Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the ways we are engaging children in ministry – VBS, summer reading programs, music programs, and camps.
Dear United Methodist friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in these beautiful summer days. I encourage you to lead your church in generous support of Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries in August 27 as we interpret this remarkable ministry birthed here in North Carolina. Across the years, DBOM has flourished and grown, connecting those who are… Continue Reading→
The members of Englewood UMC in Rocky Mount have been cooking peanuts for over 50 years but now they have a global purpose.
The Conference Committee on Lay Servant Ministry has voted to require background checks for all persons seeking to become a Certified Lay Speaker. An individual will need to complete the screening prior to coming for interview by the respective District Committee on Lay Servant Ministry. The applicant will be able to request the check via a… Continue Reading→
Jennifer Copeland, the Executive Director of the North Carolina Council of Churches, is the 2017 Francis Asbury Award recipient for the North Carolina Conference. A native of South Carolina, Dr. Copeland has spent most of her life in North Carolina. She served as the Executive Director and Campus Ministry for the Wesley Fellowship at… Continue Reading→
Discipleship Level 1: Searching Searching for a more meaningful life. Curious about God. Where can you meet people who are seeking a more meaningful life? How should you engage with them? The Media Center recommends these resources to start making new disciples in your church by reaching out to those who are curious about spirituality and… Continue Reading→
EATING TOGETHER: A Learning Retreat, September 15-16, 2017at Camp Chestnut Ridge in Efland, NC All are welcome! Life Around the Table (Corridor District) invites you to join us for a weekend retreat to celebrate the mystery and miracles that happen when we gather around the table. At the retreat you will get a taste of the new curriculum… Continue Reading→
Registration is open for the Bishop’s Forum on August 23, from 1 – 3:30 pm at the United Methodist Building in Garner. Issues surrounding public schools require systemic approaches that call for justice-making and advocacy. Our guest speaker that day is Dr. Mike Priddy, a former educator and leader, Chairman of the Public Schools Forum… Continue Reading→
The 2018 apportionment calculation reports, along with related statistical tables from 2016, will be delivered via email today, July 14, 2017. Senior pastors – please check your conference email account and share this information with any others who may need it within your church. There was a little hiccup in the email delivery process, so it… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Conference Disaster Response Ministry is one of six non-profits to receive a grant from the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts. The $225,000 grant was announced by Governor Roy Cooper at a NC Conference home rebuilding site in Lumberton on June 28. Hurricane Matthew flooded tens of thousands… Continue Reading→