Bishop Ward introduces the opening of General Conference 2016 and also gives thanks for the NC Conference’s faithfulness to apportionments.
Bishop Ward uses Psalm 118 scripture to guide us through Holy Week events from Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to his resurrection on Easter morning.
Bishop Ward explains the growth of The United Methodist Church in Southeast Asia, particularly in Vietnam, using Acts 20:20 as the theme verse.
In this video, Bishop Ward reminds us that we belong to God and asks for prayers for Pilgrimage 2015.
Bishop Ward remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki and our call to peacemaking.
Bishop Ward looks forward to conversations and worship at clergy gatherings.
Bishop Ward addresses the people of Ferguson, Missouri and North Carolina after an insightful conversation with Reverend Willis Johnson, pastor of Wellspring United Methodist Church. Wellspring was planted in Ferguson two years ago after the Missouri Conference identified the community as “underserved by the United Methodist Church.”
As Labor Day approaches, Bishop Ward asks us to be mindful of the workers, the laborers, in our communities and in our counties, and to give thanks to God for the opportunity to work and for justice for all laborers.
Bishop Ward describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.