Bishop Hope Morgan Ward and District Superintendent Edie Gleaves talk about Rotifunk: Mission of Hope and encourage us to pray for women and children around the world as we focus our gaze upon Mary holding the infant Christ.
There are 10 weeks between the end of Advent and the beginning of Lent on March 6th, 2019. The Media Center recommends the following 10-session studies for groups that meet weekly. We have also listed 8 and 9 session studies in case you like to factor in some wiggle room for missed sessions. Although most… Continue Reading→
In 2019, we have five updates to the NC Conference Wellness Benefits if you are on one of the conference health insurance plans or have enrolled in an eligible benefit like The Amazing Pace. See what’s new below: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Weekly, hour-long classes online with a live, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)… Continue Reading→
Laura and Aaron discuss secular Christmas movies and how they relate to the Christmas story. They discuss consumerism, Santa Christmas, Advent, and the joys of family Christmas traditions.
Nashville: A new report from The United Methodist Church on the state of the church says that 50 years after the creation of the denomination through the merger of The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church, the church’s ministries around the world are thriving. “This 2018 State of the Church report is a… Continue Reading→
In conflict transformation work, there can be wisdom in waiting. There have been two recent referrals to Conflict Transformation Ministries where we have decided to wait. In one instance, I advised the church leaders to do nothing other than wait. In the second instance, the church leaders decided to wait. In both cases, waiting was… Continue Reading→
The General Board of Church and Society is now welcoming applicants for the 2019 EYA summer internship in Washington, D.C. This is an excellent opportunity for United Methodist young adults between ages 18 – 22. This internship places young adults in professional, full-time advocacy positions, provides housing in the United… Continue Reading→
Did you know this about Missions? Youth and Young Adults are answering the call to missions work around the world. Many youth from our local churches volunteer for mission journeys—which give meaning to their vacation, or their semester abroad, or even their gap year in college. There is a partial list of UMVIM teams which… Continue Reading→
See past New Room Society Posts and Give Online Holistic Mission By Rev. Greg Moore “When man (sic) came first out of the hands of the great Creator, clothed in body as well as in soul, with immortality and incorruption, there was no place for physic, or the art of healing.” John Wesley, Primitive Physick,… Continue Reading→
Human Rights Day is Monday, Dec. 10. The Lectionary text appointed for Dec. 9 includes Luke 3:6, “and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.” As we journey toward Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth, we recall that, in his death and resurrection, Christ ushered in the reality of God’s peace and liberation… Continue Reading→