Webinar from Discipleship Ministries DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020 TIME: 7:30 p.m. EDT (6:30 p.m. CDT) PRESENTERS: Ken Sloane, Joe Park, Richard Rogers For all of its negative impacts, the Coronavirus has created an unprecedented opportunity for churches of all sizes to strengthen their long-term annual giving by taking steps today to increase the number of households who… Continue Reading→
Many schools are closed because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, and many churches have ceased worship and other public gatherings. Yet, we still want to provide our kids with activities to do at home that will continue to help them grow in their faith – while keeping them occupied! Here are some free online Christian… Continue Reading→
How do we live faithfully in such a time of heightened anxiety? A first step is to pay attention to our spiritual heart – the source of comfort, compassion, courage, and creativity – as we respond with trust in the always present and gracious love of God within us and among us. This webinar will… Continue Reading→
Look for information about a webinar on Creation Care and a new date to meet with the bishop! The focus of the Bishop’s Forum on Creation Care will be how to introduce a ministry of creation care to a local congregation. We will provide a PowerPoint that participants can use to present to their congregations. … Continue Reading→
Along with many of you, youth leadership for The North Carolina Conference has been closely monitoring the progress of the Coronavirus and COVID-19 across our state. In the last 48 hours, several announcements have been made from state and local governments, school systems and businesses, sharing the ways that we are living in the current… Continue Reading→
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has asked for the postponement of the 2020 General Conference, set to begin in six weeks, because of the new Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. Read the whole post and letter at unitedmethodistbishops.org.
Four districts have cancelled upcoming Lay Servant Ministry training events. They are: March 21 – Fairway and Sound; March 28 – Heritage; April 4 – Capital. The District Office will refund any registration fees already paid.
Visit our Coronavirus page for ongoing updates, FAQs, and resources to help your congregation respond. Dear United Methodist friends, We continue to pray and witness in the name of Jesus Christ, our Great Physician, and Healer, as we receive updates regarding the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina. I urge you to cease public worship… Continue Reading→
Discipleship Ministries offers ideas for church financial leaders related to the COVID-19 crisis. Check out the article on Discipleship Ministries for Rev. Ken Sloane’s top ten ideas. Numerous good resources are available for churches about how to prepare for the reality of the spreading COVID-19 virus. This list of ideas is specifically directed to financial… Continue Reading→