Bishop Ward reflects on the International Day of Peace and making this week an International Week of Peace through everything we do. Visit umcmission.org/Find-Resources/peace-day for a beautiful prayer for peace.
In this video, Bishop Hope shares the vision for the Conference and the local church in the coming year.
Bishop Ward addresses the people of Ferguson, Missouri and North Carolina after an insightful conversation with Reverend Willis Johnson, pastor of Wellspring United Methodist Church. Wellspring was planted in Ferguson two years ago after the Missouri Conference identified the community as “underserved by the United Methodist Church.”
Bishop Ward explores the Season of Creation and the beauty of the world around us.
As Labor Day approaches, Bishop Ward asks us to be mindful of the workers, the laborers, in our communities and in our counties, and to give thanks to God for the opportunity to work and for justice for all laborers.
Bishop Ward describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Bishop Ward reflects on the significance of Matthew 10:39 in our everyday lives, in our churches and in missions— “Those who find their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.”
Bishop Ward joins in prayer for the people of Gaza and Israel in this week’s connections Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. In the gospel of Matthew, Chapter 14, he tells the disciples to get into the boat and go to the other side. As they depart in the boat,… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward explores the fishes and loaves story from the text, Matthew 14: 13-21, and what the gifts of missions can mean to the local church and the world.