Bishop Ward and Al Miller, director of Disaster Recovery Ministries, announce the opening of four new disaster centers.
Are you curious about the Enneagram? Maybe you’ve heard people talking about whether they are a type “4” or type “7”? Or, maybe you want to understand how this system can help you see ways to align ministry teams? At the Center, we have chosen to learn about the Enneagram in our spring theme, Living… Continue Reading→
Jesus said, “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. “ [Matthew 11:28] We hope you will make yourself available to receive this blessing as The NC Academy For Spiritual Formation hosts a day apart with author, Robert Benson, on Saturday, February 23 at St Mark’s… Continue Reading→
United Methodists urged to join in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is urging all United Methodists to join in the global Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which starts on January 18 and runs until January 25. Organized by the World… Continue Reading→
Written by Jason DuVall and Scott Cooper Once again, the nation will pause on the third Monday of January to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights activist, crusader for economic justice, and anti-war advocate. He’s become such a widely beloved figure that it’s easy to overlook how controversial he was in his time…. Continue Reading→
In this episode, Adam Baker, Associate Pastor at Wesley Memorial UMC in Wilmington, NC and co-host of the podcast, “Instructions For Living a Life,” joins Aaron and Laura to discuss the newest Netflix hit, “Bird Box,” and it’s intersections with our Christian faith. Topics include parenting, mental health, the church as a welcoming community, and baptism.
See past New Room Society Posts and Give Online My name is: Arthur Manigault Church: Spirit and Truth Winfall, NC How do you define in Holistic Mission? Holistic Mission is not a choice; it is a responsibility to all who lift up the name of Jesus Christ. Holistic Mission is defined as engaging in the… Continue Reading→
Sojourners has launched an interactive website of 100 sermons dealing with sexual and domestic violence. During 2018 they hoped they could gather 100 sermons but by July they had 150 and the number kept increasing. This article shares further information of the project and includes a link to read the sermons from a variety of… Continue Reading→
In life and in ministry, we encounter many gray areas. Gray areas are the places where there aren’t clear cut rules and regulations. Gray areas are governed more by traditions, expectations, and questions. When the traditions and expectations are unclear or hidden, there will be conflict. When the important questions are unasked, there will be conflict. Conflict… Continue Reading→
The Conference Connectional Table (CCT) met November 14 at the Methodist Building in Garner. The morning portion of the CCT meeting incorporated ZOOM conference calls with ministry committee chairpersons. Christian Formation, Leadership, and Outreach CCT team members conferenced with their respective committee chairpersons to: Ensure alignment between committee initiatives and the conference vision and emphases;… Continue Reading→