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Joseph Lowery 90th birthday

Black History Month Resources

Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery’s Ninety Years Birthday Celebration at the Atlanta Symphony Hall, October 9, 2011 included a birthday song by Stevie Wonder. Next to Rev. Lowery is his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Lowery. The Rev. Joseph Lowery was a pastor at Warren Street United Methodist Church in Mobile, Ala., when he met... Continue Reading→

Free Seeds!

The Society of St. Andrew has the opportunity to provide seed packets to your organization through our Seed Project! We distribute seeds to food desert areas, community gardens, inner city gardens, edible churchyards and church gardens, seed libraries, school garden projects, and other agencies so that food can be grown and accessed by people in... Continue Reading→
NCCUMC Youth Week

2022 NCCUMC Youth Week!

After much discussion, consideration, evaluation, etc. the decision has been made to have ONE summer youth event. This one week event will combine elements of Breakaway and ACS (Annual Conference Session) into one event called NCCUMC Youth Week, July 11-16, 2022. Please see to the NCCUMC Youth Week event page for more information. Please see the youth registration... Continue Reading→

Navigating Uncharted Waters – A Free Resource for Pastors and Churches

We wanted to make you aware of this free resource intended to help pastors navigate the uncertainty in 2022, particularly within the UMC. Navigating Uncharted Waters is a weekly resource for worship and holy conversation, developed by two NCCUMC pastors, Kevin Baker and Claire Clyburn, in partnership with Western North Carolina Conference (WNCC) pastors Nancy... Continue Reading→

Recent Lawsuits Filed Against Methodist Congregations

As we recently reported, United Methodist leaders have reached a settlement in the pending bankruptcy proceedings of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The proposed settlement, which must be approved by the court, includes the following provisions:  United Methodists will raise and contribute $30 million over time to a settlement fund to compensate abuse survivors; All... Continue Reading→

Upcoming Clergy Ethics Training

Each quadrennium the North Carolina Conference requires that every clergy (licensed, provisional, ordained, retired, interim supply) serving a church or under episcopal appointment (extension ministry) must complete ethics training. During the month of February we will utilize the resources of Safe Gatherings by using their online Clergy Ethics Course.

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