“Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.” Bishop Ward invites interested persons to participate in Conflict Transformation Ministries.
Disaster Ministries serves as a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of disaster, fostering partnerships between United Methodists and others to help rebuild homes, communities, and lives. Early Response Teams (ERT) help make homes safe and sanitary after a natural disaster. If you are interested in becoming ERT certified, sign up for an upcoming class…. Continue Reading→
We are excited to announce that Sarah Heath and Lauren Wright Pittman will be joining us for Preaching WELL 2020. Learn more about these remarkable women and what they will bring to our time together at The Trinity Center… “Sarah Heath, a clergy colleague that has an amazing way of connecting with all ages. Her… Continue Reading→
As in previous years, here are the steps we are taking for Affordable Care Act tax reporting for our conference for 2019: The Conference will file 1095-B forms for all of the participants on our health care plan. This means that local churches with less than 50 employees will not need to file any forms. The Conference… Continue Reading→
Take a moment to hear these first few lines of the poem by Howard Thurman… How Good It Is to Center Down by Howard Thurman How good it is to center down!To sit quietly and see one’s self pass by!The streets of our minds seethe with endless traffic;Our spirits resound with clashings, with noisy silences,While… Continue Reading→
It is NOT too late to register, but if you want the conference room rate, you must register by Thursday, February 13! The Asia Mission Initiative Summit scheduled for March 1-3, 2020 at Edenton St. UMC in downtown Raleigh. The event is designed to bring together key supporters of the four Asian Mission Initiatives (Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia,… Continue Reading→
On February 1, the District Office was restructured, adding some new faces and realigning job responsibilities.
The Connectional Table The United Methodist Church For Immediate Release February 11, 2020 Connectional Table Offers Live Webinar “Five Things to Know About U.S. Regional Conference before GC 2020” Chicago, IL – On February 20, 2020, the Connectional Table (CT) will host a live 1.5-hour webinar entitled “Five Things to Know About United States Regional… Continue Reading→
In the beginning (1795-1800), the territory known as North Carolina was divided between the Virginia and South Carolina Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church with the Virginia Conference getting “the lion’s share” of the territory. Then in 1800 the Western Conference was formed and included all of the territory that was west of the Blue… Continue Reading→
Busyness can rob us of so much more than rest. Busyness robs of us of relationships, peace, joy, our health, contentment, and more importantly an intimate relationship with God. Busyness in today’s society is seen as a badge of honor. The busier, the better. The more effectively you can multi-task, the more efficient you appear… Continue Reading→