This week's news.......

February 22, 2018

Sign Up Now for Courageous Conversations

Starting February 22, 2018, Courageous Conversations will begin in the Alabama-West Florida Conference. Click here to find a video where Dr. Debora Bishop and The Rev. Allen Newton discuss the importance & necessity of the upcoming Courageous Conversations.  These conversations will be held in twenty-seven locations throughout the bounds of the conference, with one session being offered in Spanish. Four of these events will be held here in the Mobile District:

  • Christ UMC on 12 March (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm)
  • St John UMC on 17 March (in Spanish) (1 pm – 4 pm)
  • Ebenezer UMC – 14 April (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm)
  • Toulminville-Warren Street UMC – 15 April (2:30 – 5:30)

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Click here to register.  For more information, contact Susan Hunt, AWF Director of Mission & Advocacy. 

The Fellowship of Retired Clergy and Spouses
Alabama-West Florida Conference

March 13 - 14, 2018 - Blue Lake

Come join us for a great time of fun and fellowship!  Click here for more information.

UMCOR Sunday (formerly One Great Hour of Sharing)

Celebrate UMCOR Sunday on a date that is convenient for your congregation.
Official date: March 11, 2018
Official date: March 31, 2019

Click here to find more about this three day event.

"Building Walls" Band Party Benefiting McKemie Place

Join us for a night of music, food and dancing at our Inaugural "Building Walls" Band Party, benefiting McKemie Place!  Music by Atlanta-based band "Creativity." Cocktail attire. Bring your "dancing shoes"!  Tickets are $60/each and can be purchased by clicking here or at the door.

Mobile District Hosts Lay Servant Training

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018

Where: Tanner Williams UMC
1550 Grand Bay Wilmer Road North , Mobile, AL  36608

Click here to find complete details about the event.

Special Lenten Services at Theodore UMC

Theodore UMC will have Lenten luncheons with the theme of “Marching To Victory.”   Please come...and bring a friend!! Lunch will be served each Thursday at 12 noon during the season of lent with a tasty dessert to follow prepared by Irvington UMC. Our speakers will be:

  • Rev. Dr. Debora Bishop (DS) — (Thursday) March 1
  • Mr. Jon Seale — (Thursday) March 8
  • Rev. Bill Price — (Thursday) March 15
  • Rev. Ron McCants (Thursday) March 22

 Job/Ministry Opportunities

Click here for job descriptions and details

Wilmer UMC - Pianist Position

Chickasaw UMC - Part Time Youth Director

Wesley Foundation at The University of South Alabama - Campus Minister & Executive Director

Dauphin Way UMC – Pastoral Administrative Assistant

Toulminville-Warren St. UMC  - Day Care Teachers

Trinity UMC - Worship Leader/Musician

District Dates

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

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

February 24 – District Lay Servant Training Day

March 24 - Lay Servant Training - Tanner Williams UMC - 7am - 5pm

March 12 - Courageous Conversations - Christ UMC - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

March 17 - Courageous Conversations - St John UMC - in Spanish  -1pm-4pm

April 4 - Courageous Conversations - Ebenezer UMC - 12:30pm-3:30pm

April 15 - Courageous Conversations - Toulminville-Warren Street UMC - 2:30pm - 5:30pm

April 19 - Clergy Meeting - Christ UMC - 10am-1pm or 6-9pm

May 5 - Dumas Wesley Annual Plane Pull

Church Dates

February 25 - Theodore FUMC - Leadership Empowerment Training and Luncheon -10am-noon

March 1 -Theodore UMC Lenten Luncheon  - Rev. Dr. Debora Bishop - noon

March 8 - Theodore UMC Lenten Luncheon - Mr. Jon Seale - noon

March 5 -Theodore UMC Lenten Luncheon - Rev. Bill Price - noon

March 22 - Theodore UMC Lenten Luncheon - Rev. Ron McCants - noon

Conference Dates

February 25 - Disabilities Awareness Sunday

February 26 - Deadline for materials and reports to be included in the Book of Reports

February 25-March 1 - All Shall Be Well

March 1-4 - Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

March 2 - Lay Servant Training - Baypines District

March 2-4 - Bishop's Confirmation Retreat 2018

March 2-3 - Small Membership Church Summit 2018

March 9-10 - Lay Servant Training at Trinity UMC, Ft. Walton Beach


Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference calendar online!

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