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

4/30/2018

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 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 completing the course will receive an UMCOR ID Badge and a T-shirt. Background checks are required before receiving badges. Please provide proof of background check. Safe Sanctuaries background checks are applicable. Lunch is also included in the cost. Chainsaw training requirements: complete and pass ERT training offered in the morning or hold current ERT badge. Instructors are Chris and Susan Hughes (for questions, contact Susan at 912-423-9381). Cost: $25.00 Basic ERT, $6 additional for chainsaw/ $12.00 Chainsaw only with current ERT badge
 
Peace with Justice Sunday – May 27
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. Click here for resources to help promote this special Sunday.
 
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 will be posted on the conference website, 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 of camp is filled with fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship.  Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, art, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp-wide games and worship. Stay tuned as more activities are in the works! High School Camp is held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island and will begin at 3:00 pm on Monday and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.
 
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.  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 and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.
 
Camp Connect: Middle School Camp 2 – June 25-29
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 and conclude at 11:00 am on Friday (no lunch will be provided on Friday). Campers will stay in a cabin for the week. Counselors are provided. Visit www.campconnectumc.org for all the details. Contact the Office of Connectional Ministries at (912) 638-8626 with any questions.