Charles Wesley’s hymn, “Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast” reminds us that Christ, the host, invites all persons to the table, that no one be left behind.
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→
Bishop Ward gives an overview of the ways we can offer thanks at Annual Conference for the ways God is so generous to us.
Bishop Ward and Dr. Jerusha Neal talk about the Preaching WELL event, which offered clergy a time for reflection and learning.
Annual Conference has a long history of connecting us through worship and conferencing. It is also a time to share our gifts and talents.
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→
Bishop Ward and Al Miller, Director of Disaster Ministries, share exciting news about the goals and work of Disaster Response Ministries in the North Carolina Conference.
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→
As followers of the resurrected Christ, Bishop Ward calls us to rise up to the challenges of devastation, heartache, and trouble in our world.