From Missionary Mary Zigbuo: Warm greetings to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Your support of Global Ministries has been a great source of strength for United Methodist missionaries, especially those who have answered God’s call in some of the world’s most dangerous places. In parts of Central Asia where Christianity is not a… Continue Reading→
For Christmas, why not give a gift of life for another? In lieu of being captured in the season of over-consumption, join us in UMCOR’s Gifts of Hope and give a gift that will truly matter — a gift wrapped in the love of Jesus that brings a more abundant life for those with whom… Continue Reading→
This month we honor Deaconess Lisa Bachman and Home Missioner Thomas Gates, two lay persons consecrated and commissioned for ministry within the NC Conference. Lisa serves as Director of Lay Servant Ministries for NCC. Thomas ministers as Construction Project Supervisor for NCC’s Board of Mission, Incorporated (BOMI). Lisa Bachman (#S-00272) wears many hats. She may… Continue Reading→
Extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season by participating in UMC #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.
Bishop Hope Morgan Ward extends an invitation to a follow-up gathering on Peace-Making in Palestine/Israel.
After a blitz tour of NC and several other states in May 2014, newly commissioned missionary Quynh-Hoa Nguyen (Advance #3021965) began mission service in her native Vietnam. Launched by Global Ministries in 2002, the United Methodist Mission in Vietnam has over 250 churches and 13,000 members and is one of the UMC’s fastest growing mission… Continue Reading→
Harry, Barbara, Carolyn, and David, from FUMC Washington, NC, received Disaster Early Response Training during April. They had no idea that their training and presence would become a blessing for tornado survivors so immediately! Here is part of their story as they respond to the disaster in their community. We need many volunteers. As… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends,Grace and peace in the strong name of Jesus Christ.Strong winds swept into eastern North Carolina Friday evening,impacting many of our neighbors. Scores of homes were destroyed ordamaged. A child was killed in Edenton. Many are in need of comfort,assistance and hope today.We are grateful to our Disaster Response leaders who are working tirelessly… Continue Reading→
A tornado touched down Monday afternoon in Beaufort and Hyde Counties east of Washington NC and stayed on the ground for 5 to 8 minutes. At least 13 people were taken to the hospital and 3 remained hospitalized on Tuesday. The tornado downed trees, caused at least 4 car accidents, destroyed several homes and damaged… Continue Reading→