The United Methodist Church ministry initiative “Justice for our Neighbors” JFON, is a nation-wide agency providing low cost legal services for asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants moving through complicated and expensive legal processes. St. Andrews UMC is considering implementing this ministry, and is in search of broad community support and involvement for this important endeavor…. Continue Reading→
The Conference Committee on Youth Ministry will gather on January 26, 2019 at the Methodist building. We will begin with worship at 9:00 a.m., have the various committee meetings at 10:00 a.m. and we will conclude with the full CCYM meeting.
Why does creation matter to Christians? What can our churches do to better care for what God has made? The Creation Matters workshop seeks to answer these questions and empower participants to make changes in their churches and their own lives to be better stewards of God’s creation. Sponsored by the NCCUMC Creation Care Ministry… Continue Reading→
What: Event for youth and parents Why: Pornography is highly addictive. Pornography is not safe for our hearts, our minds and our world. The average age of first exposure to pornography is 11 years old. Goal: Teach youth the truth about the harmful effects of pornography Equip parents with the tools to continue the discussion… Continue Reading→
Join us on Saturday, February 2nd from 10:00pm – 12:30pm at Garner United Methodist Church (201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC 27529) for this FREE event to learn more about human trafficking and how you can fight this global issue. This conference will: Provide an introduction regarding the tragedy of human trafficking Equip churches and individuals… Continue Reading→
Good relationships are important to all of us. Yet there are times we don’t see things the same way with the people in our life. It’s like we see our world from a different lens. The Enneagram is an effective tool for transforming our relationships with ourselves and others. The Enneagram (any-a-gram) is a personality… Continue Reading→
Sabbath Life provides a monthly day apart for clergy and ministry professionals to experience the life-giving rhythms of work in the garden, worship around the table, shared silence and rest, reflection together, and prayer. Together with a small cohort of trusted friends in ministry, we renew our rootedness in community with God, with one another,… Continue Reading→
Participants will get hands-on experience at Cataloochee Ski Area as they hit the slopes and learn about snow safety. In the evenings, Scouts will attend workshops at Lake Junaluska to complete the requirements for the Snow Sport merit badge.
As United Methodists we are led to pursue personal and social holiness. In Revelation we are reminded that before God, there are no lines or borders, just children of God. During Global Vision 2019, we hope to explore how the grace of Christ calls us to welcome all of our brothers and sisters as one… Continue Reading→
You are invited to attend the “Clergy Clinic for Family Emotional Process,” an interdenominational workshop sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The “Clergy Clinic for Family Emotional Process” meets three times during the year for three successive days each time, thus providing a total of nine days of training. This… Continue Reading→
We invite faith leaders and laypeople, hunger relief advocates, farmers, farm workers, community organizers, community gardeners, food council members, extension agents and others to join us next March to examine the root causes of hunger and collaborate to build a more just food system. At the 2019 Come to the Table Conference, we hope to… Continue Reading→
Take this opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime! In this camping (Glamping) adventure you’ll sleep in cabins, enjoy delicious food, practice at the archery range, climb the rock wall, roast marshmallows around a campfire, try out the new Big Pines Adventure playground, and so much more! This is the perfect event for… Continue Reading→
Kaleidoscope is a weekend event held for middle schoolers (6th-8th grade) at Camp Don Lee.
This is an opportunity to get to know AND experience much of what Rockfish has to offer FOR FREE! Take an afternoon and play with your family. Tour the facility and enjoy some of the traditional Rockfish activities like archery, climbing, ziplining, crafting, adventuring, and much, much more! Our open house also includes a meal… Continue Reading→
Eating Together Faithfully, A Framework for Conversation, engages participants in an eight-week, small-group community learning experience. Over simple meals together around the table and through guided study, participants explore what it means to eat with God’s intentions for all creation in mind. The core of the experience develops the idea of Food that LAUGHS –… Continue Reading→
Preaching WELL is a planning-to-preach retreat where the lectionary is read and processed both in individual silent time and through group discussion. This year’s retreat will include sessions for planning sermons and sermon series for the Sundays from All Saints through Christ the King (2019), Advent (2019), and Lent (2020). In addition, the Rev. Dr…. Continue Reading→
Summer Breakaway is a worshipful week of camp for middle school and high school youth.
Annual Conference Session for youth (ACS) is a week for high school youth to make important decisions through legislative affairs and grow closer to God through interest groups, worship and growth groups. Every night we have an activity planned such as an ice cream social, a dance, a talent show and Friday night communion service…. Continue Reading→
Youth attending this retreat are elected by their peers at Kaleidoscope, Breakaway and ACS
Pilgrimage is a weekend-long event where youth groups come to celebrate, worship, and learn about God on a large scale. Youth and their leaders will gather at the Crown Coliseum for 4 amazing worship services with a house band full of youth leading the music, youth shared testimonies, and a guest speaker sharing their message…. Continue Reading→
During the Pilgrimage Youth Conference hang out with Camp Rockfish! On your free afternoon take a short 15 minute ride from the Crowne to Rockfish and enjoy archery, bounce houses, obstacle courses, bazooka ball, zip lining, rock wall and more!