Bishop Ward and Bishop Leeland share a message from a joint meeting of the NCC and WNCC Cabinets in Elon.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We are deeply committed across North Carolina to the education of all children, to the support of teachers and administrators, and to stronger funding for public education. At the 2016 Sessions of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina… Continue Reading→
Greetings to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We, the Bishops of The United Methodist Church in North Carolina, write to you to express our deep concern for what we see as a reduction to the health care benefits of many North Carolinians. We represent over 2000 congregations in North Carolina communities, with over… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace in the name of Jesus Christ. May 7 – 13 is Teacher Appreciation Week. We United Methodists are deeply committed to our children and public schools and engage with them energetically through Congregations for Children (C4C). We will be eager to express gratitude to all who teach in… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and the NC Conference Cabinet are meeting this week with the Western NC Conference Cabinet and Bishop Paul Leeland. She shares what topics they plan to discuss.
North Carolina Wesleyan College, in Rocky Mount, will be honoring Bishop Paul Leeland with an Honorary Doctorate on October 20, during their Founder’s Day Celebration. Bishop Leeland is an alumnus of NC Wesleyan, graduating in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He is also a former trustee of the college. All clergy and… Continue Reading→