http://www.ngumc.org News RSS News RSS en-us 7/9/2020 6:02:56 AM You're Invited: Town Hall Meetings with Bishop Sue http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/youre-invited-town-halls-with-bishop-sue-13196151 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/youre-invited-town-halls-with-bishop-sue-13196151 Clergy and laity are invited to attend a town hall meeting with Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson on the ... 1/29/2020 Better Together: Two Churches Find They are Better Equipped to Serve Their Community as One http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/better-together-two-churches-find-they-are-better-equipped-to-serve-their-community-as-one-13184753 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/better-together-two-churches-find-they-are-better-equipped-to-serve-their-community-as-one-13184753 Members of Woodstock UMC and City on a Hill join hands as they vote to join together as one ... 1/28/2020 Help Your Congregation Get Ready for General Conference http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/helping-your-congregation-get-ready-for-general-conference-13174348 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/helping-your-congregation-get-ready-for-general-conference-13174348 BY SCOTT HUGHES Pray – Be in prayer, as individuals and as a church community, for General ... 1/27/2020 BELONG: New Training Opportunity for Emerging Lay Leadership http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/belong-new-training-opportunity-for-emerging-lay-leadership-13147062 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/belong-new-training-opportunity-for-emerging-lay-leadership-13147062 Starting next month, the North Georgia Conference will launch a training opportunity for emerging ... 1/16/2020 Message from District Superintendents on the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-district-superintendents-on-protocol-13147034 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/message-from-district-superintendents-on-protocol-13147034 North Georgia Conference's appointive cabinet met this week and discussed the recently-released ... 1/16/2020 New Clergy Move Day Schedule Starts in 2020 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 ... 1/15/2020 Small Membership, Great Witness http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/small-membership-great-witness-13142978 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/small-membership-great-witness-13142978 Photo: Even the local fire department takes part in Fields Chapel UMC's Community Thanksgiving. ... 1/13/2020 A Message From Action Ministries http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/updates-from-action-ministries-13140611 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/updates-from-action-ministries-13140611 From Action Ministries: As we begin 2020, we at Action Ministries would like to extend a huge thank... 1/9/2020 Serving: Winter is Disaster Response Training Season http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/serving-winter-is-disaster-response-training-season-13140565 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/serving-winter-is-disaster-response-training-season-13140565 Winter Quarter is the season for Disaster Response training before Hurricane Season approaches again... 1/9/2020 United Methodist Traditionalists, Centrists, Progressives, and Bishops Sign Agreement Ahead of General Conference 2020 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-traditionalists-centrists-progressives-and-bishops-sign-agreement-ahead-of-general-conference-2020-13134987 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/united-methodist-traditionalists-centrists-progressives-and-bishops-sign-agreement-ahead-of-general-conference-2020-13134987 A diverse group of leaders has come to a unanimous agreement that has the potential to avoid ... 1/3/2020 North Georgia Delegation Endorses Byron Thomas as Episcopal Nominee http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-endorses-byron-thomas-as-episcopal-nominee-12949785 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-delegation-endorses-byron-thomas-as-episcopal-nominee-12949785 The members of the North Georgia Conference Delegation have endorsed the Rev. Dr. Byron E. Thomas as... 1/2/2020 North Georgia United Methodists Invited to Read Luke and Acts in 2020 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-invited-to-read-luke-and-acts-in-2020-13133640 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/north-georgia-united-methodists-invited-to-read-luke-and-acts-in-2020-13133640 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson invites all North Georgia United Methodists to read the Gospel of Luke ... 1/2/2020 We Met Amazing North Georgia United Methodists in 2019 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meeting-amazing-north-georgia-united-methodists-in-2019-13117415 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/meeting-amazing-north-georgia-united-methodists-in-2019-13117415 Kalil and Nicole Thompson with their daughters Syrai and Selah were the first to be featured in our ... 12/19/2019 East Cobb UMC Brings Christmas Cheer to Grocery Shoppers http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/east-cobb-umc-brings-christmas-cheer-to-grocery-shoppers-13110977 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/east-cobb-umc-brings-christmas-cheer-to-grocery-shoppers-13110977 "We know this season can be chaotic and overwhelming, so we wanted to come spread a little Christmas... 12/13/2019 Stiles Bradley Fund Expands Coverage http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/stiles-bradly-fund-expands-coverage-13109440 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/stiles-bradly-fund-expands-coverage-13109440 Beginning January 1, the Stiles Bradley Fund will expand coverage for North and South Georgia clergy... 12/12/2019 Year-End Bridges Funding Goes Toward Transformative International Mission Work http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/transformative-international-mission-work-13097930 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/transformative-international-mission-work-13097930 The North Georgia Conference is nearing the end of its 10-year Bridges Mission initiative. The work ... 12/11/2019 Terry and Sue Raymond Receive Prestigious SEJ Siedschlag Award http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/terry-and-sue-raymond-receive-prestigious-sej-siedschlag-award-13104536 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/terry-and-sue-raymond-receive-prestigious-sej-siedschlag-award-13104536 On November 5, Terry and Sue Raymond were surprised with a presentation of the prestigious ... 12/6/2019 Work Teams Needed for North Georgia's #SheetrockArmy http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/work-teams-needed-for-sheetrockarmy-13099158 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/work-teams-needed-for-sheetrockarmy-13099158 Your church is invited to send a team to join the North Georgia Conference #SheetrockArmy to provide... 12/5/2019 Let's Find Joy Together: United Methodist Church Launches Ad Campaign http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lets-find-joy-together-united-methodist-church-launches-ad-campaign-13101631 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/lets-find-joy-together-united-methodist-church-launches-ad-campaign-13101631 If you have driven on I-285, I-20, I-475, or I-16 this month, you may have seen a billboard from The... 12/4/2019 Giving Thanks for Terry and Sue Raymond: Models of Quiet, Steady Leadership and Service http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/terry-and-sue-raymond-models-of-quiet-steady-leadership-and-service-13050098 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/terry-and-sue-raymond-models-of-quiet-steady-leadership-and-service-13050098 Photo: Terry and Sue unload relief kits in the hot June annual conference parking lot.   By REBECCA ... 11/26/2019 Comparing Plans Headed to GC2020 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/comparing-plans-headed-to-gc2020-13050462 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/comparing-plans-headed-to-gc2020-13050462 (UMNS) A new chart from United Methodist News Service summarizes and compares a sample of proposals ... 11/25/2019 Preview of New Church Leadership and Innovation Academy Inspires Clergy and Lay Participants http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/preview-of-new-church-leadership-and-innovation-academy-13037726 http://www.ngumc.org/newsdetail/preview-of-new-church-leadership-and-innovation-academy-13037726 Clergy, ministry staff, and laypeople interested in innovation and leading a new startup ministry, ... 11/20/2019 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 Meet Ellery: A Compassionate 2nd Grader Who Raised 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 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 scheduled two listening ... 10/1/2019 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
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