The annual overnight training event is coming up August 16-17. Serving on an Emmaus team is something to be anticipated! Learn more about this ultimate form of service. The training sessions will be enjoyable as well as informative. As with any Emmaus event, there will be food, fun, fellowship, and music. Come spend some quiet time at camp, renew old friendships, and make some new ones! Registration is required by August 9th, and the form can be downloaded from https://alaemmaus.org/.
The 2018 Calendar of Events for the Birmingham South Cluster is below. The Candlelight for each Walk is on Saturday Night at Camp Sumatanga, with the cluster gathering beginning at 7:45 PM.
February 1-4 – Men’s Walk #472
February 13 – Follow Up at Trinity UMC (Oxmoor Campus)
March 1-4 – Women’s Walk #473
March 13 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
April 5-8 – Men’s Walk #474
April 10 – Follow Up at Mountain Chapel UMC
April 19-22 – Women’s Walk #475
May 8 – Follow Up at Pleasant Hill UMC
May 24-27 – Women’s Walk #476
June 12 – Follow Up at First UMC Sylvan Springs
August 9-12 – Men’s Walk #477
August 14 – Follow Up at Riverchase UMC
September 11 – Follow Up AGAPE Workshop!– First UMC Hueytown
September 20-23 – Women’s Walk #478
October 9 – Follow Up at First Canterbury UMC
October 11-14 – Women’s Walk #479
October 25-28 – Women’s Walk #480
November 8-11 – Men’s Walk #481
November 13 – Follow Up at Trinity UMC (Oxmoor Campus)
December 11 – Christmas Follow-Up Meeting – Pleasant Grove UMC
Birmingham South Cluster Follow Up Meetings begin with a covered dish at 6:30 PM, with the gathering beginning at approximately 7. Childcare is available with advance registration – contact Monica
Gallups, firstname.lastname@example.org, 205-516- 4563.
The 2017 Calendar of Events for the Birmingham South Cluster is below. Remember that Candlelight for each walk is on Saturday Night at Camp Sumatanga, with the cluster gathering beginning at 7:45 PM.
February 2-5 – Women’s Walk #462
February 7 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
March 2-5 – Men’s Walk #463
March 23-26 – Women’s Walk #464
March 28 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
April 20-23 – Men’s Walk #465
May 2 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
May 18-21 – Women’s Walk #466
May 23 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
August 3-6 – Men’s Walk #467
August 15 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
September 7-10 – Women’s Walk #468
September 21-24 – Men’s Walk #469
September 26 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
October 12-15 – Women’s Walk #470
October 17 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
November 16-19 – Women’s Walk #471
December 5 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
Birmingham South Cluster Follow Up Meetings begin with a covered dish at 6:30 PM, with the gathering beginning at approximately 7. Childcare is available with advance registration.
Vestavia Hills UMC – 2061 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
First UMC Hueytown – 110 Sunset Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023
Have you downloaded the latest Grapevine? Don’t forget to check http://www.alaemmaus.org/newsletter.htm periodically for the latest edition.
Due to a conflict a VHUMC, the April 19th, 2016 Cluster Follow Up will be held at Trinity West Homewood UMC. (Formerly Oakmont UMC)
Trinity West Homewood is located at 914 OakGrove Road Homewood, Alabama 35209, and the followup will be held in the fellowship hall.
A map has been provided by Bill Rush:
|January||28-31||451||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|February||18-21||452||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|March||1st||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Vestavia Hills UMC|
|3—6||453||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|29th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Hueytown UMC|
|30 – Apr. 3||454||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|April||14 -17||455||Men’s Walk||Sumatanga|
|19th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Trinity West Homewood UMC|
|31st||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Hueytown UMC|
|August||11—14||457||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|25 – 28||458||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|30th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Vestavia Hills UMC|
|September||15—18||459||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|27th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Hueytown UMC|
|October||6 —9||460||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|25th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Vestavia Hills UMC|
|November||3—6||461||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|December||6th||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Hueytown UMC|
The Birmingham South Cluster gatherings have been scheduled for 2016, on the dates listed below.
Notice that we are trying two things different this year. Gatherings will be held on Tuesdays in 2016, generally on the last Tuesday of each month. We will also rotate between only two locations, Vestavia UMC and Hueytown UMC. Meetings will start with a covered dish at 6:30 PM, and childcare will be available.
March 1st at Vestavia UMC
March 29th at Hueytown UMC
April 19th at Trinity West Homewood UMC
May 31st at Hueytown UMC
August 30th at Vestavia UMC
September 27th at Hueytown UMC
October 25th at Vestavia UMC
December 6th at Hueytown UMC
**Due to a schedule conflict, the April 19 followup will be held at Trinity West Homewood UMC (Formerly Oakmont UMC)
The 2016 Alabama Emmaus Community walks have been announced, and are scheduled for the following weekends. Please consider sponsoring people for these walks.
|454||2016||MARCH 31-APRIL 3||WOMEN|
The 4th Annual Bud Bottcher Memorial Golf Tournament is to be held October 31, 2015 8:30 a.m. at Joe Wheeler State Park Golf Course, Rogersville, AL.
All proceeds will go to Camp Sumatanga
4 person scramble teams; shotgun start
Mulligans and Power Drives available
Registration begins at 7:45
$75.00per person includes:
Green fees, golf cart, prizes, lunch
$10,000 hole in one prize
Sponsor a hole for $250, $150, or $100. See sponsorship form for more details
Make checks payable to Rogersville United Methodist Church.
Email email@example.com or call (256) 627-3060 or (256) 483-1398 if you have any questions
Registration forms and sponsorship forms available online at www.shoalsemmaus.com (Shoals Cluster website).
Please remember to pray for our upcoming Women’s walks:
Walk 447, October 8 – 11
Walk 448, October 22 – 25
Both walks have openings, so if you have a pilgrim you have been considering sponsoring, encourage them to send in an application now!