Denman Evangelism Awards presented


Two South Georgia United Methodists have been awarded UM’s highest honor, the Harry Denman Evangelism Award. 

Given through the Conference Witness Team, the Denman Awards recognize outstanding work in the field of evangelism.  

Rev. Alan Miller, who retired in June 2015 after serving 38 years in the South Georgia Conference, is the 2015 clergy award recipient. He most recently served Sycamore and Ashburn UMCs. Rev. Miller and his wife, Sandy, now live in North Georgia and serve Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Calhoun.

Tom Turner, a member of Kingsland First United Methodist Church, is this year’s laity Denman Award recipient. Turner actively serves in his local church and community, leading small group Bible studies and serving through Habitat for Humanity.

Since 1982, the South Georgia Conference has celebrated the outstanding personal evangelism ministries of United Methodist clergy, laity and youth.

Click here to view a photo of clergy award winner Rev. Miller, pictured with his wife, Sandy.

Click here to view a photo of laity award winner Tom Turner.

To nominate clergy, laity or youth for the 2016 Harry Denman Evangelism award, contact Karen Forrester, Conference Witness Team chairwoman, at