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Learn about the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The NC Conference Media Center keeps a collection of resources related to the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Borrow these books or DVDs to increase your understanding of the current situation. Another excellent resource is United Methodist Kairos Response. They offer education, news, action, resources, and webinars, including a webinar that featured our Bishop Hope... Continue Reading→
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Bishop Fairley to Lead the NC Conference

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction due to the retirement of four bishops. After much prayer and discernment, the bishops have approved Bishop Leonard Fairley as resident bishop of the North Carolina Conference (Raleigh area), in addition to his role as resident bishop... Continue Reading→
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COB approves episcopal supervision recommendations for SEJ

The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ), due to the retirement of four bishops. The recommendations were made by the SEJ College of Bishops following consultation with the Jurisdictional and respective Annual Conference Committees on Episcopacy.  This follows decisions by Bishops Lawson... Continue Reading→

Immigration Workshops

The NCCUMC Refugee and Immigration Committee and Hope4Humanity, a UM Deaconess-led ministry, are partnering with BorderLinks to offer in-depth, interactive, virtual immigration workshops. These workshops will focus on immigration and economic policy, border history, privilege, and frameworks for action. The workshops are open to all who would like to see the world in new ways and... Continue Reading→
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ICYMI: Group Studies Published during Quarantine

Did your small group take a break when the quarantine began last year? Think of all of the new group studies that were published during that time that you may have missed! Here’s a list of DVD and book-based studies that have been published since March 2020 – including some brand new ones. Consider one... Continue Reading→

Deep Kinship with Justin Coleman

In this episode, Rev. Justin Coleman talks about kinship—what unifies people and how it keeps them together. Justin grew up in Texas, and attended Southern Methodist University, graduating in 2000 with a major in religious studies.  He, too, was very active in SMU’s Wesley Foundation and served as Associate Pastor at SMU’s Wesley Foundation from... Continue Reading→

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