Bishop Ward uses this week’s lectionary Gospel text from Luke to remind us that there is a time to loosen the our grip on things and empty out our barns.
Bishop Ward and Steve Taylor introduce the new theme for the Connectional Table – Generosity in Every Season – and highlight the story of the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of Luke.
“What do you think of when you think about stewardship?” This question was posed by Taylor Mills, who helped lead the breakout session ‘Full Life Stewardship’. The answers were varied – time, money, talents, and communications. Four presenters – Taylor Mills, Tyler Williams, LaNella Smith, and Lynn Benson – each led a discussion on the various aspects… Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward speaks about God’s generosity and the generosity of the Hispanic Ministry Team during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Bishop Ward thanks churches for their generosity of time, gifts, prayers, presence, energy, and skills – during times of need and crisis.
Bishop Ward expresses gratitude for the gifts each church shares through apportionments. Your generosity supports more than 91% of the 2015 mission and ministry of the NCCUMC.
In this video, Bishop Ward encourages us to let our generosity be a Lenten discipline as the One Great Hour of Sharing approaches.
Bishop Ward expresses her thanks for your 2013 Apportionments in this Connections video.