FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 WASHINGTON – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is asking the Judicial Council for declaratory decisions… Continue Reading→
The regional gatherings to discuss the Way Forward will be held as scheduled. The material is not translated and released worldwide due to logistical realities. However, Bishop Ward and Delegation members are prepared to share what is before the 2019 Special Session is the General Conference. Gatherings Schedule: Sunday, July 15, 3 pm, St Luke,… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and the Conference Connectional Table will be sharing suggested reading this conference year on the topic of anti-racism. The first recommendation is “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. _ The Council of Bishops (COB) has amended its call for the Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, in response to Judicial Council Decision 1360, which was handed down on… Continue Reading→
During this holiday week, Bishop Ward reminds us that God’s grace is for all people in all places.
Regional gatherings are planned as announced at Annual Conference in response to the interest indicated through district offices. The gatherings will be led by members of the General Conference Delegation and the Bishop. Laity and clergy are invited to attend any of the gatherings. No pre-registration is required. There will be ample room at each… Continue Reading→
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In its continued efforts to inform The United Methodist Church on its processes and work,… Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward gives thanks and lifts up ministries who provide food for those in their communities.
Bishop Ward has been selected as one of 60 influential North Carolinians to participate in an election-year series sponsored by the Raleigh News & Observer, the Durham Herald Sun, and the Charlotte Observer. These persons will participate in surveys throughout the year to get their views on the policy issues of most importance to North… Continue Reading→