Bishop Ward extends the invitation for youth and youth leaders to attend Pilgrimage 2017 at the Crown Center – Fayetteville, Nov. 10-12.
In this season of hurricanes, Bishop Ward highlights the work and ministry of UMCOR in helping people rebuild not only their homes, but their lives.
During hurricane season, Bishop Ward reminds us of the strength the United Methodist Church has in disaster response and recovery.
Bishop Ward affirms the commitment of the North Carolina Conference to be in ministry with and for all persons and to work towards peace and justice for all.
Bishop Ward and Christi Dye discuss the role of the Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW) in the conference.
Bishop Ward gives thanks for public schools and extends an invitation to two events for persons seeking information about church/public school partnerships or persons wishing to deepen their commitment to existing partnerships.
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Reggie Ponder talk about the lectionary texts of planting and harvesting and share the story of outreach at Elevation UMC – each one to reach one.
During this week of ACS (Annual Conference Session for Youth), Bishop Ward reminds churches of the call to be praying for and being in ministry with young people within the church and those in the surrounding community.
Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the ways we are engaging children in ministry – VBS, summer reading programs, music programs, and camps.