SAVE THE DATE: All clergy in the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church are invited to join Bishop Ward for “Let Us Pray: A Gathering of North Carolina Clergy”. This special event will be held on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm at St. Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker Street, Sanford, NC…. Continue Reading→
Dear NCC clergy friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. I look forward to convening gatherings of clergy in the eight districts as this summer draws to a close. These times together are a blessing to me as I see you and gain refreshment through the colleagueship we share in ministry. My hope is… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward steps out of appointment making to discuss what “appointment” means to The United Methodist Church.
Watch the video above or read the transcript below. Bishop Ward: Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, who calls each of us in our baptism to serve Christ in the world. We’re at Louisburg College today. The Heritage District pastors are meeting and President Mark La Branche is with us… Continue Reading→
Watch the video above or read the transcript below. “In Acts 15:36, Paul asks Barnabas, “Come, go with me. Let’s go visit the believers.” It is in the spirit of this text that I begin this week visiting with clergy in the eight districts of our Annual Conference. Laity, this is an important time for… Continue Reading→