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Gulfside Assembly New Exhibit Ribbon Cutting

March 15, 2023
Waveland, MS

Please join us for the ribbon cutting for Gulfside Assembly United Methodist Church Heritage Landmark's 100th anniversary museum exhibit to be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 2:00-4:oo PM at 355 Coleman Ave., Waveland, MS 39576. Gulfside's exhibit displays the 100 year history in the Bay-Waveland Community and beyond. Learn about Gulfside's ministries of advocacy, the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina and the important programs and services it currently provides. The exhibit will be open to the public through May 6th. The museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 AM-3 PM.

Gulfside Assembly 100th Anniversary Celebration

April 27 - April 29, 2023
Waveland, MS

Please join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gulfside Assembly (one of The United Methodist Church's official Heritage Landmarks). The Board of Directors of Gulfside Assembly cordially invite you to our 100th year anniversary events. The weekend kicks off on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at the Ground Zero Museum featuring the Gulfside Exhibit from 3:00-6:00 PM at 335 Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS 39576. There will be a Meet & Greet at Studio Waveland + Gallery from 6:00-8:00 PM at 228 Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS 39576. On Friday, April 28, 2023 there will be a Golf Tournament from 8:00 AM-1:30 PM at The Club at Diamondhead, 7600 Country Club Circle, Diamondhead, MS 39525. Friday evening will close with a semi-formal Anniversary Gala (tickets $75) from 6:00-9:00 PM at Bay St. Louis Community Hall, 301 Blaize Avenue, Bay St. Louis, MS 39521. On Saturday, April 29, 2023 there will be a Community Service Project & Closing Worship 11:00 AM-2:00 PM at Gulfside Assembly, 950 South Beach Boulevard, Waveland, MS 39578. For more information and registration, please call (228) 206-1750. For Hotel Reservations please visit

2023 NEJCAH and Historical Society of the UMC Annual Meetings

May 15 - May 18, 2023
Williamsport, PA

The 2023 NEJCAH annual meeting will be held May 15-18 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and hosted by the Susquehanna Annual Conference. The theme of the meeting is "United Methodism's Evangelical Association Roots." The conference will comprise of guest speakers, tours, business meetings, and an awards banquet. For further details and registration, please reach out to Rev. Lewis A. Parks, or 717-695-1532.

SEJ Historical Society Meeting 2023 Dates

July 18 - July 21, 2023
Greensboro, NC

The July 18-21, 2023 meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdiction Historical Society will be hosted by the Western North Carolina Conference and will take place in Greensboro, NC. It will be held at Bennett College, a United Methodist HBSC that will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2023. The meeting will focus on Methodism and Civil Rights. Tours will include Bennett College, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, and the Charlotte Hawkins Brown State Historic Site in Sedalia, NC. Further details will be offered in April.

2023 GCAH Virtual Annual Meeting, Sept. 14 & 15

September 14 - September 15, 2023

The 2023 Annual Meeting of the General Commission on Archives & History of The United Methodist Church will be held via Zoom September 14th and 15th from 8am-noon Eastern Time each day. In addition to the plenary sessions, there will be a celebration in honor of the 2023 Distinguished Service recipient, Dr. Randy L. Maddox.