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    Updated Guidelines for In-Person Worship & Ministry During Covid-19  February 24, Governor Cooper issued an easing of Covid-19 restrictions. The Bishop and Cabinet remain committed to our biblical mandate to “love our neighbors as ourselves” and...

  The Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church has created and shared an in-depth Lenten study with a focus on scripture, UMC Social Principles, and anti-racism. Although it is intended to be started on Wednesday, February ...

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund aims to support ministries who demonstrate an intention, plan, and ability to make disciples of Jesus Christ. All award decisions are made by a team of dedicated volunteers. The team will review and ...

On the edge of Downtown Asheville, in an area known as the "homeless corridor", stands a unique mission congregation of the United Methodist Church. Haywood Street Congregation has stood a pillar in the houseless and poverty-stricken community since ...

Resources for Black History Month With racial justice becoming an ever-increasing focus of the United Methodist Church, we would like to share some great resources for Black History Month. United Methodist Women have curated a selection of ...

Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day Under Covid A wonderful piece from United Methodist Communications on making the most of Martin Luther King Day for your congregation this year while navigating the seemingly never-ending changes of ...

December 2020 *We apologize for any inconvenience, but after sending this email on Monday we realized Spiritual Renewal Grants are no longer available as listed under #5. Please see the website for further information on their future ...

Advisory Forms  Advisory forms will be mailed November 12th.  If pastors or their 2020 S/PPRC Chairs do not receive the form and letter, please contact Ruth Kapely at  Church and Clergy Profiles will need to be completed by ...


Check out the Mission Engagement Blog page for a new blog by Rev. Kris Mares, Uwharrie District Missional Engagement Associate. This month's topic is "Start With God".

Scholarship funding is available through the United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina! Learn more and apply today by visiting the Foundation's website:

Host Kim Ingram shares an intimate conversation with Rev. Jill Smith. Jill has been a church pastor for 20 years and last summer embarked on a new journey that she calls Flourishing Souls. Her ministry uses contemplative prayer for a deeper ...

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