I invite you to join me in a Bishop’s Forum on Support for Immigrants and Families. As actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) increase, many immigrants and families in our United Methodist churches and surrounding communities are being deeply traumatized.
As the 2019 General Conference convenes next week, Bishop Ward is asking us to pray for a strong and faithful outcome to the deliberations and for us to love each other well.
Bishop Ward is hopeful that God’s love, mercy and grace will be evident in St. Louis as delegates meet at the special called General Conference later this month.
Bishop Ward encourages us to respect and care for our bodies as temples through available health and wellness programs.
Hurricane Florence did considerable damage to churches and parsonages in our conference. Great generosity is needed to help, but we, like Mary, trust in the words of the Angel Gabriel – “With God nothing is impossible.”
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Greg Moore talk about the annunciation to Mary and how her faithfulness to God’s will is reflected when we also walk in faithfulness.
Bishop Ward encourages us to look at God’s beautiful creation with joy and thanksgiving and be mindful of places where we can offer generosity and healing.
November is Native American Heritage month and we give thanks for the Native American contribution to The United Methodist Church. “I give you as light to the nations that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.” Isaiah sings the beautiful vision of God. We carry in our heart this deep, deep sense… Continue Reading→
Pilgrimage 2018 is this weekend in Fayetteville and Bishop Ward shares exciting news about this year’s special offering for Conference Disaster Response.