Friday morning, the NCC General Conference delegation offered their report in the form of prayers. The Rev. Gray Southern, opened the presentation, saying, “Your sisters and brothers who were honored to go as delegates…have come back to ask you to pray with us as we offer prayers of thanksgiving for what God did through that… Continue Reading→
As the strains of “And Are We Yet Alive” swelled in the Greenville Convention Center, the North Carolina Annual Conference began its official work for 2016. The business of doing the work together proceeded quickly as the rules were adopted, with changes made to reflect the shift from a constituency-based Conference Connectional Table to a… Continue Reading→
Last week it was debating how to debate. Today, it was voting on whether to vote. A day of tension, frustration and confusion ended in a decision to “put a pin in it.” Delegates to General Conference 2016 spent most of the day deciding whether to move forward on dozens of petitions regarding the denomination’s… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward and Conference Youth President, Abby Martin share the vision and opportunities available through the conference and local church youth ministries.
Bishop Ward gives thanks for all the North Carolina Annual Conference has done to “imagine no malaria” while working towards the goal of $1 million to save lives in Africa.
Bishop Ward quotes Micah’s scripture about tiny Bethlehem and elaborates on how God meets us even in the small places of our lives.
In this video, Bishop Ward speaks about The Advance Icon Project from the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM), #GivingTuesday and Imagine No Malaria.
Bishop Ward reminds us that we all can do more to meet the NC Conference goal of $1 million for Imagine No Malaria. Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. Very recently you received a challenge video from two clergy, Terry Williams and Dennis Peay. At a clergy gathering, they arose… Continue Reading→