The Upper Room in Nashville, TN offers a wide variety of resources for individuals, groups, and congregations including devotionals, podcasts, and ideas being used in other churches. Follow this link for a listing of opportunities.
Rev. Ben Roberts, is a North Carolina native from Oak Island. After graduating from Greensboro College in 2008, Ben came to Wesley Theological Seminary to pursue his Master of Divinity. In his first year he worked an internship with former North Carolina Congressman Brad Miller. Ben then spent one year abroad with a non-profit teaching… Continue Reading→
While children around the world are learning online, adults can also take advantage of the many online courses available for Christian education, leadership training, and spiritual growth. There are several United Methodist institutions that offer classes online. BeADisciple.com BeADisciple.com is a program of the Richard and Julia Wilke Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College, a United Methodist institution in… Continue Reading→
Al Miller delivering N-95 masks to Cape Fear Valley Health. Photo by Cape Fear Valley Health The Director of Disaster Ministries, Al Miller, delivered 3,000 N-95 masks to Cape Fear Valley Health on March 24. CBS 17’s Kayla Strayer writes about the donation. Chestnut Street United Methodist Church helped deliver 1,000 N-95 masks from Disaster… Continue Reading→
As Holy Week approaches, we have the opportunity to journey from hosannas to the cross to the empty tomb in new ways. Let us see this Holy Week as a time to wake up to the serendipity of the amazing, wondrous love of God. We will all long remember this Holy Week, like none other… Continue Reading→
The rapidly-changing reality of COVID-19 is impacting every area of our shared life. We will keep you informed if there is a need for changing the plans for the 2020 Annual Conference. In the meantime, be assured that the Annual Conference Planning Committee is preparing for alternative meeting possibilities if they are needed.
Washington, D. C – The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church has asked all United Methodists to join people of faith in a day of prayer today, March 25, asking God to rid the world of the coronavirus pandemic. The COB also announced that the May meeting of the Council will be… Continue Reading→
Editor’s note: This post was written prior to the stay-at-home executive order enacted by Governor Roy Cooper on March 27, 2020. We strongly encourage you to contact your local law enforcement and other authorities regarding any kind of similar gathering that may be planned by your congregations. As we adjust to the new realities of… Continue Reading→