The newly-released 2012 State of the Church Report focuses not only on traditional statistics of The United Methodist Church but also highlights ways in which the denomination is moving to create vital congregations. The report was created in partnership with the United Methodist Connectional Table, the Council of Bishops and the General Council on Finance… Continue Reading→
The United Methodist Publishing House announced Nov. 5 that it is closing all the Cokesbury retail stores to focus on it’s online presence, to be named CokesburyNext. CokesburyNext will be rolled out throughout 2013, and the last Cokesbury local store is expected to close by April 30, 2013. Read the entire UMPH news release.
The North Carolina Conference is pleased to announce participation in the Dell Affiliate Purchasing program. Local churches and related organizations can now order and purchase items directly from Dell at a discount, by using the NC Conference Purchase program . Assistance is available Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 7:30pm CT. Dell offers phone: 866-746-4977, online and email information options.
Mission Seed Funds are designed to facilitate and encourage UM congregations of the NC Conference in risk-taking ministry and radical hospitality. The funds are provided to resource the local church, help the church engage in ministry that is transformative for the world and the church, and reach all who are the least, the last, and… Continue Reading→
Create a welcoming environment for Christian singles in all stages of life with these fresh ideas that will breathe new life and even more excitement into the traditional singles ministry.For ideas about welcoming Christian singles into vital and fulfillling ministry and fellowship, go to Singles.
The Conference Directory has been posted on-line at https://nccumc.org/secretary/directory/. Pastors, if your information is incorrect, please notify email@example.com. Directory corrections can be found by visiting the Conference Secretarys page and choosing from the list on the left of the page.
The No Man Left Behind Essentials Traning event is scheduled for August 24-25 at First Baptist Church in Shallotte, NC, and is open to any pastors and men’s ministry leaders in the NC Conference. Paul Wilson and Rick Hebert are on the leadership team for this event, representing UM Men in the eastern North Carolina… Continue Reading→
The Conference Benefits Team reminds all clergypersons who have changed appointments to update their mailing address and contact information for the following entities: Conference Health Plan – update addresses with Blue Cross Blue Shield. Participants log in using their user ID and password established at Open Enrollment. General Board of Pension and Health Benefits –… Continue Reading→
The Advocate can now be read fully online at nccadvocate.com. It is currently being tested and tweaked to give anyone the ability to get the news and information they want easily. It is free for anyone to access the site until January 2013. After the free trial period, persons will be required to purchase a… Continue Reading→