Emily Lain, Conference Youth President, joins Bishop Ward as they recap Annual Conference Session for Youth (ACS), where they celebrated their 70th anniversary last week.
Bishop Ward highlights the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference on Wednesday and the Annual Conference Session (ACS) for Youth in this busy week for the conference.
Bishop Ward and Beth Hood talk about the new Office of Clergy Life, which will support persons from their discernment of the call to ministry until retirement.
As we are enjoying this season of being outdoors and being blessed by God’s creation, Bishop Ward invites us all to become involved in creation care ministry in our local church or district.
Bishop Ward proclaims June 30 as Jerry Bryan Day to honor Jerry for 25 years of service as the Conference Secretary. Jerry announced his retirement from this position during Annual Conference.
Thirty-eight elders and two deacons were ordained for Christian ministry at this year’s Annual Conference.
Bishop Ward highlights the Methodist tradition of gathering for Annual Conference and also gives thanks for persons who have had a fatherly parenting role in our lives as we celebrate Father’s Day this coming Sunday.
As we enter hurricane season, Bishop Ward gives thanks for conference Disaster Ministries and all United Methodists who are in the forefront as helpers in the wake of natural disaster.
Bishop Ward celebrates Camping Ministries and camps Chestnut Ridge, Rockfish, and Don Lee as she shares her and her family’s experiences through these vital ministries.