Bishop Ward celebrates Camping Ministries and camps Chestnut Ridge, Rockfish, and Don Lee as she shares her and her family’s experiences through these vital ministries.
Bishop Ward welcomes the Rev. Connie Stutts to share the story of answered prayer at Rhems United Methodist Church in New Bern.
As we move toward Pentecost, let us give witness to God’s work in our lives and give thanks for the Spirit that guides us and leads us and also for the gift of Bishop Leonard Fairley.
The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction due to the retirement of four bishops. After much prayer and discernment, the bishops have approved Bishop Leonard Fairley as resident bishop of the North Carolina Conference (Raleigh area), in addition to his role as resident bishop… Continue Reading→
The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ), due to the retirement of four bishops. The recommendations were made by the SEJ College of Bishops following consultation with the Jurisdictional and respective Annual Conference Committees on Episcopacy. This follows decisions by Bishops Lawson… Continue Reading→
May is designated as Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Bishop Ward and the Rev. Edgar De Jesus share thoughts on the recent violence against Asian-Americans.
Bishop Ward asks us to give thanks this month particularly for teachers, our Asian-American pastors and Asian-Pacific Ministries, and for mothers and other women who have nurtured and supported us throughout our life.
Dear United Methodist friends in Christ, I give thanks to you all, using the words of the Apostle Paul in Philippians, for partnership in ministry from the first day until now. Called to ordained ministry, I was set apart for this life of itinerant clergy leadership 42 years ago at the North Carolina Annual Conference Session… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward introduces the scriptural theme for Annual Conference 2021 and gives details about the agenda.