The Sunday after Easter, April 11, has been designated as Second Chance Sunday which recognizes our ministry with persons who have been incarcerated and also how redemption is available to all through the death and resurrection of Jesus.
As we move through Holy Week, Bishop Ward reminds us to be vigilant in keeping our eyes on Jesus so we will be witness to the most surprising and astonishing moment in human history.
For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church met on Monday, March 22, 2021 in an additional meeting to consider pressing matters related to the Council’s work. After much conversation, the bishops reached a decision that in the best interest of the church at this time, they would… Continue Reading→
Using the story of Jesus raising Lazarus, Bishop Ward reminds us of the words of Jesus foreshadowing Easter victory, “Roll back the stone. Unbind them. Let them go.”
Asians and Asian-Americans of the United Methodist Church Condemn the Rise of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S John 1:5, “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”Amos 5:24, “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” Lent is a season of self-examination, confession, and a… Continue Reading→
“It’s a joy to share with you a high honor conferred last week as The United Methodist Association of Communicators met.”
Bishop Ward discusses the book “Mothers in Israel” with author and pastor, Donna Fowler-Marchant.
Bishop Ward shares with us the details of General Conference and the Clergy Day Apart.
Press ReleaseFebruary 25, 2021 Bishops call Special Session of General Conference, create timeline for moving forward WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the further postponement of the 2020 General Conference, the Council of Bishops (COB) is calling a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to be convened online on… Continue Reading→