The annual Pilgrimage event is less than one month away! Join the NC Conference and the NCC Youth Ministry on November 8-10, 2019 in Fayetteville, NC for the 2019 Pilgrimage Weekend. The Pilgrimage Ministry serves as a catalyst for thousands of youth (6th – 12th grades) and their mentors to join together for a life-changing… Continue Reading→
Windsor UMC in Windsor, North Carolina gathered following Hurricane Dorian to assemble cleaning kits for those affected by the storm. Below is Pastor Joan Fischer’s account of the church’s involvement. “On Sunday morning, September 8, the members of Windsor UMC gathered for worship as is their custom. This worship time was different. This morning they… Continue Reading→
There is a provision created by Congress for certain ministers, to allow them to opt out of Social Security. United Methodist clergy can apply for exemption–-but they probably should not! Consider the consequences and risks by reading more information from Wespath.
There is a provision created by Congress for certain ministers, to allow them to opt out of Social Security. United Methodist clergy can apply for exemption–but they probably should not! Consider the consequences and risks by reading more information from Wespath.
PILGRIMAGE 2019: “Let Your Perceptions Shatter!” GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE Please follow the link below to download and complete the 2019 Pilgrimage grant application for Hispanic/Latinx youth. It is provided in PDF format. We encourage you to submit the grant application via email! 2019 PILGRIMAGE GRANT APPLICATION FOR HISPANIC/LATINO YOUTH (PDF) For more information about pilgrimage… Continue Reading→
Almost from the beginning of Methodism, women have found opportunities to lead and to exhort and eventually to preach. Although he did not initially endorse their preaching, John Wesley believed spreading the gospel often required exceptional practices, and he honored the gifts, call, and “holy boldness” of women, including Mary Bosanquet Fletcher, at least partly… Continue Reading→
The 2020 North Carolina Academy for Spiritual Formation will be held October 4-9, 2020 at Trinity Center in Pine Knoll Shores, NC. Amy Oden Right Here, Right Now: Christian Mindfulness Dr. Amy Oden is Visiting Professor of Early Church History and Spirituality at Saint Paul School of Theology. She has served on the faculties of… Continue Reading→
“Wearing God”with Lauren F. Winner Saturday, February 22, 2020 St. Andrews UMC, 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603 The Bible overflows with poetic language for God – God appears as a beekeeper, an undertaker, a child at play, a piece of clothing. But most of us have been formed in church communities that have focused… Continue Reading→
50 Ways to Support Your Pastor’s Well-BeingTuesday, October 153:00-4:00, Eastern Time Your pastor’s health and well-being is critical to vital ministry and requires a two-way partnership between the pastor and the congregation. Learn ways the Pastor/Staff-Parish Relations Committee can lead the congregation to support the pastor’s well-being, and a process for constructive dialogue. Click here… Continue Reading→