In this time of COVID-19, we find ourselves in a unique position to receive the fullness of God’s Spirit into our lives.
Grace and peace to you. In this unprecedented time, The NC Conference Committee on the Episcopacy is delighted and reassured that Bishop Hope Morgan Ward will remain our episcopal leader until after Jurisdictional Conference 2021. Given the global pandemic and the denominational refocusing that is anticipated at General Conference 2021, the Committee has repeatedly expressed… Continue Reading→
In response to last month’s webinar, Livestreaming Jesus: Adapting to Preaching Online (recording available here), Christine Parton Burkett teamed up with colleagues Brent Levy, Carrie Ferenac, Wesley Neal, and Blake Thomsen to produce a resource sheet for preachers. This document summarizes Christine’s main points from the webinar and offers links for some of the best hardware and software… Continue Reading→
As we begin to make plans to gather again with one another, the future remains uncertain. We continue to be encouraged to exercise caution by staying at home as much as possible. Yet, our congregations and communities need help to process this massive disruption to our lives. We are surrounded by grief, anxiety, and loneliness…. Continue Reading→
The NC Conference Media Center is taking the following precautions with our resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Media Center remains closed to in-person visitors, but resources can be borrowed through the mail. COVID-19 on Surfaces The Centers for Disease Control state that the virus that causes COVID-19 has not been shown to survive on… Continue Reading→
Jay chats with Danny Peck, Julia Royall, Tanner Johnson & Lydia Cauley about the transition to online youth ministry and the techniques they are using to keep youth connected.
Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2020 Commission sets dates for postponed General Conference; will explore new uses of technology Nashville, Tenn.: The Commission on the General Conference has announced new 2021 dates for General Conference following the postponement of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The quadrennial legislative event… Continue Reading→
Amie and Kristen Hanna (Christ UMC) discuss knitting, Rory the corgi, and a visit from The New York Times.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 26, 2020 UMC Bishops announce dates for postponed 2020 Jurisdictional Conferences WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Council of Bishops (COB) has announced new dates for the 2020 Jurisdictional Conferences in the United States which have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Jurisdictional Conferences in the United States will be… Continue Reading→
Fifty percent of the people in your community do not experience the love of Jesus Christ through involvement in a faith-based community. Rarely has there been a time when those 50% need to experience the love of Jesus Christ more as the global community wrestles with the devastating effects of a pandemic. At this writing,… Continue Reading→