Glory Sightings

Glory Sightings for July 28, 2016

Summer is full of serving, work, and fun around our district!
River City Church held their monthly 4th Saturday event.
Cain's Chapel men worked on the playground.

The boys from Valiant Cross Academy enjoyed a beach vacation.


Glory Sightings for June 23, 2016 

Summer is here, so VBS is in session!

Cain's Chapel UMC welcomed students from the Auburn Wesley Foundation.  


Montgomery FUMC welcomed Eddie Willis as a special guest.



Glory Sightings for March 31, 2016

Easter celebrations around the district

Barrrett Road UMC


Greenville FUMC


Hope Hull UMC


Montgomery FUMC


Perry Hill UMC


Prattville FUMC


Glory Sightings for March 17, 2016 

Churches from around the district worked together for this year's Great Day of Service.




Glory Sightings for February 25, 2016

The Side by Side Singers, made up of volunteers, caregivers, and participants of the Respite Ministry at FUMC Montgomery, presented a concert at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts this week. You can view more of Luke Lucas's photos HERE.



Glory Sightings for December 17, 2015

Robinson Springs UMC Children's Ministry sponsored a "winter warmth" missions project & tonight was the giveaway! Donated hats, gloves and scarves were collected for those needing extra warmth this winter season! The children were so excited about this event and shared handwritten encouraging messages that were attached to each item. Items are available for those needing warmth at the church.


Glory Sightings for December 10, 2015

Churches all around the district are celebrating Advent with special services and decorations.

Cain's Chapel FUMC


Clanton FUMC



Millbrook FUMC 


Perry Hill UMC 



Glory Sightings for December 3, 2015

Churches in our district joined with other congregations to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Rabbi Elliot Stevens led a Joint Thanksgiving Service at FUMC Montgomery with Temple Beth Or and Church of the Ascension.


Volunteers from Millbrook FUMC and many other congregations served a Thanksgiving meal to clients of W.E.L.C.O.M.E. as part of Christ Community Cafe at the Millbrook Civic Center.


Glory Sightings for November 12, 2015

Students from Holtville High School in Deastville recently helped stock the food pantry at Cain's Chapel UMC.


Glory Sightings for November 5, 2015

Many churches in our district held events to celebrate fall. Enjoy a few of the photos!

Greenville First UMC


Metropolitan UMC 


Millbrook UMC



Montgomery First UMC


Prattville First UMC
Robinson Springs UMC
Whitfield Memorial UMC

Glory Sightings for October 29, 2015

Millbrook FUMC donated nearly 300 coats for community children in need this year. Members of the United Methodist Women brought the coats to W.E.L.C.O.M.E. and sorted them Friday afternoon. They were distributed to families on Saturday morning. Pastor Nathan blessed the coats on Wednesday night.


River City Church held their Fourth Saturday Community Outreach Day on October 24. Some of the services offered included flu shots, health screenings, haircuts, a visit to the food pantry, and door prizes.




Glory Sightings for October 22, 2015

FUMC Greenville had a successful 5th Quarter event in September, and they are looking forward to October's event.



Glory Sightings for October 15, 2015

River City Church is now home to a new all-boys school focused on at-risk students. The school was recently featured in the Montgomery Advertiser. Click HERE for the full story. 



Glory Sightings for October 8, 2015

Trinity UMC Prattville UMW Members visited the UMCOR Warehouse in Decatur, Alabama last week. 



Glory Sightings for September 24, 2015

FUMC Prattville hosted a "Get in the Game" halftime show at Pratt Park last week.




Glory Sightings September 3, 2015

The Tallassee High School varsity football team will meet each Friday morning before school at Tallassee First United Methodist Church for breakfast and a devotional with football chaplain, Dric Wiliford.

Photo by the Tallassee Times.


Glory Sightings   August 27, 2015

Click HERE to see a feature by the Montgomery Adverstiser on Ride for a Cause and the ministry work that Bessie and Elvyn Hamilton are doing at The Source: A New Community of Faith.



Glory Sightings August 13, 2015

Before the annual celebration dinner for the Stegall Seminary Scholarship Endowment FoundationDr. Karl Stegall posed with 15 of the 46 seminary students who are being supported during the 2015-2016 school year.


In late July, children from Montgomery FUMC and Bay Minette FUMC enjoyed time at Camp Lee led by Jay Cooper and Eddie Willis.  




Glory Sightings July 31, 2015

Kids from Whitfield UMC enjoyed Worship Arts Elementary camp at Blue Lake.


Glory Sightings July 23, 2015

Capitol Heights UMC did something a little different for VBS this year. They had  twenty one "Vivacious Busy Seniors" ranging in age from 59 to 99 attend a 4-day VBS with the theme "Mind, Body, Spirit--How We Use our Faith and Inner Strength to Meet the Challenges of Living and Aging."

Rev. Tim Barnes, Kim Hendrix, and Randy Watson were the guest speakers. The participants enjoyed games, crafts, and singing the old VBS songs. 


FUMC Clanton had a great week of Vacation Bible School.




Glory Sightings July 2, 2015

FUMC Greenville had a great week of VBS!






Glory Sightings June 25, 2015

FUMC Montgomery welcomed 375 children to VBS with the theme "On the Go with God!"




Prattville UMC had over 250 children, youth and adults attend Vacation Bible School at "Mt. Everest"! 



Glory Sightings June 18, 2015

FUMC Millbrook's VBS surpassed their goal and raised $1,460 for Imagine No Malaria, which meant Rev.Nathan Attwood got his head shaved!


Children at Mulder Memorial UMC in Wetumpka enjoyed VBS in early June.