Dear Pastors and Church Leaders, Grace and peace to you today in the name of Jesus Christ.I offer this message in response to queries received about the Franklin Graham Decision America campaign coming to North Carolina in OctoberThe North Carolina Conference is neither an endorser nor a sponsor of Decision America.We United Methodists are deeply… Continue Reading→
As we approach the beginning of another school year, Bishop Ward encourages churches to celebrate and support students, teachers, parents, and school administrators.
For Immediate ReleaseFriday, August 16, 2019 UMC Bishops agree to ask Judicial Council to review Special Session votes WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops, in response to a request from the Commission on General Conference, has voted to ask the Judicial Council to rule on the implications of the invalid votes discovered during the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward invites us to engage in study and thoughtful conversation about the history of enslaved persons in the U.S. and renew our commitment to anti-racism and multicultural ministries.
Bishop Ward invites us to engage in study and thoughtful conversation about the history of enslaved persons in the U.S. and renew our commitment to serve and minister with all people.
General Conference organizers have determined enough improper voting likely took place at the 2019 special session to nullify a key vote on how congregations can leave The United Methodist Church. The Commission on General Conference — meeting behind closed doors during its Aug. 7-9 meeting — reviewed an investigation that found “credible objective evidence” of… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Ed Sunday join Ms. Josey as volunteers work to get her back into her storm-damaged home.
Bishop Ward thanks churches for being in ministry with children in their communities through the summer months.
Bishop Samuel Quire of Liberia visits with Bishop Ward and shares some of the Methodist ministry foci in Liberia.