Hurricane Florence did considerable damage to churches and parsonages in our conference. Great generosity is needed to help, but we, like Mary, trust in the words of the Angel Gabriel – “With God nothing is impossible.”
A Peaceable Kingdom in a Divided World A Christmas Letter to the United Methodist Church from Kenneth H. Carter, Jr., President, Council of Bishops and taken from Isaiah 11. The Prophet Living eight centuries before Christ, the prophet Isaiah had a vision, which over time was given a name: the peaceable kingdom. It’s a compelling… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Greg Moore talk about the annunciation to Mary and how her faithfulness to God’s will is reflected when we also walk in faithfulness.
Dear United Methodist friends in Christ, Grace and peace are with us even as we experience the arrest of Samuel Oliver-Bruno who has lived in protective sanctuary of City Well United Methodist Church in Durham, NC. A group of approximately 26 persons in Samuel’s family, church family, and community family are detained as a result… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages us to look at God’s beautiful creation with joy and thanksgiving and be mindful of places where we can offer generosity and healing.
November is Native American Heritage month and we give thanks for the Native American contribution to The United Methodist Church. “I give you as light to the nations that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.” Isaiah sings the beautiful vision of God. We carry in our heart this deep, deep sense… Continue Reading→
Friday, November 9, 2018 The United Methodist Church Philippines Central Conference| College of Bishops In Jesus Christ We Are One Church (A pastoral letter to United Methodists in the Philippines) “I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release Friday, November 9, 2018 SIMON’S ISLAND, GA – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has authorized the preparation of legislation to deal with the full communion proposal between The United Methodist Church and The Episcopal Church. The bishops took the initial action on the proposal, called A Gift to the… Continue Reading→
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→