The lighting of the Advent candles reminds us that Jesus, the true light will soon enter the world.
Bishop Ward shares the legend of the poinsettia and how God will use our gifts to help, heal, and welcome many.
In this video, Bishop Ward invites us to plan for generosity this upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grieved afresh by the horrific violence Sunday morning in First Baptist Church, I asked colleague bishops in our Council of Bishops covenant group this morning for wisdom and help. How do we respond faithfully to encourage and protect those who gather for worship, prayer, learning, and service? An African colleague bishop… Continue Reading→
Ismael Ruiz-Millan of Duke Divinity School accompanied Bishop Ward and the Cabinet on a week of Hispanic/Latino cultural immersion in Guatemala in August. BISHOP WARD: Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We’re all on a journey, step by step, day by day. We learn, we grow, we discover new ways… Continue Reading→
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→