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This Week's News..............................................................February 28, 2019


2nd Annual Love in Action – A Mobile District Mission
Click here to find information about General Conference 2019
General Conference 2019 Overview Meeting
Post General Conference Clergy Gathering
Apply for Scholarships
USA Wesley Foundation Tuesday Meals
Click here to find the current AWF Historical Newsletter
Ash Wednesday Services held at West Side UMC & New Life UMC
Mobile District To Host Lay Servant Training
Revival at Deer Park UMC - March 17-20
 


2nd Annual Love in Action – A Mobile District Mission

This year our 2nd Annual Love in Action District Mission event will not be held on a single day. We will spend Saturdays(9 am-12 pm) in Lent serving at Open Doors Resale and Thrift Store on Highway 90.  There are 20 slots for every Saturday in Lent.  Churches can sign up as a group or individuals can sign up on their own. Please click here to go to the SignUpGenius page and follow the directions.


Click here to find a Video Message from Bishop Graves and other information about General Conference 2019


General Conference 2019 Overview Meeting

Bishop David Graves and conference leadership will be hosting a meeting after the conclusion of the special called session of General Conference here in the Mobile District Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Christ UMC. The team will provide an overview of the called session and have a question and answer time.


Post General Conference Clergy Gathering

All clergy are invited to join Bishop David Graves for a post general conference gathering. Click here to register and pay the $10 registration fee, which includes lunch. 


Apply for Scholarships

Did you know the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry administers over 70 scholarship programs with one, annual application form? Take a moment to discover if you qualify for available United Methodist scholarships! Criteria for each scholarship program vary; however, there are minimum requirements for eligibility consideration. Act fast, the Fall 2019 scholarship application will close March 7Click here to find out more.


USA Wesley Foundation Tuesday Meals

USA Wesley has lots of open Tuesdays in March and April for providing meals for students!  They really appreciate eating something that is homemade and enjoy making connections with people who support the ministry!

If you, your Sunday school class, group of friends, Women's group, etc... would like to provide a Tuesday night meal we would be very grateful!  We need food for about 35-40 students, delivered each Tuesday night by 5:30 pm. We have capabilities to heat/warm food if needed!

Please click here to sign up and If you have any questions, please email usawesley@gmail.com  or call 251-341-5184.  Thank you so much for all you do for Wesley! You are appreciated!


Click here to find the current AWF Historical Newsletter


Ash Wednesday Services held at West Side UMC & New Life UMC

West Side UMC and New Life UMC will hold come & go Ash Wednesday Services on March 6th.  New Life UMC will be at 7 am and West Side UMC at 12 noon.

Also West Side UMC holds monthly fund raisers.  The third Friday each month (March 15th - 4-7pm) they have a Spaghetti Dinner & Game Night.  The third Sunday each month ( March 17th 12 noon) they offer lunch after church services.  Suggested donation for both events is $10.


Mobile District To Host Lay Servant Training

 When:   Saturday, March 23, 2019
Where:  Tanner Williams UMC
               1550 Grand Bay Wilmer Road North,
               Mobile, AL  36608
Courses Offered:
1. Basic: Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course
2. Preaching: From Your Heart To Theirs
3. Prayer: Let The Whole Church Say Amen!
4. Storytelling: Dancing With Words
5. Polity: The Method of Our Mission

***Registration deadline is  March 18, 2019***  Cost is $25.00 per person (includes continental breakfast, box lunch, coffee, water and snacks)  Click here to find registration form, textbook and instructor information.


Revival at Deer Park UMC - March 17-20


Job/Ministry Opportunities

Click here for job descriptions and details

Communities of Transformation - Graphic Designer

Dumas Wesley Community Center - Full Time Youth Director

Dumas Wesley Community Center - Summer Recreation staff


District Events

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

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

February 28 - Women's Study with Rev. Sheila Bates & Rev. Jean Tippit - 6:30pm - Spring Hill Ave UMC

March 10 - Post General Conference Meeting  at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL

March 11 - Post General Conference Clergy Gathering with Bishop Graves - Christ UMC

March 23 - Lay Servant Training - Tanner Williams UMC

May 6 - Deadline to register for Dumas Wesley Plane Pull

May 18 - Dumas Wesley Plane Pull


Church Events

Every Third Friday - West Side UMC Spaghetti Dinner and Game Night - 4-7pm

March 17-20 - Deer Park UMC Revival - 6:30pm

March 30 - Activate Missions Conference - Saraland UMC - 8:30am-2pm


Conference Events

March 2 - Early Response Team (ERT) Training

March 7 - General Conference Overview Meeting at Montgomery FUMC

March 8-10 - Bishop's Confirmation Retreat

March 9 - General Conference Overview Meeting at Covenant UMC in Dothan, AL

March 10-12 - Marriage Enrichment Retreat

March 10 - General Conference Overview Meeting  at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL

March 11 - Post General Conference Clergy Gathering

March 18-20 - Guided Personal Retreat

March 21 - Game Changing Generosity - Webinar

March 23 - Pensacola District Lay Servant Ministries Training

March 27-30 - Blue Lake Christian Writers Retreat

March 30 - Early Response Team (ERT) Training

Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference Calendar

 
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.