Emmaus is open to members of any Christian denomination. All applications must be printed and mailed to office with deposit and all appropriate information completed.
There are monthly community gatherings where Emmaus participants meet for fellowship, worship and informed of the support needs of upcoming Walk to Emmaus weekends, and other opportunities for servant leadership.
The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.
Community Lay Director, Linda Holt, challenged every Cluster to sponsor pilgrims this year and the totals are in! Congratulations to the Gadsden/Cherokee-DeKalb/Marshall Cluster Grouping for having the most pilgrims sponsored in 2019. They will be awarded the "Holy Spirit Stick" at the December AEC Board Meeting and will keep it for the next year.
Gadsden/Cherokee-DeKalb/Marshall - 61
Huntsville - 54
Athens/Moulton-Decatur/Shoals - 53
Birmingham East/Birmingham South/South Shelby - 44
Cheaha/East Alabama -20
Tuscaloosa/West Alabame - 20
Franklin/Haleyville/Hamilton - 15
Cullman/Blount - 14
Let's keep the challenge going and share this wonderful gift -- invite someone to an Emmaus Walk in 2020!
Download the Walk Application (Rev. 10/2019)
In order to strengthen the foundation that the Sumatanga family has lovingly built, an Action Team has been formed to develop a long-term sustainable plan by identifying and then incrementally addressing steps toward a viable future. Some steps are as tangible as managing current income and outgoing expenses for Summer Camp and Conference Center retreats. Other steps require delicate mapping and steerage.
NEXT STEPS: The Action Team is focused on:
Learn more about the changes/improvements coming to Camp Sumatanga.