North Carolina is welcoming Afghan refugees daily. You may be wondering how you can get involved and help to welcome our new neighbors. Join Rev. Jaye White (Director of Outreach Ministry) and Ellen Andrews (NC Area Director, Church World Service) for a webinar at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 2 that will provide helpful information…. Continue Reading→
Recognizing that local United Methodist churches want to play a role in resettling Afghan refugees, UMCOR has started a brand-new program where local churches can be reimbursed up to $1,000 for expenses involved with helping to resettle Afghan refugees. The Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program will reimburse up to $1,000 per local United Methodist Church… Continue Reading→
The recent earthquake in Haiti has weighed heavily on our hearts, first for the tragic loss of life and the devastating impact on a country that has suffered so much. But we also remember the horrific Haiti earthquake of 2010 when we lost one of our own beloved clergy members, the Rev. Dr. Sam Dixon…. Continue Reading→
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) has supported NC Conference Disaster Ministries’ disaster relief and recovery efforts in eastern North Carolina. Read UMCOR’s article on how they help and support conferences, like the NC Conference, in disaster preparation.
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→
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→
In this season of hurricanes, Bishop Ward highlights the work and ministry of UMCOR in helping people rebuild not only their homes, but their lives.