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“Your will, Lord.  Nothing less; nothing more; nothing else be done in my life this coming year.  God, have mercy on me, a sinner redeemed by your Love, Mercy and Grace.  Amen.”

The Rev. Dr. Edwin M. "Buddy" Cooper, Jr.

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District Newsletter for 

April 2019

  2019 Annual Conference Session | Columbus, GA | June 2-5

 Venue The 2019 Annual Conference Session will take place at The Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center.
Please ask your delegates to make their reservations as soon as possible.  Hotels Valley Hospitality in Columbus has secured over 600 rooms for our event. All of the hotels on the list will be providing shuttle service to the Convention & Trade Center. Rooms must be booked by May 1 to receive the discounted price. 

Valley Hospitality has created a website just for South Georgia Conference United Methodists to make booking your hotel easy and streamlined. For those who prefer to make reservations over the phone, they have provided the phone number for each hotel on the website. 

Booking Rooms - If you have any questions or issues booking rooms, please contact Valley Hospitality's Concierge Service Team at (706) 489-4037 or 
Banquets - If you have a group that would like to plan a banquet or special event, contact Lisa Marie Ming at or 706-256-1017. 
Questions -
For questions regarding the business of Annual Conference, please contact Dr. Nita Crump at
For questions regarding local arrangements, please contact Maggie Roberson at  or 706-327-4343.
For general inquiries, contact Kelly Roberson at 912-270-6172 or
Social Media for
the 2019 Annual Conference
Twitter: / #sgaumc 
Instagram: #sgaumc

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Dr. Buddy Cooper
Gail Grantham
Admin Assistant
(706) 561-4541
The Northwest District of the UMC
1022 Second Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: (706) 561-4541
Please mail all correspondence to:
NW District Office
P.O. Box 430
Columbus, GA 31902

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