Thirty-eight elders and two deacons were ordained for Christian ministry at this year’s Annual Conference.
Bishop Ward highlights the Methodist tradition of gathering for Annual Conference and also gives thanks for persons who have had a fatherly parenting role in our lives as we celebrate Father’s Day this coming Sunday.
Bishop Ward introduces the scriptural theme for Annual Conference 2021 and gives details about the agenda.
The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places, and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail. – Isaiah 58:11 This strong promise of God will be the scriptural focus for the 2021 Annual Conference Session. We… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward gives us updates on the 2020 apportionments and the 2021 virtual Annual Conference, while thanking churches for their faithfulness in supporting the connection.
Bishop Ward and Christine Harman discuss Christian Formation ministries and the ministry of the laity in the North Carolina Conference.
Bishop Ward discusses the Spring GBGM meeting and the missions commissioning service at Annual Conference in this Connections video.