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April 28, 2022
Laity Forum

Registration is open for the next Laity Forum Monday, May 23, 6:30-8:00p via Zoom.  Topic: Dismantling Racism through Celebration: the significance ...

March 03, 2022
Lenten Resources and Studies

Find Lenten resources and studies from across our United Methodist connection.

February 16, 2022
The Latest Edition of E-News - Celebrating Black History Month, Amplify Media Discount, and more

E-News is an email newsletter sent out by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. It contains important news, stories, ...

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February 09, 2022
Lessons learned from Bo, Ricky, Coyote and Barbara

By: Brian Mateer, Associate Director of Missional Engagement About ten years ago I was working as a youth leader at First UMC in a small town in ...

February 01, 2022
Uprooted

–Ann Dean, Dayspring Church In the fall before the pandemic hit, I planted a small Leyland cypress tree by the door to the driveway. Evergreen and ...

Laity Training Opportunities                                            


April 21, 2022
Advanced Lay Servant Course: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs

Living Our United Methodist Beliefs Dates: May 10 (Tues), 19 (Thur), 24 (Tues), 31 (Tues) Time: 7-9pm on Zoom Materials needed: Living Our Beliefs: ...

April 21, 2022
Advanced Lay Servant Course: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs

Living Our United Methodist Beliefs Dates: May 10 (Tues), 19 (Thur), 24 (Tues), 31 (Tues) Time: 7-9pm on Zoom Materials needed: Living Our Beliefs: ...

February 08, 2022
Are You Interested in Becoming a UMC Commissioned EarthKeeper?

Presently, there are seven commissioned EarthKeepers in the WNCC, working towards engaging their churches, their communities, and other churches in ...