Update: The MissionInsite events will be live streamed during their scheduled times. View them on the NC Conference Video Dashboard. Two workshops on MissionInsite will be offered at the NC Conference office in Garner this February. On Feb. 24, 1-4 p.m., Tom Bandy will present demographic information related to the census data and demographic reports… Continue Reading→
Following this Christmas season, let us who are warm, sheltered, clothed, and fed, remember there are brothers and sisters in the world who are not. In Armenia, the oldest of Christian nations, many struggle for life. Through your action, they will not be alone. Through your action, in the midst of despair, they will know… Continue Reading→
See Bishop Ward’s message at the Affordable Care Act press conference held Tuesday, December 16, 2013.
January is Project Agape month. Project AGAPE is a ministry to Armenia and to some of our most desperate Christian brothers and sisters. It is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina Conferences of The United Methodist Church in a joint effort with the Armenian Apostolic Church. Go to the… Continue Reading→
Gary’s Mission Update (Pictorial Letter) Thank you friends and supporters of my ministry. At this Advent season I just wanted to let you know how your support has “POSITIVELY” impacted families in this community. The attached letter is just a sampling of those projects and places you helped me support. Thank you for your presence, financial… Continue Reading→
The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), in partnership with some of the largest online retailers, has built a shopping tool that provides a cash benefit for a local church, church agency, or college/university/campus ministry when you purchase through the UMCmarket. Make online purchases from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, PetCo, PetSmart, Staples, Walgreens, Lowes… Continue Reading→
The December 2013 Advocate is now posted online. Read about the state of children and poverty which was discussed at the Faith Summit in Wilson on Nov. 23 and the 2013 Pilgrimage for youth held in Fayetteville. Don’t have an online subscription? It’s only $8 for a year. Subscribe today!
Jan. 9 | Webinar Directed to Stewardship teams, Finance Committee members, or Church Councils – if your work in the church deals with people’s giving, you want to start the new year off on the right foot. Presented by Ken Sloane, Director of Stewardship & Connectional Ministries, this webinar begins at 6:30 p.m. CST and… Continue Reading→
The Society of St. Andrew is offering an alternative Christmas card this year to help America’s hungry families. A $12 gift donation to the Society provides about 600 servings of fresh, nutritious food. The extraordinary popularity of this program continues to grow, providing more and more servings of fresh food to the hungry every year…. Continue Reading→