September 25, 2023

FUMC Cottondale relaunched as Restoration UMC

(Amanda Leeser) - Restoration UMC in Cottondale, Florida, officially launched on January 1, 2023, after a soft opening on Christmas Eve. “There were a lot of fellow United Methodists who had helped to restore the old First UMC of ...

September 18, 2023

Glimmers of hope and reconciliation emerge following AWF Annual Conference

(Rev. Kelli Hitchman-Craig) - Following a difficult year processing over 190 church disaffiliations, the Alabama-West Florida Conference Board of Trustees is proud to share their newly adopted re-affiliation policy. The policy was...

September 14, 2023

AWF Conference Trustees Release ¶2549 Policy for 2024

As requested by the Dean of the Cabinet at the 2023 Alabama-West Florida Conference, the AWF Conference Trustees have approved a ¶2549 agreement and policy for churches to use for exit from the denomination. This policy goes into ...

September 13, 2023

Alabama-West Florida Conference Announces New Treasurer

The Council on Finance and Administration (CFA) of the Alabama-West Florida Conference proudly announces Rev. Angie Long as the new treasurer and director of administrative services. Rev. Long is an ordained elder in the ...

September 12, 2023

AWF Delegation Gathers for Fall Retreat

The Alabama-West Florida Conference delegation met on Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11 on the campus of Huntingdon College for a time of work, worship, and fellowship. This delegation was elected in 2019 and 2023 due ...

August 31, 2023

Foundry UMC Welcomes Full Congregation in Renewed Building

(Rev. Kelli Hitchman-Craig) - Like many small towns across the United States, there’s something special about Opelika, Alabama. Though nestled right next door to Auburn University, Opelika’s story and legacy holds its own place in...

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