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This Week's News............................................................ May 3, 2018

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Raise the Roof Expanding Service Opportunities
Southeastern Jurisdiction Meeting of Lay Servant Ministries District and Conference Directors
Volunteers needed for QuadW Missional Internship Program
Click here to see the The Circuit Writer Spring Edition
Kentucky Mission Trip
Comprehensive Details for 2018 Annual Conference
Job/Ministry Opportunities
District Events
Church Events
Conference Events


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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.


Southeastern Jurisdiction Meeting of Lay Servant Ministries District and Conference Directors

The 2018 annual meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdiction Association of Annual Conference and District Directors of Lay Servant Ministries will be held July 12-14, 2018, at First United Methodist Church, Montgomery, Alabama. 

This event is open to ALL Lay Servants, Lay Speakers, Lay Ministers, and those that want to start in the program. There will be Basic and Advanced Courses offered during this three day event.  We will also have a business meeting, and our worship will feature preaching by Bishop David Graves, resident Bishop of the Alabama-West Florida Conference.

Click here to register or Click here to find more information.


Volunteers needed for QuadW Missional Internship Program


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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.


Comprehensive Details for 2018 Annual Conference

Annual Conference 2018 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. 

Mobile District Collection List for UMCOR Supply Drive 

At annual conference in June 2018, we are asking churches to bring UMCOR kits yet again. As an added variation from previous years’ collections, we’re asking each district to bring individual items for the hygiene and school kits. Please bring bulk supplies as listed below for the Mobile District. Supplies and all completed kits will be shipped to the UMCOR depot in Baldwin, Louisiana.  Click here for more information. 

MOBILE DISTRICT
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

From United Methodist Connectional Credit Union

The United Methodist Connectional Credit Union (UMCFCU) will be happy to meet everyone attending the Alabama-West Annual Conference in June at the display tables.  We want to say hello to our current members and bring awareness to those not yet familiar with the UMCFCU’s connection with the United Methodist Church. Be sure to stop by and meet our courteous staff and please visit us online at www.umcfcu.com.


Job/Ministry Opportunities

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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 5 - Dumas Wesley Annual Plane Pull

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

 
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.