The Council of Bishops expresses its deep gratitude to the Judicial Council for its careful review of the actions of the 2019 General Conference. The Judicial Council’s decisions are clear and sound, and they give helpful guidance to the Church. Read the full letter on UMC.org.
For Immediate Release April 23, 2019 The Council of Bishops is inviting the people of The United Methodist Church to be in prayer for the Judicial Council, which is in session this week. The Judicial Council will be discussing the constitutionality of matters related to the Special Session of the General Conference held in February…. Continue Reading→
As in the days immediately following his crucifixion and resurrection, Jesus appeared in mysterious and surprising ways. Let us be open to his presence wherever we gather.
As we walk this week with Jesus, the Apostle Paul reminds us that at the end of the journey is the mystery of Easter – resurrection, new life, abundant life, eternal life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter has called on United Methodists to use the Holy Week to forgive one another and to seek forgiveness in return. In a Holy Week pastoral letter released April 15, 2019, Bishop Carter, who is also the resident bishop of the Florida Area, noted that the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward reminds us to sing hosannas and praise to Jesus as the crowds did when he entered Jerusalem to begin Holy Week.
As we worship God in these late days of Lent, may we resist temptation to judge the gift of another or the worthiness of another and may we love each other as Jesus loves us.
Bishop Ward encourages churches to recognize the good works of UMCOR by giving generously on UMCOR Sunday, March 31.
Jim Martin, Director at Camp Rockfish, joins Bishop Ward to talk about the joys of camping and retreat activities at our conference camps.