Bishop Hope Morgan Ward extends an invitation to follow-up gatherings on Peace-Making in Israel/Palestine. Janet Lahr Lewis, recently retired United Methodist missionary who served as United Methodist Liaison in the Middle East, and Ata Manasra, village economic project coordinator, will speak about peace-making, the loss of Palestinian land, and the United Methodist-supported ministry project at… Continue Reading→
This month we honor Deaconess Lisa Bachman and Home Missioner Thomas Gates, two lay persons consecrated and commissioned for ministry within the NC Conference. Lisa serves as Director of Lay Servant Ministries for NCC. Thomas ministers as Construction Project Supervisor for NCC’s Board of Mission, Incorporated (BOMI). Lisa Bachman (#S-00272) wears many hats. She may… Continue Reading→
A UMC national advent advertising campaign will launch Nov. 17. Watch for the video on television and in digital advertising spaces and let friends and fellow church members know to watch. Visit the Rethink Church store to download :30 and :15 videos for free. Order a customizable :23 video by emailing a request to email@example.com…. Continue Reading→
United Methodist Student Day invites churches to support students with an offering that provides scholarships for qualified United Methodist applicants. Right now there are UMC young people—who might not have had the resources to attend a school of their choice, or, for some, any school at all—who’ve been sent by you into the world with… Continue Reading→
Be the Bridge (and Mind the Gaps) Retreat will be led by Dr. Margaret Ann Crain and held at the Bergland Retreat Center at Camp Rockfish, March 13 – 14, 2015. The retreat is sponsored by the NCC Order of Deacons and is open to all candidates for ordination as a deacon, provisional deacons and… Continue Reading→
Calling all Deacons, Diaconal Ministers, Deaconesses, Home Missioners, and any leaders with a deacon’s heart! You are invited to participate in a long-term, communal learning experience and discussion about what it means to be a deacon in the United Methodist tradition. We will be working and discussing our way through a seven-part study of Dr…. Continue Reading→
Details and application materials for the 2015 programs are now available.
The Unity Dialogue continues the conversation, and all are invited to join at the table, as Rev. Laurie Hays Coffman and Rev. Paul Stallsworth lead the discussion about the Church and homosexuality on Nov. 11 from 2-4 p.m. The Unity Dialogue will take place in Dixon Chapel in The Methodist Building in Garner. The focus… Continue Reading→
Extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season by participating in UMC #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.