On Monday, September 17, Bishop Ward traveled to the Fayetteville area to see some places flooded and damaged by Hurricane Florence.
Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you as Hurricane Florence advances, threatening with wind and with water falling from above and rising in rivers and streams. Much is yet to unfold. However, we know that needs will be great. Therefore, please receive these requests with glad and generous hearts. 1 – Please continue… Continue Reading→
Dear beloved United Methodist people, In the fullness of this ancient greeting, I extend the grace and peace of Christ to you all today as the fury of Hurricane Florence threatens our beautiful state and our neighbors in South Carolina. We pray without ceasing for one another, giving thanks for the bonds of love we… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward continues the conversation about our neighbors by sharing the story of the Good Samaritan and urging us to think of the word “neighbor” as a verb.
Bishop Ward gives thanks for the gifts and ministries of the 13 Native American churches of the conference and highlights Heritage Day on Sept. 8.
Bishop Ward and Steve Hickle share great news from Rise Against Hunger and also about a Methodist and Wesleyan men’s movement to end hunger around the world.
A Meditation on Psalm 84
In light of 48 Hours in McAllen with Rio Texas friends and Sunday morning with Mt. Sylvan UMC, Durham, NC
As summer winds down and the school year is beginning, Bishop Ward encourages congregations to be in partnership with public schools through prayer and support.
Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. I extend this annual invitation to celebrate Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries and to support this work generously. Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries was birthed in North Carolina in 1999 as a joint mission endeavor of the North Carolina and Western North… Continue Reading→