“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→
Youth Lay Speaker Training will take place Saturday, February 21st, from 10:00am-4:00pm. For more information, download the attached document or visit the Youth Ministries page.
Sponsored by the North Carolina Conference United Methodist Women “IN GOD’S MISSION WE ARE SENT OUT: TO CREATE” “CREATE YOUR MISSION” WHEN: FEBRUARY 27-28, 2009 WHERE: CAMP GROUND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 4625 CAMP GROUND ROAD FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28314 LODGING: FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT, CROSS CREEK FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (Hotel Check-in will be 3:00 pm,… Continue Reading→
Refugees come to the United States from around the world – Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East to name a few of the regions listed as the homelands to the newest refugees in 2008. In 2007, more than 14 million people worldwide fled their homes because of war and persecution. These refugees seek a… Continue Reading→
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Grace and Peace to you from our Lord Jesus Christ! I trust you are rejoicing in this blessed season of expectancy. The news that the National Bureau of Economic Research announced on Monday that the United States has been in an economic recession for about a year comes as… Continue Reading→
Economic challenges still lie ahead, but the church has weathered similar downturns. That was one of the conclusions reached by members of The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) Economic Advisory Committee after its first meeting Friday, December 5, in Nashville, Tennessee. The Committee is comprised of clergy and lay leaders and includes economists,… Continue Reading→
In the early hours of Nov.15, tornadoes ripped through Johnston and Wilson counties, claiming lives and leaving about 70 homes with damage or total destruction. MERCI is in the area organizing relief efforts. Many people have responded and offered help to the grieving victims of the tornadoes. More help will be needed in the future… Continue Reading→