Bishop Ward gives thanks for the eight district superintendents serving the North Carolina Conference and tells about their role as the chief mission strategist for their district.
As we celebrate the baptism of Jesus this week, Bishop Ward reminds us that as we remember our baptism, God speaks over us, as he did to Jesus – “You are my beloved. In you, I am well-pleased.”
Ray Broadwell – Fairway District During the 1940’s, a storm destroyed a village church sanctuary on the northern coast of England. The poverty of the members of the church made it impossible for them to rebuild immediately. After a few months, a British Admiral appeared in the village and asked where the Pastor lived. When… Continue Reading→
Gray Southern – Capital District I’m praying not only for them But also for those who will believe in me Because of them and their witness about me. The goal is for all of them to become one heart and mind— Just as you, Father, are in me and I in you, So they might… Continue Reading→
Carol Goehring, Corridor District Matthew 2:1-2, 9-11 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay… Continue Reading→
All provisional or full ELDERS and DEACONS that are members of the NC Conference and serving in Extension Ministries are required to fill out the Extension Ministry Report for the reporting period of January 1 – Dec. 31, 2016 by January 31, 2017. Report and instructions are located at Extension Ministries.
Gil Wise – Beacon District Scripture: Psalm 72 Every day, I enjoy the splendor of God’s creation. Traveling across the 15 counties of northeastern North Carolina will leave you with a constant sense of awe in all that God has done. Evidence of God’s presence can be seen in every church along the way. Each… Continue Reading→
Kenneth Locklear, Gateway District Peter, therefore, was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him. (Acts 12:5) This scripture reminds me of an illustration about prayer. The story is about a little girl who is a 5-year-old with Down syndrome. She always wanted to say grace at… Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward invites us to pray and to participate in Circles of Abundant Grace, beginning the second week of January.