FIFTH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT NEWS
April/May 2022
Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Presiding Prelate
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Bishop Teresa and Presiding Elder Lawrence Jefferson-Snorton express their deepest appreciation for your kind expressions, gifts, and generosity towards us at the Spring Convocation Quadrennial Celebrations in Birmingham and in Orlando. It has been a rewarding experience to serve as your Presiding Bishop these past four years (and the seven ½ years before that)! Let us all be in prayer as the 2022 General Conference convenes in Cincinnati!

ALABAMA SPRING CONVOCATION PICTURES ARE AVAILABLE

Click here to see and download pictures of the Alabama Spring Convocation. Professionally printed photos can be ordered directly from the photographer via email at landrumwil@gmail.com or call Willie Landrum at 205-515-5353.

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION WORKSHOP

If you missed this workshop that was offered at the 2020 Winter Meeting, please log in on Saturday, May 7th at 9 am central/ 10 am eastern. ALL Ministers in Full Connection and all Ministers-on-Trial are REQUIRED to complete this training every two years. The Bishop's office must document your participation (through your log-in to the Zoom session). The session is open to any member of the Fifth Episcopal District and it lasts for 90 minutes. The presenter is Rev. Dr. Linda Mouzon.

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ALABAMA

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May 24 – Primary elections
June 21 – Run off elections, if needed
November 8 – General election

FLORIDA

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August 23 – Primary elections
November 8 – General elections

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PASTORAL CONCERNS
Bereaved

Rev. Trudye Thompson, retired pastor, Florida Region died on March 16th.

Rev. Velma Thomas, pastor of St. Paul, Jacksonville, Alabama, lost two brothers on the same day in March - Rev. Leroy Thomas of Muncie, IN & Mr. Timmy Thomas of Miami, FL

Rev. Latonia Crutcher, pastor, Conley Chapel, Huntsville, AL, lost her grandmother, Mrs. Rora Malone

Rev. Dr. Micheal Williams, pastor of Thirgood Memorial, Birmingham, AL, lost his brother, Greg Williams.

Rev. Ethel Delaney, retired, Huntsville District, lost her sister.

Prayers Requested

Rev. Anthony Gary, pastor, Jefferson Chapel, Moundville, AL
Rev. Mary Marshall, pastor, New Jones Chapel, Decatur, AL
Rev. Joe Johnson, supply pastor, Mt. Olive, Hull, FL
Rev. Margaret Boudreaux, Clergy in Residence, Noble Chapel, Birmingham, AL
Rev. Charlie Johnson, retired, Huntsville District
Rev. Nathaniel Skipwith, retired, Mobile District
Ms. Jasmine Hall, daughter of Rev. Valentino Hall, Anniston District
Mrs. Mary B. Howell, mother of Rev. Dollie Pankey, 5th District Director of Social Concerns
Mrs. Prince E. Johnson, mother of Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton

2022 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

BIRMINGHAM & SOUTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONS

July 19-22, 2022 Hosts: Anniston District Churches
Lodging: Embassy Suites Hotel, Montgomery
300 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA REGION

July 26-29, 2022 Host: Porter St. Paul, Rev. Ernest May
Lodging: Hotel Capstone, Tuscaloosa
320 Paul W. Bryant Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

FLORIDA REGION

August 2-5, 2022 Hosts: North Florida District
Lodging: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 E. Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Office Address: 2615 12th Ave, N., Birmingham, AL 35234

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