Navigating this Next Season Together
FROM THE BISHOP DAVID GRAVES   Navigating this Next Season Together   At the conclusion of the Called Annual Conference Session on August 20 I recorded a video I want to now share ...
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October 2 Lesson: The Birth of Moses
Click here for a downloadable version The Birth of Moses   Fall Quarter: God’s Exceptional Choice Unit 2: Out of slavery to nationhood  Lesson 5   Sunday School Lesson for the ...
September 25 Lesson: The Scepter Given to Judah
Click here for a downloadable version {Please note this Sunday school lesson was updated 9/22) The Scepter Given to Judah   Fall Quarter: God’s Exceptional Choice Unit 1: God ...
Kindness Makes the Coffee
By Hal Brady   If anybody had a case not to be kind, it was the biblical character, Joseph. His brothers treated him like dirt and sold him into slavery. This action by his ...
The Importance of the Work
WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN  ANNE PACKARD    In other parts of this wonderful country, the approaching season is called autumn. In South Georgia, the approaching season is called ...
Printable Sept. 20 Advocate
Click here to view and print the Sept. 20 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 Sept. 6 ...
Encounter Youth Retreat set for November 18-20
Registration is open for Encounter, the Conference's annual youth retreat for students in sixth through twelfth grades. Encounter Youth Retreat will take place November 18-20, ...
Safe Sanctuaries: putting fresh eyes on your local church policy
By Allison Lindsey, Nurture Team Chair   During the 2022 Annual Conference Session, conference members approved the following two items related to Safe Sanctuaries:  1.     Every ...
Disaster response team travels to Kentucky to help rebuild veteran’s home
Disaster response team travels to Kentucky to help rebuild veteran’s home
By Kelly Roberson, Director of Conference Ministries/Communications  When disaster strikes, United Methodists have a long legacy of being present to help their neighbors and ...
Dr. Derek McAleer to retire, new Administrative Services director sought
Dr. Derek McAleer to retire, new Administrative Services director sought
By Kelly Roberson, Director of Conference Ministries/Communications  Overseeing the finances of an entire United Methodist Annual Conference is a high calling.   The Rev. Dr. ...
LaGrange College enrolls large freshman class
LaGrange College enrolls large freshman class
LaGrange College welcomed its largest freshman class since 2019, the school announced earlier this month. Final numbers show 226 new first-year students enrolled on campus, an ...
Where Does the Dollar Go?
By Dr. Derek McAleer, Conference Director of Administrative Services/Conference Treasurer   One of the questions I heard as a pastor and often get in my role as Conference ...
Bishop Graves to meet with laity at Richmond Hill UMC September 25
Bishop David Graves has traveled across South Georgia during the month of September meeting with clergy and laity in various settings. On September 11 he met with the laity of the ...

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