Bishop Ward ushers us into the charge conference season, encouraging generous and faithful giving to help teachers, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, replenish their classrooms for productive learning.
As summer winds down and the school year is beginning, Bishop Ward encourages congregations to be in partnership with public schools through prayer and support.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We are deeply committed across North Carolina to the education of all children, to the support of teachers and administrators, and to stronger funding for public education. At the 2016 Sessions of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina… Continue Reading→
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 encourages us to honor teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week and introduces a new ministry – MAPS (Methodists Advocating for Public Schools), with the Western North Carolina Conference.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace in the name of Jesus Christ. May 7 – 13 is Teacher Appreciation Week. We United Methodists are deeply committed to our children and public schools and engage with them energetically through Congregations for Children (C4C). We will be eager to express gratitude to all who teach in… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward reminds us of how the angels came and sang to the shepherds about a child’s birth and introduces the denominational goal of reaching 1 million children with lifesaving health interventions in the next quadrennium.
Bishop Ward and the NC Conference Cabinet are meeting this week with the Western NC Conference Cabinet and Bishop Paul Leeland. She shares what topics they plan to discuss.
In this video, Bishop Hope shares the vision for the Conference and the local church in the coming year.