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
SPRING 2018 GATHERING
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
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
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
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
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
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!