Bishop Hope Morgan Ward extends an invitation to a follow-up gathering on Peace-Making in Palestine/Israel.
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.
A Word From Bishop Ward Dear friends in Christ, Mission opportunities are before us for young adults, ages 18-30! Please take a moment to read about these opportunities and to encourage young adults in your church and family to consider applying. Methodist people have always known face to face engagement with the… Continue Reading→
Young Adults in Mission From Around the World Come and spend 10 weeks as a Global Justice Volunteer. Come and engage in mission, ministry, and service with others in the global community. Application deadline: March 1, 2013 Come to the Orientation: June 8-15, 2013 For More Information Click Justice Volunteers! Contact Information:… Continue Reading→
“When I served as a missionary at the Robeson County Church and Community Center,” says NC Conference Outreach Team Coordinator, Steve Taylor, “it was one of my true blessings to partner with dozens of youth and adult work teams in the Center’s housing ministry. I was always amazed at the passion and energy of the… Continue Reading→
10-Fold Emphasis for Week Five: Fair Trade The emphasis for 10-Fold for this week is on Fair Trade. Our United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) connects consumers with Fair Trade-certified companies and other socially responsible businesses. When you choose to buy Fair Trade items, you support farmers and artisans who are paid fair wages… Continue Reading→
Mark your calendar and spread the word! Beginning October 1st and throughout the entire month, there will be an important event called 10-Fold that will mobilize passionate people to stand up and be counted for causes they believe in. Each week will feature a different United Methodist ministry supported by the General Board of Global… Continue Reading→
Each year people all over the world recognize World Refugee Day. World Refugee Day encourages us to prayerfully reflect on the lives of refugees, and raise awareness in our communities and congregations about refugee resettlement. UMCOR, together with congregations and the Church World Service resettlement network across the country, has developed a series of World Refugee… Continue Reading→
The Justice For our Neighbors (JFON) Peace and Justice Clinic is a joint ministry in partnership with the Western NC Conference. Here is an opportunity for you to participate or to go for needed services. We have a real need for Spanish interpreters in this critical ministry that shares the love and hospitality of Jesus…. Continue Reading→