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Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/17/2018 edition

April 17, 2018
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 and events page on the conference website and look for the red highlighted dates.
 
United Methodist Men’s Annual Retreat - April 20-21
South Georgia’s United Methodist Men will gather for their annual retreat April 20-21 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island, Ga. Dr. Matt Woodbery, South Georgia Conference Director of Connectional Ministries, will be the keynote speaker. Click here for housing registration. Prior to the start of the UMM annual retreat participants are invited to play in the annual UMM Golf Tournament on Friday, April 20. Practice begins at 11 a.m. with tee time at noon. The tournament will be held at Sanctuary Cove Golf Club (2050 Sanctuary Wynd, Waverly, Ga. 31565). Click here for golf tournament registration. Click here for golf tournament rules.
 
#generations Seminar – April 26-28
The Southwest District of the South Georgia Conference is partnering with Next Step Ministry to offer a seminar focused on reaching all generations for Christ. This two-day seminar, set for April 26-28 at Veteran's Memorial State Park, is designed for clergy and laity. For more information, visit www.swdistrictumc.org. The early bird rate of $219 ends soon, so register today. Contact the Southwest District office with questions: 229-273-3119 or swdistrict@sgaumc.com.
 
Connecting Neighbors Training, Tifton - April 28
The Connecting Neighbors training event features a one-day training hosted by The Office of Connectional Ministries designed to equip and empower individuals and local churches to be a presence in their community (and beyond) in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophic event. The cost is $10 and includes lunch and materials. For questions or additional information, contact Allison Lindsey at allison@sgaumc.com or 888-266-7642. Use this promotional flyer to gather a group from your church to attend. This training will be held April 28 at Tifton First UMC. Register hereClick here for more information and the day's schedule.
 
Wesley Glen Ministries’ Fish Fry - April 28
Wesley Glen’s annual fish fry is the place to be for good food, good music, and great fellowship. Join them for a fun-filled day!

VSU Wesley Foundation Silent Auction - April 29
The Valdosta State University Wesley Foundation is hosting a silent auction April 29 online (www.vsuwesley.com) and at the District Conference. All proceeds will go to support the ministry of the Valdosta State University Wesley Foundation. The Wesley Foundation is an extension ministry of The United Methodist Church. Click here for more information.

Magnolia Manor Sunday – May 13
Magnolia Manor is a South Georgia Conference ministry that serves older adults of all faiths in eight locations throughout South Georgia. On this Special Sunday, South Georgia United Methodists are asked to take up a special offering to support this vital ministry. To learn more about Magnolia Manor visit www.magnoliamanor.com.

Peace with Justice Sunday – May 27
Peace with Justice Sunday enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs. Click here for resources to help promote this special Sunday.
 
2018 Annual Conference Session – June 3-5
The 2018 South Georgia Annual Conference session will be held June 3-5, 2018, at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Jekyll Island. All information related to the annual conference session will be posted on the conference website, www.sgaumc.org/annualconference.
 
Camp Connect: High School Camp – June 11-15
Students entering grades 9-12 as well as graduating seniors are eligible for High School Camp. Tailored toward the unique time in a high school student's life, this week of camp is filled with fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship.  Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, art, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp-wide games and worship. Stay tuned as more activities are in the works! High School Camp is held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island and will begin at 3:00 pm on Monday and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.
 
Wesley Glen Day – June 17
Every local church in South Georgia is encouraged to receive a special offering to support the ministry of Wesley Glen. To learn more about Wesley Glen and its great ministry, visit www.wesleyglenministries.com.
 
Camp Connect: Middle School Camp 1 – June 18-22
Middle School Camps, intended for rising 6th-8th grade students, are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship.  Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, crafts, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp-wide games and worship. Both Middle School Camps are held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island and will begin at 3:00 pm on Monday and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.
 
Camp Connect: Middle School Camp 2 – June 25-29
Middle School Camps, intended for rising 6th-8th grade students, are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship.  Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, crafts, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp-wide games and worship. Both Middle School Camps are held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island and will begin at 3:00 pm on Monday and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.

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