ATHN Upcoming Events

July 2017

July 17 – 20     Georgia Pastor's School

July 25              dCOM Executive Committee, 10:00-Noon, District Office

July 29              Candidacy Summit at Oak Grove UMC, 9:00am – 3:00pm
July 31              Staff-Parish Relations Committee training for NE District Churches, 6:30 p.m. – 8: 00 p.m. @ Hartwell 1st

 

                                                                       August 2017

August 1           Staff-Parish Relations Committee training for SW District Churches, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.@ Bethlehem 1st

August 3           Conference dCOM Training Event, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Greensboro First UMC

August 6           District Committees Orientation at 3:00-5:00 p.m. @ Chapelwood UMC

August 13       Rev. Dr. Brian E. Clark, DS Service of Installation, 2:00 p.m., Bethlehem First UMC

August 17       Set-up meeting for Clergy, Spouses, and Lay Leaders, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuckston UMC. 
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August 27         Four Charge Conferences

August 28         Makeup meeting for Clergy and Lay Leader Set-Up, 6:00-8:00 p.m. @ Chapelwood UMC

August 30 DCOM - Full Committee - to meet with Candidates going to BOM 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
St. James UMC

August 30         Two evening Charge Conferences

 

September 2017

Sept 3                No Charge Conferences due to Labor Day weekend

Sept 6                Two evening Charge Conferences

Sept 10              Four Charge Conferences

Sept 13              One evening Charge Conference scheduled on western side of District

Sept 17              Four Charge Conferences

Sept 19              dCOM - Full Committee - to meet with Local Pastors, 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. St. James UMC

Sept 24              Four Charge Conferences

Sept 27             Two evening Charge Conferences

Sept 28             Review Forms Deadline

October 2017

Oct   1                Four Charge Conferences

Oct   3                Ministry Reviews

Oct   4                Two evening Charge Conferences

Oct   5                Fall Clergy Meeting (Clergy can attend morning or evening), 9:30-11:30 a.m., Location TBD

Oct   5                Fall Clergy Meeting (Clergy can attend morning or evening), 6:30-8:30 p.m., Location TBD

Oct   7                United Methodist Women Conference, 9:30-2:00 p.m.

Oct   8                Four Charge Conferences, 9:30-2:00 p.m.

Oct 10                Ministry Reviews

Oct   11              Two evening Charge Conferences

Oct   12              Ministry Reviews

Oct   15              Four Charge Conferences

October 19-21   BMCR 

Oct   20             Wesley Foundation Dinner (Bishop Sue Haupert Johnson to attend)

Oct   22              Four Charge Conferences

Oct   24              Ministry Reviews

Oct   25              DCOM Full Committee, 1:00-5:00 p.m., St. James UMC

Oct   25              Two evening Charge Conferences

Oct   26              Ministry Reviews (if needed)

Oct   29              Four Charge Conferences

 

November 2017

Nov    1              Two evening Charge Conferences

Nov    5              Four Charge Conferences

Nov    8              Two evening Charge Conferences

Nov   12             Four Charge Conferences

Nov   15             One evening Charge Conference on western side of District

Nov   19             Four Charge Conferences (Charge Conferences done until January)

Nov   30            Clergy Christmas Party, Location and Time TBD

 

December 2017

Dec      1           Deadline for Preference Forms

 

January 2018

Jan      4            dCOM Executive Committee, 10:00-Noon, District Office

Jan      7-11       Remaining Charge Conferences

Jan    20            Connectional Ministries Training

Jan    22            Trustees and Finance Committees Training, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

(Scheduled in the Northeastern part of the District - Hartwell - Elberton - Royston)

Jan    29            Trustees and Finance Committees Training, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

(Scheduled in the Southwestern part of the District - Winder - Bethlehem - Athens area)

 

                                  February 2018

Feb    8              Spring Clergy Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Clergy can attend either morning or evening)

Feb    8              Spring Clergy Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Clergy can attend either morning or evening)

Feb   12              dCOM Full Committee to meet with Local Pastors, 8:30-5:00 p.m. St. James UMC

Feb   18              District Wide Training 2:30pm – Worship, 3:00 – 5:00pm – Training

 

March 2018

Mar   5-6           Conference Board of Ministry conducts Provisional Interviews

Mar   7-8           Conference Board of Ministry conducts Full Connection Interviews

 

April 2018

April 15             Appointments are announced

 

May 2018

May    7            dCOM Full Committee, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., St. James UMC

May 20             District Conference and Pre-Conference Briefing, 3:00 p.m., Location TBD

May 31             Moving Pastors Seminar, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Location TBD

 

June 2018

June 12 14  North Georgia Annual Conference

June 2027  World Methodist Evangelism Global Evangelism Summit