Videos highlight ways Conference is alive
During the 2021 online Annual Conference session, delegates watched videos highlighting areas in the South Georgia Conference that are alive and vital and ways the conference is “Alive Together at the Table.”
Connectional Ministries highlighted various missions and ministries showing the impact our connection is having both within the bounds of South Georgia and beyond.
- Camp Connect: Camp Connect has made a comeback, and we are HAVING CAMPS this summer!
- Book Club: Learn about the diverse group of clergy and laity who gathered at the virtual table to read and discuss, “How To Be An Antiracist” by Dr. Ibram Kendi.
- Disaster Response Highlight: We celebrate the impact of our Disaster Response Ministries relief efforts following 2020’s catastrophic events.
- Mission Spotlight: Travel to Kamisamba Farm in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the North Katanga Annual Conference to see the fruits of your generosity.
- Black History Month Highlight: Patsy Thomas provides a beautiful tribute to the legacy of South Georgia’s own Mrs. Gloria Gilmore, South Georgia’s first African American UMW president.
- One Matters Award: Emanuel UMC was recognized for their renewed focus on discipleship with an award from Discipleship Ministries.
Congregational Development is helping equip the laity of the South Georgia conference through three certified levels of lay ministry training available to laity who want to grow in their leadership within the local church. One of these is Certified Lay Ministers (CLM).
Board of Ministry
S3 is a program for sustaining excellence in ministry sponsored by the South Georgia Order of Elders and the Board of Ordained Ministry. S3 is a collaborative, small group, action learning experience that will help sustain/promote excellence in ordained ministry.
Golden Cross is a ministry that reaches out in love to individuals in our Annual Conference who are experiencing financial difficulty due to excessive medical expenses. Through the Golden Cross Fund, United Methodists care for members of our local churches in a time of emotional stress and financial need.
John Wesley Moments
Each year, a highlight of our conference session is hearing from Rev. David Hanson in his John Wesley Moments.
Special Music & Dance
For full Annual Conference coverage, visit www.sgaumc.org/annualconference.