Drawing from the prophet Isaiah, Bishop Ward invites us to throw our arms wide and to proclaim the call to social holiness, to be engaged in our world.
As we move through the first week of Advent, Bishop Ward presents this question to us – “What does it mean for each of us to be a voice for God?”
Bishop Ward invites us to join in evening prayer throughout the season of Advent and the District Christmas offering for UMCOR.
Bishop Ward and others celebrate the opening of a JFON Immigration Legal Clinic in Fayetteville which will help neighbors navigate the immigration legal process.
Bishop Ward uses the Pilgrimage 2020 theme of “Claimed” to remind us of God’s promise in Isaiah – “I have called you by name and you are mine.”
Bishop Ward offers a prayer for this election day and the days to come.
As we approach All Saints Day on Nov. 1, we celebrate and give thanks for all God’s saints and lift up the ministry and legacy of St. James UMC in Pembroke.
Bishop Ward uses a passage from John Donne’s poetry to remind us that although God created the changing seasons, mercy, love, grace, and justice are always in season.
Bishop Ward encourages each church to complete the Church & Community Needs survey and telling how your church is persevering or needs assistance during the pandemic.