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.
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, 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.
UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat – March 23-25
The United Methodist Women of the South Georgia Conference will host their annual Spiritual Growth Retreat March 23-25 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Coming together under the theme of “My Joy Cometh in the Morning,” from Psalm 30:5, retreat participants will hear speaker Cindy Ricker challenge and urge them to examine their relationship with Christ. They will also have opportunities on Saturday to participate in two interest groups. Visit www.sgaumc.org for more information and to download a brochure.
Open Door Community House’s Walk Classic – March 24
Open Door Community House’s 25th Annual Walk Classic will be held Saturday, March 24 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the CSU Intramural Field and Pavilion in Columbus. For more information, call 706-323-5518.
Early Response Team Training, St. Simons – March 30-31
An ERT Training will take place March 30-31 at St. Simons United Methodist Church from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. and continue on Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon. The instructor will be Jamie Gibson, South Georgia Conference UMVIM Coordinator. For more information, contact Rev. Marcia Cochran at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-638-3317.
United Methodist Men’s Spring Retreat – April 13-15
The United Methodist Men of the South Georgia Conference will host their annual Spring Retreat April 13-15 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island.
Older Adult Retreat – April 16-18
The 2012 Older Adult Retreat is set for April 16-18 at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Meeting under the theme "Outrageous Joy," the Older Adult Retreat is an exciting opportunity for senior adults to discover, develop, and fulfill their God-given purpose. For more information, call (888) 266-7642 or visit www.sgaumc.org.
Transition Workshop for Moving Clergy, Dublin – April 17 & 18
Full-time pastors who will move to new appointments in June 2012 are required to participate in one of two full-day transition workshops. The first is set for Tuesday, April 17 at Dublin First UMC, and the second is set for Wednesday, April 18 at Tifton First UMC. Both workshops will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. The goal of this workshop is to facilitate and expedite the transition so new pastors are up and running as quickly as possible. There is no charge for this event, but each participant will be asked to contribute a small amount towards lunch and they must register in order to receive materials at the seminar and to ensure a lunch will be prepared. Participants should register with their current District Superintendent.