Bishop Ward is joined by members of the conference Asian Ministry team – Sang-Seon Park, Kong Namkung, and Edgar De Jesus – to extend an invitation to pilgrimage.
Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. On August 25, we will celebrate Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries Sunday and receive a special offering for this important ministry of our annual conference. I encourage you to invite generosity for this good cause on August 25 or another Sunday of your choosing. Envelopes… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release June 3, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the issues and business of the 120-plus leaders, who give oversight to the denomination. The website: https://www.unitedmethodistbishops.org/ contains the biographical information of the active and… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release May 9, 2019 CHICAGO – (May 09, 2019) The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church completed its May 2019 meeting held outside Chicago with a pastoral and prophetic word in response to the decisions of the Special Session and the codification of some of those decisions in the Book of… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release: May 1, 2019 AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee has agreed to send a resolution for full communion to be considered by the Council of Bishops and for possible consideration by the 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The members of the committee made the… Continue Reading→
I invite you to join me in a Bishop’s Forum on Support for Immigrants and Families. As actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) increase, many immigrants and families in our United Methodist churches and surrounding communities are being deeply traumatized.
United Methodists urged to join in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is urging all United Methodists to join in the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which starts on January 18 and runs until January 25. Organized by the World… Continue Reading→
A Peaceable Kingdom in a Divided World A Christmas Letter to the United Methodist Church from Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., President, Council of Bishops and taken from Isaiah 11. The Prophet Living eight centuries before Christ, the prophet Isaiah had a vision, which over time was given a name: the peaceable kingdom. It’s a compelling… Continue Reading→
Friday, November 9, 2018 The United Methodist Church Philippines Central Conference| College of Bishops In Jesus Christ We Are One Church (A pastoral letter to United Methodists in the Philippines) “I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all… Continue Reading→