In this connections video, Bishop Ward encourages us to let our light shine in 2018.
Bishop Ward shares the legend of the poinsettia and how God will use our gifts to help, heal, and welcome many.
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.
During hurricane season, Bishop Ward reminds us of the strength the United Methodist Church has in disaster response and recovery.
After an inspiring Annual Conference, Bishop Ward, the Cabinet, and the Connectional Table look forward to the new conference year with many new and fruitful ministries in local churches throughout the conference. Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Thank you for the wondrous time that we shared together at the… Continue Reading→
The very first story in the Bible is of God creating all the things of the earth and then resting on the seventh day. As we honor God’s creation, we also honor the Sabbath, allowing for a time of rest and renewal.