As we journey through Advent on the way to Christmas, we read and sing Israel’s promises and prophecies. We hear the prophet Isaiah’s invitation: “Come, let us walk in the light of the Lord” (Isaiah 2:5). And for many of us, all of this culminates as we stand in the darkness of a sanctuary on… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Nara Melkonyan talk about the impact Project Agape has on the children of Armenia.
Dear Members of United Methodist Churches across North Carolina, As we enter the season of Advent and prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, we remember that Jesus began his life fleeing persecution as a refugee in Egypt. (Matthew 2:13-18) On September 26, the White House issued an Executive Order (EO 13888)… Continue Reading→
In this second week of the Advent series What Child Is This?, we focus on the children on the US/Mexico border.
As we enter into the Advent season, we will be centering on the theme, “What Child Is This?” This week, we focus on the children of Palestine.
Bishop Ward and Bishop Leeland share a message from a joint meeting of the NCC and WNCC Cabinets in Elon.
Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. You are a wonderfully generous people! Thank you for giving… offering prayers, resources, presence, and skills through the 18 Disaster Recovery Centers now hosting volunteers; creating Christmas boxes under the loving direction of Nara Melkonyan, Project AGAPE Director, for children… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Hannah McMillan share with joy and celebration the fun, fellowship, and mission of Eat for Relief at Pilgrimage 2019.
Bishop Ward and Bishop Fairley share their thoughts and reflect on their experiences at Pilgrimage 2019.