LINKS TO INFORMATION, RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES:
(Just click on the title to link to lots more info)
Ringgold UMC is part of the Northwest District which is one of twelve districts in the North Georgia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. This web site contains information about United Methodist congregations in our area.
North Georgia Conference
The North Georgia Conference encompasses most of Georgia north of Columbus through Forsyth and over to Augusta. This web site is a rich resource of ministries and opportunities in north Georgia.
Monday Morning in North Georgia
Monday Morning in North Georgia is a weekly newsletter from the annual conference with pertinent news and information. Those who would like to receive it by e-mail can sign up for a weekly subscription.
The United Methodist Church
This is the official site of the United Methodist Church with information about our denomination.
General Board of Discipleship
The General Board of Discipleship provides curriculum, Bible studies, and other resources for local congregations.
United Methodist Communications
UMCOM is the church’s communication’s arm that provides news and information for United Methodist members and congregations.
Upper Room Daily Devotions
The Upper Room provides daily devotions for readers. The devotions can be accessed at this web site, and readers can also request daily e-mails with the devotions attached.
Young Adult Online Resource
MethodX (the way of Christ) is an online Christian community where young adults (college to 30s) can identify and explore their relationships with God and with others.
Young People’s Ministries
Established in 2004 especially for young people aged 12 to 30 and for those in ministry with them, Young People’s Ministries connects individuals with one another, the church, and God. International events bring young leaders together to focus on… advocacy, faith formation, resource development, communication and networking,
United Methodist Men
The UM Men are active on a national, state, and local level. This site gives an overview of their ministry in North Georgia including information about men’s retreats, mission opportunities, and much more.
United Methodist Women
The UM Women provide opportunities for service, fellowship, and study. At Sam Jones, a variety of groups or “links” meet monthly.
Camp Glisson is the North Georgia retreat center in Dahlonega, Georgia. Each summer Glisson offers week long camps for rising third through twelfth graders.
Camp Lookout is owned by the Chattanooga and Cleveland Districts of the United Methodist Church and is operated by the Holston Conference. It has been in operation since 1960. Located approximately 20 minutes south of Chattanooga, Camp Lookout is situated on 265 acres atop Lookout Mountain in Georgia.
Northwest Georgia Walk to Emmaus
The Emmaus Community helps Christians grow in their faith. The centerpiece of the ministry is weekend retreats where people experience God’s love. Then participants have the opportunity to meet with other persons who have attended the retreats at reunions and as they serve at the retreats. The Walk to Emmaus is dedicated to the spiritual renewal of participants through fellowship and examination of Christ’s life and teachings. We aim to stregthen local church congregations by enhancing the faith and understanding of each participant.