Bishop Ward has been selected as one of 60 influential North Carolinians to participate in an election-year series sponsored by the Raleigh News & Observer, the Durham Herald Sun, and the Charlotte Observer. These persons will participate in surveys throughout the year to get their views on the policy issues of most importance to North… Continue Reading→
In her latest video, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward gives you a glimpse into her prayer life and encourages you to renew your life of prayer as you take time to speak to and listen to God.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 7, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Methodist Church is joining other faith organizations in a statement urging the U.S. government to stop its policy of separating immigrant families. Below is the full statement signed by dozens of faith organizations. Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, president of the Council of Bishops,… Continue Reading→
As we approach Annual Conference 2018, Bishop Ward reminds us how Annual Conference strengthens us to serve Christ in the world.
The Annual Conference theme this year is God’s Generosity in All Creation. Let us be both awed by God’s beautiful creation and also caring and protective of it.
For immediate release May 25, 2018 WASHINGTON – The Council of Bishops is offering a video outlining the One Church Plan as a resource for annual conferences as they prepare for the 2019 Special Session of General Conference. The video may be shown at annual conference sessions or be used in discussions. During their meeting… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release May 25, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Here is the statement from the Council of Bishops, issued by COB President Bishop Ken Carter of the Florida Area, in response to Decision 1360: Our Gratitude We want to thank the Judicial Council for their service to the church through the affirmation of two key… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops in partnership with The Upper Room is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward. Phase 1 involved 84 members of the Council of Bishops praying for The United Methodist Church’s way forward for 15 minutes daily, from August to December 2016. This was followed… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward explains the three special offerings which will be received at Annual Conference 2018.