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This Week's News............................................................ May 10, 2018

Table of Contents:
Mobile District UMCOR Supply Request
AWF Annual Conference 2018
Click here to find the latest AWF Conference Focus on Mission!
New Hope UMC's Annual Chicken Dinner
Click here to see the latest McKemie Place News!
Volunteers needed for QuadW Missional Internship Program
Taking The Next Steps
Kentucky Mission Trip
Raise the Roof Expanding Service Opportunities
Job/Ministry Opportunities
District Events
Church Events
Conference Events


Mobile District UMCOR Supply Request

Please find below items that the Mobile District has been asked to bring to Annual Conference in support of UMCOR. Please ask your congregations to assist in making this year's collections the best ever!

Paper for the school kits

  • Top- or side-bound pads, loose-leaf paper, or 1-subject notebooks are acceptable
  • No composition books
  • No 3- or 5-subject notebooks

Soap for the hygiene kits

  • Bath-size soap - 3 oz. and larger sizes only
  • No Ivory or Jergens soap due to moisture content
  • Do not remove from original packaging

AWF Annual Conference 2018

Annual Conference will be held June 3-6 at Frazer Memorial UMC in Montgomery. Our theme is, “Imagine A Church That's the Hope of the World” based on Ephesians 1:18-19. Click here to find the most recent details about this years event.  Click here to find a quick glance of the Working Agenda. 

SBC21 Luncheon Details

The Alabama-West Florida Annual Conference session begins in a few short weeks. Whether you are a delegate or not, you are invited to join us at the SBC21 (Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century) luncheon on Tuesday, June 5 at 12 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. Rev. Frederick Outlaw, an SBC21 Coach, will have resources from the SBC21 national office available for attendees.

To make a reservation, contact Celeste Eubanks at celeste@awfumc.org or 334-356-8014. Clergy, lay delegates, and guests are all welcome to attend with advance registration.


Click here to find the latest AWF Conference Focus on Mission!


New Hope UMC's Annual Chicken Dinner


Click here to see the latest McKemie Place News!


Volunteers needed for QuadW Missional Internship Program


Taking The Next Steps

Taking the Next Steps is a non-profit offering a free service that helps individuals and families make better decisions leading to financial stability. Click here to find more information. 


Kentucky Mission Trip

Saraland UMC is leading a trip to the Henderson Settlement, associated with Red Bird Conference in Kentucky, Monday May 28-Saturday June 2. The team will do light repair work for the needy in the community. All are welcome. For information about this mission, contact Dotty Armour at dottya@gmail.com or call the Saraland UMC church office at 675-2728.


Raise the Roof Expanding Service Opportunities

Raise the Roof is expanding opportunities for adults to serve in the Mobile area.  Registration is open  to serve one or more days, June 19-23 and June 26-30.  Raise the Roof Project is a construction ministry for the Oakdale area of Mobile.  Email Jan at info@raisetheroofproject.org for more information.

 


Job/Ministry Opportunities

Click here for job descriptions and details

Dauphin Way UMC - Director of Children's Ministries

Satsuma UMC - Pianist Position

Dumas Wesley - Summer Recreation Staff

Wilmer UMC - Pianist Position

Chickasaw UMC - Part Time Youth Director

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

Toulminville-Warren St. UMC  - Day Care Teachers


District Events

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

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

May 10 - The Right Start: Beginning Ministry in a New Setting - Enterprise FUMC - 9:30am-3pm

June 3-6 - 2018 Annual Conference - Frazer UMC

June 17 - Last Sunday for Moving Pastors

June 19 - Moving Day for Relocating Pastors

July 8 - First Sunday for Moving Pastors

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

Church Events

May 19 - St. Mark UMC meal packing event for Rise Against Hunger - 2pm

Conference Events

May 18-20 - United Methodist Women Assembly 2018

May 19 - Means of Grace | Day Apart for Spiritual Formation (Fourth Session)

June 3-6 - 2018 Annual Conference - Frazer UMC

July 12-14 - SEJ Association of Annual Conference & District Directors of Lay Servant Ministries Meeting

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

Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference Calendar

 

 
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