As we approach the beginning of another school year, Bishop Ward encourages churches to celebrate and support students, teachers, parents, and school administrators.
Dear Pastors and Church Leaders, Grace and peace to you today in the name of Jesus Christ.I offer this message in response to queries received about the Franklin Graham Decision America campaign coming to North Carolina in OctoberThe North Carolina Conference is neither an endorser nor a sponsor of Decision America.We United Methodists are deeply… Continue Reading→
As you map out your calendar for this fall, be sure to take note of these upcoming events from the Center for Leadership Excellence… September 24 – Day of Learning: Authentic Relationships with Phil Maynard in Chapel Hill (Christ UMC) September 25 – Day of Learning: Authentic Relationships with Phil Maynard in Greenville (St. James… Continue Reading→
When corporate and civic institutions succumb to greed and societal discrimination, they rob society of its capacity to protect the poor and disadvantaged. They commit the sin of taking from the poor to enrich the rich. This conference will examine some of the strategies institutions use to do this and how they misinterpret the Biblical… Continue Reading→
What can we learn from the example of women leaders in the Bible? In this edition of the Leading Ideas Talks Podcast, the host speaks with Carla Works, associate professor in New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary, about leadership lessons from biblical women. A link to the podcast is available here.
The NCC Pilgrimage Ministry Team is thrilled to announce that all scripture readings at Pilgrimage 2019 will be read in multiple languages. During each of the four sessions of the 2019 Pilgrimage Weekend, each scripture reading will be read in English and then again in additional languages. In the spirit of youth-led worship, youth that… Continue Reading→
Primetimers offers educational and mission service experiences for older adults. The 5-10 day events offer educational forums, cross-cultural exposure, faith-filled reflection and greater exposure to the work of The United Methodist Church and church universal! 2020 opportunities include mission service events to Tucson, Arizona; Prague, Czech Republic; Holy Land: Nazareth, Jerusalem and Bethlehem. See what… Continue Reading→
The 2019 Charge Conference reports for the church and pastor, which can be found in the Conference’s Online Data Collection System (OLDCS), are now unlocked and ready for you to begin your work for your upcoming Charge Conference. Here are some resources that should assist you with preparing for your upcoming Charge Conference (other resources… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Conference General and Jurisdictional Conference delegation has nominated The Rev. Edith Gleaves (Harbor District Superintendent) to be the episcopal nominee from the North Carolina Conference at the 2020 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. As the delegation began preparing for the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences, the delegation met on June 27 to review the… Continue Reading→
Rev. Jabe Largen has been singing the praises of his Duplin County congregation for quite some time. He is proud of all the mission activity they have embraced and knows they are making a difference in the lives of their neighbors. They have served meals to children during the summer, opened a soccer field for… Continue Reading→