Bishop Ward and Laura Fine Ledford discuss programs offered by the conference to help persons discern a call to ministry.
Dear North Carolina Conference friends in mission, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We celebrate over $75,000 in a record-breaking annual conference offering! A total of $725,000 has been raised toward our goal of $1,000,000! We have $275,000 more to go to reach our pledge/goal. Gray Southern, who with Apex… Continue Reading→
Rev. Jim Martin joined the Rockfish Camp & Retreat Center’s team on July 1 as its new Camp Director. Jim has been involved in camp and retreat ministry for over 30 years as a director, leader, visioner, planner, supporter, and participant. He’s a preacher, teacher, writer, disciple-maker, and backpacker with decades of conference-level events, as… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward welcomes persons to the 2015 Annual Conference in Wilmington by sharing some of the many inspiring highlights.
Bishop Ward welcomes people to be engaged in this year’s annual conference.
Bishop Ward reminds us to give thanks and praise for the many blessings God has created on the earth, as we move towards summer.
Bishop Ward describes the scenes at Pentecost – wind, fire, different ethnic groups and languages. The United Methodist Church today is a global church of many races, languages, ages, and ethnic groups.
Bishop Ward and Gateway District Superintendent, Sam Wynn, have a conversation about the Native American Ministries special offering and the historic contributions of Native American people in the life of The United Methodist Church, particularly in the North Carolina Conference.
Bishop Ward uses the image of the vine and the branches from John 15:5 (this week’s Lectionary Gospel reading) to share some thoughts on the Methodist appointive system.