 9/19/2019 Meet Lurma Rackley: A True Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-lurma-rackley-a-true-legacy-of-the-civil-rights-movement-12933255 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-lurma-rackley-a-true-legacy-of-the-civil-rights-movement-12933255 (above) Lurma Rackley celebrating her birthday with her first granddaughter, Rallera. In the ... 9/17/2019 Phishing Scam Targets Congregations http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/phishing-scam-targets-clergy-12932031 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/phishing-scam-targets-clergy-12932031 We have heard from a number of North Georgia Conference clergy whose congregations have been the ... 9/16/2019 Hurricane Recovery: North Georgia UMs Have Strong Ties to The Bahamas http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/recovery-efforts-in-the-bahamas-12912467 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/recovery-efforts-in-the-bahamas-12912467 September 1, the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island experienced “unprecedented devastation" as a ... 9/12/2019 Join the Fresh Expressions Facebook Live Discussion http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/fresh-expressions-facebook-live-12882953 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/fresh-expressions-facebook-live-12882953 The Conference Fresh Expressions team invites you to take part in a Facebook Live conversation every... 9/12/2019 LaGrange College Ranks in Top 5 Regional Colleges in the South http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lagrange-college-ranks-in-top-5-regional-colleges-in-the-south-12910567 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lagrange-college-ranks-in-top-5-regional-colleges-in-the-south-12910567 LaGrange College has been named a leading school in the South, according to annual rankings released... 9/11/2019 Barnesville First has Fun Raising Funds for Disaster Relief with a Flock of Flamingos http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/barnesville-first-raising-disaster-relief-funds-with-flamingos-12908159 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/barnesville-first-raising-disaster-relief-funds-with-flamingos-12908159 Barnesville First UMC is putting the "fun" in fundraising for hurricane relief with a flock of faux ... 9/9/2019 Korean Church of Atlanta Makes Generous Gift to UMCOR http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/korean-church-of-atlanta-makes-generous-gift-to-umcor-12897846 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/korean-church-of-atlanta-makes-generous-gift-to-umcor-12897846 After their mission team visited Ganta UMC Mission Station in Liberia this June, the Korean Church ... 9/6/2019 Responding to Hurricane Dorian http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-dorian-12882937 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-dorian-12882937 Updated September 10 As rescue and recovery efforts begin following Hurricane Dorian, our prayers ... 9/5/2019 Clark Atlanta University Awarded $10.6 Million Grant for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clark-atlanta-grant-for-cancer-research-12888294 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clark-atlanta-grant-for-cancer-research-12888294 The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health ... 9/4/2019 Meet TV News Anchor Jennie Montgomery: 'I always felt like I had a voice in the church' http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-tv-news-anchor-jennie-montgomery-i-always-felt-like-i-had-a-voice-in-the-church-12881095 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-tv-news-anchor-jennie-montgomery-i-always-felt-like-i-had-a-voice-in-the-church-12881095 By REBECCA WALLACE Evening news anchor Jennie Montgomery decided she wanted to be a journalist in ... 8/22/2019 ACE is Accepting Applications Now through September 20 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ace-accepting-applications-12880422 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/ace-accepting-applications-12880422 North Georgia's Academy of Clergy Excellence, known as ACE Squared, is accepting applications ... 8/21/2019 Fascinating Discussion Leads to GC 2020 Theme: ' ... And Know That I am God' http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/fascinating-discussion-leads-to-gc-2020-theme-and-know-that-i-am-god-12873843 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/fascinating-discussion-leads-to-gc-2020-theme-and-know-that-i-am-god-12873843 General Conference organizers chose “…and know I am God” as the theme of the 2020 United Methodist ... 8/16/2019 McEver Road UMC Mission Team Puts 'Sweat Equity' in Discipleship http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/mcever-road-umc-mission-trip-to-red-bird-12873433 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/mcever-road-umc-mission-trip-to-red-bird-12873433 By Rev. Rob Bruce Well planned and executed short term mission trips prove to be one of the most ... 8/15/2019 Holy Conversations on Immigration http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conversations-on-immigration-12868443 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conversations-on-immigration-12868443 In the coming weeks, two North Georgia Conference churches will host conversations on immigration.  ... 8/8/2019 Farewells and Welcomes: Staff Updates at the United Methodist Center http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-staff-12812339 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-staff-12812339 One member of your North Georgia Conference staff conducted Lewis Grizzard's funeral as a young ... 8/7/2019 Addressing Tragedy in Worship: Churches Respond to Mass Shootings http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/shootings-12867377 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/shootings-12867377 Psalm 34:18: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” By... 8/6/2019 Good Giving: 125 Churches Have Already Paid 2019 Apportionments in Full http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/good-giving-12867372 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/good-giving-12867372 One of the unique and defining factors of The United Methodist Church is that we are a connection. ... 8/6/2019 Team Returns from Visit to ZOE http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/team-returns-from-visit-to-zoe-12862905 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/team-returns-from-visit-to-zoe-12862905 Photo: Some of the North Georgia United Methodists on the recent mission trip to visit ZOE A team ... 8/1/2019 North Georgia Local Pastors Complete Course of Study http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-local-pastors-complete-course-of-study-12856747 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-local-pastors-complete-course-of-study-12856747 Photo: Summer 2020 Candler Course of Study Graduates Since the spring, five North Georgia local ... 7/22/2019 Meet Matt Westmoreland: Public Servant Shaped By Church http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-matt-westmoreland-public-servant-shaped-by-church-12855418 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meet-matt-westmoreland-public-servant-shaped-by-church-12855418 By REBECCA WALLACE It's common for an elected official to publicly thank God at some point in his ... 7/17/2019 HealthFlex Participants: HQ Deadline is July 31 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-hq-deadline-is-july-31-12853380 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-hq-deadline-is-july-31-12853380 HealthFlex participants and covered spouses: the time to take the HQ is now!  HealthQuotient (HQ) ... 7/16/2019 Route 66: Our Pilgrimage Begins http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/route-66-our-pilgrimage-begins-12846268 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/route-66-our-pilgrimage-begins-12846268 Intentional Pilgrims: April 24 – May 8, 2019 By Rev. Mark LaRocca Pitts Flying to Chicago, six ... 7/15/2019 Worship Groups and Liturgists Sought for General Conference 2020 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/worship-groups-and-liturgists-sought-for-general-conference-2020-12845905 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/worship-groups-and-liturgists-sought-for-general-conference-2020-12845905 (Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS. Combined choirs of Centenary College and Martin Methodist College ... 7/1/2019 A Sunday of Solidarity for Suffering Children http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/a-sunday-of-solidarity-for-suffering-children-12842665 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/a-sunday-of-solidarity-for-suffering-children-12842665 UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) shares the following message to United Methodists. In ... 6/27/2019 New Clergy Move Day Schedule Starts Next Year http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-clergy-move-day-schedule-starts-next-year-12839809 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/new-clergy-move-day-schedule-starts-next-year-12839809 Each summer a number of North Georgia Conference clergy pack their belongings and make the move to ... 6/25/2019 Being One With Each Other: Learning from Rev. Dr. Gary Mason http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/being-one-with-each-other-learning-from-rev-dr-gary-mason-12839849 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/being-one-with-each-other-learning-from-rev-dr-gary-mason-12839849 By Sybil Davidson Rev. Dr. Gary Mason gave four rich and meaningful presentations to members of the... 6/24/2019 One With Each Other: 2019 North Georgia Annual Conference Report http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-with-each-other-2019-north-georgia-annual-conference-report-12837369 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-with-each-other-2019-north-georgia-annual-conference-report-12837369 North Georgia Annual Conference The Classic Center, Athens, Ga. June 11-14, 2019 Bishop Sue ... 6/20/2019 North Georgia Elects 2020 General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/election-of-general-and-jurisdictional-delegation-12834453 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/election-of-general-and-jurisdictional-delegation-12834453 The North Georgia Annual Conference has elected its Delegation to the 2020 General and ... 6/14/2019
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