I have heard the lesson that you get what you focus on throughout my life. I literally can’t remember who first told me that truth (my parents, I think.) but a succession of teachers and a few coaches hammered the point. Thankfully, I also remember one Sunday School teacher who told me the same. But… Continue Reading→
Annual Conference 2020 is scheduled for June 17-20 and we will meet at the Greenville Convention Center. According to the Book of Discipline, there is to be one layperson to equate with each clergy person in the NC Conference. The Capital District will be selecting 60 at-large lay members to serve at this year’s annual… Continue Reading→
Centenary UMC in Smithfield has an opening for a Youth Pastor (grades 6-12). This position currently requires that the individual will, among other things, develop, plan and conduct UMYF meetings on Sunday nights from 5:30-7. This time includes a fellowship meal coordinated by the youth pastor with the help of member parents who take turns… Continue Reading→
March 14, 2020 @ Whitley Memorial UMC, 300 Wilsons Mills Rd, Smithfield, NC. 9:00 am–1:00 pm. March 28, 2020 @ First UMC, Wilson, 100 Green St., Wilson, NC. 9:00 am–1:00 pm.
Children deserve a safe, loving home where they can thrive and live to their full God-given potential. On Methodist Home for Children Sunday, you can make this happen. Methodist Home for Children Sunday is the one day a year when congregations take up a special collection for the children served by MHC – children who… Continue Reading→
The Hard Truth Series: A Weekend with Debby Irving Session offered by NC Council of Churches Friday, January 31, 6:30-8 p.m. & Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Broughton High School 723 Saint Marys Street, Raleigh Understanding how racism works is the key to breaking down barriers that interfere with best intentions. In her book Waking… Continue Reading→
The Duke Clergy Health Initiative (CHI) will launchSpirited Life: Selah in January 2020 Spirited Life: Selah is a program designed just for United Methodist pastors in North Carolina. With the generous support of The Duke Endowment, Selah is an invitation to be equipped with tools to shape one’s daily rhythm to be more sacred and attentive, and in so doing, to… Continue Reading→
Sunday, January 26th: 2:30 pm to 4:15 pmEbenezer United Methodist ChurchChristian Life Center 6020 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610 The 2:30 pm session will include classes for Lay Leaders, Council Chairs, Trustees, Financial Officers, Annual Conference Delegates, and P/SPRC members. Our Director of New Faith Communities Ministry, Rev. Greg Moore, will lead a class… Continue Reading→
Lay Servant Ministries of the Capital District will offer the following courses on Saturday, January 25th at Buckhorn UMC in Kenly. (8102 NC Highway 42 W, Kenly NC 27542) Check-in begins at 8:00 am. Worship will be at 8:30 am with classes beginning at 9:00 am. Course offered: Basic Course – led by James Bernstein Adv:… Continue Reading→
PASTORS’ MEETING on Tuesday, January 28, at 10:00 am at St. Andrews’ Church in Garner. We will welcome The Rev. Hannah Broome, a presiding elder in the AME Zion Church as our preacher at opening worship and we will CELEBRATE CLAIRE COX-WOODLIEF at our 1:00 pm lunch.
Do you feel a vocational call on your life to care for God’s creation because you are a disciple of Jesus Christ? Is your faith compelling you to DO SOMETHING about the problems the earth is facing? Do you see yourself as a leader in this creation care movement within the United Methodist Church? If… Continue Reading→