On October 16, the Bishop’s Forum will be focusing on the church’s response to the Israel/Palestine crisis. The forum will be streamed on the NC Conference Livestream page beginning at 11am.
Bishop Hope Morgan Ward shares her story of baking and serving ham biscuits at United Methodist Churches in the heart of the NC State Fair. Bishop Ward’s story reminds us of all the ways we can be in communion in the center of public life, as the body Christ.
Grace and peace to each of you in the name of Jesus Christ. As you may know, North Carolina marriage laws changed Oct. 10, when the state ban on same sex unions was overturned by judicial decision. The polity of the United Methodist Church did not change. The Book of Discipline, in paragraph 341.6, states… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward reminds us of the significance of Sabbath and how this simple act can be counter cultural, like many of Jesus’ acts during his time on earth.
New York, NY, October 3, 2014—The United Methodist Church’s global mission agency will create a network of offices around the world linked and accountable to headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, beginning in late 2016. Part of the plan requires the approval of denominational financial and program coordinating entities. Directors of the General Board of Global Ministries… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward reminds us to put on our sneakers and get out and run at the upcoming Skeeter Runs. The next Skeeter run is October 12 @ Wake Forest United Methodist Church. Don’t miss it! Sign up today!
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.”