Prepare the way of the Lord
FROM THE BISHOP R. LAWSON BRYAN As we prepare for Christmas please don’t forget the central figure of the Advent season: John the Baptist. The Gospel according to Matthew says of ...
Celebrating Christ as King
FOCUS ON THE VISION DENISE WALTON In honor of Christ the King Sunday, I invite you to reflect on Colossians 1:11-20 presented to us in the form of a hymn. There is a larger ...
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December 11 lesson: The Affirmation of the Promise
Click here for a print-friendly version The Affirmation of the Promise Winter Quarter: Creation: A Divine Cycle Unit 1: The Savior Has Been Born Sunday school lesson for the ...
December 18 lesson: God Promised Zechariah a Son
Click here for a print-friendly version God Promised Zechariah a Son Winter Quarter: Creation: A Divine Cycle Unit 1: The Savior Has Been Born Sunday school lesson for the week ...
Some strange characters John Wesley met
JOHN WESLEY MOMENTS DAVE HANSON John Wesley met up with some very strange people. His journal and diary are full of encounters with unusual characters. You have probably met a few...
Printable December 5 South Georgia Advocate
Click here to view and print the December 5 issue of the South Georgia Advocate. This is a link to a printable PDF file that contains all of the news and stories from the December...
Register now for Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat
On March 3-5, 2017, 500 confirmands will gather at Epworth By The Sea for the annual "Join the Journey" Confirmation Retreat of the South Georgia Conference. Tailored to fifth ...
Sunday Advocate Bulletin Insert - 12/11/16
Click on the link below to download the Sunday Advocate. Sunday, December 11 The Sunday Advocate is a weekly printable bulletin insert and supplement to the South Georgia ...
Council president addresses “Division and Discord”
In a pre-holiday, post-election letter to the people of The United Methodist Church, Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the Council of Bishops, called upon all Christians to “...
Deacons: Bringing the Church to the world
Rev. Aimee Baxter, right, and her friend Kathryn, also an Adoption Recruiter, ate at Wendy's on Nov. 19, National Adoption Day, because the restaurant gave 15 percent of ...
Savannah churches feed community on Christmas morning
By Kara Witherow, Editor This Christmas, Savannah’s oldest and newest congregations will join forces to feed hundreds of hungry residents a warm, hearty breakfast. In its sixth ...
St. Marys UMC Foundation approves grants for fall
The Board of Directors of the St. Marys United Methodist Church Foundation, Inc. approved grants for the Fall 2016 Grant Cycle. Grants totaling $603,020 will be made available to ...
The Congregational Development Corner: Stop Expecting Uninvited Company
The Congregational Development Corner: 10 for 10 (10 steps for 10 percent growth) During the 2016 Annual Conference session, action steps for congregational growth were shared ...
Bishop Bryan: An update on the Commission on a Way Forward
To the South Georgia Conference: I want to personally give you an update on where we are as a denomination with the Commission on a Way Forward and the proposed called General ...
A harvest worship service at Grace UMC in Brunswick
Grace United Methodist Church in Brunswick celebrated a special harvest worship service on Sunday, Nov. 20. The idea was an inspiration of Mrs. Gloria Lawrence, worship ...
Events in the South Georgia Conference - 12/5/2016 edition
Fresh Expressions: Imagine Church For Those Who Don't Do Church – Jan. 25, 2017 The Center for Mission Innovation of the UMC's Global Ministries, along with the North and South ...
Go and Tell Conference helps women discern ministry calling
For Alaina Harrison’s fruitfulness project – a requirement of her ordination – she chose to create and execute an event for women interested in ministry. Called the Go and Tell ...
Epworth By The Sea hosts annual Winter Conference Jan. 29-Feb. 1
Witten and submitted by Ann T. Pierce, Epworth By The Sea An historic gathering of two Georgia United Methodist Bishops, along with leading Baptist, United Methodist and Community...

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