In this video, Bishop Ward speaks about the life of Saint Francis of Assisi and challenges us to care for our world that God has created.
The IRS has increased the maximum Health FSA employee contribution limit to $2,650 for plan years beginning on or after 1/1/18. This is a $50 increase from 2017. November and December 2017 renewals are still limited to $2,600.
Connectional Ministries staff of the NC Conference will be on staff retreat, October 23-24. They will be happy to return phone calls and emails upon their return Wednesday, October 25th.
Open Enrollment packets have been mailed to all participants, clergy and lay employees in the Conference Insurance program. Open Enrollment is held each year from November 1 – 30. Participants can make changes to their coverage during November for an effective date of January 1, 2018. For more details visit the Insurance webpage.
The Media Center offers the following studies, DVDs, books, websites, and program resources for use with adults, youth, and children during Advent and Christmas. Request to borrow any of the following resources from the Media Center for use in your church, small group, or Sunday School class. The NC Conference Media Center is open to all clergy… Continue Reading→
The opinions of others who have used a resource can be most helpful in choosing what studies, books, curriculum, or videos to help you or your group along their discipleship path. Listed below are some places to find reviews of Christian resources. Help others choose resources by writing your own reviews! During October, you could… Continue Reading→
Brothers and Sisters of The United Methodist Church, Grace and peace to you in the compassionate name of our Lord Christ Jesus. I write to you on behalf of our Council of Bishops to invite you to observe Global Migration Sunday on December 3, 2017. This is the first Sunday of the season of Advent,… Continue Reading→
Credit: I’m Pricilla This daily post is designed to help you live into our New Room Society covenant of practicing daily prayer together. Below is this week’s theme and daily practice. Week 11: Word God’s people have always had a special reverence for words, especially the words of Scripture. Have we lost the reasons for… Continue Reading→
The aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s passage through Puerto Rico has created a humanitarian crisis that aggravated existing problems in the island’s economy, health, and education systems. At the moment, 34 deaths related to this phenomenon of nature have been reported. This has been the worst catastrophe of the century leaving the Puerto Rican people without… Continue Reading→
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Take this opportunity to learn about the history of Native Americans and their relationship to The United Methodist Church. The Media Center offers the following books and studies to use individually or in small groups. Additional resources, including DVDs and websites, are listed in our Native American Resources… Continue Reading→