http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 9/28/2020 9:40:52 PM Bible Study Brings Together Men from St. James Alpharetta and Alpharetta First UMC http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bible-study-brings-together-st-james-and-alpharetta-first-14243905 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bible-study-brings-together-st-james-and-alpharetta-first-14243905 By Sybil Davidson This summer dozens of men from St. James UMC in Alpharetta and Alpharetta First ... 9/24/2020 Fraud Email Alert: 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 ... 9/24/2020 Installation Services Set for Central North and Central East Superintendents http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/installation-services-set-for-central-north-and-central-east-superintendents-14302951 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/installation-services-set-for-central-north-and-central-east-superintendents-14302951 All are invited as two North Georgia Conference districts hold online installation services for ... 9/24/2020 Zoe Empowers Update: Meet Lydia http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/zoe-empowers-update-14302031 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/zoe-empowers-update-14302031 In January, the North Georgia Conference began a 3-year partnership with a remarkable program, Zoe ... 9/24/2020 Roland Fernandes Begins Leadership of United Methodist Global Ministries http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/roland-fernandes-begins-leadership-of-united-methodist-global-ministries-14250543 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/roland-fernandes-begins-leadership-of-united-methodist-global-ministries-14250543 Succeeds Thomas Kemper as Head of Mission Agency  Roland Fernandes, a dedicated servant leader and ... 9/17/2020 Hurricane Sally Update: Praying for All in the Path of The Storm http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-sally-update-14248562 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/hurricane-sally-update-14248562 Less than one month after the Gulf Coast was struck by Hurricane Laura, all eyes turned this week to... 9/16/2020 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference Report http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-north-georgia-annual-conference-report-14232425 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-north-georgia-annual-conference-report-14232425 North Georgia Annual Conference Virtual Session August 29, 2020 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson, ... 9/10/2020 Welcome Back, Bishop Sue http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-back-bishop-sue-14239208 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/welcome-back-bishop-sue-14239208 Bishop Sue preaching at her 2016 Installation Service. We welcome Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson back ... 9/10/2020 Hurricane Laura Update: Praying, Giving, Waiting http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-update-hurricane-laura-14229712 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/disaster-response-update-hurricane-laura-14229712 September 2020 Update The North Georgia Conference continues to communicate with our neighbors in ... 9/9/2020 Payroll Tax Deferral Decision: Q&A With Amy King http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/payroll-tax-deferral-14236781 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/payroll-tax-deferral-14236781 The federal government recently offered a deferral of payroll taxes on wages paid from Sept. 1 ... 9/8/2020 Thank You: Volunteers, Vendors, and Staff Put in Countless Hours to Host Virtual Annual Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/thank-you-staff-vendors-and-volunteers-14231219 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/thank-you-staff-vendors-and-volunteers-14231219 Thanks to all who were part of the production (onsite and remote) of the first Virtual North Georgia... 9/8/2020 IRS Exemption Update: Group Ruling http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/irs-exemption-update-group-ruling-14232421 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/irs-exemption-update-group-ruling-14232421 The legal team of The United Methodist Church's General Council on Finance and Administration shares... 9/1/2020 Annual Conference Adopts New 8-District Structure http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/annual-conference-adopts-new-8-district-structure-14230550 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/annual-conference-adopts-new-8-district-structure-14230550 Members of the 2020 North Georgia Conference adopted and put in place the final steps to implement a... 8/30/2020 2020 Annual Conference Meets for First-Ever Virtual Session http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-annual-conference-meets-for-first-ever-virtual-session-14230352 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-annual-conference-meets-for-first-ever-virtual-session-14230352 Photos: (Above) Bishop Sue presiding over the 2020 Annual Conference online. Photo courtesy of Rev. ... 8/28/2020 Check In: Murphy-Harpst Has Met the Challenges of 2020 Thanks to You http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/murphy-harpst-has-met-the-challenges-of-2020-thanks-to-you-14229936 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/murphy-harpst-has-met-the-challenges-of-2020-thanks-to-you-14229936 Murphy-Harpst has been in the business of providing Georgia’s most vulnerable children with a safe, ... 8/27/2020 Every One Counts: Churches Can Help Communities Complete the Census http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/every-one-counts-churches-can-help-communities-complete-the-census-14191798 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/every-one-counts-churches-can-help-communities-complete-the-census-14191798 The U.S. Census has been conducted every ten years since 1790. Every decade, communities work to ... 8/24/2020 Young Adult Katelyn Dino Begins Global Missions Fellow Program http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-adult-katelyn-dino-14169817 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/young-adult-katelyn-dino-14169817 Katelyn S. Dino, a young adult from Roswell UMC, has been accepted to the Global Mission Fellows ... 8/20/2020 How to Participate in Annual Conference 2020: Voice and Vote http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/participation-and-voting-annual-conference-2020-14169773 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/participation-and-voting-annual-conference-2020-14169773 The North Georgia Conference will hold a virtual Annual Conference Session on Saturday, August 29. ... 8/19/2020 Confident and Prepared: Three Steps for Annual Conference Prep http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/confident-and-prepared-three-steps-for-annual-conference-prep-14163406 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/confident-and-prepared-three-steps-for-annual-conference-prep-14163406 As Annual Conference 2020 approaches there are a few ways members of the Annual Conference can ... 8/17/2020 Bishop John Yambasu of Sierra Leone Dies in Road Accident http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-john-yambasu-of-sierra-leone-dies-in-road-accident-14155557 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/bishop-john-yambasu-of-sierra-leone-dies-in-road-accident-14155557 An active Bishop beloved across our denomination, Bishop Yambasu was known for his work for ... 8/16/2020 Grief and Resurrection: 23 Churches to Complete the Process of Closing http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/grief-and-resurrection-23-churches-to-complete-the-process-of-closing-14150583 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/grief-and-resurrection-23-churches-to-complete-the-process-of-closing-14150583 The members of the 2020 North Georgia Annual Conference voted to approve the closing of 23 churches.... 8/14/2020 Churches Serve and Pray for Students, Schools, and Families in Their Community http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-serve-and-pray-for-families-in-their-community-14145349 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/churches-serve-and-pray-for-families-in-their-community-14145349 Back to school is anything but "back to normal" for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, but ... 8/6/2020 Leaning In To the Connection: United Methodists Partner to Serve Georgia Tech Students in Need http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-partner-to-serve-georgia-tech-students-in-need-14145343 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-partner-to-serve-georgia-tech-students-in-need-14145343 In this photo (take before the pandemic), a group of students recover leftovers from a Georgia Tech ... 8/6/2020 Drive-In Church for Kids at McEachern UMC http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/drive-in-church-for-kids-at-mceachern-umc-14140542 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/drive-in-church-for-kids-at-mceachern-umc-14140542 by DeDe Bull Reilly Because of COVID-19 safety restrictions, McEachern Memorial UMC has shifted ... 7/30/2020 Farewells and Welcomes to North Georgia Conference Staff http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/farewells-and-welcomes-to-north-georgia-conference-staff-14122406 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/farewells-and-welcomes-to-north-georgia-conference-staff-14122406 North Georgia Conference staff are laity and clergy with a wide range of gifts and talents — but one... 7/30/2020 Q&A: 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Sessions http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/faqac2020-14026269 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/faqac2020-14026269 Updated August 17, 2020   The 2020 virtual Annual Conference session will utilize a trusted online ... 7/29/2020 Check out the Georgia UM Foundation’s Clergy Financial Literacy Academy http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/check-out-clergy-financial-literacy-academy-14137623 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/check-out-clergy-financial-literacy-academy-14137623 Feeling overwhelmed and underprepared? Want better tools for solving financial challenges? Need ... 7/23/2020 Congregations Targeted by E-mail, Text, and Online Scams http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/congregations-targeted-by-e-mail-text-and-online-scams-14137700 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/congregations-targeted-by-e-mail-text-and-online-scams-14137700 We have heard from a number of North Georgia Conference clergy and church leaders whose ... 7/23/2020 Lewis, Vivian Proved Faith Can Change a Nation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lewis-vivian-proved-faith-can-change-a-nation-14137632 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lewis-vivian-proved-faith-can-change-a-nation-14137632 Georgia Congressman John Lewis speaks during a 2009 worship service at the historic Brown Chapel ... 7/23/2020 Bishop Names Ministerial Education Fund as the 2020 Annual Conference Offering http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-annual-conference-special-offering-14137338 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/2020-annual-conference-special-offering-14137338 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson has named the North Georgia Conference Ministerial Education Fund as the ... 7/22/2020 Conference Prayerfully and Strategically Reduces Expenses http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-prayerfully-and-strategically-reduces-expenses-14137170 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/conference-prayerfully-and-strategically-reduces-expenses-14137170 By Sybil Davidson Reducing the apportionment budget while maximizing the percentage of expenses ... 7/22/2020 Kennesaw UMC Uses GlobalEpidemics.org Data for Phased Plan http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kennesaw-umc-puts-phased-plan-in-place-14137254 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/kennesaw-umc-puts-phased-plan-in-place-14137254 By Sybil Davidson Earlier this month Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson and Conference Cabinet recommended ... 7/22/2020 5 Considerations for Communicating About COVID-19 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/5-considerations-for-communicating-about-covid-19-14131547 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/5-considerations-for-communicating-about-covid-19-14131547 Communicating about positive COVID-19 cases in the church is another area we should be careful to "... 7/16/2020 More than 700 Clergy Gather for Virtual Clergy Executive Session http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-gather-for-virtual-clergy-executive-session-14131536 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-gather-for-virtual-clergy-executive-session-14131536 More than 700 North Georgia Conference clergy and members of the Board of Ministry gathered online ... 7/16/2020 Wesley Woods Residents Sew Masks for Children of Murphy-Harpst http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-sews-masks-for-children-of-murphy-harpst-14131537 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-sews-masks-for-children-of-murphy-harpst-14131537 After an inspiring example of "leaning into the connection," Murphy-Harspt sent a big thank you to ... 7/16/2020 Clergy to Gather Online for Executive Session http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-to-gather-online-for-executive-session-14123677 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/clergy-to-gather-online-for-executive-session-14123677 Registration Open Through July 13 Conference clergy will gather online for the first-ever North ... 7/9/2020 Wellroot Welcomes Allison Ashe as New CEO http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wellroot-welcomes-allison-ashe-as-new-ceo-14123687 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wellroot-welcomes-allison-ashe-as-new-ceo-14123687 Wellroot Family Services has announced that Allison Ashe will be its next CEO effective July 21, ... 7/9/2020 Message from Bishop and Cabinet on Rising Numbers of COVID-19 Cases in Our Region http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-bishop-and-cabinet-on-rising-numbers-of-covid-19-cases-in-our-region-14122409 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-bishop-and-cabinet-on-rising-numbers-of-covid-19-cases-in-our-region-14122409 Dear North Georgia United Methodists, Last week Governor Kemp extended Georgia’s Public Health ... 7/7/2020 'Thank You' From Africa University http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/thank-you-from-africa-university-14119174 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/thank-you-from-africa-university-14119174 Africa University says “Thank You” for the strong, ongoing support of the churches of the North ... 7/2/2020 HealthFlex Participants: Quest to Offer At-Home Screening, Updates Deadlines http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-quest-to-offer-at-home-screening-14001044 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-quest-to-offer-at-home-screening-14001044 Wespath is partnering with Quest to introduce an at-home screening option called Qcard. We recognize... 7/2/2020 Resilient Church Academy Returns: Skills and Strategies to Move Your Church Forward http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/resilient-church-academy-returns-skills-and-strategies-to-move-your-church-forward-14118891 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/resilient-church-academy-returns-skills-and-strategies-to-move-your-church-forward-14118891 Four of the 12 tracks offered by Resilient Church Academy Resilient Church Academy from Fresh ... 7/2/2020 Roswell UMC: Spreading God’s Love to Our Community with our Church Neighbors http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/spreading-gods-love-to-our-community-with-our-church-neighbors-14119110 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/spreading-gods-love-to-our-community-with-our-church-neighbors-14119110 Like all Children’s Ministries in North Georgia in April, we were in a panic over what to do with ... 7/2/2020 Prayer Vigil: North Georgia UMs Joined in Prayer from June 30 to July 1 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayer-vigil-join-in-prayer-from-june-30-to-july-1-14115134 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/prayer-vigil-join-in-prayer-from-june-30-to-july-1-14115134 As we transitioned to a new appointment year this week, North Georgia United Methodists covered the ... 6/30/2020 UMVIM Jurisdictional Offices Partner to Create a Joint Website http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umvim-jurisdictional-offices-partner-to-create-a-joint-website-14031013 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/umvim-jurisdictional-offices-partner-to-create-a-joint-website-14031013 The five jurisdictional United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) offices are entering a new phase... 6/25/2020 United Methodists Unveil 'Dismantling Racism' Initiative http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-unveil-dismantling-racism-initiative-14031016 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodists-unveil-dismantling-racism-initiative-14031016 5 Billboards Placed in North Georgia United Methodist Church leaders have launched a plan of action ... 6/25/2020 Never Like This Before: Reflecting on Communion http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reflecting-on-communion-14030652 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/reflecting-on-communion-14030652 By Rev. Greg Porterfield We celebrated the sacrament. For that is what we good Methodists do when ... 6/24/2020 HealthFlex Participants: Blueprint for Wellness Update http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-blueprint-for-wellness-update-14027400 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/healthflex-participants-blueprint-for-wellness-update-14027400 Because Annual Conference is meeting virtually this year, there will not be an on-site event for ... 6/18/2020 Wesley Woods Towers Residents are on a Mask-Making Mission http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-towers-residents-are-on-a-mask-making-mission-14027311 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/wesley-woods-towers-residents-are-on-a-mask-making-mission-14027311 By Susan Amick Wesley Woods Towers Senior Living Community in Atlanta is full of activity these ... 6/18/2020 One Worship: Conference-Wide Online Worship Service and Resource http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-worship-conference-wide-worship-service-and-resource-14025945 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/one-worship-conference-wide-worship-service-and-resource-14025945 At our best, we United Methodists are One Church in limitless expressions, locations, and mission ... 6/16/2020 Statement on Racism from the Conference Latino Committee http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/statement-on-racism-from-the-conference-latino-committee-14025785 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/statement-on-racism-from-the-conference-latino-committee-14025785 In the times in which John Wesley lived, white supremacy was taken for granted as the standard on ... 6/16/2020
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