Dear United Methodist friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in these beautiful summer days. I encourage you to lead your church in generous support of Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries in August 27 as we interpret this remarkable ministry birthed here in North Carolina. Across the years, DBOM has flourished and grown, connecting those who are… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the ways we are engaging children in ministry – VBS, summer reading programs, music programs, and camps.
Bishop Ward introduces and welcomes Leah Wiebe-Smith as the new director for the Center of Leadership Excellence.
Bishop Ward introduces the Rev. Ernesto Barriguete as the Director for Multicultural Ministries.
In this video, Bishop Ward gives thanks for the offerings received during Annual Conference 2017. Because of your generosity, over $50,000 will go toward mission efforts in the conference.
Greetings to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We, the Bishops of The United Methodist Church in North Carolina, write to you to express our deep concern for what we see as a reduction to the health care benefits of many North Carolinians. We represent over 2000 congregations in North Carolina communities, with over… Continue Reading→
After an inspiring Annual Conference, Bishop Ward, the Cabinet, and the Connectional Table look forward to the new conference year with many new and fruitful ministries in local churches throughout the conference. Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Thank you for the wondrous time that we shared together at the… Continue Reading→
We will have two wonderful evening programs at this Annual Conference 2017 – a children’s musical on Friday evening and a dramatization from the book Blood Done Sign My Name on Saturday evening.
Bishop Ward and the Cabinet are learning to speak Spanish and will be going to Guatemala later in the summer for a week of full culture immersion. Ministry with Hispanic Latino persons is an important focus of the NC Conference.