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Dear friends, As the days get shorter, you may find yourself inside earlier. Longer evenings are great for catching up on reading, so I want to share with you some books and reading material that I hope we might read and explore together over the ...

A new episode of Afresh is now out and it's a great one! In this episode, Rev. Katie Lineberger talks to Rev. Caitlin McAlhany & Laina Davis-Harvey about recovery ministry and Fresh Expressions. The conversation is rich with compassion and ...

Each year we ask local churches to recognize laity who have made a significant contribution to the life and ministry of the church. This year, eleven people from eight churches across the Uwharrie District were selected by their church and honored ...

Re | cov | er | y - “a return to a normal state of health, mind, or  strength”  Oxford dictionary defines the word “recovery” as the return to a  previous state, a normal state of mind, body, and soul. Recovery from  substance use disorder is just ...

Join the Metro District this Advent season as we gather virtually to study the book "Hope: An Advent Journey" by Olu Brown. We will use the updated version which was published in 2021. Kay Kotan, author and church growth consultant says, “What a ...

Calling all clergy! You are invited to join the monthly Uwharrie District Clergy Hike. This time with colleagues in nature is intended to restore and refresh your soul. You are welcome to join the hike every month, just one time, or as you can make ...


In consultation with clergy and lay leadership (Book of Discipline, 426), the Bishop and Cabinet are pleased to announce a final appointment change that will become effective on January 1, 2022. Rev. Susan Hoyle will be appointed to Hinshaw UMC in ...

"Cruso was at the headwaters of flooding that made their way down the Pigeon River, leaving a wide swath of destruction in its path. Many of the homes that weren’t totally washed away were left damaged beyond repair. For those homes that can be ...

In an early November session of the UMC Council of Bishops, they recognized the current climate crisis to be “an existential crisis the Church cannot ignore.” Bishops then approved five responses to the climate crisis, which they acknowledged is ...

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Laura Auten
District Superintendent
Laura Auten

District Office Administrator
Kim Hopkins

District Vitality Associate
Katie Lineberger

Missional Engagement Associate
Kris Mares

(704) 983-1104
Fax: 704.986.0857

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PO Box 1307
Albemarle, North Carolina 28002

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403 N Third St.
Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

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