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Called to a Life of Abundance

We have heard from many pastors and laity alike that these past 18 months have felt like wandering in the wilderness. Even more, as our communities of faith seek to envision the future, many are finding themselves stuck in a scarcity mindset, even though we know God has called us to a life of abundance. ... Continue Reading→

C4C Amid a Pandemic

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens opened his novel, “A Tale of Two Cities,” with this now infamous quote in 1859. Over 160 years later, we could make a case for describing the ministries of Congregations for Children as “the best of times amid the worst of... Continue Reading→

NC Education Corps

Congregations for Children is pleased to share information about The North Carolina Education Corps, a new and exciting independent, nonprofit organization that matches hardworking, service-oriented North Carolinians with opportunities to make a life-changing difference in the lives of young students across the state. NCEC partners with local schools to recruit, train, and deploy corps members —... Continue Reading→

Welcoming Afghan Allies and Friends

Join us for a virtual gathering on ZOOM,Thurs., Sept. 30th from 1 – 2:20 PM EST Church World Service (CWS) is hosting a call for clergy and judicatory/regional/conference leaders to hear how faith communities can partner with CWS to welcome our Afghan allies and friends. This call will provide a programmatic update on our Afghan... Continue Reading→
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Educational Resources for Christians on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Churches have an important role to play in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastors can share accurate health and theological information that can help their congregants make informed decisions about the COVID-19 vaccine. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper just released a letter to faith leaders directing three steps to help end the pandemic. Use the resources... Continue Reading→

Moved By the Hand of God

     The following article was published by the Historical Committee of Providence United Methodist Church in 1982.      The history of the church “moved by the hand of God” in Swan Quarter is impressive and unique. In fact, the phenomenal event is considered one of God’s miracles.      The location of the church became a... Continue Reading→

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