Whether it is exercising leadership in the local church or leading a particular ministry outside the local church, Lay Servants are responding to their call to ministry in uniquely Wesleyan ways.
Mark your calendars for Wed., Oct. 29, 6:30-7:30pm at Kerr Hall. Bishop Peter Storey will visit Edenton St. UMC for a one evening only event. Bishop Storey will help transform and shape our hearts and minds to the likeness of Christ with his conversation with Rev. Sally Bates. Bishop Storey, in his 40-year ministry in… 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.
Grace and peace to each of you in the name of Jesus Christ. As you may know, North Carolina marriage laws changed Oct. 10, when the state ban on same sex unions was overturned by judicial decision. The polity of the United Methodist Church did not change. The Book of Discipline, in paragraph 341.6, states… Continue Reading→
The Faculty Wendy Wright, PhD What IS there about Mary? : Ecumenical Musings Wendy M. Wright, PhD is Professor of Theology at Creighton University and teaches regularly in several graduate ministerial programs. Her expertise falls in the areas of history of spirituality (notably Salesian spirituality), family spirituality, spiritual direction and the Catholic devotional tradition. She… Continue Reading→
The Hispanic/Latino Committee invites you to attend the 2014 Hispanic/Latino Ministry Encounter on Saturday, November 15, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Fiesta Cristiana UMC in Apex, NC. We believe that the Kingdom of Heaven is richly diverse in terms of culture and language and that our local churches should faithfully reflect that reality…. Continue Reading→
Discípulos Haciendo Discípulos (Disciples Making Disciples) is working to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ by reaching out to the Hispanic/Latino population in North Carolina. The focus of Discípulos Haciendo Discípulos is lay missioner training. Participants will learn to use new tools, participate in mentoring groups, and work on a service project together. The training will… Continue Reading→
The Hispanic/Latino Committee has grants available to help Hispanic/Latino youth attend Pilgrimage 2014. If you have youth who could benefit from this grant, please download the grant application via the link below and complete and submit it by October 30th. Pilgrimage 2014 H/L Grant
Our 2014 local church treasurer and finance committee training will be held on Saturday, December 6th, from 10:00 to 3:30 at the United Methodist Building in Garner. Local church finance basics will be covered as well as updates from recent legislative changes. Local church treasurers, finance committee members and pastors are encouraged to attend. Seats… Continue Reading→