Congratulations to first-year student, Ashley Britton and Louisburg College for winning first place in the UMCYes! video contest, sponsored by National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church (NASCUMC). In the video, Britton did a series of student-on-campus interviews about why the United Methodist connection matters at Louisburg College. To read the… Continue Reading→
The newly-released 2012 State of the Church Report focuses not only on traditional statistics of The United Methodist Church but also highlights ways in which the denomination is moving to create vital congregations. The report was created in partnership with the United Methodist Connectional Table, the Council of Bishops and the General Council on Finance… Continue Reading→
The United Methodist Publishing House announced Nov. 5 that it is closing all the Cokesbury retail stores to focus on it’s online presence, to be named CokesburyNext. CokesburyNext will be rolled out throughout 2013, and the last Cokesbury local store is expected to close by April 30, 2013. Read the entire UMPH news release.
UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee on Relief reports that Hurricane Sandy, which severely affected portions of the Caribbean and the eastern United States in late October 2012, was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record. In the US, Hurricane Sandy affected at least 24 states with gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain, and even snow. In the… Continue Reading→
Sandy Cross United Methodist Church in Nashville, NC published this history of their church. Previously located in the Rocky Mount District, after the 2012 redistricting, the church is now in the Heritage District. Click here to download a searchable PDF of the entire book: A History of Sandy Cross United Methodist Church and Sandy Cross… Continue Reading→
We have begun receiving calls and emails regarding possible material donations for those victims of Hurricane Sandy and also generous servants wishing to go to the disaster zone and serve. Our first advice is this: If you are not trained and certified in Early Response, please do not go to the disaster area at this time…. Continue Reading→
Dear 10-Fold Advocate:Even with advance notice, a natural disaster is devastating. But with the knowledge that Hurricane Sandy was bearing down on the East Coast, The United Methodist Church immediately prepared to help. • United Methodist Early Response Teams (ERT) from many states were put on alert, ready to deploy when needed. • United Methodist-trained… Continue Reading→
The Judicial Council has given us direction for continued work on our conference plan for ministry, in response to the questions raised at the 2012 Annual Conference. I hope that you will read the Judicial Council action, posted on the web. Last week, Bishop Goodpaster and I met with the Cabinets of the NC and… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Conference is pleased to announce participation in the Dell Affiliate Purchasing program. Local churches and related organizations can now order and purchase items directly from Dell at a discount, by using the NC Conference Purchase program . Assistance is available Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 7:30pm CT. Dell offers phone: 866-746-4977, online and email information options.