Bishop Ward and Dr. Jerusha Neal talk about the Preaching WELL event, which offered clergy a time for reflection and learning.
Annual Conference has a long history of connecting us through worship and conferencing. It is also a time to share our gifts and talents.
For Immediate Release May 9, 2019 CHICAGO – (May 09, 2019) The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church completed its May 2019 meeting held outside Chicago with a pastoral and prophetic word in response to the decisions of the Special Session and the codification of some of those decisions in the Book of… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Al Miller, Director of Disaster Ministries, share exciting news about the goals and work of Disaster Response Ministries in the North Carolina Conference.
For Immediate Release: May 1, 2019 AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee has agreed to send a resolution for full communion to be considered by the Council of Bishops and for possible consideration by the 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The members of the committee made the… Continue Reading→
As followers of the resurrected Christ, Bishop Ward calls us to rise up to the challenges of devastation, heartache, and trouble in our world.
The Council of Bishops expresses its deep gratitude to the Judicial Council for its careful review of the actions of the 2019 General Conference. The Judicial Council’s decisions are clear and sound, and they give helpful guidance to the Church. Read the full letter on UMC.org.
For Immediate Release April 23, 2019 The Council of Bishops is inviting the people of The United Methodist Church to be in prayer for the Judicial Council, which is in session this week. The Judicial Council will be discussing the constitutionality of matters related to the Special Session of the General Conference held in February…. Continue Reading→
As in the days immediately following his crucifixion and resurrection, Jesus appeared in mysterious and surprising ways. Let us be open to his presence wherever we gather.