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Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/15/2020 edition

September 14, 2020
Methodist Children’s Home Work Day Offering – Sept. 20 Every local church in South Georgia is encouraged to receive a special Work Day Offering to support the ministry of The Methodist Home for Children and Youth. The Work Day Offering for the Methodist Home is a tradition from the 1900s, a time when people, mostly farmers, donated the equivalent of one day’s wages to the Methodist Home. Sometimes they would load a freight car with cotton or peanuts and send it to Macon. Today folks just use a ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/1/2020 edition

August 31, 2020
Certified Lay Ministry Training – Sept. 12-Nov. 14 In this six-session course held at The Pointe in Leesburg, participants will develop a team of leaders and supporters within their current congregation who will encourage them throughout the course and beyond. Through the classes, they’ll build relationships with other South Georgia lay leaders and learn, practice, implement, share, and be inspired to take what they’ve learned and put it into action. The cost for the class is $300 per person, ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/18/2020 edition

August 17, 2020
CPC Zoom on Depression – Aug. 27 Conference Pastoral Counselor Rev. Deborah Wight-Knight will host a Zoom on depression from 10:30 a.m. until noon. The guest speaker will be Rev. Grace Guyton.  Certified Lay Ministry Training – Sept. 12 In this six-session course held at The Pointe in Leesburg, participants will develop a team of leaders and supporters within their current congregation who will encourage them throughout the course and beyond. Through the classes, they’ll build relationships ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/4/2020 edition

August 02, 2020
Annual Conference Commissioning Service, Virtual – Aug. 8 Those approved for provisional membership or full connection at the clergy session will be commissioned or ordained in a local church setting with only family present. The Commissioning Service is set for Saturday, August 8 at 2 p.m. The service will be live-streamed. More information: www.sgaumc.org/annualconference. Annual Conference Ordination Service, Virtual – Aug. 9 Those approved for provisional membership or full connection at ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/21/2020 edition

July 19, 2020
Zoom @ Noon: Virtual School – July 22 School systems are faced with difficult decisions for the 2020-21 year. Whether starting solely online or offering families options, how can churches partner with families, schools and their community navigating a safe learning environment? Isle of Hope UMC, Savannah is paving a way. Join us for a ZOOM @ Noon: Wednesday, July 22, 2020. We will host Chrissy Ruehl from Isle of Hope as she shares their plan for standing in the gap during this time and ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/7/2020 edition

July 02, 2020
Pastoral Care as a Gateway to Recovery, Part 2 – July 7 “Pastoral Care as a Gateway to Recovery from Addiction” is a three-part series for clergy led by Rev. Deborah Wight-Knight, Conference Pastoral Counselor. Deborah will interview experts in the area of recovery who can help our clergy identify addiction issues, consult appropriately with parishioners and others around the problem, learn about the “Intervention” process, and then know how/where to refer for treatment. These workshops will ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/16/2020 edition

June 14, 2020
Wesley Glen Day – June 21 Fathers’ Day is Wesley Glen Day across the South Georgia Conference. Show your support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by making a gift to Wesley Glen Ministries on June 16 in honor of a strong male role model in your life. Celebrate by wearing your favorite Wesley Glen T-shirt from past years. Post your pictures on social media with the tags: #WesleyGlenMinistries #growingtogether  www.wesleyglenministries.com. Pastoral Care as a Gateway to...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/2/2020 edition

June 01, 2020
Zoom @ Noon: Making Choices for Financial Sustainability (churches w/avg. worship attendance up to 25) – June 2 For some, the pandemic has caused financial concerns in the life of the church. Join Bishop Bryan and Dr. Derek McAleer for a conversation around what a “financial reset” looks like and how a church can be better prepared for financial sustainability by making wise choices now. The conversation will provide guidance on how to look closely at where your church is financially and ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/19/2020 edition

May 18, 2020
Zoom @ Noon: Moving Pastors (NC and SW) – May 19 North Central and Southwest Districts: This informal “zoom at noon” conversation is for pastors who are moving this year. We will reflect together about what an unusual time this is, discuss ways to connect with the pastor whom you are following and the pastor who is following you, and share some ideas about how to leave well and arrive well. For the Zoom link, please contact your district office. Moving pastors are asked to attend the Zoom ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/5/2020 edition

May 04, 2020
Zoom @ Noon: Making a Plan, Opening Your Doors (churches w/avg. worship from 50-150) – May 5 The timing and preparations for local churches opening their doors will look different depending on the size of our congregations. This Zoom @ Noon will help clergy and church leaders think through various points of consideration by connecting with churches of similar size. What does a “rolling restart” look like for a church with 30 in attendance? With 100 in attendance? With over 250 in attendance? ​...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/21/2020 edition

April 19, 2020
Native American Ministries Sunday – April 26 On Native American Ministries Sunday, United Methodists cultivate and support urban missions with Native Americans and fund scholarships for Native American seminarians. Your annual conference retains 50 percent of the offering is to strengthen and develop Native American ministries. However, if no Native American ministries exist in the conference, the entire offering is remitted to the General Council on Finance and Administration for Native ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/7/2020 edition

April 03, 2020
Native American Ministries Sunday – April 26 On Native American Ministries Sunday, United Methodists cultivate and support urban missions with Native Americans and fund scholarships for Native American seminarians. Your annual conference retains 50 percent of the offering is to strengthen and develop Native American ministries. However, if no Native American ministries exist in the conference, the entire offering is remitted to the General Council on Finance and Administration for Native ...

Epworth By The Sea closes for two weeks due to COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Epworth By The Sea will close for two weeks beginning March 16, 2020, at 5 p.m. The conference and retreat center on St. Simons Island, Ga. will remain open to individuals but will not serve any groups on campus. During this time, Epworth will have limited staff on site, but its administrative office will remain open.  Epworth By The Sea is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and is following all CDC recommendations. Please follow the Epworth By The Sea Facebook page for up-to-date ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/17/2020 edition

March 16, 2020
UMCOR Sunday – March 22 UMCOR Sunday (fourth Sunday in Lent) enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reach out through worldwide ministries of food, shelter, health and peace. A special offering is taken on this day to support humanitarian aid through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). You can be assured that when catastrophes cause suffering, your church, impelled by Jesus' love and compassion, will be in the lead to ease the pain. Gifts to the UMCOR Sunday offering ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/3/2020 edition

March 01, 2020
Advanced Lay Speaking Class, Ellaville – March 6-7 A lay speaker is a professing member of a local church who is ready and desirous to serve the Church, and who is well informed on and committed to the Scriptures and the doctrine, heritage, organization, and life of The United Methodist Church. A lay speaker has completed the required training courses in lay speaking and has been approved by a district or annual conference committee on lay speaking. Lay speakers serve the local church by ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/18/2020 edition

February 17, 2020
Sexual Ethics Workshop – Feb. 20 According to the Conference Sexual Ethics policy, this workshop is required every three years for any person serving under appointment by the bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). The Sexual Ethics Workshop will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Pittman Park UMC in Statesboro. Register here. Cost is $35, which includes lunch (collected at the door). Checks can be made payable to South Georgia Conference....

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/4/2020 edition

February 02, 2020
Advanced Lay Speaking Class, Pelham – Feb. 7-8 A lay speaker is a professing member of a local church who is ready and desirous to serve the Church, and who is well informed on and committed to the Scriptures and the doctrine, heritage, organization, and life of The United Methodist Church. A lay speaker has completed the required training courses in lay speaking and has been approved by a district or annual conference committee on lay speaking. Lay speakers serve the local church by witnessing ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 1/21/2020 edition

January 20, 2020
ERT Basic Training, Pooler – Jan. 25 Be prepared to respond to the next disaster. Early response training covers the basics of early disaster response, including roof tarping, cleaning out damaged homes, spiritual and emotional care, team protocols, and more. The purpose of the training is to prepare our United Methodist volunteers to do good and do no harm. Cost is $25. At the training, participants will receive an ERT training manual and, upon completing the course, will receive an UMCOR ID ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/7/2020 edition

January 06, 2020
Leadership Tour, Warner Robins FUMC – Jan. 12 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2020 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of Connectional Ministries. www.sgaumc...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/17/2019 edition

December 15, 2019
Leadership Tour, Statesboro FUMC – Jan. 5, 2020 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2020 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of Connectional Ministries. www.sgau...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/03/2019 edition

December 01, 2019
Leadership Tour, Statesboro FUMC – Jan. 5, 2020 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2020 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of Connectional Ministries. www.sgau...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/19/2019 edition

November 18, 2019
Encounter Youth Retreat – Nov. 22-24 Encounter is a weekend retreat designed for 6th - 12th grade students where everyone will ENCOUNTER God, and each in a very unique way. This retreat will offer passionate worship, relevant Bible study and a meaningful time with other teens at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Click here for more information.  United Methodist Student Day – Nov. 24 The United Methodist Student Day Special Sunday Offering helps provide funds for scholarships and loans ...

Practice radical generosity on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3

Practice radical generosity on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3

November 18, 2019
#GivingTuesday harnesses the generosity of millions of people around the world to support the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. We believe the movement will become the first global day of giving and a year-round platform for strengthening civil society.  We invite you to select an organized affiliated with the South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church. This year, Giving Tuesday is on December 3. Click on a link below to give directly to an organization....

College president announces plans to retire

November 04, 2019
LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander has announced his intention to retire next year, after completing 11 years of service with the institution. “We are closing out a very successful strategic plan and a very fruitful fundraising and building program, highlighted by the new Hudson Lab Sciences Building,” McAlexander said. “As the college approaches its 200th birthday and I will celebrate my 67th, I have decided to make way for a new leader who will prepare the institution to enter its ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/05/2019 edition

November 04, 2019
Wesleyan College Sunday – Nov. 10 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. Lay Speaking Class (Advanced), Waycross – Nov. 15-16 A lay speaker is a professing member of a local church who is ready and desirous to serve the Church, and who is well informed on and committed to the Scriptures and the doctrine, heritage, ...

Magnolia Manor purchases Woodlands Health And Rehabilitation

November 04, 2019
Magnolia Manor is pleased to announce the purchase of Woodlands Health and Rehabilitation, a 169 bed skilled nursing facility located in Midway, Liberty County, Georgia. Ownership transferred on Tuesday, Sept. 10. With a name change to Magnolia Manor of Midway, the facility is now part of the Magnolia Manor family, a growing network of nine senior living communities located across South Georgia. Facility Administrator Amro Amer transitioned with Magnolia Manor and will work with senior staff to...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/15/2019 edition

October 12, 2019
UMW Annual Meeting – Oct. 19 The 2019 South Georgia UMW Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 in Columbus, Ga. Eagles’ Fall Retreat – Oct. 21-23 You are invited to join the Eagles, the retired clergy of the South Georgia Conference, for three wonderful days at beautiful Epworth By The Sea as they meet to sing together, enjoy great programs, host an auction of members’ creations, share meals in the dining hall, and close on Wednesday with a service for those whom we have lost the ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/1/2019 edition

September 30, 2019
Annual SBC21 Leadership & Development Conference – Oct. 5 The 2019 SBC21 Annual Celebration of Leadership and Development Conference will be held Saturday, Oct. 5. Questions? Contact Rev. Earnestine Campbell, associate director of Connectional Ministries, at earnestine@sgaumc.com.  World Communion Sunday – Oct. 6 World Communion Sunday is one of the six churchwide Special Sundays of The United Methodist Church. Our church is at its best when we reach out to sisters and brothers in need. World ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/17/2019 edition

September 15, 2019
KidzQuest Children’s Retreat – Sept. 20-22 KidzQuest, the annual children’s fall retreat sponsored by South Georgia’s Connectional Ministries is for students in 3rd-6th grades. This event typically sells out before the deadline and brings so much energy (and noise!) to the grounds of Epworth By The Sea retreat center on St. Simons Island, GA. 500 children and adult leaders come together with dozens of other church groups, learning how to worship, study God's Word, and understand what a ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/3/2019 edition

September 02, 2019
Methodist Children’s Home Work Day Offering – Sept. 15 Every local church in South Georgia is encouraged to receive a special Work Day Offering to support the ministry of The Methodist Home for Children and Youth. The Work Day Offering for the Methodist Home is a tradition from the 1900s, a time when people, mostly farmers, donated the equivalent of one day’s wages to the Methodist Home. Sometimes they would load a freight car with cotton or peanuts and send it to Macon. Today folks just use a ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/20/2019 edition

August 19, 2019
Pathways – Aug. 24 Churches looking for new ideas, networking opportunities and practical, quality training for their pastors, parishioners, staff and leaders need look no further than this year’s Pathways leadership training event. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins, the training event will offer participants more than 30 workshops to choose from, each designed to help congregations become healthier and to fulfill the mission of making disciples ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/6/2019 edition

August 04, 2019
Southwest District United Methodist Men Rally – Aug. 17 Save the date – Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 – for the Southwest District United Methodist Men’s Rally, to be held at Cairo First UMC from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $10 each. More information regarding speakers and reservations will be provided.  Golden Cross Sunday – Aug. 18 Golden Cross began in 1908 with the commitment of Methodists in Dallas, Texas to provide the first health care to persons who could not ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/23/2019 edition

July 22, 2019
Southwest District United Methodist Men Rally – Aug. 17 Save the date – Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 – for the Southwest District United Methodist Men’s Rally, to be held at Cairo First UMC from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $10 each. More information regarding speakers and reservations will be provided.  Golden Cross Sunday – Aug. 18 Golden Cross began in 1908 with the commitment of Methodists in Dallas, Texas to provide the first health care to persons who could not ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/9/2019 edition

July 06, 2019
YOUTH2019 – July 10-14 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 interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service opportunities, and fellowship time. Expect inspiration, support, and challenges to authentically experience what it means to be United Methodist. The South Georgia Conference will be taking students from our conference to the event via charter bus. For ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/25/2019 edition

June 25, 2019
Camp Connect: Elementary Camp 1 – July 8-12 Elementary Camps, intended for rising 4th-5th 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, art, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp-wide games and worship. All camps are held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island and will begin at 3 p.m. on Monday and conclude at 11 a.m. on ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/11/2019 edition

June 09, 2019
Wesley Glen Day – June 16 Celebrate Wesley Glen Day by wearing your new t-shirt to church on Father's Day. Share photos of you and your church friends to let everyone know that you support the United Methodist ministry for adults with developmental disabilities in the South Georgia Conference. www.wesleyglenministries.com. Peace with Justice Sunday – June 16 Peace with Justice Sunday enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/21/2019 edition

May 20, 2019
2019 South Georgia Annual Conference session, Columbus – June 2-5 The 2019 South Georgia Annual Conference session will be held June 2-5, 2019, at the Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center in Columbus, Ga. All information related to the annual conference session will be posted on the conference website, www.sgaumc.org/annualconference. Advanced Lay Servant Training – June 7-8 An Advanced Lay Servant Training will be held Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at the Chapel’s Midtown Campus in...

Extending the congregation’s reach through Scouting

Extending the congregation’s reach through Scouting

May 20, 2019
By Ty LaValley Scouts BSA Girl Troop 295, chartered by Springfield United Methodist Church, made history on April 1, 2019, when they held their first meeting at Camp K.T. Wallace in Guyton, Ga. The troop is the first Scouts BSA girl troop in the Coastal Georgia Council, which is located in the South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church. The troop began with three girls that crossed over from Pack 295, chartered by Guyton United Methodist Church. Two of the girls earned the Arrow ...

St. Marys United Methodist Church Foundation, Inc. announces spring grants

May 20, 2019
The Board of Directors of the St. Marys United Methodist Church Foundation, Inc. has approved grants for the Spring 2019 Grant Cycle.  Grants totaling $630,055 will be made to 16 organizations the week of June 3, 2019.  The following is a brief description of each recipient and the purpose of the grant. Organizations Serving Southeast Georgia: Camden House / Camden Community Crisis Center (www.camdenhousega.org):  A $50,000 grant to Camden House / Camden Community Crisis Center to support a ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/7/2019 edition

May 07, 2019
Magnolia Manor Sunday – May 12 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. 2019 South Georgia Annual Conference session, Columbus – June 2-5 The 2019 South Georgia Annual Conference session will be held June 2-5, ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/16/2019 edition

April 16, 2019
Eagles’ Spring Picnic – April 25 The South Georgia Eagles (the Conference's retired ministers and spouses) will host a Spring Picnic for all retirees at McRae First UMC Thursday, April 25 at noon. The men of McRae First UMC will prepare a fish dinner for all and attendees are asked to bring dessert or salad fixings. The program will be the hilarious Jacki Beasley impersonating "Miss Busy Body." Come as you are and enjoy the food and fellowship. Contact Dr. Charles E. Cravey at drrev@msn.com for ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/2/2019 edition

April 01, 2019
Sexual Ethics Workshop – April 9 According to the Conference Sexual Ethics policy, this workshop is REQUIRED EVERY (3) THREE YEARS for any person serving under appointment by the bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). Cost is $35, which includes lunch (collected at the door). Checks can be made payable to South Georgia Conference. For questions, email cpcassistant@sgaumc.com. Please note that spouses and lay employees who are not appointed by the bishop are ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/19/2019 edition

March 18, 2019
#ServeSouthGA Day – March 23 #ServeSouthGA is our Annual Conference’s volunteer day, set aside for churches all over South Georgia to move outside the church building and into our communities. An event for all ages, #ServeSouthGA Day allows us to put our faith in action as we serve those in need in our very own town, neighborhood, and community. One Saturday each year, we set aside our personal agendas and head out into the community on a mission to serve others. It is truly a great day of ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/5/2019 edition

March 04, 2019
Post-General Conference Informational Session – March 9 An informational session will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, GA to talk about the outcome of the 2019 called General Conference Session. Open Door Classic 5K, Walk, & Fun Run – March 9 The Open Door Classic 5K, Walk and Fun Run is March 9, 2019, at Woodruff Park with the River Walk as a beautiful backdrop. Registrations begin at 7:30 a.m. with races beginning at 8:30 a.m. Runners, walkers, and children from ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/19/2019 edition

February 17, 2019
Sexual Ethics Workshop, Statesboro – Feb. 21 According to the Conference Sexual Ethics policy, this workshop is required every three years for any person serving under appointment by the bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). The Sexual Ethics Workshop will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Pittman Park UMC in Statesboro. Register here. Cost is $35, which includes lunch (collected at the door). Checks can be made payable to South Georgia...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/5/2019 edition

February 04, 2019
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 professing member of a local church who is ready and desirous to serve the Church, and who is well informed on and committed to the Scriptures and the doctrine, heritage, organization, and life of The United Methodist Church. A lay speaker has completed the required training courses in lay speaking and has been ...

St. Mary’s Road UMC hosts leadership retreat

St. Mary’s Road UMC hosts leadership retreat

February 04, 2019
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 Message) On Saturday, Jan. 26, St. Mary’s Road United Methodist Church in Columbus hosted more than 70 people at the 2019 “Moving with Momentum” Leadership Retreat. The retreat focused on bringing a new level of excellence to ministry and hope to communities by renewing passions, addressing vision, and building foundations ...

Youth invited to annual worship, discipleship event

February 04, 2019
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 interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service opportunities, and fellowship time. Expect inspiration, support, and challenges to authentically experience what it means to be United Methodist. The South Georgia Conference will be taking students from our conference to the event via charter bus. For more information, ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 1/22/2019 edition

January 22, 2019
Ugandan Kids Choir Concert, Richmond Hill UMC – Jan. 23 The children in the Ugandan Kids Choir bring a message of hope – sharing the power of God’s love through traditional music and dance. As they tour the United States, they delight audiences with their high-energy performances and infectious joy. They’ll be in South Georgia Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church. Their performance begins at 6:45 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary. This concert is free of charge; however, ...

Wesleyan College to host scholarship competition March 23

January 21, 2019
Macon, Georgia’s College Street is the site of the original 1836 campus of Wesleyan College, founded by Georgia Methodists as the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Wesleyan College is now located on a beautiful, historic 200-acre campus a few miles north of town, but the marker on the site of Old Wesleyan attests to the origins of its commitment to the education of women. The marker refers to “the motto on Wesleyan’s seal – Scienta et Pietas – which represents ...

Post-General Conference Information Session planned for March 9

January 08, 2019
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 Conference Center in Tifton. An informational meeting – not a special session of the annual conference – the gathering is open to everyone in the South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church.  “I encourage everyone to come, and I especially encourage every local church to send a delegation of persons to represent ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 1/8/2019 edition

January 07, 2019
Connectional Ministries Leadership Tour, Pine Forest UMC, Dublin – Jan. 13 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2019 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/18/2018 edition

December 17, 2018
Connectional Ministries Leadership Tour, Americus FUMC – Jan. 6, 2019 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2019 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/4/2018 edition

December 02, 2018
Connectional Ministries Leadership Tour, Americus FUMC – Jan. 6, 2019 Leaders all across the South Georgia Conference have answered the call to serve in their local church setting. As a faithful member of your congregation, we know you want to serve and serve well! To help equip and empower you in your ministry role, the 2019 Leadership Tour will offer practical teaching and resources to both inspire you and help you lead with confidence. This free event is sponsored by the Office of ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/20/2018 edition

November 19, 2018
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 ...

#GivingTuesday: Joining together to give BIG on Nov 27

November 12, 2018
It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner. That means it’s time once again for UMC #GivingTuesday. In 2017, millions of people from 150 countries raised over $300,000,000 on Giving Tuesday. This year on November 27 United Methodists will once again come together as a part of that movement to advance vital ministries around the world. There are hundreds of ways you can #GiveUMC. | Resources are also available to help you promote Giving Tuesday. To make a big day even BIGGER, ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/06/2018 edition

November 05, 2018
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...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/16/2018 edition

October 15, 2018
General Conference Delegation Listening Post Session, Macon – Oct. 17 South Georgia’s General Conference delegation will host three listening post sessions to provide South Georgia clergy and laity the opportunity to share their thoughts and take part in the Way Forward conversation. This Listening Post session will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. until noon at Centenary UMC in Macon. The events will be structured to allow time for anyone wishing to speak to have a chance to do so. ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/2/2018 edition

October 01, 2018
Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, Southwest District – Sept. 18 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the Southwest District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at Avalon UMC in Albany. Click here for more information about the Way Forward. Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Midland – Sept. 22 An ERT and Chainsaw training will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at Pierce Chapel UMC in Midland. Register here. Early Response Team Trainings ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/18/2018 edition

September 18, 2018
Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, Southwest District – Sept. 18 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the Southwest District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at Avalon UMC in Albany. Click here for more information about the Way Forward. Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Midland – Sept. 22 An ERT and Chainsaw training will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at Pierce Chapel UMC in Midland. Register here. Early Response Team Trainings ...

Young adults are invited to 'Discover'

September 17, 2018
Discover is a weekend event designed for young adults (ages 18-25) who would like to learn more about different ways of serving God's Kingdom. Participants will meet a variety of ministers who live out their call in diverse ways such as counseling, worship leading, graphic design, pastoring local churches, and more. Participants will also learn about ways to pursue the call from different seminary representatives, the candidacy process, Young Clergy Academy and Generation Transformation from ...

Asbury Memorial UMC announces 2018 God on Broadway worship series lineup

September 16, 2018
Submitted by Asbury Memorial UMC Join Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church in Savannah where the popular “God on Broadway” series will continue every Sunday this October. The special worship services will combine sermons with Broadway musical themes featuring songs from the musicals in celebration of God’s Word. Sunday worship services begin at 11:15 a.m. at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 Henry St.; Savannah, GA. God on Broadway will kick off Sunday, Oct. 7 with “Mary ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/4/2018 edition

September 04, 2018
Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, Coastal District – Sept. 6 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the Coastal District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at Hinesville UMC. Click here for more information about the Way Forward. Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, North Central District – Sept. 9 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the North Central District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6 pm until...

Rev. Bernie Khaw to lead online Bible study; starts Oct. 7

September 04, 2018
We sometimes misunderstand the Bible when certain verses are taken out of context. To help avoid this, Rev. Bernie Khaw has led small groups more than 10 times to study the Bible in its wholeness. Upon going into retirement from his extension ministry at Thiells Garnerville UMC (Greater NJ Annual Conference), he continues to pursue this passion, but this time it will be in an online format. The study will take 24 weeks (three 8-week sessions) based on the Covenant Bible Study (see www.covenantb...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/21/2018 edition

August 21, 2018
Pathways – Aug. 25 Churches looking for new ideas, networking opportunities and practical, quality training for their pastors, parishioners, staff and leaders need look no further than this year’s Pathways leadership training event. Scheduled for Saturday, August 25 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins, the training event will offer participants more than 30 workshops to choose from, each designed to help congregations become healthier and to fulfill the mission of making ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/7/2018 edition

August 07, 2018
Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, Northwest District – Aug. 16 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the Northwest District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at St. Luke UMC in Columbus. Click here for more information about the Way Forward. Christian Education Sunday – Aug. 19 Christian Education Sunday “calls the Church as the people of God to be open to growth and learning as disciples of Jesus Christ.” Way Forward Report ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/24/2018 edition

July 23, 2018
Way Forward Report Conversations with Bishop Bryan, Northwest District – Aug. 16 Bishop Bryan invites laity and clergy in the Northwest District to join him to discuss the Way Forward report from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at St. Luke UMC in Columbus. Click here for more information about the Way Forward. Christian Education Sunday – Aug. 19 Christian Education Sunday “calls the Church as the people of God to be open to growth and learning as disciples of Jesus Christ.” Way Forward Report ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/10/2018 edition

July 09, 2018
Mission u – July 12-15 Mission u, the mission education event of the South Georgia Conference, will be held July 12 through July 15, 2018, at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. The annual event is co-sponsored by the conference United Methodist Women and the conference Outreach team. Download the brochure I Register for the event   Camp Connect: Elementary Camp 2 – July 16-20 Elementary Camps, intended for rising 4th-5th grade students, are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/26/2018 edition

June 25, 2018
Golden Cross Sunday – July 1 Golden Cross began in 1908 with the commitment of Methodists in Dallas, Texas to provide the first health care to persons who could not afford it. They began to receive offerings for the expenses of the poor patients at Methodist Hospital in that city. By 1930, the concept was officially adopted throughout the predecessor denominations of The United Methodist Church. Today, Golden Cross is a ministry that reaches out in love to the laity in our Annual Conference who ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/11/2018 edition

June 11, 2018
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.  ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/29/2018 edition

May 28, 2018
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 can be found at 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 ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/15/2018 edition

May 14, 2018
Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Statesboro – May 19 An Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training will be held Saturday, May 19 at Pittman Park UMC in Statesboro. The ERT basic training will run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Chainsaw training will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Register here. Early Response Team Trainings help equip individuals and teams to respond in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. At the training, participants will receive an ERT Training Manual and upon ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/1/2018 edition

April 30, 2018
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.   Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Statesboro – May 19 An Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training will be held Saturday, May 19...

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 ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 4/3/2018 edition

April 03, 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. Eagles’ Picnic - April 5 The Eagles, retired South Georgia clergy and spouses, will gather for their annual picnic Thursday, April 5. Contact Rev. Charles “Buddy” Whatley for more information.   20th Annual Hispanic Rally – April 8 United...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/20/2018 edition

March 19, 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.   UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat - March 23-24 The United Methodist Women of the South Georgia Conference will host their annual Spiritual Growth Retreat March 23-24, 2018, at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. The retreat leader will ...

Attend #generations seminar to learn how to reach all ages

Attend #generations seminar to learn how to reach all ages

March 06, 2018
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.

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 3/6/2018 edition

March 06, 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.   Connecting Neighbors Training, Macon - March 10 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 ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/20/2018 edition

February 20, 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. Campus Crawl: A United Methodist College Tour for High School Students - Feb. 22-25 The North and South Georgia Conferences are teaming up with United Methodist college presidents and campus ministries to offer Campus Crawl - a retreat ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 2/6/2018 edition

February 05, 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. UMVIM Team Leader Training - Feb. 10 Have you been on a mission journey and would you like to take others to a destination to serve? Have you led teams before and would you be interested in sharing your experiences in other local churches...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 1/23/2018 edition

January 22, 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. Winter Conference - Jan. 28-31 Winter Conference, sponsored by Epworth By The Sea, is set for January 28-31, 2018. Bishop James Swanson and Bishop Lawson Bryan will participate in leading the conference. Dr. Ben Witherington, III, ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 1/9/2018 edition

January 08, 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. Human Relations Day - Jan. 14 Sunday, Jan. 14, is Human Relations Day, one of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings for The United Methodist Church. Human Relations Day strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in the ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/18/2017 edition

December 18, 2017
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. Human Relations Day - Jan. 14, 2018 Sunday, Jan. 14, is Human Relations Day, one of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings for The United Methodist Church. Human Relations Day strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 12/4/2017 edition

December 04, 2017
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. Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Roberta – Dec. 9 An ERT and Chainsaw training will be held Saturday, Dec. 9 at Roberta UMC. Register here. Early Response Team Trainings help equip individuals and teams to respond in the ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/20/2017 edition

November 20, 2017
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. Church Security Workshop - Nov. 28 The Office of Connectional Ministries is hosting a one-hour workshop that will provide practical steps a church can take to reduce the risk of an incident occurring as well as how to be prepared if an ...

#GivingTuesday: Connect your passion with God's mission on Nov. 28

#GivingTuesday: Connect your passion with God's mission on Nov. 28

November 17, 2017
It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner. That means it’s time once again for UMC #GivingTuesday. On Nov. 28, United Methodists have the opportunity to extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season through gifts to one of the more than 600 church-related Advance projects and more than 300 United Methodist missionaries. And to make a big day even BIGGER, Georgia Gives Day has joined forces with Giving Tuesday. Support South Georgia United Methodist ministries ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 11/6/2017 edition

November 06, 2017
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. Wesleyan College Sunday – Nov. 12 Each local United Methodist Church in South Georgia is encouraged to take a special offering to support the ministry of Wesleyan College in Macon. To learn more about Wesleyan College, visit www.wesleyanc...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/16/2017 edition

October 16, 2017
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. Fresh Expressions Vision Day - Oct. 19 On Oct. 19, South Georgia will host a Fresh Expressions Vision Day at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. A Fresh Expression is a form of church for a changing culture, established primarily for...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 10/2/2017 edition

October 02, 2017
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. Early Response Team and Chainsaw Training, Moultrie – Oct. 7 An ERT and Chainsaw training will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 at Moultrie UMC. Register here. Early Response Team Trainings help equip individuals and teams to respond in the ...

Harper’s Chapel UMC hosts women’s event

Harper’s Chapel UMC hosts women’s event

October 02, 2017
More than 110 women attended Harper’s Chapel United Methodist Church’s Tea and Social event, held at the Baxley church Saturday, Aug. 19. Guests from Baxley, Atlanta, Savannah, Darien, Brunswick, and Jacksonville, Fla. worshiped and celebrated the grace of God in their lives. Several United Methodist churches, along with community faith-based organizations, gathered to participate in a tea and fashion extravaganza. This year’s theme was “Presenting our best to the Lord” based Psalm 139:14. The ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/18/2017 edition

September 18, 2017
Sexual Ethics Workshop – Sept. 21 A Sexual Ethics Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at Tifton First United Methodist Church. Click here to register for the September workshop. According to the Conference Sexual Ethics policy, this workshop is REQUIRED EVERY (3) THREE YEARS for any person serving under appointment by the bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). Cost is $35, which includes lunch (collected at the door). Checks ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 9/5/2017 edition

September 05, 2017
Advanced Lay Servant Course 2017 – Sept. 9 & Oct. 7 The Coastal District Lay Servant Ministries will be presenting an Advanced Lay Servant Course, “Living Our United Methodist Beliefs.” This is one of the required courses for the new Lay Speaker certification. The classes will be held Sept. 9, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2017, at College Place UMC in Brunswick. Must attend both Saturdays to complete the course. Click here for more information. Global Ministries’ UMC Day of Health – Sept. 15 Global ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/21/2017 edition

August 21, 2017
Pathways to Discipleship – Aug. 26 Churches looking for new ideas, networking opportunities and practical, quality training for their pastors, parishioners, staff and leaders need look no further than this year’s Pathways leadership training event. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins, the training event will offer participants more than 30 workshops to choose from, each designed to help congregations become healthier and to fulfill the mission of ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 8/7/2017 edition

August 07, 2017
Christian Education Sunday – Aug. 20 Christian Education Sunday “calls the Church as the people of God to be open to growth and learning as disciples of Jesus Christ.” Pathways to Discipleship – Aug. 26 Churches looking for new ideas, networking opportunities and practical, quality training for their pastors, parishioners, staff and leaders need look no further than this year’s Pathways leadership training event. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/24/2017 edition

July 24, 2017
Christian Education Sunday – Aug. 20 Christian Education Sunday “calls the Church as the people of God to be open to growth and learning as disciples of Jesus Christ.” Pathways to Discipleship – Aug. 26 Churches looking for new ideas, networking opportunities and practical, quality training for their pastors, parishioners, staff and leaders need look no further than this year’s Pathways leadership training event. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 7/10/2017 edition

July 10, 2017
2017 Mission u – July 13-16 Mission u, the mission education event of the South Georgia Conference, will be held July 13 through July 26, 2017, at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. The annual event is co-sponsored by the conference United Methodist Women and the conference Outreach team. Download the brochure / Room reservation form Click here for leader biographies Click here for an overview of the studies Camp Connect: Elementary Camp 2 – July 17-21 Elementary Camps, intended for ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/26/2017 edition

June 26, 2017
Camp Connect: Middle School Camp 2 – June 26-30 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 ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 6/12/2017 edition

June 12, 2017
Wesley Glen Day – June 18 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 19-23 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.  ...

Events in the South Georgia Conference – 5/15/2017 edition

May 15, 2017
Local Pastors’ Licensing School – May 18-27 Local Pastors’ Licensing School is a “crash course” in being a pastor for those who want to be available for appointment to a church or charge as a licensed local pastor. Those who are licensed for pastoral ministry make a commitment to continue their education beyond Licensing School either through the 20 classes of the Basic Course of Study or through a Masters of Divinity degree from a United Methodist approved seminary. The 2017 Local Pastors’ ...

Dr. Melody Blake to serve as Wesleyan College’s provost and vice president for academic affairs

May 01, 2017
Wesleyan College is pleased to announce Dr. Melody Blake as provost and vice president for academic affairs (VPAA), effective July 10, 2017. Dr. Blake will oversee enrollment and all academic areas of the College including the faculty, academic programs and curricula, library, registrar, academic resources center, and the Centers of Excellence. The Provost/VPAA has key responsibilities in strategic planning, development of academic programs, outcomes assessment, faculty relations, and fiscal ...

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