African-American Clergy Leadership Development at Lake Junaluska “Claiming Our Humanity for Ministry: Our Gifts to God’s Glory,” a seminar for African-American clergy will be April 20-22 at Lake Junaluska. The Rev. Clarence Brown, former district superintendent and the current senior pastor at Annandale UMC in Annandale, VA will be the lead facilitator of this event…. Continue Reading→
NC Conference Youth Rally Day will be Sunday, April 25 at NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount. Youth groups are invited to join in a time of recreation beginning at 3:00 p.m. and the worship service to complete the Rally Day from 4:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The Unity Dialogue will convene March 28, at St. Francis UMC in Cary. This Saturday morning dialogue is open to all from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For 10 years since it was established by Bishop Marion Edwards, the Unity Dialogue has practiced “holy conferencing.” Meeting at least twice each year, the 20 appointees have… Continue Reading→
The MERCI Board in its meeting on March 12 learned that the Executive Committee, which functions as the personnel committee of the Board, has eliminated three of the staff positions. “The decision was predicated solely on the basis of financial data. It is no reflection on the management or skills of the staff,” said the… Continue Reading→
The Rev. Jon Strother, pastor of Benson Memorial UMC in Raleigh, will become the Raleigh District Superintendent, Bishop Al Gwinn has announced. The effective date of the appointment is July 1.
March 6, 2009 To: All CCT Leaders, Committee and Board Chairpersons From: Carol Goehring, Executive Director, Conference Connectional Ministries Most of our committees, commission, boards and teams have met at least twice since organizing last summer. If you are aware of members who have not participated or who have expressed inability to faithfully serve at… Continue Reading→
Welcome to the new web site for the North Carolina Conference, The United Methodist Church. We hope you find this site informative and easy to navigate. Work continues on moving items from the previous site to the new site. In some cases, the information being moved requires changing commands so it functions properly on the new site. The… Continue Reading→
“God’s creation is in crisis and we cannot remain silent while God’s people and God’s planet suffer,” the Bishops of The United Methodist Church have said in a pastoral letter called “God’s Renewal Creation: A Call to Hope and Action.” A “Foundation Document” was also issued with the Pastoral Letter. The Bishops are suggesting that… Continue Reading→
Dr. Jack Crum (1926-2008) received his MDiv from Duke University and his DMin from Boston University. He served as a United Methodist minister of the NC Conference for 37 years from 1953-1989. He served as director of Christian Social Action for the N.C. Council of Churches from 1964-69. Dr. Crum was given the award for… Continue Reading→