Bishop Ward gives us updates on the 2020 apportionments and the 2021 virtual Annual Conference, while thanking churches for their faithfulness in supporting the connection.
Bishop Ward encourages us to be in a vigil of prayer today and tomorrow for the incoming leaders and for the future of our nation.
MARCHA, the Methodist Caucus that Advocates for Hispanic/Latinos in and out of the Church, unequivocally denounces the domestic terrorist acts of insurrection of this past week and stands with the communities of Asbury United Methodist and Metropolitan Memorial AME along with many other faith communities to raise our voice and shine a light against any… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward encourages us to continue learning and growing in our faithfulness toward anti-racism and to hold on to our hope for transformation in the world.
Just as the Magi came and offered gifts to the Christ child, we offer gifts in this season to one another and to our friends and partners around the world.
In Christmas, God comes to us in the tiny baby. The love and beauty and strength and possibility of God is contained in flesh, and so we sing “Joy to the world, the Lord is come.”
As we draw near to Christ, the Light of the world, we are called to be bearers of His light for the transformation of the world.
Let us remember that in Christmas, God comes to do something for us and that something overshadows anything that we can ever do for God.
Drawing from the prophet Isaiah, Bishop Ward invites us to throw our arms wide and to proclaim the call to social holiness, to be engaged in our world.