Mission Seed Funds are designed to facilitate and encourage UM congregations of the NC Conference in risk-taking ministry and radical hospitality. The funds are provided to resource the local church, help the church engage in ministry that is transformative for the world and the church, and reach all who are the least, the last, and… Continue Reading→
Create a welcoming environment for Christian singles in all stages of life with these fresh ideas that will breathe new life and even more excitement into the traditional singles ministry.For ideas about welcoming Christian singles into vital and fulfillling ministry and fellowship, go to Singles.
The Conference Directory has been posted on-line at https://nccumc.org/secretary/directory/. Pastors, if your information is incorrect, please notify email@example.com. Directory corrections can be found by visiting the Conference Secretarys page and choosing from the list on the left of the page.
The No Man Left Behind Essentials Traning event is scheduled for August 24-25 at First Baptist Church in Shallotte, NC, and is open to any pastors and men’s ministry leaders in the NC Conference. Paul Wilson and Rick Hebert are on the leadership team for this event, representing UM Men in the eastern North Carolina… Continue Reading→
The Conference Benefits Team reminds all clergypersons who have changed appointments to update their mailing address and contact information for the following entities: Conference Health Plan – update addresses with Blue Cross Blue Shield. Participants log in using their user ID and password established at Open Enrollment. General Board of Pension and Health Benefits –… Continue Reading→
The Advocate can now be read fully online at nccadvocate.com. It is currently being tested and tweaked to give anyone the ability to get the news and information they want easily. It is free for anyone to access the site until January 2013. After the free trial period, persons will be required to purchase a… Continue Reading→
Rural church nominations for consideration of the Key Taylor Award are needed by June 3. Congregations can nominate themselves. For 2012, an amount of $1200 will be awarded. The award, sponsored through the United Methodist Foundation, is to call attention to the mission work of all rural churches by honoring the specific achievements of one… Continue Reading→
The deadline for filing Forms 8941 and 990-T to claim a refund of the small business health care tax credit for 2011 is May 15! If your church qualifies for this credit, you are encouraged to take advantage of these unexpected resources. If your church paid health insurance premiums, has less than 25 full-time equivalent… Continue Reading→
The Hunger Games opened in theaters this past weekend to be the third highest-grossing opening weekend ever and the first highest for a non-sequel. Many of the youth and adults in your church will be seeing the movie especially since it was filmed here in North Carolina. Also, the book has been required reading in some… Continue Reading→