Bishop Ward highlights the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference on Wednesday and the Annual Conference Session (ACS) for Youth in this busy week for the conference.
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction due to the retirement of four bishops. After much prayer and discernment, the bishops have approved Bishop Leonard Fairley as resident bishop of the North Carolina Conference (Raleigh area), in addition to his role as resident bishop… Continue Reading→
The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ), due to the retirement of four bishops. The recommendations were made by the SEJ College of Bishops following consultation with the Jurisdictional and respective Annual Conference Committees on Episcopacy. This follows decisions by Bishops Lawson… Continue Reading→
Dear Friends, We are God’s flock. Jesus is our Good Shepherd. – John 10 I invite you to be present for a virtual gathering of all interested laity and clergy in the North Carolina Conference on Wednesday, May 5, at 12 noon. The gathering will last no more than 90 minutes. The purpose of the gathering… Continue Reading→
Grace and peace to you. In this unprecedented time, the NC Conference Committee on the Episcopacy is delighted and reassured that Bishop Hope Morgan Ward will remain our episcopal leader until after Jurisdictional Conference 2021. Given the global pandemic and the denominational refocusing that is anticipated at General Conference 2021, the Committee has repeatedly expressed… Continue Reading→