As Christmas approaches, watch Bishop Ward’s video this fourth week of Advent.
In this Connections video, Bishop Ward discusses strength during the third week of Advent.
Watch Bishop Ward’s final video on Advent. Read the transcript below. “May Christ come to you with fullness of hope, joy, peace and love this Christmas. We light the Christ candle as a sign of welcome to the one who comes to fill our hearts and lives with these magnificent gifts of God. Christ is… Continue Reading→
Watch Bishop Ward’s video on the fourth week of Advent above. Read the transcript below. “Christmas is very near. The candles burn with a bright invitation. Come, Lord Jesus, bring peace, bring hope, bring joy, bring love. This is the celebration of God’s love coming down to us at Christmas. God has come to dwell… Continue Reading→
Watch Bishop Ward’s video on the third week of Advent. The transcript is listed below. “Advent joy to you as we continue the holy journey toward Christmas. The third candle of Advent is lit for joy. This stable was created as a Christmas gift by my husband, Mike, and our son, Jason. He was a… Continue Reading→
Grace and peace to you in this holy season of Advent. The second week of Advent, we focus on the gift which Christ comes to give. The second candle is lit for peace and we pray for peace, peace in our hearts, peace in our homes, peace in our churches, peace in our communities, and… Continue Reading→
Watch Bishop Ward’s message about the first week of Advent above and read the transcript below. “Come Lord Jesus. This is the ancient prayer for this beautiful radiant season of Advent, the season in which we light candles week by week. This first week, the candle is lit for hope; the second, the candle for… Continue Reading→
In this season of Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace, may God make these fruits a reality in your life. Joyce and I wish for you a child-like spirit that is aglow with excitement and expectancy, a heart that overflows with an awareness of how much you are loved and how blessed it is to love,… Continue Reading→
In the midst of this Christmas season, do not forget our neighbors who are still struggling with losses due to flood waters in recent months. There is a tremendous need for assistance and it is now possible to make a donation online through the NC Conference to make a difference in this effort. To find out… Continue Reading→