The Trans–Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand, after seven years of negotiations, which has not entered into force. What does it mean for jobs in the U.S.? What does it mean for people of faith, and how can we voice […]
Tonight’s the Night! KAIROS Palestine at Apex UMC
Don’t forget! Hind Khoury, General Secretary for KAIROS Palestine will be speaking Thursday, September 24, 2015, at 7 PM, at Apex UMC. She will be sharing about the reality of life in Palestine and the urgency of the situation there and how people of faith might engage at advocates. Apex UMC is located at 100 […]
Come to the Table Conference May 28th: Register NOW
Thursday, May 21, 2015 is the registration deadline for the May 28, 2015 Piedmont Region Come to the Table Conference at Elon, NC. Learn how local faith communities can help relieve hunger, how Alamance County is helping to feed and house the homeless, how to frame food discussions in faith communities and much, much more, […]
Mission Lunch at Annual Conference 2015
A missions lunch will be held at Annual Conference on Thursday, June 11, at Noon at Trinity UMC on Market Street. During the lunch, which is open to anyone who has an interest in the missional activities of the UMC, a number of missioners will be presenting 5-minute vignettes of their ministry. Missionary speakers will […]
Come to the Table – Relieve Hunger and Sustain Local Agriculture
The Come to the Table project works with people of faith to relieve hunger and sustain local agriculture. The project’s leaders include farmers, farm workers, food pantry directors, community gardeners, ministers, public employees and lay leaders. There is an upcoming event in the North Carolina Conference! 2015 Eastern Region Come to the Table Conference Friday, […]
Creation Care = $$ Savings
North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light (NCIPL) works with communities of faith across North Carolina to address climate change and to find practical, hope-filled solutions through education, outreach and advocacy. NCIPL provides concrete, practical ideas for making your congregation and your home more energy efficient and sustainable. NCIPL’s emPOWERed program is a free service to […]
Continuing Conversations on Peace-Making and the Land – Palestine/Israel
Bishop Hope Morgan Ward extends an invitation to a follow-up gathering on Peace-Making in Palestine/Israel.
Young Adult Mission Opportunities – Time to Apply is NOW!
A Word From Bishop Ward Dear friends in Christ, Mission opportunities are before us for young adults, ages 18-30! Please take a moment to read about these opportunities and to encourage young adults in your church and family to consider applying. Methodist people have always known face to face engagement with the […]
Awesome Young Adult Mission Opportunity – Global Justice Volunteer!
Young Adults in Mission From Around the World Come and spend 10 weeks as a Global Justice Volunteer. Come and engage in mission, ministry, and service with others in the global community. Application deadline: March 1, 2013 Come to the Orientation: June 8-15, 2013 For More Information Click Justice Volunteers! Contact Information: […]
United Methodist Mission Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults
“When I served as a missionary at the Robeson County Church and Community Center,” says NC Conference Outreach Team Coordinator, Steve Taylor, “it was one of my true blessings to partner with dozens of youth and adult work teams in the Center’s housing ministry. I was always amazed at the passion and energy of the […]