As we celebrate Easter, our focus this month is on how we are Jesus-seeking people of God. Use the resources listed here to teach and learn about Jesus and the many ways we continue to seek Him. We offer books, movies, and small-group studies on Jesus for adults, youth, and children. We also celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Look to the bottom of this post for resources on creation care for beginners and also for those already deeply concerned with care for the Earth.
Cokesbury has a new Vacation Bible School program for 2022, Food Truck Party. This VBS invites children to pray as Jesus teaches us in Matthew 6:11; “Give us this day our daily bread.” These words serve as a reminder that everything we have comes from God — and that it’s by turning to God in… Continue Reading→
As we enter the season of Lent, our focus this month is on our faithfulness. We are devoted to an ongoing, meaningful journey of discipleship. We explore what it means to both have faith and be faithful. We consider how spiritual practices strengthen our faith. We celebrate the faithful women of Methodism in observance of Women’s History Month.
Everyone in your church – leaders to laity, adults to children – can participate in the work of anti-racism. Use these books, DVDs, and online resources to involve everyone in creating an anti-racist church. Keep reading to see recommended resources for: Small Groups Preachers Worship Team Anti-Racism Team Conversation Hosts Lifelong Learners Activists Individuals Parents… Continue Reading→
NC Child, one of our nonprofit partners engaged in advocacy for children, is offering free virtual learning opportunities in February and March that align with the mission and goals of Congregations for Children and the local outreach ministries of all of our NCCUMC churches. Learn more about the virtual events below. NC Child Advocacy Virtual… Continue Reading→
Our focus this month is on our commitment to Christ and His teachings, social and racial justice, remembering our history, and commitment in relationships. Our community of faith is steadfast, loving, and supportive.
Our focus this month is on our resiliency in the face of COVID-19, natural disasters, mental health challenges, and other daily struggles. As United Methodists, we persevere through trials and face tomorrow with God at our side.
Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery’s Ninety Years Birthday Celebration at the Atlanta Symphony Hall, October 9, 2011 included a birthday song by Stevie Wonder. Next to Rev. Lowery is his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Lowery. A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry. Used with permission. The Rev. Joseph Lowery was a pastor at Warren Street… Continue Reading→
Lent will begin on Ash Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022, and Easter is on Sunday, April 17th. You can go ahead and request resources that your church or small group would like to use during the Lenten season. On this page, we have highlighted new and popular resources used during Lent and Easter, but the NC… Continue Reading→