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.
Bishop Ward and Steve Hickle discuss the mission of WesleyMen Worldwide, a movement striving to eradicate hunger around the world.
Bishop Ward highlights the Manna and Mercy retreats, led by Alan Storey, and extends an invitation to attend one of the events.
Bishop Ward and Christine Harman discuss Christian Formation ministries and the ministry of the laity in the North Carolina Conference.
Bishop Ward uses the story of Jesus healing a woman in Luke 13 to share the Methodist tradition of engaging in healing ministries.
In this week’s message, Bishop Ward highlights text from Luke 12 – “It is God’s good pleasure to give you everything you need” so we need not fear scarcity.
Bishop Ward talks about a bishop’s role in the life of The UMC and invites continued prayer for episcopal nominee Leonard Fairley as the 2016 SEJ Conference begins July 13 and culminates July 15 in the election of new bishops.
Bishop Ward speaks about moving day and welcomes new director Greg Moore to the New Faith Communities ministry team. Bishop Ward: Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Today is moving day in the North Carolina Annual Conference. This is the day each year when pastors appointed to new places of… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward introduces the opening of General Conference 2016 and also gives thanks for the NC Conference’s faithfulness to apportionments.