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FROM THE BISHOP R. LAWSON BRYAN Traveling 6,465 miles together really gives you an opportunity to get to know your companions. That is the privilege I had in leading the recent ...
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OUR CONNECTION MATTERS NITA CRUMP These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter), and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother ...
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Events in the South Georgia Conference - 12/02/2013 edition

November 26, 2013
Giving Tuesday - Dec. 3 With its Giving Tuesday initiative, set for Tuesday, Dec. 3, The United Methodist Church is inviting everyone to begin their Advent season by giving monetary gifts to any project through The Advance. Every gift up to $10,000 made online on Tuesday, Dec. 3 through The Advance will be matched dollar for dollar by the General Board of Global Ministries. Several missionaries supported by South Georgia UM churches are among the more than 850 United Methodist-related Advance ...

McAfee received Order of Andrew; earned college's most prestigious award

September 16, 2013
Former Board Chair Emily Jean McAfee received the Order of Andrew award at Andrew College’s annual Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. The Order of Andrew is the College’s most prestigious award and is bestowed upon those persons who have demonstrated a tireless dedication to the education and enrichment of the men and women Andrew serves. A handmade glass sculpture featuring a butterfly and caterpillar accompany the award, symbolizing the enormous variety of human talent in the ...

Scams Target United Methodists

September 03, 2013
Unfortunately scam phone calls and emails are not unusual, but several scams lately are specifically targeting United Methodists.   One scam has been reported by United Methodist pastors across the denomination. A person claiming to be a United Methodist bishop (Bishop Bledsoe, Bishop King and Bishop Holston's names have been used) calls to say that his daughter, niece, or friend has broken down in your town. He needs your help getting them a prepaid credit card to get back on the road. Please ...

Simplify Your Life With a 2014 Program Calendar

August 29, 2013
The 2014 Official United Methodist Program Calendar – now available from United Methodist Communications – offers the fastest and easiest way to keep church leaders on track with church business through a variety of convenient, durable, attractive options both for the office and on the go. This year’s calendar features Imagine No Malaria, a denominational initiative to eliminate deaths from malaria, a preventable disease that claims more than half a million lives every year. The ever-popular ...

Lyman Coleman to lead Eagles' Retreat

August 17, 2011
The South Georgia Eagles, a group of retired South Georgia United Methodist pastors and spouses, will gather November 7-9, 2011, at Epworth By The Sea, for their annual retreat. Rev. Dave and Kay Hanson, Eagles’ co-presidents, are happy to announce that Rev. Lyman Coleman, a world-wide leader in small-group ministries, will lead the retreat. “Lyman Coleman has more fun leading a retreat than anyone I know!” Rev. Hanson said. Dr. Coleman has trained more than 500,000 small group leaders in his ...

South Georgia United Methodist Women prepare for annual meeting

August 17, 2011
On Saturday, October 15, United Methodist Women from around the conference will gather together to celebrate 39 years of mission work in South Georgia and around the world. Meeting at Macon’s Vineville United Methodist Church under the theme, “Finding Peace in a Busy World,” this year’s annual meeting and celebration will feature the work of the Vashti Center in Thomasville, Ga., one of the South Georgia mission agencies supported by the Women’s Division. Cathy Snook, Vashti’s director of ...

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