Conference Leadership Releases Restart Guidelines for In-person Worship

November 19, 2020

A Video Message from Bishop Graves: Thanksgiving and Advent

November 19, 2020 As we move into the holiday season, Bishop David Graves invites you to hear a brief video message. Click here for video. We invite you to share this message with your church and on social media. Click here for ...

November 05, 2020

Zirlott Road UMC layperson leads storm relief efforts

Clayton Schwind’s phone rang as he cut tree limbs and cleared storm debris from his Mon Louis Island yard. On other end of the line were Hurricane Sally survivors who needed help. Schwind, Zirlott Road UMC’s disaster coordinator,...

November 04, 2020

Needs Assessments Continue after Zeta and Sally

One week ago today Hurricane Zeta raced through the Alabama-West Florida Conference, just weeks after Hurricane Sally made landfall along the coast. While Hurricane Sally left more long-term damage, Zeta added additional burdens ...

November 04, 2020

District connectional system vital after storms

(Kara WItherow for AWFUMC) - When a disaster strikes, the first 72 hours are critical. That’s why it’s necessary, Rev. Jared Parker says, to have a system in place in order to respond efficiently and effectively. Since late ...

November 02, 2020

Bishop Announces Alabama-West Florida Coalition for Dismantling Racism

Under the leadership of Bishop Davis Graves, the Alabama-West Florida Conference has established The Coalition for Dismantling Racism. This group of leaders met Thursday, October 29, 2020, to begin critical work around racism.   ...

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