In anticipation and preparation for Bishop Leonard Fairley’s new role in serving multiple conferences – the Kentucky and North Carolina Conferences, as well as the Red Bird Missionary Conference – he, along with directors and other representatives from each conference, met via Zoom on Aug. 30-31, to build relationships and also dream about the possibilities… Continue Reading→
The district gatherings with Bishop Leonard Fairley begin today with the Gateway District and will be held virtually over Zoom. Gateway: Wednesday, September 8 Sound: Thursday, September 9 Heritage: Friday, September 10 Beacon: Tuesday, September 14 Harbor: Wednesday, September 15 Fairway: Thursday, September 16 Corridor: Monday, September 20 Capital: Thursday, September 23 There will be… Continue Reading→
In Bishop Fairley’s introductory message as our episcopal leader, he reminds us that God will provide a grace that is always sufficient to complete God’s good work in, among, and through us.
As pastors and church leaders continue to navigate the challenges surrounding safe and healthy ways to gather congregations for worship and other opportunities, we would like to make you aware of some of the resources we have available. COVID-19 Scenarios and Our Congregations This new document contains helpful guidelines for setting up a COVID Response… Continue Reading→
Dear North Carolina Conference United Methodists: We write this letter with heavy hearts. BSA Current Reality The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is overwhelmed with potential liability exposure from sexual assault allegations nationwide. The BSA has filed for bankruptcy protection. Under the proposed plans that the BSA has suggested as a way to continue after the bankruptcy,… Continue Reading→
This event has changed. Learn more about A Time of Welcome and Conversation with Bishop Leonard Fairley. 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,… 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→
We celebrate the growth of The Gary Wayne Locklear Mission Endowment, which now totals over $1,600,000. This Endowment seeks to support Christ’s ministry in the North Carolina Conference through new ministries that increase 1) health, wellness, and abundant life, 2) economic resources for fullness of life, 3) education, and 4) spiritual vitality found in Jesus Christ…. Continue Reading→
As we are enjoying this season of being outdoors and being blessed by God’s creation, Bishop Ward invites us all to become involved in creation care ministry in our local church or district.