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This Week's News..............................................................November 15, 2018

Table of Contents:

Click here to find Information on Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts
2018 Apportionment Payments
White Christmas at Dauphin Way UMC
Mobile District Conference - Save the Date
Two Ecuador Mission Opportunities
West Side UMC Blessing of the Animals
Citronelle UMC Quilt Show
St. Mark Holiday Bazaar & Yard Sale
Kempters Concert at Saraland UMC
Saraland UMC Women's Christmas Luncheon
Tanner Williams UMW Annual Christmas Bazaar
Wilmer UMC Holiday Market


Click here to find Information on Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

You will find a video from Bishop David Graves and Rev. Ashley Davis related to Hurricane Michael recovery efforts.


2018 Apportionment Payments

The last day apportionment payments can be applied for the 2018 year is Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Payments must be received in the Conference office by 3pm so they may be deposited before the close of business. Payments may also be deposited directly into the Conference bank account at Regions no later than 4pm on January 8th.  Please call or email the District office at admin@mobileumc.com for instructions.


White Christmas at Dauphin Way UMC

Come and celebrate Dauphin Way UMC's 76th Annual White Christmas on Sunday, December 9 at 5:30pm. This free concert for the community will feature the choral and instrumental ensembles of Dauphin Way with orchestra. A goodwill offering will be taken with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the United Methodist Children's Home.


Mobile District Conference - Save the Date

The Mobile District Annual Conference will be held Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Christ United Methodist Church from 3-5pm.  Please mark your calendars and advertise in your church bulletins and newsletters.  There will be several informative break-out sessions after the business session.  More details will be forthcoming.


Two Ecuador Mission Opportunities

The Mobile District is gathering a team of servant hearts to journey to the beautiful Andes mountains of Ecuador around June 15-22 through Revive Ecuador. Hands and feet are needed to work on a construction project, to supply medical care, or to provide a vacation bible school experience for the children. The total cost will be approximately $2,400. A deposit of $200 in due by December 14th. Click here to find a flyer with more information or contact Jennifer Baumgarten at (251) 680-4370 or jenbaumgarten@gmail.com

Saraland UMC is also leading a mission trip to Ecuador, March 1-9, during Mardi Gras week. They will partner with the Methodist Church of Ecuador to work with street children and help repair a Methodist Church. Cost is approximately $1900, all inclusive, and the trip is open to people ages 13 . For more information, contact Pastor Mike Hoppe at mike@saralandumc.org.


West Side UMC Blessing of the Animals


Citronelle UMC Quilt Show

 


St. Mark Holiday Bazaar & Yard Sale


Kempters Concert at Saraland UMC


Saraland UMC Women's Christmas Luncheon

Saraland United Methodist Church is having a Women's Christmas Luncheon on Saturday, December 1st at 12:00 noon.  This will be a catered event @ $15 per person.  If anyone is interested, they can call the church office @ (251) 675-2728 to make a reservation.


Tanner Williams UMW Annual Christmas Bazaar


 

Wilmer UMC Holiday Market


District Events

Second Sunday of Each Month - North Mobile District SINGSPIRATION- 6pm -

Clergy Coffee - First Wednesday of each month 8am – Cracker Barrel - Schillinger Rd

January 6 - District Conference - Christ UMC - 3-5pm

Church Events

3rd Fridays - West Side UMC Spaghetti & Game Night - 4-7pm

November 17 - St. Mark UMC Holiday Bazaar & Yard Sale - 8am

November 17 - West Side UMC Blessing of the Animals - 11am-2pm

November 17 - Citronelle UMC Quilt Show - 10am-2pm

November 28 - Saraland UMC - Kempters in Concert - 6pm

December 1 - Tanner Williams UMW Christmas in the Country Bazaar - 9am-1pm

December 1 - Wilmer UMC Holiday Market - 9am-2pm

December 1 - Saraland UMC Women's Christmas Luncheon - Noon

December 9 - Dauphin Way UMC White Christmas Concert - 5:30pm

Conference Events

November 17 - Means of Grace | Day Apart for Spiritual Formation (6th Session)

November 17 - ERT Training, Prattville FUMC

November 17 - Chainsaw Safety and Use Training

November 18 - ERT Re-certification Training, Auburn UMC

December 1 - ERT Training, Greystone UMC

Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference Calendar

 

 
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