Southeast District News & Events - December 2011


Glory to God in the highest,

and on earth peace!

We wish for you and yours a Blessed Christmas

and a Joyous & Peaceful New Year!

District Supt. Stryker, family and Staff of the Southeast District

Mrs. Sarah Corson Clergy Families Celebrate Christmas at Southeast District Christmas Dinner

Active and retired clergy and families of the Southeast District celebrated the joy of the season at a District Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 2, 2011. The Dinner held at Duncan Memorial UMC Club House brought families together for fun, fellowship, feasting, caroling and a special Christmas sharing by Mrs. Sarah Corson. ...MORE... 

New Site UMC - Shoe Boxes for Christmas

New Site United Methodist Church dedicated more than 40 “shoeboxes” this past Sunday, November 13th. The shoeboxes were filled with items that boys and girls will enjoy. Small toys, hygiene items, coloring books, crayons and games are some of the items that were included in each box. Samaritan’s Purse is ...Read more... 

Charge Conferences 5 through 7 of the Southeast District

Joint Charge Conferences for Wedowee, Sylacauga and Alexander City Circuits concluded the official charge conferences for the Southeast District. In addition to approving the business plans for the coming year, the churches in these circuits continued to wrestle with three questions: ... Read More...

Hillabee Campground UMC Launches New Website

Hillabee Campground UMC recently launched a new website. The church recently completed a new fellowship and educational wing to meet the needs of the new people joining the church. The website is just one more step in the church’s desire to connect with new people.

Mr. Jim Fuller, administrator of the site, invites all to visit Hillabee Campground online at You may also want to take a look at the history section at; The first camp meeting was held in 1847.

Choir Directors and Music Leader Needed

Music positions are available in churches in the Southeast District. Childersburg First and Dadeville First are seeking to fill the position of Choir Director and Flint Hill UMC is in search of Praise and Worship Leader. Click for more information at



District Leadership Training for PPRC & Trustees

Members of Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee and Trustees are invited to District Training:

Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2:30 P.M. Place: Roanoke First UMC

Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 2:30 P.M. Place: Flint Hill UMC

S/PPRC workshop - Richard L. Stryker, District Superintendent;

Trustees workshop - Mike Densmore, DS assistant


Save the date!!

Accelerating Church Growth

Presenter: Olu Brown

Acceleration through Small Group
Acceleration through Hospitality
Acceleration through Creative Worship

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012

Place: Alexander City First UMC - The Arbor