Conference Leadership Releases Restart Guidelines for In-person Worship

April 19, 2021

UMC, Marianna business owners team up to provide housing

(Kari Barlow for the AWFUMC) - Business owners in the Marianna area have joined forces to make home ownership a reality for several families displaced by Hurricane Michael.   “In Marianna, we are up to 11 brand-new houses,” said ...

April 07, 2021

Bishop Announces 2021-2022 Cabinet and Staff Changes

Bishop David Graves, resident bishop of the Alabama-West Florida Conference, has announced the four district superintendents who will serve and lead the implementation of the new district model, announced on May 5, 2020.   Dr. ...

March 23, 2021

A Word from Bishop Graves: May 8 Cancellation

Friends,   Yesterday the Council of Bishops announced that the called session of General Conference, to be held on May 8, has been cancelled. The Council of Bishops determined that this was in the best interest of the church.   ...

March 17, 2021

A Word from Bishop Graves: Updated Appointment Timeline

Connectional friends,   On January 25, 2021, I shared this original timeline of the appointment making process. While the cabinet and I have adhered to this timeline thus far, we will need to adjust our schedule due to the ...

March 16, 2021

A Word from Bishop Graves: COVID protocols

Friends of the Alabama-West Florida Conference,    One year ago the world began to shut down due to COVID-19. It is an emotional whirlwind to think back on how little we knew about the virus and the implications it would have on ...

Upcoming Eventsview all