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.
As the 2019 General Conference convenes next week, Bishop Ward is asking us to pray for a strong and faithful outcome to the deliberations and for us to love each other well.
Bishop Ward is hopeful that God’s love, mercy and grace will be evident in St. Louis as delegates meet at the special called General Conference later this month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Praying Our Way Forward team of the Council of Bishops has released details of the Day of Prayer, which will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST in the St. Louis America’s Center Convention Complex on Saturday, February 23, the first day of the 2019 Special Session of General… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages us to respect and care for our bodies as temples through available health and wellness programs.
“I am so concerned about so many of my coworkers. For many of them, both the husband and wife are federal employees and many are parents with no income coming whatsoever. One of the best ways to help federal workers like these is for churches to make an extra donation to local food pantries. As… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward joined others in Princeville on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, helping repair homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew.
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→
Bishop Ward and Al Miller, director of Disaster Recovery Ministries, announce the opening of four new disaster centers.