As Christians, we are called to be peacemakers and to break down walls that divide us from each other. We refuse to label people. We are called to extend the hospitality of God and to live in beloved community with our neighbors. Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. “We refuse… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward asks for prayers for all the people living in the troubled lands of Israel and Palestine – the place where Jesus was born, spent his life and engaged his ministry.
Bishop Ward recounts her personal experiences and encourages us to pray the prayer below for all people living there as they deal with conflict daily.
On October 16, the Bishop’s Forum will be focusing on the church’s response to the Israel/Palestine crisis. The forum will be streamed on the NC Conference Livestream page beginning at 11am.
Bishop Ward reflects on the International Day of Peace and making this week an International Week of Peace through everything we do. Visit umcmission.org/Find-Resources/peace-day for a beautiful prayer for peace.
Bishop Ward and the Conference Board of Church and Society have planned a series of forums so that we might engage in dialogue with one another about challenging issues in our communities and our world.