Magnolia Manor South Quail Hunt, Sylvester – Nov. 9
The inaugural Magnolia Manor South Quail Hunt will be held at Southern Woods Plantation in Sylvester, Ga. This event starts at 8:30 a.m. for morning hunters and 11:30 a.m. for afternoon hunters. The money raised from this event will go towards an emergency generator fund to help residents during emergencies. For more details, visit www.magnoliamanor.com/events/southquailhunt
Wesleyan College Sunday – Nov. 11
Each local United Methodist Church in South Georgia is encouraged to take up a special offering to support the ministry of Wesleyan College in Macon. To learn more about Wesleyan College, visit www.wesleyancollege.edu
Wesley Glen Ministries’ Golf Tournament – Nov. 12
Join Wesley Glen for their annual golf tournament, held at the Brickyard Golf Club in Macon. Visit www.wesleyglenministries.com
for more information.
United Methodist Student Day – Nov. 25
The United Methodist Student Day Special Sunday Offering helps provide funds for scholarships and loans for United Methodist students. Student Day gifts make a real difference for those who hope to attend college. Ninety percent (90%) of the offering goes toward funding the many scholarships and loans administered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (www.gbhem.org
) and 10 percent (10%) stays within our state and goes to Georgia UM-related schools for merit scholarships. Contact the Georgia Commission on Higher Education and Collegiate Ministry (770-854-7283 or www.umcommission.org
) or visit www.umcgiving.org
for more information and promotional materials.
United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Sunday – Dec. 2
Established in 2004, the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund's (UMGAF) purpose is to stem the tide of HIV and AIDS around the world, and strengthen The United Methodist Church’s compassionate response to this deadly pandemic. UMGAF supports programs that focus on prevention, advocacy, testing, and counseling for people living with HIV and AIDS. Through the generosity of United Methodists and others, UMGAF has supported more than 200 HIV/AIDS church-oriented programs in over 35 countries. In the United States, 25 percent of all donations to UMGAF through a local United Methodist church remain in the annual conference for AIDS ministries. Click here for resources and more information.