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Sexual Ethics Workshop, Statesboro – Feb. 21, 2019
According to the Conference Sexual Ethics policy, this workshop is required every three years for any person serving under appointment by the bishop (clergy, local pastors, extension ministers, appointed lay speakers). The Sexual Ethics Workshop will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Pittman Park UMC in Statesboro. Register here. Cost is $35, which includes lunch (collected at the door). Checks can be made payable to South Georgia Conference. For questions, email Please note that spouses and lay employees who are not appointed by the bishop are not eligible to attend the workshop.

Campus Crawl – Feb. 28-March 3, 2019
The 2019 Campus Crawl is set for Feb. 28 - March 3, 2019. During the Campus Crawl weekend, high school students from both the North and South Georgia Conferences will meet representatives from United Methodist Colleges and Universities in Georgia as well as meet several Wesley Foundations on public university campuses. Stops on this year’s tour include: Oxford College, Young Harris College, Reinhardt University, Kennesaw State Wesley, Clark Atlanta, Georgia Tech Wesley, Emory University, LaGrange College, Andrew College, Wesleyan College, Mercer University Wesley, Augusta Wesley, Paine College, UGA Wesley, and more. The cost of $100 per student includes a tour bus, meals, lodging, and a t-shirt. After Jan. 15, 2019, the price increases to $125. Click here to reserve your seat on the bus. For more information, contact Suzanne Akins at the Office of Connectional Ministries at or (912) 638-8626 ext.107. 

Join the Journey Confirmation Retreat – March 1-March 3, 2019
Designed for students in the fifth grade and above, the “Join the Journey” Confirmation Retreat will provide churches of all sizes an opportunity to connect with others through worship, study, and fellowship.  The event will also include large group gatherings around the church seasons and breakout sessions with topics of grace, United Methodist History and United Methodist lingo as well as Holy Clubs throughout the weekend. Not meant to be the only confirmation youth go through, the Confirmation Retreat should be complementary to what a church is or will be doing. For more information, please contact Event Coordinator Suzanne Akins at or (912) 638-8626 ext. 107. Registration will open Dec. 3, 2018.

Rev. Henry Bass



Pati Ruane

Admin Assistant

(229) 242-7470


The South Central District of The UMC

806 Millpond Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

Phone: (229) 242-7470

Fax: (229) 249-8636

Office Hours:

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Thursday

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