NC Conference Disaster Ministries and Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) developed a partnership following Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Several teams from IRUSA volunteered in eastern North Carolina to assist with recovery and relief efforts. In October 2019, Disaster Ministries met with IRUSA in Alexandria, VA, to discuss how we could work with IRUSA’s disaster relief programs… Continue Reading→
Man in the Mirror Ministries presents: “NO MAN LEFT BEHIND” Simulcast at 2 NC Locations Hello MEN of the NC Conference UM Church, It’s still a little crazy when it comes to getting together in groups and especially when COVID cases begin ticking upward. However, on August 21 there will be an (8 am –… Continue Reading→
There are a few phrases and words I use every day in my life. At work and home, I catch myself saying “hope” a lot. As I try to keep everyone thinking positively, “I hope so” or “hopefully” seem to roll off my tongue.
As I write this, though, our parsonage fridge decided to go on sabbatical. And this morning, my spouse was busy getting ready for a funeral he was leading. Since I could tell that baking soda would not conquer the smells coming from the fridge, it was time to say “adios” to the trash and haul it to the nearby dump.
Disciple Bible Studies are known as deep, long-term, intensive commitments, and they are, but other options are available to make this life-changing study available to all types of groups. Many churches like to start Disciple study groups in the Fall when churchgoers are returning to a more consistent commitment to church. As more churches are… Continue Reading→
Nashville, Tennessee –Research shows that local churches and organizations seeking to excel in communications ministry will find the support they need within United Methodist Communications’ MyCom e-newsletter. A recent reader survey* revealed a 90 percent satisfaction rate, and 78 percent of readers stated that MyCom is the best source for communication tips and tools. The… Continue Reading→
September 19, 2021 at 4 pm Add this Event to Your CalendarApple | Google | Office 365 | Outlook | Yahoo A Service of Welcome is planned for Bishop Leonard Fairley at 4 pm on Sunday, September 19, at Soapstone United Methodist Church (12837 Norwood Road, Raleigh, NC). A reception will immediately follow the service… Continue Reading→
Please join us August 9! Learn more about the Vietnam Mission Initiative. Registration is required.
The 2022 apportionment calculation reports, along with related statistical tables from 2020, were delivered via email yesterday, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Senior pastors – please check your conference email account and share this information with any others who may need it within your church. If you have not received a copy of your report, or… Continue Reading→
UPDATE: Link to watch the special session: www.sejumc.org Jurisdictional Conference sessionJuly 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Central) time. AGENDA The call for a Special Session issued by Bishop Lawson Bryan on May 26, 2021, stated the following agenda: In accordance with ¶521.4 of The Book of Discipline, the special session of the… Continue Reading→