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This Week's News..............................................................December 18, 2018

Table of Contents:

Annual Mobile District Conference
White Christmas Fundraiser
Click here to find the recent AWF Conference NewsCONNECTION
Save the Date - Post General Conference Meeting
Click here to find recent news from Communities of Transformation
Singspiration will be held at Creola UMC on January 13 at 6pm
Job/Ministry Opportunities


Christmas Holiday Schedule

The Mobile District Office and the AWF Conference office will be closed December 19 through January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. During this season of faith and family, may the real meaning of Christmas shine bright for you and yours...Merry Christmas!

 

 


Annual Mobile District Conference

Our Annual District Conference will be held Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Christ United Methodist Church from 3-5pm.  Please mark your calendars, advertise in your church bulletins and your newsletters.  Listed below is the schedule and break-out sessions.

2:30 – 3:00      Registration and Fellowship
3:00 – 3:30      Worship and Business Meeting
3:45 – 4:15      Breakout Session 1
4:30 – 5:00      Breakout Session 2
 
Our topics for Breakout Sessions:

  • Being a Lay Leader
  • Ezra Reporting
  • S/PPR Committee
  • Taking the Next Steps – a Financial Education/Coaching Ministry
  • Local Church Trustees and Church Insurance
  • Hurricane Michael Recovery
  • Single Governance of Church Administration for Small Membership Churches

White Christmas Fundraiser

The Annual North Mobile Planning Council's White Christmas Dinner was held on November 7th at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.  This event brought churches together for a wonderful evening of food, fellowship and a collection of $20,637 for the United Methodist Children’s Home!  Over the past six years this event has raised $112,824 in support of the Children's Home. Thank you to all who worked to bring this event together.  What a wonderful blessing for the children of the United Methodist Children's Home!!


Click here to find the recent AWF Conference NewsCONNECTION


Save the Date - Post General Conference Meeting

Please save the date for a post 2019 general conference regional meeting in your area. Bishop David Graves and AWF conference leadership are inviting all clergy and laity to join them for an overview of the called session which will include a question and answer time. The dates and locations are below.
 
Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Montgomery FUMC
Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Covenant UMC in Dothan, AL
Sunday, March 10 2019, at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL

There will also be a clergy gathering on Monday, March 11, 2018, at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL, from 10am-2pm.


Click here to find recent news from Communities of Transformation


Singspiration will be held at Creola UMC on January 13 at 6pm


Job/Ministry Opportunities

Click here for job descriptions and details

Tanner Williams UMC - Part Time Youth Director

Dumas Wesley Community Center - Part Time Youth Director


District Events

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

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

January 6 - Mobile Annual District Conference - Christ UMC - 3-5pm

March 10 - Post General Conference Meeting  at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL

March 11 - Clergy Gathering with Bishop Graves - Christ UMC

Church Events

January 18  - West Side UMC Spaghetti Dinner and Game Night - 4-7pm

Conference Events

January 11-13 - Laity Discernment Event - River City UMC, Montgomery

January 12 - Chainsaw Safety and Use Training - Woodlawn UMC

January 14-15 - Pastor/Spouse Enrichment Event

January 21 - ARM Service Day

January 27-February 1 - The Academy For Spiritual Formation - Longing for God

March 7 - Post General Conference Meeting at Montgomery FUMC  

March 9 - Post General Conference Meeting at Covenant UMC in Dothan, AL

March 10 - Post General Conference Meeting  at Christ UMC in Mobile, AL

Click here to find The Alabama West Florida Conference Calendar

 

 
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