Marianna-Panama City UMC District Office
Friday, July 31, 2015



“Staying in Touch”

Dear Friends of Marianna-Panama City District,


It was good to see so many of our laity and clergy this week at Annual Conference.  It is always like a family reunion seeing so many old friends and meeting the new. 


We are happy to welcome into the MPC District:


Sean Rezek – Graceville UMC

Chris Ackerman – Good News UMC Associate

Nick Hughes – Blountstown UMC (Mid-year)

Barbara Ray – Malone/Friendship (Mid-year)

Robert Bruce – Callaway UMC (Mid-year)

Bill Nation – Bruce UMC (Mid-year)

Harry Johnson – Highland Park (Mid-year)


We will welcome these this summer at our “District Family Night”

Save the Date:  Tuesday July 21, 2015 at the Chautauqua Building in DeFuniak Springs.


Congratulations to:


Rita Barefoot – (Cedar Grove) First time Local Pastor

Chris Terrell  (Chaplain, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance) – Ordained Elder

Wesley Syfrett – (Freeport) Retired

Pat Luna (Point Washington), Antonius Barnes (Lynn Haven) and  Larry Bryars(DS) – Elected to

     General/Jurisdictional Delegation

Cameron Winton – Laity Denman Award Winner

Spencer Turnipseed – Memorial Service Speaker


Our prayers go with those leaving our district for new Appointments:


Jason Thrower – Andalusia First UMC

Josh Manning – River City UMC (Montgomery)


I am also excited to report that we have far exceeded our “Imagine No Malaria” goals.

Our goal was to collect $100,000 and to save 10,000 lives.

We have collected $110,578.35 and saved 11,058 lives.


Bless you Marianna-Panama City District.

I am so proud to be your District Superintendent,







Office Phone:  850.215.1131   Fax:  850.215.1151  
Mailing Address: 
121 West 23rd Street Panama City, FL 32405
District Office Hours:
 Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm