February 2019

Compass Group

Friday, February 1, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: OCM Office

Vashti Day

Sunday, February 3, 2019
Every local church in South Georgia is encouraged to receive a special offering to support the ministry of The Vashti Center, Inc. To learn more about Vashti and its great ministry, visit www.vashti.org. 

Conference Investment Comm.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Administrative Services Office

CF&A - 2018 Budget review

Thursday, February 7, 2019 11:00 AM
Location: The Methodist Home

Lay Speaker Training, Hahira UMC

Friday, February 8, 2019 to Saturday, February 9, 2019
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses Feb. 8-9: Hahira 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 the ...

Annual Multicultural Luncheon Celebration

Saturday, February 9, 2019
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, the World.” The luncheon will celebrate the gifts God has provided ...

Andrew College Sunday

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Founded in January 1854, Andrew College has continuously provided an academically challenging liberal arts education within a nurturing community for more than 160 years. A member of the South Georgia Conference, Andrew strives to inspire academic ...

Conference Nominations Comm.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Riverside UMC

Volunteers In Mission Awareness Sunday

Sunday, February 17, 2019
United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) exists to promote, encourage, and enable Christians to exemplify “Christian Love In Action” through short-term mission service in the United States and abroad. UMVIM provides opportunities for service ...

Increased Impact Regional Day Away - Warner Robins

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Increased Impact Regional Day Away: Engage in conversation around the topic of mobilizing members into ministry. For Increased Impact Cohorts

Sexual Ethics Workshop

Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Pittman Park UMC
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...

Increased Impact Regional Day Away - Columbus

Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Increased Impact Regional Day Away: Engage in conversation around the topic of mobilizing members into ministry. For Increased Impact Cohorts

Increased Impact Regional Day Away - Valdosta

Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Increased Impact Regional Day Away: Engage in conversation around the topic of mobilizing members into ministry. For Increased Impact Cohorts

Increased Impact Regional Day Away - Pooler

Friday, February 22, 2019 10:00 AM to 7:00 AM
Increased Impact Regional Day Away: Engage in conversation around the topic of mobilizing members into ministry. For Increased Impact Cohorts

Kingdom Builders Promotion Sunday

Sunday, February 24, 2019
You Are BLESSED! You are blessed to be a blessing. We have been blessed to travel roads that were paved by those that went before us. Our lives have been changed by the investments they made. Now the torch has been passed to us to make the ...

Campus Crawl

Thursday, February 28, 2019 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
The 2019 Campus Crawl is set for Feb. 28 - March 3, 2019. During the Campus Crawl weekend, high school students from both the North and South Georgia Conferences will meet representatives from United Methodist Colleges and Universities in Georgia as...

Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat

Friday, March 1, 2019 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Designed for students in the fifth grade and above, the “Join the Journey” Confirmation Retreat will provide churches of all sizes an opportunity to connect with others through worship, study, and fellowship.  The event will also include large group ...

Conference Board of Pensions

Friday, March 1, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

Cabinet Session II

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019

Post-General Conference Information Session

Saturday, March 9, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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...

Cabinet Session III

Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019

Lay Speaker Training, Pittman Park UMC

Friday, March 15, 2019 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses March 15-16: Pittman Park UMC, Statesboro 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...

Minister Spouses Retreat

Friday, March 15, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
Download the flyer Come to the Waters: Refresh, Rekindle, and Remember March 15-17, 2019 Epworth By The Sea St. Simons Island, GA REGISTER ONLINE QUESTIONS Please direct any questions to Vickie Rushing, 2019 Publicity Chair, at Vickie3@ymail.com or ...

Cabinet Session IV

Monday, March 18, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019

CF&A Budget Comm.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Administrative Services Office

CF&A full 2020 budget meeting

Friday, March 22, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

#ServeSouthGA Day

Saturday, March 23, 2019
#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 ...

Wesley Glen's Cherry Blossom Road Race

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Wesley Glen's Cherry Blossom Road Race Sunday March 24, 2019 3 p.m. Join hundreds of runners for the 17th annual Cherry Blossom Road Race for Wesley Glen Ministries. It will be held in a very special location this year - Downtown Macon! Plan to ...
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Cabinet Retreat

Monday, March 25, 2019 to Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Lay Speaker Training, Richmond Hill UMC

Friday, March 29, 2019 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Lay Speaker Training Basic and Advanced Lay Speaking Courses March 29-30: Richmond Hill 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 ...

UMCOR Sunday

Sunday, March 31, 2019
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...

Cabinet Session V

Monday, April 1, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019

Sexual Ethics Workshop

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Vineville UMC
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...

Increased Impact Closing Retreat (Epworth)

Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:00 PM to Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Increased Impact Closing Retreat: Review & evaluate the year. Celebrate successes, worship, set continuing goals. For All Increased Impact Cohorts

Georgia United Methodist Foundation Trustees mtng

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:00 AM

Eagles' Spring Picnic

Thursday, April 25, 2019
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 ...

United Methodist Men Annual Retreat

Friday, April 26, 2019 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
South Georgia Conference United Methodist Men Annual Retreat April 26-27, 2019 Epworth By The Sea St. Simons Island, GA Download the brochure Click here for housing registration

Wesley Glen Ministries' Fish Fry

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Wesley Glen Ministries' Annual Fish Fry Saturday, April 27 11 a.m.  2 p.m. Wesley Glen's annual Fish Fry event is the place to be for good food, music, and great fellowship. Join them for a fun-filled day on April 27  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! For ...
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Witnessing Through The Storm

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Cordele First UMC 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes lunch) REGISTRATION OPENING SOON Click here to download a PDF promotional flyer The South Georgia Conference has experienced multiple catastrophic events in the past three years and churches ...

Council on Bishops

Sunday, May 5, 2019 to Thursday, May 9, 2019

Native American Ministries Sunday

Sunday, May 5, 2019
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 ...

Magnolia Manor Sunday

Sunday, May 12, 2019
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 ...

CF&A Contingency mtng

Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: Methodist Children's Home

Pastor's Moving Day Seminar @ Riverside UMC

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:30 AM

Cabinet Meeting

Saturday, June 1, 2019

South Georgia Annual Conference session - Columbus, GA

Sunday, June 2, 2019 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Each year—traditionally in June for the South Georgia Conference—all clergy members and an equal number of lay members selected from the local churches attend their conference’s Annual Conference session and meet together to worship, fellowship, and ...

Pulpit Lay Supply Sunday

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Camp Connect: High School Camp

Monday, June 10, 2019 to Friday, June 14, 2019
High School Camp: June 10-14, 2019 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 of camp is filled with fun activities and ...

Pastor's Moving Day

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wesley Glen Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019
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 ...
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Peace with Justice Sunday

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Peace with Justice Sunday enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.  In Arizona border towns, communities facing social challenges are dramatically divided. ...

Wesley Glen Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019
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

Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
Middle School Camp 1: June 17-21, 2019 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.  ...

Camp Connect: Middle School Camp 2

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019
Middle School Camp 2: June 24-28, 2019 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.  ...

Camp Connect: Elementary Camp 1

Monday, July 8, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Elementary Camp 1: July 8 - 12, 2019 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.  ...

YOUTH2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 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 ...

Georgia United Methodist Pastors' School

Monday, July 15, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019
The 2019 Georgia Pastors' School is set for July 15-18 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Georgia Pastors' School provides inspiration, education, fellowship, fun and relaxation for North and South Georgia clergy and their families. The ...

Camp Connect: Elementary Camp 2

Monday, July 15, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Elementary Camp 2: July 15 - 19, 2019 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.  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

CF&A Fall mtng

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

Order Of Eagles Fall Retreat

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Join us for three wonderful days at beautiful Epworth-by-the-Sea as we 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 ...

Georgia United Methodist Foundation Trustees mtng

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.

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...

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