Bishop Ward and Erin Hawkins discuss the work of the General Commission on Religion and Race. Hawkins is the General Secretary for this UM Commission.
Responsible Outreach: The Church in Mission Friday, February 20, 7:00pm-9:00pm Saturday, February 21, 9:00am-3:00pm (lunch provided) Duke Divinity School What does it mean to be a local church doing outreach? What is the church’s theological and ethical responsibility to its community? How can churches be more responsible disciples in their local and global settings? How… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Chris Brady appeared on WNCN Ch. 17 to discuss the Sacred Conversations: Black Lives Matter event scheduled for Jan. 28 at Duke Memorial UMC.
The Clergy Spouses retreat will be Saturday, Jan. 31 at The United Methodist Building in Garner. Activities are planned to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For anyone who wants to come up on Friday afternoon/evening, arrangements have been made for a block of 20 rooms available at The Wingate Inn in Garner at… Continue Reading→
As the radiant light of Epiphany draws near Bishop Ward reflects on the gifts given to the baby Jesus and the gifts that are given through mission.
Fourth Sunday of Advent, Bishop Ward reflects on Christ’s birth and the peace that can come on earth
As we move to the third Sunday in Advent, Bishop Ward reflects on Mary’s Magnificat and the significance of giving to the Imagine No Malaria campaign during this season.
On this Second Sunday of Advent, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward reflects on the story of John the Baptist in light of the Imagine No Malaria Campaign.
Bishop Ward welcomes in the season of Advent by lifting up generous giving, Giving Tuesday, and Imagine No Malaria in this week’s connections.