A Word from Bishop Bryan: Church Shooting
How can I experience anything other than shock, anger, and grief upon learning of the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas? As I am representing the ...
Working with leaders to plan for the future
In the Heart of the Connection Rev. Dr. Matt Woodbery, Director of Connectional Ministries Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. They shall be like a ...
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November 12 lesson: Promise of a New Covenant, II
Click here for a print-friendly version Promise of a New Covenant, II Fall Quarter: Covenants With God Unit 3: An Everlasting Covenant Sunday school lesson for the week of ...
November 19 lesson: High Priest of the New Covenant
Click here for a print-friendly version High Priest of the New Covenant Fall Quarter: Covenants With God Unit 3: An Everlasting Covenant Sunday school lesson for the week of ...
Canoeing the mountains
GROWING IN GRACE BEN GOSDEN In 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson explore a new territory America had just purchased from the...
John Wesley’s advice on dealing with controversy
JOHN WESLEY MOMENTS DAVE HANSON Near the end of his life John Wesley said that 50 years earlier a good man gave him advice for which he had ever since had reason to bless God. The...
2018 Special Sundays
Human Relations Day – January 14 * Andrew College Sunday – February 11 ** Volunteers in Mission Awareness Sunday – February 18 ** Kingdom Builders Promotion – February 25 ** UMCOR ...
Peace with Justice grants available
Program funding opportunities The South Georgia Conference Peace with Justice grant fund provides seed money for the United Methodist local church, district, conference, and ...
Printable November 6 South Georgia Advocate
Click here to view and print the November 6 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 November...
SEJ Black Methodists for Church Renewal gather for 49th annual meeting
By Rev. Earnestine W. Campbell The Southeastern Jurisdiction Black Methodists for Church Renewal (SEJ BMCR) 49th Annual Meeting was held Oct. 19 through Oct. 21, 2017, in Atlanta....
Sunday Advocate Bulletin Insert - 11/12/17
Click on the link below to download the Sunday Advocate. Sunday, November 12 The Sunday Advocate is a weekly printable bulletin insert and supplement to the South Georgia ...
There's still time to register for Encounter youth retreat!
There's still time to register for Encounter youth retreat!
Encounter, the annual youth retreat sponsored by South Georgia’s Office of Connectional Ministries, is set for Nov. 17-19 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Designed for ...
Academy for Spiritual Formation coming to Epworth
Prayer, worship, learning, and reflection are the hallmarks of the five-day Academy for Spiritual Formation, a retreat experience for clergy and laity that is scheduled April 29 ...
Andrew College receives gift of bicycles for student transportation from Brunswick First UMC
Shown with some of the refurbished bicycles are students Madison Whitehead, Franklin, GA; Frederik Ackander, Västerås, Sweden; and Destiny Reed, Dawson, GA Thanks to a generous ...
Columbus pastor, wife launch marriage and family podcast
Marriage, family, faith, fun. Those who know Shannon and Rev. Jimmy McIlrath know they’re passionate about those four topics. And now they’re the basis of a lively and engaging ...
Jack Ewing to retire as Executive Director of Lake Junaluska
Lake Junaluska Executive Director Jack Ewing announced today that he will retire on December 31, 2017. Over the past seven years Ewing has led Lake Junaluska following four ...
United Methodist Women gather for 45th annual meeting
Past United Methodist Women gathered at the annual meeting. Pictured, left to right, are Mary Exley, Sara Bankhead, Margaret Creech, Eugenia Yawn, Gloria Morgan, and Charlene ...
Commission on a Way Forward working on interim report to bishops
The Commission on a Way Forward, which is working to find unity for The United Methodist Church regarding human sexuality, began its sixth meeting on October 30, 2017, with a ...
Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/6/2017 edition
Bishop Bryan's calendar It’s now easier than ever to find out when and where Bishop Bryan will be preaching in your district and around the conference. Visit the updated calendar ...

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