What Defines Us
FROM THE BISHOP R. LAWSON BRYAN Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Exhilarating! That describes the energy at Winter Conference as hundreds of pastors from four annual ...
Have faith: God is in control
OUR CONNECTION MATTERS NITA CRUMP I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out – plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for. ...
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February 10 lesson: Our Loving God
Click here for a print-friendly version Our Loving God Winter Quarter: Our Love For God Unit 3: Songs that Glorify the God of Love Sunday school lesson for the week of February...
February 17 lesson: Praising God’s Mighty Works
Click here for a print-friendly version Praising God’s Mighty Works Winter Quarter: Our Love For God Unit 3: Songs that Glorify the God of Love Sunday school lesson for the ...
Clarity in the Chaos
LEADERSHIP REALLY MATTERS ANNE BOSARGE REV. JAY HANSON We have just recently been working through repainting several rooms in our house. While I love the finished product and look...
Listen Up!
JOHN WESLEY MOMENTS DAVE HANSON On May 28, 1778, John Wesley wrote, “O, when will even Methodists learn not to exaggerate?  After all the pompous accounts I had of the vast ...
Printable Feb. 5 South Georgia Advocate
Click here to view and print the Feb. 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 February 5 ...
Apply today for Camp Connect Leadership Team!
Apply today for Camp Connect Leadership Team!
Applications are still being accepted for the 2019 Camp Connect Summer Leadership Team at Epworth By The Sea. Applications are open to college students who have completed at least ...
Multicultural Luncheon set for Feb. 9
The third annual Multicultural Luncheon will be held February 9, 2019, from noon until 2 p.m. at Cordele First United Methodist Church. The 2019 theme is “Alive Together in Christ,...
2019 Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat set for March 1-3
2019 Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat set for March 1-3
During the weekend of March 1-3, 2019, more than 500 confirmands will gather at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island for the annual “Join the Journey” Confirmation Retreat of ...
Apportionment, mission giving are ways Conference is Alive Together in the World
By Kara Witherow, Editor The numbers are in, and South Georgia’s United Methodist churches paid 89.5 percent of their apportionment giving for 2018. Given the devastation many in...
Bishop Bryan: I am thankful for the ministry of the laity in South Georgia
I recently had the opportunity to meet with the Conference Board of Laity for a very well organized and meaningful meeting led by our Conference Lay Leader, Gloria Morgan. Along ...
Congregations meeting to discuss Way Forward report, General Conference
By Kara Witherow, Edior Although the start of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference is more than two weeks away, South Georgia pastors and laity have been meeting to ...
Respite ministries are fresh expressions, vital outreach ministries
By Kara Witherow, Editor What ministry are you building for the future? Are you laying bricks or are you building a church? Those are the questions Daphne Johnston posed to ...
Put faith into action on #ServeSouthGA Day
What would South Georgia look like if every local United Methodist church spent an entire day serving its community? Hungry people would be fed. Lonely people would find friends....
Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/5/2019 edition
Lay Speaker Training, Hahira UMC – Feb. 8-9 The Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses will be taught Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Hahira UMC. A lay speaker is a ...
St. Mary’s Road UMC hosts leadership retreat
St. Mary’s Road UMC hosts leadership retreat
Submitted by Rev. Dr. L.K. Pendleton … No extra spiritual fat, no parasitic sins. Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. (Hebrews 12:1 The ...
Youth invited to annual worship, discipleship event
Every four years, youth from throughout the United Methodist Church gather for four days of discipleship, fun, and fellowship at the YOUTH event. The event is filled with ...
Post-General Conference Information Session planned for March 9
South Georgia United Methodists are invited and encouraged to attend a post-General Conference information session Saturday, March 9 from 1-4 p.m. at the UGA Tifton Campus ...

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