In these last few days, we have seen how crucial time can be when reaching out to help our brothers and sisters in crisis. The needs are great and there is so much opportunity to be a part of something life-giving and sustaining. MERCI is in need of several different items to help complete various… Continue Reading→
The NCCUMC Refugee and Immigration Committee would like to invite you to help us support the low-cost legal aid clinic, Apex Immigration Services! Update: This event is sold out, but donations are still being accepted! A DACA Fundraiser Come join us for an evening of music, refreshments, and community in support of local DACA recipients… Continue Reading→
As disciples of Christ there is the need to live out our faith in an active commitment of ministry within the framework of the social principles of The United Methodist Church. Mission Seed Funds are designed to facilitate and encourage United Methodist Congregations of the NC Conference in risk-taking ministry and radical hospitality. Mission Seed… Continue Reading→
The MERCI Warehouse, (676 Community Dr., Goldsboro) will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19 from 8:30am-4pm to receive items needed for health kits and cleaning kits ONLY. Volunteers are also needed to assemble the kits. Please bring only the items listed – https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Kits The warehouse will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 22… Continue Reading→
Watch the recording of today’s Facebook Live below. Jaye White, Director of Outreach Ministries, and Ann Huffman, Disaster Readiness Coordinator, discuss how to prepare for Hurricane Florence and what to do after the storm.
The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund, a component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, recently awarded the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (NC Conference) $17,500 to support the unmet needs of families in Robeson County who were victims of Hurricane Matthew. At least five families will benefit from this generosity. Funds… Continue Reading→
We are in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence and experts are issuing warnings of a storm on the same scale as Hurricane Hazel in 1954. North Carolina Conference Disaster Response is closely monitoring the storm’s progress. It is essential that we take their warnings seriously and be prepared. Essential Resources for Hurricane Florence Read 5… Continue Reading→
The sanctuary was packed with worshipers on Sunday, September 9, 2018. It had been many months since congregants were able to give thanks and praise in the historic building of 1st UMC Hamlet. Back in March, an arson fire ruined the sanctuary, and last Sunday was the first time they were able to enjoy the… Continue Reading→
This litany for blessing of the backpacks was written by the Rev. Kathie Wilkinson, Mt. Sylvan UMC, Durham. God of all knowledge and wisdom, Bless these backpacks and each student that will carry them every day of this school year. As students carry these backpacks, may they be reminded of the love and… Continue Reading→
Wil Bailey, conference missionary to Costa Rica, participated in a conference workteam to Puerto Rico recently and has produced a video documenting highlights from that experience. Note that Conference Mission Interpreter, Rev. Bill Haddock was our team leader for this trip. Thanks to everyone who served!