In an attempt to stay safe and keep others safe, we have all had to rethink what it means to “gather” each week. The NC Conference has worked to provide a variety of resources and training during this time. We are excited to announce a new opportunity for churches and pastors to utilize Zoom video-conferencing… Continue Reading→
The NCC Deacon Endowment team of the North Carolina Annual Conference has joyfully issued its very first award. It is our pleasure to grant this year’s NCC Deacon Endowment award to Rev. Sarah Williams. Sarah serves First UMC – Morehead and lives in the area with her husband, Gray and two sons, Bradley (6) and… Continue Reading→
Amie and Jessie Shuman Larkins (New Creation UMC) call in from their walk-in closets to discuss family time, schooling kids from home, and Wesley’s Midnight Runners.
Amanda chats with Marc O’Neal (Senior Pastor; Camden, Trinity, & Sharon UMC) about the methods he and his congregations use to stay connected while staying at home.
May is Mental Health month. What better way to recognize this month than to take a step back and think about how we support the emotional development of children and youth? On any given day, children and teens experience a wide range of emotions and we are often left trying to determine how best to… Continue Reading→
AGAPE Board Makes A Pivot Most every ministry has had to make some pivot—some change of direction—during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our ministry to Armenia and Artsakh, which we call AGAPE, also has to make a pivot. The AGAPE Board recognizes the hardships of local Churches which has in turn meant a slow down in financial… Continue Reading→
Potato Drop II We had a great experience at our first Potato Drop at MERCI on April 29, as we moved 36,000 lbs of food to people in need. Quite a few folks have asked us to do it again. So, with the assistance of the Society of St. Andrew, we will—on Thursday, May 28,… Continue Reading→
This course leads participants to learn from John Wesley how to practice relational evangelism. They will discover that evangelism involves not only sharing our faith with others but also welcoming people into a community where they can grow in faith. Class will begin online Wednesday, May 27 and run through June 9, 2020. The cost… Continue Reading→
The General Board of Church and Society’s seminar program is being transitioned to a series of online webinars. The focus of this series is titled: “COVID-19: Pre-Existing Disparities Exposed” and will be presented in five parts on Thursday afternoons, 2 pm ET, beginning May 21. The schedule is: May 21: Systemic Racism & Discrimination During… Continue Reading→