The funeral for Bishop John Yambasu, the late resident bishop of the Sierra Leone Conference, set for Sunday, September 6, 2020, will be livestreamed on umc.org/bishopyambasu. Bishop Yambasu died in a road accident on August 16, 2020, on his way to attend a funeral of one of the pastors in the conference. The Service of… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, We know the heartbreak, chaos, hurt and loss caused by natural disaster. We experience the generosity of others through their partnership, gifts, presence and work in the long recovery. A team of our Disaster Ministries leaders traveled September 1 as requested by the Louisiana Conference and UMCOR to assist in the… Continue Reading→
We who live have received a legacy from those who’ve come before, and we who live are called to create a legacy for those who come after us.
During the month of September, we will focus on God’s gift of creation and how to be more engaged in caring for God’s creation.
Dear United Methodist friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Thank you for your leadership in this season of our lives. During this pandemic, we have been led to think again about the way we celebrate the Lord’s Supper. For many of us, this season has been a… Continue Reading→
We celebrate the centennial of Women’s Suffrage and all the ones who pressed for suffrage for all people.
Bishop Ward and members of conference disaster ministry teams move to help people affected by Hurricane Isaias in Bertie County.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Isaias, Bishop Ward encourages us to step forward to help our neighbors clean up, clean out, and rebuild.
As we continue to move forward during the pandemic, Bishop Ward updates us on the plans for the Clergy Session and the Ordering of Ministry service.