August 2019

UMW Social Action Seminar & Workshop

Saturday, August 3, 2019
South Georgia's United Methodist Women will host a Social Action Seminar and Workshop on Saturday, Aug. 3 at Centerville United Methodist Church (600 N. Houston Lake Blvd.) Download the brochure

ERT Training & Chainsaw Operator Safety, Glennville

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019 8:30 a.m. (Chainsaw training will begin at 3 p.m.)  Glennville UMC: 116 S Caswell St, Glennville, GA 30427 Register here Early Response Team (ERT) Training helps equip individuals and teams to respond in the immediate ...

Golden Cross Sunday

Sunday, August 18, 2019
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 ...

Pathways

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Location: Trinity UMC, Warner Robins, GA
Equip yourself for effective ministry at Pathways 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 ...

Conference Personnel Committee

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The Annual Conference Program Committee will meet in Macon September 11 to begin planning for the 2020 Annual Conference Session, set for June 7 in Columbus, Ga.

Methodist Children's Home Work Day Offering

Sunday, September 15, 2019
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 ...

KidzQuest Children's Retreat

Friday, September 20, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019
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 ...

Sexual Ethics Workshop

Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Tifton First UMC

Early Response & Chainsaw Operator Safety Training, Midland

Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019 8 a.m. (Chainsaw training will begin at 1 p.m.) Pierce Chapel UMC: 5122 Pierce Chapel Rd, Midland, GA 31820 Register here Early Response Team (ERT) Training helps equip individuals and teams to respond in the immediate ...

Annual SBC21 Leadership & Development Conference

Saturday, October 5, 2019
The 2019 SBC21 Annual Celebration of Leadership and Development Conference will be held Saturday, October 5.  Questions? Contact Rev. Earnestine Campbell, associate director of Connectional Ministries, at earnestine@sgaumc.com. 

World Communion Sunday

Sunday, October 6, 2019
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 Communion Sunday calls the church to reach out to all people and ...

Conference Board of Pensions

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

Conference Board of Trustees

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home, Macon

Conference Investment Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: online/conference call

Conference CF&A Fall Meeting

Friday, October 11, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

Eagles' Fall Retreat

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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 ...

UMW Sunday in Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2019
Sunday in Purple, sponsored by South Georgia's United Methodist Women, is a day to focus on increasing awareness of domestic violence in the United States and to be in solidarity with our sisters in South America where domestic violence often ...

Georgia United Methodist Foundation Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:00 AM
Location: Wesleyan College

Wesley Glen's Golf Tournament

Monday, November 4, 2019
Wesley Glen's Golf Tournament Monday, November 4, 2019 Tee-off at noon One game of golf can make a big difference! Tee off at noon at the beautiful Brickyard Golf Club in Macon to support Wesley Glen Ministries. Lunch is provided and you’re ...
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Wesleyan College Sunday

Sunday, November 10, 2019
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.

SEJ Clergywomen's Retreat

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Uncharted:  Adventuring the Wilderness with God Calling all SEJ Clergywomen! SAVE THE DATE!!! Nov. 18-21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Fla. Registration opens May 1, 2019 Early Bird: $199 (May 1 - Aug. 31) Regular: $225 At-The-Door: $250

Encounter Youth Retreat

Friday, November 22, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
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...

United Methodist Student Day

Sunday, November 24, 2019
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...

Last Day for 2020 Compensation Forms

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Equitable Compensation Meeting

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:30 AM

Leadership Tour - Statesboro FUMC

Sunday, January 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, ...

RIM Day Apart

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Leadership Tour - Warner Robins FUMC

Sunday, January 12, 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, ...

Lay Speaker Training - Pelham

Friday, January 17, 2020 to Saturday, January 18, 2020
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses Jan. 17-18: Hand Memorial UMC, Pelham Lay Speaker 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 ...

Leadership Tour - Camilla UMC

Sunday, January 19, 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, ...

Statistical Tables Open

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Leadership Tour - Hinesville FUMC

Sunday, January 26, 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, ...

Winter Conference

Sunday, January 26, 2020 to Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Epworth By The Sea
Keynote Speaker: LEN WILSON, Creative Director at St. Andrew UMC, a large church in Plano, TX. He is a storyteller and expert strategist in communications and creativity in church life. After GC 2019, each church will need a clear, concise, creative ...
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Lay Speaker Training - Perry

Friday, January 31, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses Jan. 31 - Feb. 1: Crossroads UMC, Perry Lay Speaker 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 ...

Certified Lay Ministry Training

Saturday, February 1, 2020
Laity have long been an integral part of Methodist ministry. Lay leaders, lay speakers, and lay missioners have served the church almost since its inception. Certified Lay Ministers (CLMs) typically provide ministry in part-time or volunteer roles ...

Annual Multicultural Luncheon Celebration

Saturday, February 8, 2020
The fourth annual Multicultural Luncheon will be held February 8, 2020. For more information, contact Earnestine Campbell at earnestine@sgaumc.com.

Lay Speaker Training - Ellaville

Friday, February 14, 2020 to Saturday, February 15, 2020
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses Feb. 14 - Feb. 15: Ellaville UMC Lay Speaker 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 ...

Sexual Ethics Workshop

Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Pittman Park UMC

Lay Speaker Training - McRae

Friday, February 28, 2020 to Saturday, February 29, 2020
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses Feb. 28 - Feb. 29: McRae UMC Lay Speaker 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...

Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat

Saturday, February 29, 2020 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
The 18th annual South Georgia Conference sponsored Confirmation Retreat is designed for students in the fifth grade and above. This event provides churches of all sizes an opportunity to connect with others through worship, study, and fellowship.  It...

BOM March Interviews

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: The Methodist Home
In the March interviews, candidates hear whether they are approved for the clergy status they are seeking, or they are deferred in order to grow in certain areas. 

Statistical Tables close

Friday, March 6, 2020

Sexual Ethics Workshop

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Vineville UMC

BOM May Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Location: The Methodist Home
This day-long meeting is to conduct business, and we review the various conference relations of our clergy and prepare to make recommendations to the full clergy session at the Annual Conference session the following June.  

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