Open Enrollment for Conference Insurance elections is underway. Open Enrollment is held each year from November 1 – 30. Participants can make changes to their health, life and dental coverage during November for an effective date of January 1, 2018. For more details visit the Insurance webpage.
We visited Wesley Memorial UMC in Wilmington to check out their Pumpkin Patch. Watch this story to see the power of pumpkins.
November is Picture Book Month! Did you know that you can borrow children’s picture books from the NC Conference Media Center? Read them to your children, grandchildren, or Sunday School class to teach Christian stories and principles. Visit our new Children’s Picture Book Pathfinder to see the full list. We have highlighted two books in… Continue Reading→
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2017 Lake Junaluska, North Carolina – United Methodist Church bishops are calling on members of the denomination to engage in respectful conversations amidst growing conflict over political, religious and justice issues in many places in our world. In a pastoral letter released at the end of the Council of Bishops… Continue Reading→
The Sunday morning session of Pilgrimage 2017 began with the traditional Banner Processional representing each of the churches in attendance. Seeing hundreds of churches coming together as one on God’s great dance floor was an accurate and beautiful representation of the Kingdom. The youth and adults rejoiced and sang with the House Band as they… Continue Reading→
Source: Public Domain This daily post is designed to help you live into our New Room Society covenant of practicing daily prayer together. Below is this week’s theme and daily practice. Week 15: Capacity Does your role as a faith community leader give you influence in more people’s lives than the average individual has? Why… Continue Reading→
Matthew 18:20 says, “For where two, or three, gather in my name there am I with them.” This year at Pilgrimage, there are thousands of youth and leaders under one roof worshiping our Father. The house band sang “Holy Spirit you are welcome here, come flood this place and fill the atmosphere.” That is exactly… Continue Reading→
859 youth. 37,000 meals. Ending global hunger by 2030. Between the Saturday sessions of Pilgrimage 2017, youth groups from across the North Carolina Conference gathered at the Crown Arena to join in packaging meals with Rise Against Hunger. If you’ve ever packaged a meal while singing Sweet Caroline, then you understand the power of transforming… Continue Reading→
There is something beautiful that happens when two messages of brokenness are brought together to create healing. As we gather this weekend at Pilgrimage, we are reminded that no matter what we are carrying, no matter the doubts or insecurities, we are all seated and invited to the table. We are chosen, guarded, seated, and… Continue Reading→