Bishop Ward and Gary Locklear extend an invitation to participate in one of four Building an Intentional Discipleship System workshops this month.
Bishop Ward and Elaine Heath from Duke Divinity School share the details about the 2018 Convocation and Pastors’ School in October.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 2, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. _ The bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling for prayers of peace for Zimbabwe, which is witnessing violence in the aftermath of presidential and parliamentary elections. Here is the statement from the Council of Bishops. The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Ann Huffman discuss disaster response as we are now in the midst of hurricane season and approaching the second anniversary of Hurricane Matthew.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 31, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of the General Conference. The report will be presented to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference. Subject to final copy editing,… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward is traveling to Seneca Falls, NY this week with other clergy to explore the history of women’s rights by visiting the site of the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848.
Bishop Ward describes the agenda for five gatherings to discuss the work of the Commission on a Way Forward and proposals going to the February 2019 General Conference.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 WASHINGTON – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is asking the Judicial Council for declaratory decisions… Continue Reading→
The regional gatherings to discuss the Way Forward will be held as scheduled. The material is not translated and released worldwide due to logistical realities. However, Bishop Ward and Delegation members are prepared to share what is before the 2019 Special Session is the General Conference. Gatherings Schedule: Sunday, July 15, 3 pm, St Luke,… Continue Reading→