To our sisters and brothers in Christ, NCC Pilgrimage and the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church express our genuine sympathy and prayerful reflection to those that have or are suffering from COVID-19, and to those that have suffered from the effects of the ongoing pandemic. At this time, NCC Pilgrimage will take… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, Today, Monday, June 1, 2020, we join an expansive Day of Lament as we remember 100,000 persons who have died as a result of COVID-19 and as we remember the violent murders of Black persons, most recently Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. In these days of anxiety, grief,… Continue Reading→
As we in the United States mark the death of 100,000 people to COVID-19, let us as United Methodist people join in prayers in worship on Sunday, May 31, and join with countless others on Monday, June 1, in a national Day of Lament. Religious communities and civic leaders including governors and mayors are summoning… Continue Reading→
The NC Conference Media Center is taking the following precautions with our resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Media Center remains closed to in-person visitors, but resources can be borrowed through the mail. COVID-19 on Surfaces The latest results from a special research project from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and partners show… Continue Reading→
In this time of COVID-19, we find ourselves in a unique position to receive the fullness of God’s Spirit into our lives.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. This year, Ascension Day and Aldersgate Day converge meaningfully on our calendars this Sunday, May 24. To a narrow question of limited hope, Jesus responded, announcing that you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you;… Continue Reading→
In an attempt to stay safe and keep others safe, we have all had to rethink what it means to “gather” each week. The NC Conference has worked to provide a variety of resources and training during this time. We are excited to announce a new opportunity for churches and pastors to utilize Zoom video-conferencing… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward shares the plans for the 2020 Annual Conference and for re-entry and re-gathering in our local churches.
While it is still safer not to meet in-person, here are some options for your small group to study together online. You could even start a new small group using these ideas. Most of these ideas involve consuming the content individually and then meeting together virtually to discuss. You can go high tech and use… Continue Reading→