Volunteers in Mission Awareness Sunday – Feb. 19
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. You can help support the work of UMVIM in the South Georgia Conference by giving an offering to support this vital ministry on this special Sunday.
Eagles trip to Green Bough House of Prayer – Feb. 21-22
The South Georgia Eagles, a group of retired United Methodist ministers and their spouses, are invited to experience Ash Wednesday at the Green Bough House of Prayer in Scott, Ga. The group will gather at Green Bough on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. for a supper and orientation session with Fay Key and Steve Bullington, founders of the House of Prayer. On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, the group will again gather at Green Bough at 9:30 a.m. to experience Ash Wednesday worship and lunch in preparation for the season of Lent. The first eight people to register will be able to stay on the Green Bough campus. Additional registrants can stay in Dublin at the Jamison Inn at a special rate.To register, call Rev. Dave or Kay Hanson at 912-634-6384 or via email at email@example.com. Please register even if you will be staying with friends and only attending the Green Bough events.
Disciple Covenant Conference – Feb. 24-25
The 2012 Disciple Covenant Conference (DCC) is set for Feb. 24–25, 2012, at the Macon Centreplex in Macon. The DCC is an experience where clergy, staff and laity come together to develop and improve personal and congregational covenants based on the timeless values of our faith. Speakers for the two-day event include Tim Stevens, Sister Kathleen Flood, Jim and Jennifer Cowart and Jay Hanson. Robert McMichael and Jarvis Wilson will lead worship for the event. For more details, visit disciplecovenantconference.org or contact Pam Kanode at (478) 475-9286 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kingdom Builder’s Sunday – Feb. 26
the Office of New and Revitalized Congregational Development of the South Georgia Conference seeks to bring gifted leaders, called by God, to churches and communities in need; to provide financial support to birth new congregations; and to revitalize declining congregations. Feb. 26 is Kingdom Builders Sunday; please prayerfully consider partnering with NRCD as they seek to offer exciting worship opportunities to people across South Georgia.
2012 Clergy Spouses’ Retreat – March 16-18
The 2012 Clergy Spouses' Retreat is set for March 16 – 18 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Meeting under the theme "I Don’t Have Baggage – I Have Designer Luggage," this year's retreat will feature speaker Cathy Lee Phillips. Visit www.sgaumc.org for more information and to view the brochure.
2012 Confirmation Retreat – March 16-18
Come on and 'Join The Journey'! This weekend retreat will show students the right path in their search to know more about Jesus Christ and their United Methodist heritage. For more information, please visit www.sgaumc.org or contact Diane Giles at 888-266-7642.
One Great Hour of Sharing – March 18
One Great Hour of Sharing 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 UMCOR. To learn more about UMCOR or to order resources to promote the offering, visit www.umcor.org or call 888-346-3862.
Open Door Community House’s Walk Classic – March 24
Open Door Community House’s 25th Annual Walk Classic will be held Saturday, March 24. For more information, call 706-323-5518.