The Global Young People’s Convocation & Legislative Assembly, attended by more than 300 young people and observers, adopted the unity statement the night before ending its quadrennial gathering with a worship service Sunday, July 20, at Central United Methodist Church in Manila, Philippines. These young adult United Methodists from around the world have urged leaders… Continue Reading→
After facing the fury of a typhoon in the Philippines with young people from around the globe, Bishop Ward reminds us of the importance of our youth, their leadership and John Wesley’s love for young people.
Bishop Ward discusses her trip to the Philippines this week for the Global Youth and Young Adult Convocation, where young missionaries will be commissioned for service and youth will discuss the future of The United Methodist Church.
Pilgrimage has been bringing United Methodist youth (6-12 grades) and mentors to the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC for 20+ years. It’s a life-altering weekend event filled with amazing artists and thought provoking speakers, but it’s about much more that what happens on stage. It’s an experience that calls everyone to a new or stronger… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward invites readers/viewers to pray for their communities as they pray for other situations around the world, as we claim John Wesley’s declaration, “The world is my parish” for ourselves.