Representatives of the Council of Bishops and the General Board of Global Ministries issued a letter to the people of The United Methodist Church on behalf of the Council of Bishops in response to the Ebola crisis affecting West Africa. The epidemic has been responsible for nearly 5,000 deaths with more than 13,000 cases of… Continue Reading→
Conflict is a normal part of life, even in the church. Bishop Ward talks about the Conflict Transformation Team and the upcoming district workshops in this video. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God. In the very center of our life in Christ’s ministry is the role of peacemaking,… Continue Reading→
In this traditional “back to school” season, Bishop Ward encourages us to be involved with schools near our churches.
Dear Colleagues in Ministry, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. I write to you today to witness – and to encourage your witness – in support of the needs of the most vulnerable people in our state. The Methodist church was born as a movement bringing “good news to the… Continue Reading→