Bishop Ward highlights the ways the North Carolina Conference is in partnership with other faiths in the process of peace-making
This litany was developed by the Reverend Greg Moore and the Reverend Cameron Merrill for churches and groups who wish to have a prayer vigil for justice and peace in response to the recent murders occurring in the United States and abroad.
In this first week of Advent, Bishop Ward shares the song of Zechariah from Luke 1 which speaks of the light from heaven breaking through our darkness and bringing peace.
Bishop Ward remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki and our call to peacemaking.
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.
As Labor Day approaches, Bishop Ward asks us to be mindful of the workers, the laborers, in our communities and in our counties, and to give thanks to God for the opportunity to work and for justice for all laborers.
In this video, Bishop Ward talks about peace during the second week of Advent.
Watch Bishop Ward’s final video on Advent. Read the transcript below. “May Christ come to you with fullness of hope, joy, peace and love this Christmas. We light the Christ candle as a sign of welcome to the one who comes to fill our hearts and lives with these magnificent gifts of God. Christ is… Continue Reading→
Grace and peace to you in this holy season of Advent. The second week of Advent, we focus on the gift which Christ comes to give. The second candle is lit for peace and we pray for peace, peace in our hearts, peace in our homes, peace in our churches, peace in our communities, and… Continue Reading→