It's Not too Late to put an Ad in the
2013 Unity Summit Program
Churches, pastors and individuals can place ads and greetings for their church, business or family in the souvenir program book for the upcoming Unity Summit. The deadline for submission is Thursday, September 5th. Email ads to Rev. Dr. Tyrone T. Davis, Unity Summit Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com. Ads are $1000 for a full page, $600 for a half page, and $350 for a quarter page. Mail payments to Sixth Episcopal District, CME Church, 3915 Cascade Rd, SW, Suite 355, Atlanta, GA 30331. Each episcopal district has been asked to obtain $10,000 in ads. The Fifth District needs additional ads to make this goal!
Additional information on the 2013 Unity Summit can be found at www.TheCMEChurch.org.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE 2013
PHENOMENAL WOMEN'S SUMMIT!
Thank you for your support of the Phenomenal Women's Summit. It was PHENOMENAL! Visit our blog with videos and pictures at www.phenomenalwomenssummit2013.blogspot.com . We still have a few T-shirts ($10), Cups ($3) and Pens ($2) to sell. Call the office at 205-929-1145. Mailing costs will be added to orders not picked up.
Don't Miss the Play
"The Four Little Golden Girls"
The original play, "The Four Little Golden Girls", starring Tony Award winner singer, Melba Moore, had its opening performance on Friday, August 30th to a sold-out audience at the BJCC Theatre as a part of the Phenomenal Women's Summit. Additional performances will be Friday, September 7th (10 am and 7 pm) and Saturday, September 8th (2 pm and 7 pm). Tickets are available at the BJCC Ticket Office or from Ticketmaster.
Save the DATE - NOVEMBER 10, 2013 - I DECIDE TO STOP DIABETES DAY! Watch future newsletters for more information and resource material.
GENERAL CONFERENCE RESOLUTIONS
In accordance with Section 206 of the CME Book of Discipline, the College of Bishops has appointed the Committee on Resolutions for the 2014 General Conference.
All resolutions, memorials, and other materials contemplated for presentation the 2014 General Conference shall be sent to the Fifth District Committee member on or before January 31, 2014.
Mr. James Blackman
2305 Bullen St
1) Resolutions should be submitted in writing.
a) Hard copies given to or mailed to the Episcopal District Representative should be typed in 12 point font, only on one side of the paper. Multiple pages should be stapled together.
b) Resolutions submitted via email should be sent as an attachment in Word document format.
c) The submitter of the resolution must type his/her name, address, telephone, email and local church information on each page of the resolution.
d) Resolutions submitted on behalf of groups and organizations should clearly state this information and include one name as the point of contact.
2) All resolutions requiring changes in the wording and/or legal meanings of the provisions in the Discipline shall state the paragraph, section, page and language to be changed and the language to be substituted.
3) Resolutions shall not contain more than three preamble paragraphs.
4) Resolutions not meeting the above requirements will be returned for corrections. Corrected resolutions must be returned in time to meet the January 31, 2014 deadline.
5K Walk/Run in Memory of Rev. Glen Jones
Star of Bethlehem CME Church's Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk to raise Sickle Cell Disease Awareness and honor the life of Rev. Glen Jones, Sr. It will be held September 28 from 4PM-8PM at the Moundville Archaeological Park in Moundville, AL. More information regarding the event can be found online at http://www.starofbethlehemchurch.org/sickle-cell-5k.html. Please join in this great event!
Rev. James Wilson (Greater St. Paul, Akron) lost his brother, Hurley Wilson, last month.
Rev. Terry Mallory (Miami-Tampa District) lost his brother, Curtis Mallory, last month.
Rev. James Allen, Peaceful Valley, Hobe Sound, Fl. is recovering from open heart surgery.
Rev. Tyrone Henderson, Noble Chapel, Birmingham, is recuperating at home.
Rev. Gregory Woods, Huntsville District, is now in rehab after a second surgery.
Ms. Donna Smith, daughter of Rev. Wilford Monroe (retired, Florida) is recuperating at home.
Rev. Gloria Longstreet, Bishop's Office, had an outpatient procedure.
Mrs. Steven Hoyt, first lady of West Princeton, Birmingham, AL is recuperating at home.
Mrs. Julia Carter, former Missionary President, North Central Alabama Region, is recuperating at home after surgery.
Larry Wallace, the son of Rev. Debra Wallace (Murchison Temple, Jacksonville) is in the hospital.
Congratulations to Rev. Imogene Jackson-Rose (St. Paul, Gainesville, FL) and Mr. Jimmy Heathington, who were married in August. We wish you the best!
Brandon Braddock will receive the Johnnie Summerville-Hoyt Scholarship given by the Minister's Spouses. Brandon is the son of Anniston District Presiding Elder Frederick Braddock and Mrs. Sheila Braddock. He is a 2013 graduate from Alpharetta High School and is a freshman at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA.
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