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

May 11, 2017

North Mobile Singspiration will be held the 3rd Sunday in May due to Mother's Day.  Make plans to attend on May 21st at 6pm; Ebenezer UMC will be hosting. 

Moving Give Away this Saturday

The American Red Cross has changed locations and they have tables, chairs, file cabinets, cork boards, etc. left in their old building.  They are offering these items free of charge to churches that may be in need.  The give away will be on a first come, first served basis this Saturday, May 13th, from 9am until noon.  The building is located at 3446 Demetropolis Road.

Revival to be held at Aldersgate UMC

Aldersgate UMC is hosting a revival June 19-21.  Rev. Dunford Cole will return to preach at his home church and everyone is invited. Services will begin at 6:30 PM.

Request from Theodore First UMC

First UMC of Theodore is holding Vacation Bible School this summer and is including classes for adults.  We are in need of four bible teachers; two for the older adult class and two for the younger adult class. The dates are June 19 - 23 from 9:am - 12 noon.  The adult classes will vary in attendance from 12 to 20. We have teachers for our children, youth, arts and crafts, as well as other workers. Refreshments will be served daily at the end of the day.  If you can help please call Rev. Ron McCants at (251) 401-4556 or email him at



Click here to find more details about the competition!

Team Registration is online at and
all teams have to be registered by May 5th

Click here to find details about Annual Conference 2017.

You are encouraged to prayerfully consider nominating someone for one of our conference awards: The Alice Lee Award, Jane Walker Scholarship Award, Francis Asbury Award, Harry Denman Evangelism Award and the Local Church Heritage Award. Click here to find more information.

Additional AC Notes

Wesley Heirs - We will gather in Room 6102, Monday, June 5th, at Frazer immediately following the Memorial Service. You do not have to go through the regular serving line. Our lunch will be served in the room.  We have one change in our previously announced plans.  Everyone needs to make a reservation for the lunch by contacting Brittney Herndon at the Conference Office. You may call - (334) 356-8014 or email - If you previously made your reservation with Traci Herndon you are already on the list.  Pick up a lunch ticket at the registration table.

SBC21 The Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference session begins in a few weeks. Whether you are a delegate or not, you are invited to join the SBC21 (Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century) luncheon on Tuesday, June 6 at noon in room 7208 at Frazer Memorial UMC. Lunch is $9 and will be catered by Eastbrook Cafe.   Each year this luncheon is a great opportunity for fellowship and connecting with others.    To make a reservation, contact Susan Hunt at or 334-356-8014. Clergy, lay delegates, and guests are all welcome to attend with advance registration.

Job/Ministry Opportunities

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Saraland UMC - Part Time Financial Secretary 
St. Mark UMC - Part Time Youth Minister
Mobile Area Interfaith Conference (parent organization of the Metro Jail Ministry) - Part Time Accounting Assistant Position
St. Mark UMC - Office Manager
Toulminville-Warren Street UMC -  Day Care Teacher
Dauphin Way UMC – Children’s Ministry Assistant
St. Mark UMC - Part Time Children's Minister

District Dates

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

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

May 11 - Right Start Workshop for Moving Pastors

May 20 - Dumas Wesley Community Center Plane Pull Fundraiser

June 3 - USA Wesley Foundation Paddle Skedaddle - 9am-2pm

June 10 - Diversity in Leadership Seminar- 9am-2pm

June 18 - Last Sunday in Pulpits for pastors in current appointment

June 20 - Moving Day for Pastors

July 9 - First Sunday in Pulpit for Pastors in new appointment

Church Dates

June 19-21 - Aldersgate UMC Revival - 6:30pm

Conference Dates

May 19-20 - Small Membership Church Summit

May 23 and May 25 - Leadership and Fundraising Online Course

June 4 - 7 - 2017 AWF Annual Conference

June 10 - Focal Pointe Leadership Seminar at the Vision Center

June 18 - Last Sunday in Current Appointment for Moving Pastors

June 20 - Pastoral Moving Day

June 25-30 - Huntingdon Leadership Academy

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


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