We celebrate the growth of The Gary Wayne Locklear Mission Endowment, which now totals over $1,600,000. This Endowment seeks to support Christ’s ministry in the North Carolina Conference through new ministries that increase 1) health, wellness, and abundant life, 2) economic resources for fullness of life, 3) education, and 4) spiritual vitality found in Jesus Christ…. Continue Reading→
Recognition of 2020 and 2021 RetireesRev. Sheila Ahler, chair of the Board of Pension, led the recognition of 2020 and 2021 retirees. Financial ReportsDr. Christine Dodson, Conference Treasurer, introduced the financial reports from: –Anne Lloyd, Chairperson for the Council on Finance and AdministrationThe proposed 2023 budget (pg. 36 in the Conference Workbook) shows a reduction… Continue Reading→
Many individuals took advantage of giving online to their local church on the Conference website while staying at home during the worst parts of the pandemic. Since starting this program in March 2020, the Conference Treasurer’s Office has served 150 different churches and processed over $260,000 in tithes and offerings, depositing funds directly into church… Continue Reading→
We invite you to join Annual Conference 2021 virtually on Thursday, June 17, from 10 am until 3:30 pm. Watch the livestream at live.nccumc.org or in the NC Conference app.
April 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected health systems globally, crippling service delivery in both high and low-resource countries. However, the effects on already weakened health systems in the developing world have been far more devastating. In recent weeks, the COVID-19 case count – first in Brazil and now in India – has risen… Continue Reading→
PIM Receives Special Recognition! PIM’s SYSTEM program was one of 10 centers across North Carolina to participate in a NASA Design Challenge along with being an evaluation site to highlight the need for authentic, hands-on, real-world applications of STEM. The design challenge is a partnership between NASA and the U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Century… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward talks with Dr. Kenneth Locklear (Gateway District Superintendent) about how the Native American Ministries Offering has been instrumental in his life and ministry.
Freedom Global: Uhuru Girls’ Academy in Kenya is a private secondary education school that provides opportunities for girls from vulnerablebackgrounds. In spite of poverty, tribal violence and displacement, abuse and poorly resourced primary schools, these students have madeeducation a priority. The Academy emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills in a personal and creative environment… Continue Reading→
All the best laid plans may have been disrupted by a pandemic, but the NC Central University Wesley Campus Ministry Fellowship has continued mission and ministry in the past year thanks to a remarkable grant of $90,000 from The Duke Endowment (TDE). “This was a powerful opportunity to showcase who we are and what God… Continue Reading→