Hurricane Florence did considerable damage to churches and parsonages in our conference. Great generosity is needed to help, but we, like Mary, trust in the words of the Angel Gabriel – “With God nothing is impossible.”
Bishop Ward and the Rev. Greg Moore talk about the annunciation to Mary and how her faithfulness to God’s will is reflected when we also walk in faithfulness.
Bishop Ward encourages us to look at God’s beautiful creation with joy and thanksgiving and be mindful of places where we can offer generosity and healing.
November is Native American Heritage month and we give thanks for the Native American contribution to The United Methodist Church.
A long-standing tradition of Pilgrimage is the Sunday morning banner procession. Each church is encouraged to create a banner that will be proudly carried throughout the coliseum by two youth representatives. Each banner is unique, designed by the youth from each church, showcasing the best of what makes Pilgrimage so strong, everyone coming together from… Continue Reading→
Pilgrimage 2018 is this weekend in Fayetteville and Bishop Ward shares exciting news about this year’s special offering for Conference Disaster Response.
As we approach All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1, Bishop Ward reminds us that saints are those who’ve gone before us and persons who still walk among us.
Bishop Ward encourages us to help prepare Christmas boxes for the children in Armenia or to go to MERCI and help package them for shipping.
Bishop Ward asks for prayers as leadership teams and the Annual Conference Planning team meet today.