Dear friends in Christ, Our hearts are heavy as we experience with our friends in Elizabeth City the death of Andrew Brown, Jr., by gunshots fired by police. We pray for those closest to him, including Patrice Revelle, his children, and his grandmother Lydia Brown. We pray for the entire community – for elected civic… Continue Reading→
Jesus Christ stands among us, alive forevermore, as we approach Good Shepherd Sunday, marked each year soon after Easter. Consider the strong words of Jesus: I am the Good Shepherd. . .I know my own and they know me. . .I lay down my life for the sheep. . .so there will be one flock,… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward is joined by Rev. Jarrod Davis, chair of the Conference Creation Care Team to discuss all the ways the NC Conference is engaging in creation care.
Bishop Ward talks with Dr. Kenneth Locklear (Gateway District Superintendent) about how the Native American Ministries Offering has been instrumental in his life and ministry.
The Sunday after Easter, April 11, has been designated as Second Chance Sunday which recognizes our ministry with persons who have been incarcerated and also how redemption is available to all through the death and resurrection of Jesus.
As we move through Holy Week, Bishop Ward reminds us to be vigilant in keeping our eyes on Jesus so we will be witness to the most surprising and astonishing moment in human history.
Using the story of Jesus raising Lazarus, Bishop Ward reminds us of the words of Jesus foreshadowing Easter victory, “Roll back the stone. Unbind them. Let them go.”
“It’s a joy to share with you a high honor conferred last week as The United Methodist Association of Communicators met.”
Bishop Ward discusses the book “Mothers in Israel” with author and pastor, Donna Fowler-Marchant.