The Alabama Regions will have their Children, Youth and Young Adult Conference on August 9-10 at Shocco Springs Retreat Center, Talladega, Alabama. The conference will open at noon on Friday and end at noon on Saturday.
PHENOMENAL WOMEN'S SUMMIT!
AUGUST 29-31 in Birmingham
All Fifth District Churches are asked to register at least one women. All Women in Ministry are asked to register and attend!
Click here to download the registration form!
or visit our website for details, sponsor information and online registration
For highlights from the 2012 Summit, visit
The Afro American Gospel Choir from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL will be having its annual Back to School Concert on Sunday, September 8th at 3:30 PM on campus. The concert will have performances from local high schools in Tuscaloosa, Stillman College, and the Afro American Gospel Choir.
Save the DATE - NOVEMBER 10, 2013 - I DECIDE TO STOP DIABETES DAY! Watch future newsletters for more information and resource material.
Rev. Paul Grey (Retired, Southside, Birmingham) died on Saturday, August 3, 2013. Funeral Arrangements are pending.
Rev. Gloria Gregory (Macedonia, Ansley) was funeralized on July 20, 2013 at First CME Church in Montgomery.
Army Sargent Justin Johnson, a member of Peaceful Valley CME Church, Hobe Sound was killed last month in in Afghanistan. Funeral services were held at Peaceful Valley. He was a member at Holsey Temple CME during his tween years. His mother, Sonia Scott Randolph, and grandmother, Mollie Scott, are lifelong members of the CME Church along with other family members at Peaceful Valley. Keep them in prayer.
Rhonda Ricks (past District Missionary President, Huntsville District) lost her mother. The funeral will be August 8, 2013 in Chicago.
Rev. Mildred Watson (Smith Tabernacle, Anniston) lost her sister in July.
Rev. J. P. Dixon (Mt. Pleasant, Knoxville ) lost his brother, Rufus Lee Dixon of Wichita, Kansas last month.
Rev. Debbie Smith (Mt. Pleasant, Hartselle) lost her grandfather, Bill Malone, last month.
Angie Eatmon (Joint Board, NC Alabama Region) lost her cousin, Ruby Nell Woods.
Mrs. Helen King (wife of retired Rev. David King, Tuscaloosa District) lost her sister, Velma McDougle, in Detroit on June 27th.
Rev. Gregory Woods (Huntsville District) is recovering from surgery.
Rev. J. B. Randolph (retired, Tuscaloosa District) is recovering from surgery.
Rev. Bryant Faust (Macedonia, Cantonment) is recovering from surgery on a broken arm.
Rev. Debbie Smith (Mt. Pleasant, Hartselle) is recovering at home after being hospitalized.
Mrs. Mary Carter (widow) continues to deal with illness.
Rev. Rose Allen (Bethel, Huntsville) is recovering at home after being hospitalized.
Rev. Annie Miles (Tuscaloosa District) is recovering at home after being hospitalized.
Rev. Willie Owens (Ackin, Gurley) is anticipating surgery this month.
Rev. Diedre Pierce (Shady Grove, Fairfield) is anticipating surgery this month.
Rev. Deborah Pace (Lane Chapel, Waldo) needs prayer for health concerns.
Donna Smith, daughter of retired Rev. Wilford and Mrs. Ethel Monroe (Miami-Tampa District).
Let us keep them all in prayer!
Allman Chapel CME Church's (Sulligent) Vacation Bible School traveled to Splash Adventure in Birmingham on July 27, 2013 for a day of fun in the sun and water!
BEWARE OF THIS SCAM !
Some members of the Fifth District have reported receiving phone calls from persons posing as one of the CME Bishops to ask for assistance for a relative who is traveling or relocating to our area. These calls are SCAMS. Do not send any money. If in doubt about any such request, contact Bishop Snorton's office.
Congratulations to Rev. Jeffrey Whitmore (Grey's Temple, West Palm Beach, FL) on his July 20th marriage to Georgia Narine! We wish you the best!
After four consecutive weeks of Annual Conferences, Bishop Snorton will be on vacation August 10-26! She will answer messages, emails, and texts after she returns! Thanks for your consideration.