by William C. Simpson, Jr, Conference Historian of the North Carolina Annual Conference The exponential growth of Methodist mission work in China can be traced to an almost happenstance occurrence on the North Carolina coast. The story relates to not only Methodism in China but also to the history of Trinity College, later, Duke University…. Continue Reading→
This past weekend, we were able to have our first 2021 in person youth event for our middle schoolers at Camp Don Lee. Please watch the video to see what the Deans of Kaleidoscope and some of the youth attending had to say.
Hey Middle Schoolers (6th-8th grade), don’t miss out on Kaleidoscope this year, April 16-18th, the deadline to register for this event is March 28th! Space is still available, please check out the NCC Youth website at nccumc.org/youth/events/kaleidoscope for more information and to register.
Rev. William Lee Grissom defined Methodism in one short sentence, “It is a revival of religion.” These words come from his book “History of Methodism in North Carolina, from 1772 to the present time” written in 1905. Grissom expounded on his definition “Methodism did not originate because of any dissatisfaction with the form of Church… Continue Reading→
The Global Vision registration deadline is April 4th. Please make sure to register before it’s too late! Global Vision 2021 is open to students currently in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. In addition to our social justice-focused seminars, we will spend the weekend enjoying fellowship at Camp Don Lee and engaging in traditional camp… Continue Reading→
The youth registration for 2021 Global Vision is now open! Please go to https://nccumc.org/youth/events/register/ for more information and to register.
Conference Youth Treasurer, Will Rouse, shares an important announcement about the YSF Grant Applications.
As February has become “Black History Month” I decided to do an article on this subject. I chose to do one on Henry Evans, the African American who so famously bought Methodism to Fayetteville, NC. As I was gathering information on Rev. Evans, I came upon an already written article on Henry Evans in the… Continue Reading→
Registration for Youth Events is now Open for Kaleidoscope, Breakaway and ACS! The registration for these events can be found at https://nccumc.org/youth/events/register/