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This Week's News.............................................................. June 28, 2018

Sexual Ethics Training Registration Now Live
Click here to find the current AWF Conference NewsCONNECTION. 
Singspiration at Ebenezer UMC this Sunday at 6pm
Invites from West Side UMC
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Job/Ministry Opportunities
District Events
Church Events
Conference Events


Sexual Ethics Training Registration Now Live

All clergy in the Alabama-West Florida Conference should mark their calendars for one of the below dates and locations for the Quadrennial Sexual Ethics Requirement, sponsored by the AWF Board of Ordained Ministry. Dates and locations are as follows (choose one event to attend):

  • Saturday, August 25 at The Vision Center, Mobile
  • Monday, August 27 at St. James UMC, Montgomery
  • Tuesday, August 28 at FUMC Dothan

Click here for details and to register.


Click here to find the current AWF Conference NewsCONNECTION. 

Here are three articles featured there from The Mobile District......

QuadW Missional Outreach receives $100,000 Young Clergy Initiative Grant for Skunkworks Project

(QuadW) - QuadW Missional Outreach is pleased to announce receipt of a $100,000 grant from the United Methodist Church’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. This grant will support the launch of the “QuadW Missional Residencies – A United Methodist Skunkworks” project. "Skunkworks" exist for the development of breakthrough innovations. Young adults chosen for this one-year United Methodist Skunkworks project will live and work together, receive extensive training and support, and will develop and lead new disciple-making movements. Full release here

More Than Conquerors: Elderly outreach thrives at New Hope UMC

(Kari Barlow for the AWFC) - Facing old age can be frightening, but at New Hope UMC in Theodore, the congregation’s most senior members—and the people who serve them—have become More Than Conquerors. That’s the name of the outreach ministry that formed in 2015 after Pastor Vann Bush enlisted the help of church member Sharron Larimer to better serve the church’s shut-ins. “She just took the ball and ran with it, and it’s been such a blessing!” Bush said. Full feature here

Rhodes Honored as Citizen of the Year

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Chickasaw Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon to honor the 2018 Chickasaw Citizen of the Year, along with other distinguished citizens who helped make Chickasaw the notable community that it is. David Rhodes (Dave), pastor of Chickasaw United Methodist Church, was named Citizen of the Year, after which he gave a short "Thank You" speech. Congratulations Dave and thank you for representing your church and the denomination so well!


Singspiration at Ebenezer UMC this Sunday at 6pm


Invites from West Side UMC

  • Mission Lunch - July 15th - 12noon - suggested donation is $10 - Dine in or take out.
  • Spaghetti Dinner & Game Night - July 20th -  4-7pm - Games include: Bingo, Bible Scrabble & card games.  Call ahead for to go orders 251- 478-3721.  Suggested donation $10, discount on multiple orders.
  • Singspiration & Pot Luck Night - 5th Sunday, July 29 - 10:30am.  Bring you favorite song & dish.  Come join us for some good old & new gospel singing, food & fellowship. 

West Side UMC is located at 269 Mohawk St., Mobile, AL.  Come and join in the fun!


Click here to find the current news from COT


Job/Ministry Opportunities

Click here for job descriptions and details

Saraland UMC - Contemporary Worship and Creative Arts

Dauphin Way UMC - Director of Children's Ministries

Satsuma UMC - Pianist Position

Wilmer UMC - Pianist Position


District Events

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

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

July 8 - First Sunday for Moving Pastors

August 25 - Clergy Sexual Ethics Training EventThe Vision Center, Mobile

Church Events

Tuesdays until July 10 - Christ UMC Annual Farmers Market - 3-6pm - click here for flyer

July 9 - Seminar at Government Street UMC "Reasons to Believe" July 9 - 6:30pm

Conference Events

July 20-21 - UMW Alabama-West Florida Conference Cooperative Mission u Event

July 20-23 - Lake Junaluska Summer Youth Event

August 25 - Clergy Sexual Ethics Training EventThe Vision Center

August 27 - Clergy Sexual Ethics Training Event - St. James UMC

August 28 - Clergy Sexual Ethics Training EventFUMC Dothan

September 15 - Annual AWF UMC Older Adult Task Force - Blue Lake - 10 am - 2pm

Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference Calendar

 
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.