Holistic MissionRev. Greg Moore If John Wesley quotes were compiled into a greatest hits list, “The world is my parish” would have to be in the top 3. It’s the kind of pithy quip that we religious folks just love. It fits on a T-shirt and it can be used as a defense for almost… Continue Reading→
“Christ, Occupied” Luke 2:1-10 Matthew 2:1-18 Luke 2:1-20, Matthew 2:1-18 What do we pray for when we pray for children in other parts of the globe? Do we pray that they might have security or community? Do we pray that they will have access to food and shelter, that they might know the love of… Continue Reading→
Ken Raper, a member of Swansboro UMC, shares his experience during and after Hurricane Florence. Rev. Kevin Baker (lead pastor of Swansboro UMC) and Sanders Hall (Communications Director at Swansboro UMC), discuss the partnership between Disaster Ministries and Swansboro UMC in hurricane relief.
Disaster Ministries recently received a gift of hope from First UMC in Chattahoochee, Florida. Members from First UMC painted 15 Stars of HOPE to share with those affected by Hurricanes Dorian, Florence, and Matthew. First UMC wanted to share the gift of hope that they received following Hurricane Michael. Stars of HOPE was established in… Continue Reading→
Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. — Psalm 72:1-2 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have… Continue Reading→
True devotion, the kind that is pure and faultless before God the Father, is this: to care for orphans and widows in their difficulties and to keep the world from contaminating us. — James 1:27 I was looking through my exhaustive concordance recently (okay, I typed the word into the Bible Gateway App on my… Continue Reading→
Dear Friends, Eight different authors from across eastern North Carolina have been writing devotions based on the theme “What Child is This?” These devotions coincide with the theme that our Bishop Hope Morgan Ward shared as worship guidelines for Advent. Our devotions will be shared daily, from this coming Sunday through Christmas. If you haven’t… Continue Reading→
On Saturday, October 19, NC Conference Disaster Ministries received $100,000 from Braswell Family Farms, a leading producer of eggs and agricultural feed based in Nash County. Other organizations, including Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministries (WARM) and NC Baptists on Mission, received donations as well. Ann Huffman, Disaster Ministries Volunteer Coordinator, and Rev. Jaye White, Director of… Continue Reading→
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