The 2013 Program and Reports Book is now available online.Read More
"One of the things that excites me is the way in which we can tie what people experience outside the church to the Gospel." -Bishop Larry Goodpaster
Goodpaster on stage at THE WALK for the conclusion of the JUMANJI series.Read More
Learn how you can assist with disaster relief efforts for the 2013 Storms and TornadosRead Now
"Summer is quickly approaching and some students will be faced with the challenge of not having books to help grow or maintain their reading ability"
Find out how churches in the Western North Carolina Conference are helping.Read More
Follow Jesus. Make Disciples. Transform the World.
What does it look like when the Church speaks to persons who are unfamiliar with church? Check out Part I of Bill Gibson's Part article on wnccumc.org - http://bit.ly/ZUxh0R
"The Texas Annual (regional) Conference has proposed changing its minimum standards for clergy to discourage people over 45 from becoming candidates for ordained ministry." Thoughts??
The Program and Reports Book for the 2013 session of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference is now available on the conference website at www.wnccumc.org.
United Methodist chaplain talks about being in Boston during bombings http://bit.ly/13k9tnN
Rethink Church: That's Church
When one person gets involved, that's just the beginning. Whether it's joining a march to raise awareness, taking part in a health fair or fighting malaria in Africa — when thousands work together to help millions of others, that's making a difference. That's Church. What does Church look like for you?Watch more on our YouTube channel »
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2013 Storms, Tornados Disaster Relief Information
May. 21, 2013 The United Methodist Church is leading disaster relief efforts to assist the victims of the storms and tornados in Moore, OK. Check here for detailed information on ongoing relief activities.Read more »
2013 Program & Reports for Annual Conference Is Online
May. 10, 2013 The Program & Reports booklet of the 2013 Western North Carolina Annual Conference is now online.Read more »
Focus on Fitness is New Feature at Annual Conference
May. 9, 2013 Three events slated for the 2013 Western North Carolina Annual Conference will focus on fitness: The 5K Walk/Run for Imagine No Malaria, Walk Around the Lake with Bishop Goodpaster, and the grand opening of the Lake Junaluska Fitness Center, a collaborative effort of Lake Junaluska, Agapé Senior, and Pfeiffer University:Read more »
Speaking Christian - Part 1: Translating an Old Language in a New World
May. 7, 2013 In this two-part article, Rev. Dr. Bill Gibson address the language of the Church in reaching and connecting with the unchurched, as well as what it means to tell the Story in a digital world.Read more »
Annual Conference Program, Special Events, Speakers Now Online
May. 2, 2013 The program for the 2013 Western North Carolina Annual Conference and the special events schedule are now online, as well as the names and biographies of the speakers.Read more »
- May 2013
06/09/2013, 1:30pm to 5:30pmLearn more »
How to Develop Tippers into Tithers
06/14/2013, 6:45pm to 06/15/2013, 12:00pmLearn more »
2013 United Methodist Women Spiritual Retreat
06/18/2013Learn more »
The Children's Home Golf Tournament
06/19/2013, 1:00pm to 06/23/2013, 12:00pmLearn more »
2013 Annual Conference
06/20/2013, 6:45amLearn more »
Focus on Fitness: 5K and Fun Run/Walk to Fight Malaria
06/20/2013, 8:00am to 9:00amLearn more »
Annual Conference Women in Ministry Breakfast
06/21/2013, 5:30am to 7:15pmLearn more »
ZOE Ministry Global Initiative Missions Dinner
Listening for a Vision: Conference Quadrennial Training
By: Claire Asbury
The sun shone through Hickory’s early morning haze as I walked into St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Truth be told, I didn’t really know what to expect of an all-day workshop with the committees of the Western North Carolina Conference.
Even though this is my sixth year living in North Carolina, I still feel fairly new around here. I’ve never been to Annual Conference. I sit in one office in one church in one city, a bubble of bulletin notes that makes me forget about the countless other congregations peppering the map. I’m 24, which, even though a good number of young folks were present, still makes me feel like I stick out. And here I was, standing awkwardly, smack in the middle of a chatting crowd.Read more on the WNCC Blog »