Congregations 4 Children in the Western NC Conference of The UMC, Western NC CAN (Child Advocacy Network), and NC Child is hosting a virtual event, “Faith into Action: Advocating for Children in NC,” on May 6 from 1 – 2 pm. The event will include: an overview and explanation of legislative process in NC; current… Continue Reading→
The Public School Forum of North Carolina has provided the 2020 North Carolina Education Primer as a fact-based introduction to educational policy in NC. It serves as a primary resource for elected and appointed officials as they tackle education policy issues in the General Assembly, in their local communities, or in their schools. The Primer… Continue Reading→
You are invited to the unveiling of the merger of NCCUMC’s two laity-led and clergy-supported ministries focused on supporting our public schools – Congregations for Children (C4C) and United Methodist Advocates for Public Schools (UMAPS). To emphasize their natural relationship with each other, they are now housed together within the updated C4C website. In addition to… Continue Reading→
As summer winds down and the school year is beginning, Bishop Ward encourages congregations to be in partnership with public schools through prayer and support.
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We are deeply committed across North Carolina to the education of all children, to the support of teachers and administrators, and to stronger funding for public education. At the 2016 Sessions of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina… Continue Reading→
United Methodist Advocates for Public Schools (UMAPS) is a joint committee of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina Conferences advocating in policy and increasing awareness of the importance of public education. As summer moves along and school districts have started or will be starting new terms, your church has an opportunity to encourage… Continue Reading→