Bishop Ward shares with us some details about the work of Partners in Ministry in East Laurinburg, designated as a National Mission Institution by the National Division of the United Methodist Women.
Bishop Ward combines thoughts on All Saints Day and creation care through the Psalm text for the day – Psalm 24 – “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof.”
Bishop Ward is joined by Dr. Edgardo Colon-Emeric to discuss the document, “Sent in Love,” written by the Committee on Faith and Order, of which Dr. Colon-Emeric is a member.
Bishop Ward is at MERCI with Ed Rutenkroger and Linda Heil, assembling Christmas boxes for Project Agape. Volunteers are needed to get the boxes ready to ship.
Bishop Ward toured Ocracoke with Pastor Susie Fitch-Slater. Because of the connection of The United Methodist Church, Disaster Ministry staff and volunteers will be with the people on the island until everyone has a safe and clean place to live.
As we wait and hope and pray for the coming of the Christ Child, we see God’s wonderful gift of children. As we welcome children into this world, we long to make this world a more gentle, welcoming, nurturing place for every child born. Brief prayers and worship resources are offered, thematically linked to the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward is joined by Clara Ester in a conversation about anti-racism and the Church. Ms. Ester is a UM deaconess and witness to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ecclesiastes reminds us that there is a season for every purpose under heaven and Bishop Ward welcomes us into charge conference season. For everything, there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1. We are in the season of charge conferences. Thank you for your careful preparation and for your participation as we… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward looks forward to the district gatherings for clergy which will happen this fall.