Cultivating Community 2017 Convocation on the Rural Church Myrtle Beach, South Carolina August 7-9, 2017 Claire invited me to write a brief report on the recent Convocation on the Rural Church sponsored by The Duke Endowment and held at Myrtle Beach. The event was attended by about 200 persons from the North Carolina and Western… Continue Reading→
Sometimes we try to make things pretty complicated when we seek to deepen our relationship with God. We buy books (some of which we actually read), we try all sorts of different prayer techniques, and we look for the next best guru to guide us. As Roger Owens shares in his new book “What We… Continue Reading→
Wheels of Hope is a monthly food ministry that takes healthy meals to neighborhoods in Selma, NC. Our mission is to show God’s love through the act of feeding hungry children and the people they love. Working with Selma Elementary School’s social worker, Wheels of Hope targets impoverished neighborhoods concentrated with high numbers of children. … Continue Reading→
Hayes Barton UMC, 2209 Fairview Rd., Raleigh NC 27608, is hosting both a Basic ERT and an ERT Renewal class on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Both classes will begin at 8:30 am with the Recertification class ending at 12:30 pm and the Basic class running until 5:00 pm. And the best news is that Hayes… Continue Reading→
St. James UMC in Pembroke, NC was completely destroyed by flooding during Hurricane Matthew. They are rebuilding…. however it is a long and expensive journey. They are currently seeking pulpit furniture. If your church has any gently used pulpit furniture, please contact the Assistant to the Gateway District Superintendent at email@example.com or 888-661-4941.
The measurements of the piano are 56″ wide x 25″ deep x 37″ height. Please contact Rose Spradley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-931-9379 if you are interested.
THIS Sunday – April 23rd – 1pm to 5pm – Johnston Community College IMPACT Mission Celebration: encourage. challenge. educate. inspire. Click here to register to attend! Click here to help with registration, t-shirts and directions Who is Hosting: Capital District Mission Strategy Team Who Should Attend: Representatives from each of the 100 Capital District congregations:… Continue Reading→
The North Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is now accepting nominations for The Harry Denman Evangelism Award for Clergy, Lay, and Youth. The Harry Denman Evangelism Awards honor United Methodists in each annual conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism – expressed in Word (what), Sign (why) and Deed (how) – brings people… Continue Reading→
The Conference Disaster Recovery Centers are in need of 15 to 20 folding chairs and enough chairs to go around each one. (6 ft table = 6 chairs & 8 ft table = 8 chairs) We need these as soon as possible. The Volunteer Centers are expecting a large number of volunteer teams to arrive soon…. Continue Reading→