On Tuesday, June 2, 2014 Dr. Karl K. Stegall delivered the sermon during the Service of Commissioning at the Alabama – West Florida Annual Conference. Click here to watch a video of this service. Click here to read his sermon. Click here to view pictures from the service.
While serving as a pastor, I always felt that good people called United Methodists “give as they understand,” and that is the reason that I want to share with you why it is important for us to give in support of our seminary students. The future of the 621 churches of our Alabama-West Florida Conference will […]
They called him “RED!” When he was born on August 25, 1909 in New Brockton, Ala., his parents gave him the name of “Charles Henry Hildreth,” but among Methodists of the Alabama-West Florida Conference for over half a century, he was affectionately known as “Red.” When “Red” was a teenage boy attending New Brockton High School, he fell in […]
In September 2013, Dr. Karl K. Stegall dared to write of a bold vision. He said in the Foundation’s quarterly brochure, “With your great encouragement and generosity, I am now dreaming of the day, in the not too distant future, when we might be able to provide a minimum of $10,000 as a cash scholarship for each full-time student, sharply […]
Frank Sinatra and Willie Nelson are among those that produced famous recordings of the love song, “September Song.” The song contains those familiar lyrics, “Oh, it’s a long, long while from May to December, but the days grow short when you reach September. When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame, one hasn’t time for the waiting game.” […]