A Journey With Bishop Carter Across the Western NC Conference: Grace, Connection, Holiness


Schedule by District

Join Bishop Carter in your district this Winter/Spring 2023! Join the Journey as we focus on grace, connection, and holiness throughout the WNCC. The Bishop's vision is to listen, share meals, meet in small groups, pray, and worship together as a community in your churches and hometowns. Check out the schedule below. More details and registrations will be added as they become available. 


Catawba Valley

Sunday, January 22 - Monday, January 23

Sunday, Jan. 22nd

  • 10am - Bishop Carter preaching at Central UMC in Shelby
  • 2pm - Meeting with all laity who can be present to "chat with the Bishop" (Central UMC)
  • 6pm - Meeting with Local Pastors over supper in Gastonia (Place TBD)

Monday, Jan. 23rd

  • 7:45am - Women Clergy Continental Breakfast with the Bishop at McKendree UMC in Lincolnton
  • 9:30am - District Wide Clergy Meeting (McKendree UMC)
  • 12pm - Large Church Pastors' Lunch with Bishop Carter (McKendree UMC)
  • 2pm - Young Clergy Meeting (35 years old and younger) with Bishop Carter at First UMC in Lincolnton
  • 4pm - Clergy of Color Meeting with Bishop Carter (First UMC)

 


Uwharrie

Sunday, January 29 - Monday, January 30

Sunday, Jan. 29th

  • 11am - Bishop Carter preaching at First UMC in Asheboro (Traditional Worship)
  • 12pm - Lunch with La Luz De Cristo (First UMC)
  • 2:30pm - Bishop Carter tour of Lydia's Place in Asheboro
  • 4:30pm - District Ministry Council and Laity involved at District level with Bishop Carter at Macedonia UMC in Lexington
  • After Meeting - Tour of Macedonia Food Ministry (Macedonia UMC)

Monday, Jan. 30th

  • 8:30am - Bishop Carter breakfast at Grace Place in Albemarle
  • 10:30am - Young Clergy with Bishop Carter at Central UMC in Albemarle
  • 12pm - Lunch at the District Office in Albemarle
  • 3pm - Fresh Expressions & Missional Network Leaders with Bishop Carter at First UMC in Salisbury

Northern Piedmont

Sunday, February 5 - Monday, February 6

Sunday, Feb. 5th

  • 9am - Bishop Carter preaching at West Market Street UMC in Greensboro (Modern Worship)
  • 11am - Bishop Carter preaching at West Market Street UMC in Greensboro (Traditional Worship)
  • 3pm - African American, Asian, and Hispanic/Latino clergy afternoon gathering with Bishop Carter at Collins Grove UMC in Greensboro
  • 6pm - Clergy serving cross-cultural/cross-racial appointments evening meal with Bishop Carter and Maria King (Place TBD)

Monday, Feb. 6th

  • 10am - Clergy Women gathering with Bishop Carter at Morehead UMC in Greensboro
  • 12:15pm - Clergy couples lunch with Bishop Carter (Morehead UMC)
  • 3pm - Campus Ministers afternoon tea with Bishop Carter at the District Office in Greensboro

**On Monday, February 13th, Northern Piedmont Clergy and Laity are invited to join the Yadkin Valley Clergy and Laity for a combined  gathering at Main Street UMC in Kernersville.**


Yadkin Valley

Sunday, February 12 - Monday, February 13

Sunday, Feb. 12th

  • 11am - Bishop Carter preaching at St. Paul UMC in Winston Salem 

Monday, Feb. 13th


Appalachian

Monday, February 27 - Tuesday, February 28

Monday, Feb. 27th

  • 6pm - App State Wesley Foundation Meal, Prayer, & Communion (for App Wesley students only!)

Tuesday, Feb. 28th


Smoky Mountain

Sunday, April 2 - Monday, April 3

Sunday, Apr. 2nd

  • 11am - Bishop Carter preaching at Cherokee UMC 
  • 12pm - Lunch following the worship service with Native American UM members at Cherokee UMC
  • 4pm - Bishop gathering with lay and clergy members at First UMC in Franklin

Monday, Apr. 3rd

  • 8am - Bishop breakfast and conversation with leaders of non-profit organizations at Lake Junaluska
  • 11am - Bishop gathering with lay and clergy members at Central UMC in Canton

Blue Ridge

Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 11

Wednesday, May 10th

  •  

Thursday, May 11th


Metro

Sunday, May 21 - Monday, May 22

Sunday, May 21st

  • 9:30am - Bishop Carter preaching at Williamson's Chapel UMC in Mooresville (Modern Worship)
  • 11am - Bishop Carter preaching at Williamson's Chapel UMC in Mooresville (Traditional Worship)

Monday, May 22nd

Loading...