“See, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me….” Malachi 3:1 Dr. King was a person who was so profoundly formed and shaped in his mind by the words of the bible and the stories of people that his imagination would not be limited. He could have easily allowed the limitations of… Continue Reading→
Dear Pastors, of the Capital District, the 2021 Data Collection reporting through Tables I, II, III are upon us as of January 1, 2022. Rev. George Speak, the Table guru, will hold a special Zoom webinar on January 12, 2022, at 9:00 AM. Zoom link to be provided. George will answer general questions that morning. He… Continue Reading→
This year’s Christmas offering will go toward supporting the work of Project AGAPE in Armenia. Project AGAPE is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina Conference and Western North Carolina Conference and the Armenian Apostolic Church.
The NC State Fair starts this Thursday, October 14 and an emergency call has gone out for volunteers to work in the Ride Ticket Booths! The Capital District has been contacted by the NC State Fair to help the Baptists on Mission to fill ticket seller slots for the Ride Ticket Booths throughout the fairgrounds. … Continue Reading→
Clergy – Check your Conference email for an opportunity to participate in theNation’s longest running study of clergy health and well-being. If you cannot locate your survey, you are asked to email email@example.com.Once your survey is completed, you will receive a link to a $50 online gift card.
The following changes are happening immediately regarding Bishop Fairley’s Welcome Service and District Gatherings as well as Charge Conferences. As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 trends, including increases in cases and hospitalizations, and out of a desire to “do no harm” as we look ahead to opportunities to gather across our connection, the Cabinet… Continue Reading→
Just a friendly reminder that the Capital Sub district meetings scheduled for today and tomorrow were changed to May 10th and May 11th due to the scheduling of a seminar which Gray and I needed to attend. This change was posted in the latest Capital District newsletter. Monday, May 10, 2021 at 8:30am: SW Sub district meetingMonday, May… Continue Reading→
Rural Advancement Foundation International – USA’s (RAFI-USA) Come to the Table program (CTTT) recently launched a new community partnership, a Wake County CSA connecting churches in Wake County with farmers of color in their community. You can learn more about this project by reading this Indy Week article. Farmers of color in the United States continue to… Continue Reading→
The Capital District is blessed to have many spaces for lay people not elected by their local churches to be members of the NC Annual Conference to still serve as lay members at Annual Conference which will meet this coming June 16-18. Our Discipline requires that an equal number of lay and clergy people be… Continue Reading→
As United Methodists, we affirm the free love of God for all people, given us in Jesus Christ. With all Christians, we celebrate Jesus’ call for us to embrace each other and, with the whole Church, work for the reconciliation of the world’s peoples to one another. Any move away from that marvelous grace grieves… Continue Reading→