“People of Faith Building Partnerships for Peace” is the theme of the peace conference Sept. 20-22, at Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center. Speakers will include representatives of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Workshops will focus on the practice of peace-making, especially for advocacy in local communities.
Bulletin inserts for Golden Cross are available for download. Feel free to use them for promotion of this special ministry. To find out more information about Golden Cross and download the insert, go to the Golden Cross page.
The NCC Board of Ordained Ministry will present its new process; path to ordination; at several locations across the conference on August 13, 2009. Ned Hill, Chairperson of NC BOM, and Tim Russell, Ministerial Relations Director, will lead the presentations. Presentations will be held at the following locations on Thursday, August 13th: Harbor UMC in Wilmington:… Continue Reading→
Transforming Existing Congregations Dr. Reggie Ponder has made his excellent presentation available from Annual Conference 2009. This is a vibrant and relevant piece for disciple-making ministry.
Dr. Annette Greer is offering a grant writing workshop for lay and clergy members of the NC Conference in August, on three consecutive Mondays in that month. With extensive experience in writing grants and teaching the course to students pursuing careers in public health at East Carolina University, Dr. Greer offers the churches of the… Continue Reading→
The 2009 School of Christian Mission will be held at Methodist University July 22-25. The three study topics are Sudan, Food and Faith, and Giving Our Hearts Away: Native American Survival. The deadline for registration is July 10. A registration form can be printed from School of Christian Mission.
Dr. Gayle Felton will lead the workshop, “Sacraments, the Means of Grace” to be held at Lake Junaluska July 24-26. This event, designed for clergy and laity, will span the theological and practical considerations of the sacraments from the United Methodist perspective. For more information, go to Baptism and Eucharist.
Was held November 1884 Front Street Church, now Grace United Methodist Church, Wilmington, NC. — the fourth window of the church was designated the bar of the Conference —only 16 lay delegates attended —Conference was held for 6 days —Standing committees were nominated —a collection was taken for the Orphanage in Oxford —endowment fund for financial… Continue Reading→
Thank you to all who attended, worked and prepared to make Annual Conference successful! We have updated the new 2009 Annual Conference page with the latest documents, audio and video. There you will be able to find the 2009-2010 Appointments, information about Resolutions, video and MP3s of Adam Hamilton, as well as other video/audio highlights… Continue Reading→