Bishop Ward invites us to pray for our pastors and to find ways this month to offer special expressions of appreciation for our pastor.
Bishop Ward encourages each church to examine the ways they are now or can better care for God’s creation. Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. I love this prayer, “New every morning is your love great God of light and all day long, you are working for good in the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages the observance of World Communion Sunday on October 1 and offers a prayer for unity, peace, compassion and hope.
Dr. Vergel Lattimore, President of Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, NC announced that Bishop Hope Morgan Ward will be the speaker for the Opening Convocation on Friday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this special service at in the Albert J. D. Aymer Center on the Seminary campus. Following her… Continue Reading→
During hurricane season, Bishop Ward reminds us of the strength the United Methodist Church has in disaster response and recovery.
Bishop Ward affirms the commitment of the North Carolina Conference to be in ministry with and for all persons and to work towards peace and justice for all.
Bishop Ward gives thanks for public schools and extends an invitation to two events for persons seeking information about church/public school partnerships or persons wishing to deepen their commitment to existing partnerships.
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Reggie Ponder talk about the lectionary texts of planting and harvesting and share the story of outreach at Elevation UMC – each one to reach one.
During this week of ACS (Annual Conference Session for Youth), Bishop Ward reminds churches of the call to be praying for and being in ministry with young people within the church and those in the surrounding community.