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In the church there is no "them." There is only "us." —Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson
The 2017 North Georgia Annual Conference session was held June 13-15 at The Classic Center in Athens, Ga. With a theme of "Show Your Work: Worship That Inspires Action,” the session focused on worship preparation and innovation. Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson presided, marking her first Annual Conference as resident bishop in North Georgia…

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Live Stream Annual Conference 2017
The Live Stream of Annual Conference will be available beginning with Opening Worship at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13.
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Preacher – Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson
Planner – Sonny Sellers, Griffin First UMC, GRFN
“Show Your Work! – Opening Worship”
3:30 pm
Call to Order – 151st Session – Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson
Welcome and Annual Conference Theme
Welcome by Host Committee

In Montana's Flathead Valley, where some of the state's most liberal and conservative communities sit side by side, the national debate over refugees plays out on a small-town stage.

The number of forcibly displaced people today is almost 66 million. Some 22 million of them are refugees, of which 54 percent come from Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria. Eighty percent of forcibly displaced people are in Africa.

-- By Jackie Campbell--
The historic Mount Harmony United Methodist Church was severely damaged on Tuesday, April 4 when a fully loaded tractor-trailer hauling small-diameter steel rods crashed into the building. No one was hurt except the driver, who reportedly injured his hand
The church building, however, is a total loss, said the Rev. Kenneth Haines, pastor. "The entire load of several hundred one-inch steel rods…

View a detailed denominational profile for United Methodist Church including membership data, geographical distribution, mergers and splits, change over time and related surveys. Provided for free from the Association of Religion Data Archives (TheArda.com).

The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies
Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist…

Christian leaders from around Asia joined in celebrating the opening of a regional United Methodist Global Ministries office March 23, and welcoming the spir...

In the aftermath of the attack at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, here is what we know

United Methodists among thousands in D.C. marching against resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, based in North Dakota, and other pipeline opponents have argued in federal court that the pipeline crosses sacred land, was approved by the government without adequate consultation, and would contaminate its water supply. Erik Alsgaard reports for United Methodist News Service.

Humberto Barralaga, detained for more than a month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been released on $8,000 bond. The Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, Director of Hispanic/Latino Communications at United Methodist Communications, reports for United Methodist News Service.

The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.