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April Cluster Follow Location Change
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:
2016 Calendar of Events
|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|
Cluster Meetings 2016
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)
2016 Walk Dates
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|
Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Sumatanga
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
Upcoming Walks – Pilgrims Needed!
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!
Updated 2015 Schedule of Events
There have been a couple of changes to the cluster schedule due to recent weather, so please see below an updated schedule for the remainder of 2015.
|March||19||B’ham South Cluster mtg (AGAPE night)||Christ Church UMC|
|April||9—12||440||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|16||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Pleasant Hill UMC|
|16—19||439||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|23—26||441||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|May||1—2||BOARD MEETING||Camp Sumatanga|
|14—17||442||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|21||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Riverchase UMC|
|28—31||443||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|June||25||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Trinity UMC|
|August||13—16||444||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|14—15||ANNUAL TRAINING EVENT||Camp Sumatanga|
|27||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Vestavia Hills UMC|
|September||10—13||445||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|17||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Sylvan Springs UMC|
|24—27||446||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|October||8—11||447||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|22—25||448||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|29||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Canterbury UMC|
|November||5—8||449||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|12—15||Men’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|19||B’ham South Cluster mtg (AGAPE night)||Mtn. Chapel UMC|
|December||3—6||451||Women’s Walk||Camp Sumatanga|
|10||B’ham South Cluster mtg||Pleasant Grove UMC|
2015 Follow Up Dates & Locations
The 2015 Follow Up Meeting Dates & Locations have been set, so add them to your calendar!
February 26th – 1st UMC Hueytown
March 19th – Christ Church UMC
April 16th – Pleasant Hill UMC
May 21st – Riverchase UMC
June 25th – Trinity UMC
August 27th – Vestavia Hills UMC
September 17th – 1st UMC Sylvan Springs
October 29th – Canterbury UMC
November 19th – Mountain Chapel UMC
December 10th – Pleasant Grove UMC
We plan to continue the same schedule of Covered Dish starting at 6:30 PM, with Childcare available at EVERY cluster meeting with 48 hour advance notice to Monica Gallups.
Follow Up’s for the rest of 2014
We have three remaining follow-up meetings for 2014. Make sure and come to one!
October 30, 2014
350 Overbrook Rd, Mountain Brook 35213
November 20, 2014
1st UMC Sylvan Springs
5520 Birmingport Rd, Sylvan Springs 35118
December 11, 2014
Pleasant Grove UMC
452 9th Ave, Pleasant Grove 35127
Childcare will be available at all of these meetings beginning at 6:15 p.m., with advance reservations. Childcare reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance by contacting: Monica Gallups, email@example.com, 205-516-4563.