Want to see African lions, giraffes, and gazelle? There are private companies that can help you do just that. However, if you would like to be engaged in real Christian ministry in Africa, consider going to Sierra Leone from July 12-21, 2016. In the Bumpeh Chiefdom, the Hatfield/Archer Hospital in Rotifunk stands as a beacon… Continue Reading→
The reward cards for the NC Conference Amazing Pace walking program’s first journey of 2016 have been mailed out! They should be received by May 1st. To learn more about this program and to enroll, visit the Amazing Pace info page.
Co-Hosts Jay Locklear and Abby Martin explore physical health and how it impacts our lives. On this episode, we hear from Danelle and Marty Cauley on how their lives changed after receiving a significant diagnosis almost three years ago. We are also joined in the studio by our resident biblical storyteller, Belton Joyner as he… Continue Reading→
Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. We write to you to express our deep gratitude for life together in the United Methodist Church here in the state of North Carolina. With you, we love our state and yearn for our lives to reflect the more excellent way described by Paul… Continue Reading→
From Creation Justice Ministries ~ Gracious God, We have taken the fruits of your creation and your merciful abundance for granted. We have uttered prayers of thanksgiving without true gratitude. Meanwhile, we have failed to recognize the suffering of the earth and of the people who have produced our food. Ignoring our connection to the… Continue Reading→
Rural church nominations for consideration of the Key Taylor Award are needed by May 9. Congregations can nominate themselves. For 2016, $1476 will be awarded. The award, sponsored through the United Methodist Foundation, is to call attention to the mission work of all rural churches by honoring the specific achievements of one rural church. To… Continue Reading→
The Fuquay-Varina Community Read and Feed program is a collaborative effort with Sunrise UMC, First UMC (Fuquay-Varina) and Fuquay-Varina UMC as the primary partners. The Read and Feed model was developed in 2007 in Wake County with the mission of “giving kids an appetite for reading” by strengthening literacy skills and providing encouragement in a… Continue Reading→
The Archives & History Committee has posted a 2016 PDF presentation on Historic Churches in the NC Conference.
You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen and slow to speak, slow to anger. James 1: 19 For three days–March 8th, 9th, and 10th–I sat with people who are retired military, active military, spouses of retired/active military, children of military, widow(er)s of military, and those who are civilians. We came… Continue Reading→