As Christians, we are called to be peacemakers and to break down walls that divide us. We refuse to label people. We are called to extend the hospitality of God and live in beloved community with our neighbors.
Bishop Ward asks for prayers for all the people living in the troubled lands of Israel and Palestine – the place where Jesus was born, spent his life and engaged his ministry.
Bishop Ward recounts her personal experiences and encourages us to pray the prayer below for all people living there as they deal with conflict daily.
Don’t forget! Hind Khoury, General Secretary for KAIROS Palestine will be speaking Thursday, September 24, 2015, at 7 PM, at Apex UMC. She will be sharing about the reality of life in Palestine and the urgency of the situation there and how people of faith might engage at advocates. Apex UMC is located at 100… Continue Reading→
On Thursday, September 24th, at 7 pm, Hind Khoury, the General Secretary for KAIROS Palestine, will be present at Apex UMC to share about the reality of life in Palestine, the urgency of the situation there and how people of faith might engage as advocates. This will be an excellent opportunity for those who have… Continue Reading→
On October 16, the Bishop’s Forum will be focusing on the church’s response to the Israel/Palestine crisis. The forum will be streamed on the NC Conference Livestream page beginning at 11am.
Bishop Ward reflects on the International Day of Peace and making this week an International Week of Peace through everything we do. Visit umcmission.org/Find-Resources/peace-day for a beautiful prayer for peace.
Bishop Ward and the Conference Board of Church and Society have planned a series of forums so that we might engage in dialogue with one another about challenging issues in our communities and our world.