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  • Charge Conference & Administrative Council Report from 4-26-15

    The Administrative Council met on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall with 17 council members, four staff members and six other church members present. The meeting began with a brief charge conference led by Lyle Holland regarding the following committee member additions: Trustees – Sharon Tidmore and Jim Standifer; Staff […]


  • Staff – Parish Relations Committee Notes

    Kevin Thomas has been appointed to Forest Lake UMC as the incoming senior pastor. He is currently serving the Ranburne Charge, which consists of Pleasant Grove, Ranburne, and Wise Chapel. He and his wife Melissa are parents to Michael (age 25), Katherine (age 19), and Olivia (age 8). Kevin is completing his fifth year at […]


  • Concert for Sumatanga Campers

    A benefit concert to provide needy children with scholarships to attend summer camp at Camp Sumatanga in Gallant, Alabama will be held at East Lake UMC in Birmingham on Sunday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m. Clanton native Randall Atcheson will present the piano and organ concert with a program of classical, sacred, popular and patriotic […]


  • Connectional Table Report from 3-26-15 Meeting

    The Connectional Table met on Thursday, Mar. 26 at 6 p.m. with 14 members in attendance. Staff Parish Relations Committee: SPRC Chair Bob Wood shared an email from District Superintendent Roger Thompson. The email stated that after much prayer and consultation with all parties (FLUM SPRC, Rev. Lyle Holland, Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett and the cabinet), […]


  • February 2015 Connectional Table Report

    The Connectional Table met on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. with 13 members in attendance. Finance Committee We have more than enough money to cover our designated funds; we owe a little more than a million dollars on the building. We don’t yet have a budget for 2015. Board of Trustees The Trustees are […]