The Pensacola District of The United Methodist Church
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Here for You - Serving Jesus

           

Current and Upcoming Events
 
 
 
July 4, 2017
Independence Day - The Pensacola District Office will be closed.
 
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July 9, 2017
First Sunday in New Appointment for clergy with new appointments. The event page is here. For more information please contact the Department of Ministerial Services at 334-356-8014 or erika@awfumc.org or (toll-free) 1-888-873-3127.
 
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July 21-22, 2017
AWF Conference Cooperative Mission u Event at Millbrook First UMC. The event page is here.  The deadline to register is July 8, 2017.
 
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July 28-29, 2017
Beginning Pastor's Workshop at Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church in Montgomery. This workshop is required for those who are receiving a new appointment for the first time at annual conference.

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August 1, 2017
The Pensacola District Committee on Ministry will meet and conduct interviews at Gadsden Street United Methodist Church. More information is here.
 
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August 4-6, 2017
"Blue Lake United Christian Ashram" at Blue Lake, Andalusia, AL. The event page is hereThis gathering was created by visionary missionary E. Stanley Jones and involves the whole family in spiritual renewal. Evangelist will be Dr. Tom Albin, who is dean of  The Upper Room Chapel and General Secretary of the International Christian Ashrams.  Bible study will be led by Mrs. Marjorie Black, a gifted United Methodist Bible teacher and superintendent's wife. She has been an active leader in church music, missions, visitation, Lay Servant ministries, and ministry to women, children, youth, and senior adults.  Activities for youth and children are available during scheduled sessions.  To register contact Barbara Pickard, barbarapickard@gmail.com or visit http://www.christianashram.org/ to request more information.
 
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August 12, 2017
Mission Study "The Bible and Human Sexuality," sponsored by Pensacola District United Methodist Women, Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church in Pensacola. More information will be available at http://awf-umw.org/pensacola.html.  The event page is here.
 
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August 14-17, 2017
2017-2010 Spiritual Direction Training
(AWFUMC.org) - The three year Spiritual Direction Training, hosted by Sacred Space Spiritual Formation, is suited to those who hunger to experience deeper intimacy with God, to grow in attentiveness to God’s movement, are drawn to compassionate listening, feel a call to companion others on the spiritual journey, and seek spiritual community with others.
 
EXPECTED OUTCOME
• Lifelong compassionate listening skills
• Strong community development between participants
• Personal transformation and deeper inner-personal relationships
• Certificate as a trained spiritual director
 
BROCHURE
Click here to download.

ENROLLMENT
Registration page is here.  Enrollment fee is $50. Each forum is $390 (includes instruction, meals, & private room/bath).  A $50 non-refundable enrollment fee are due by July 20. Participant is responsible for his/her own books, notebook, pens, and paper. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION
The AWF Conference calendar page is here.
 
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August 15, 2017
Training for Members of dCOM
Members of the Pensacola District Committee on Ministry will meet at the Pensacola District Office 10 a.m.-noon for training on the Lay Minister process. If you have questions or cannot attend please contact Rev. Bob Bailey, chairperson of the Committee.
 
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August 25-26, 2017
Lay Servant Ministry Training in the Dothan District.  The event page is here.   
 
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September 4, 2017
Labor Day - The Pensacola District Office will be closed.
 
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September 16, 2017
Pensacola District UMW Spiritual Day Apart at Summit Park Campus of Cokesbury United Methodist Church. The event page is here.
 
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September 16, 2017
Marianna-Panama City District Lay Servant Ministry Training. The event page is here.
 
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October 9, 2017
Columbus Day - The Pensacola District Office will be closed.
 
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October 10-11, 2017
Wesley Heirs Fall Gathering at Blue Lake. The event page is here.
 
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October 16, 2017
Boss's Day
 
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October 20-22, 2017 
AWFC UMW Spiritual Enrichment Retreat at Blue Lake. The event page is here.
 
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October 20-22, 2017
Choir Music Weekend at Lake Junaluska.
"Enjoy the incredible beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska along with other small and medium sized church choirs as we gather for a weekend of music and worship. Come learn and perform eight anthems, attend workshops and celebrate the colors of autumn at the Lake." Learn more here.
 
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November 5, 2017
Daylight Saving Time Ends
 
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November, 5, 2017
District Conference 4 p.m. at Navarre United Methodist Church
Fused Youth Conference 4 p.m. at Community Life United Methodist Church
 
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November 22, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday - The Pensacola District Office will close at noon today and reopen on Monday.
 
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November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Day
 
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December 15, 2017
Database Deadline - Churches are to have the AWF Conference database updated by today.
 
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December 25, 2017
Christmas Day
 
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June 3-6, 2017
AWF Annual Conference at Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Alabama
 
 

 
 
How to Submit Events for Our Page
 
 
Would you like for us to post your special United Methodist event on the Pensacola District's Calendars page and/or Facebook page?
All items are subject to review and approval by the Pensacola District Office. 
To send items for consideration e-mail admin@umcpensacoladistrict.org.
Send the full announcement in text format so that we can copy and paste it.
When submitting items for Facebook, is there a URL you can share with us?
Send us your flyer, brochure, or applicable graphic/picture - or the URL to a web page where this is available.
 
Please note that we don't use Publisher.
 
Note:  Due to the many activities going on around our conference, local church events are no longer posted at the AWF Conference website unless of interest conference-wide.
 
 
 
 
 
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