For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 SIMON’S ISLAND, GA. – The Council of Bishops ended its November 2018 meeting by taking the following actions among other decisions: Released a Narrative of Our Leadership, describing the work… Continue Reading→
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free.” (Luke 4:18 NRSV) Racism is harmful to all of society. And we… Continue Reading→
Pilgrimage 2018 is this weekend in Fayetteville and Bishop Ward shares exciting news about this year’s special offering for Conference Disaster Response.
Monday, November 05, 2018 For Immediate Release St. Simon Island, GA – Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter this morning urged fellow bishops to call upon God to help The United Methodist Church to move forward during this time when the church finds itself in unfamiliar territory. In his presidential address at the… Continue Reading→
As we approach All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1, Bishop Ward reminds us that saints are those who’ve gone before us and persons who still walk among us.
For Immediate Release – Friday, October 26, 2018 In service to the delegates of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, the Council of Bishops asked for a declaratory decision of the Judicial Council regarding the constitutionality of the three plans contained in the report of the Commission on a Way Forward. In a… Continue Reading→
A review of possible plans for the future direction of The United Methodist Church found the One Church Plan to be largely constitutional, said a decision released Oct. 26 by the denomination’s top court. In Decision 1366, which was unanimous, the United Methodist Judicial Council found more problems in the Traditional Plan petitions that would… Continue Reading→
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, October 26, 2018 As Moderators of the Commission on a Way Forward, we are very grateful that the Council of Bishops asked for a declaratory decision in the constitutionality of the three plans contained in the Commission’s report. This week during the Judicial Council oral hearings, the Commission was well… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages us to help prepare Christmas boxes for the children in Armenia or to go to MERCI and help package them for shipping.