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Join us for Winter Leadership Training - January 23-26!

posted on December 05

Dear Northern Piedmont Leaders, My guess is that you and your congregation are engaged in preparations and activities for Advent and the Christmas season!  This is a busy time for sure, but I want to...
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Now thank we all our God...

posted on November 23

Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices”  …and with fireflies.  Jesus told John,” I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness” …...
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Special Offering Sunday October 16th: Hurricane Ian Relief

posted on October 12

Special Offering Sunday October 16th: Hurricane Ian Relief United Methodist Churches in the Western NC Conference are encouraged to participate in a Special Sunday Offering on October 16, 2022 to ...
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Covid Update from the Bishop & Cabinet - July 26, 2022

posted on July 27

Covid Update from the Bishop & Cabinet July 26, 2022   We have begun to get updates from local churches reporting Covid outbreaks after an event or worship service.  Even though the current variant, ...
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A Season of Transitions

posted on June 27

A Season of Transitions “To everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…”  Ecclesiastes 3:1 Move week is a bittersweet season for United Methodists.  After all these years ...
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Annual Conference 2022

posted on June 03

Annual Conference 2022 Lake Junaluska June 16-19, 2022 Can you hear it…the gleeful greetings…the soothing music of favorite hymns? Can you see it…the serene lakeshore…the majestic mountains ...
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So Many Ways of Caring

posted on May 31

So Many Ways of Caring “The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it…”  -Psalm 24:1 My Sundays in May have been spent in preaching and making presentations. On ...
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A Resource for Worship: Caring for God’s Children … and all Who Love Them

posted on May 25

A Resource for Worship: Caring for God’s Children … and all Who Love Them Hi Friends, I believe you will have access to many worship resources right now that relate to our collective grief and our ...
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Caring for God’s Children … and all Who Love Them

posted on May 25

Caring for God’s Children … and all Who Love Them   …let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. 1 John 3:18 As you must be, I am stunned by more gun violence in this country. I am ...
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Making the Church a Safe Place Again

posted on May 18

Making the Church a Safe Place Again   How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!                                ...
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Required Attendance at Annual Conference

posted on May 05

Reminder to Northern Piedmont Clergy Required Attendance at Annual Conference WNC clergy who are in full connection, provisional members, associate members, and local pastors are required to attend ...
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Have Student Loans? Learn Whether They Can Be Forgiven at an Upcoming Webinar

posted on April 21

To Northern Piedmont District Clergy: Shared today by WESPATH: Have Student Loans? Learn Whether They Can Be Forgiven at an Upcoming Webinar Clergy and employees of not-for-profit organizations ...
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Living the Connection: An Invitation

posted on April 13

Dear Friends, As we move towards a likely Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference in November, and a new date for General Conference in 2024, a few of you have reached out to ask if there is anything ...
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Word from the Garden of Resurrection - The Day of Easter

posted on April 05

The Day of Easter                           Sunday, April 17   A Song of Victory When We Get To That Safe Place   Read: Psalm 118 (The Psalm for Easter Sunday 2022)   A Song of Victory   1 O give ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 40

posted on April 05

Day Forty                Holy Saturday, April 16                                     The Last Day of the Lenten Season                                  The Night of the Easter Vigil   The Death of ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 39

posted on April 05

Day Thirty-Nine                              Good Friday, April 15     The Foretelling of the Death of Moses   Read: Deuteronomy 32:48-52   Moses’ Death Foretold   48 On that very day the Lord ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 38

posted on April 05

Day Thirty-Eight                             Maundy Thursday, April 14   Reading the Law Aloud Every Seventh Year   Read: Deuteronomy 31:9-13 (The Law to be Read Every Seventh Year)   The Law to Be ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 37

posted on April 05

Day Thirty-Seven                            Wednesday of Holy Week, April 13                         Called to Choose Life   Read: Deuteronomy 30:11-20   Exhortation to Choose Life 11 Surely, this ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 36

posted on April 05

Day Thirty-Six                                 Tuesday of Holy Week, April 12   Blessings and Curses   Read: Deuteronomy 28:1-8   Blessings for Obedience   28 If you will only obey the Lord your God,...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey - Palm Sunday

posted on April 05

Palm Sunday                    Sunday, April 10   The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the resurrection on each phase of life’s ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 35

posted on April 05

Day Thirty-Five                   Monday of Holy Week, April 11                         On Tithing   Read: Deuteronomy 26:1-11   First Fruits and Tithes 26 When you have come into the land that the ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 34

posted on March 31

Day Thirty-Four                              Saturday, April 9   Duties to your Brother’s Wife     Read: Deuteronomy 25:5-10   Levirate Marriage   5 When brothers reside together, and one of them ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 33

posted on March 31

Day Thirty-Three                            Friday, April 8   Fair Agricultural Practices                         Read: Deuteronomy 24:19-22   19 When you reap your harvest in your field and forget a...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 32

posted on March 31

Day Thirty-Two                               Thursday, April 7   Wages Must Be Paid Promptly   Read: Deuteronomy 24:14-15   14 You shall not withhold the wages of poor and needy laborers, whether ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 31

posted on March 31

Day Thirty-One                   Wednesday, April 6   You Cannot Have Financial Gain at the Expense of Someone’s Daily Needs   Read: Deuteronomy 24:10-13      10 When you make your neighbor a loan of...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 30

posted on March 31

Day Thirty                                        Tuesday, April 5   Honeymooners Can’t be Drafted   Read: Deuteronomy 24:5   Miscellaneous Laws   5 When a man is newly married, he shall not go out ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 29

posted on March 31

Day Twenty-Nine                           Monday, April 4                         Regarding Divorce or Remarriage   Read: Deuteronomy 24:1-4   Laws concerning Marriage and Divorce 24 Suppose a man ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey - 5th Sunday in Lent

posted on March 29

The Fifth Sunday in Lent              Sunday, April 3   The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the resurrection on each phase of life...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 28

posted on March 29

Day Twenty-Eight                               Saturday, April 2   When We Wear the Wrong Clothes                         Read: Deuteronomy 22:5   5 A woman shall not wear a man’s apparel, nor shall ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 27

posted on March 29

Day Twenty-Seven             Friday, April 1   When our Children are Rebellious or Addicted                      Read: Deuteronomy 21:18-21   Rebellious Children   18 If someone has a stubborn and ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 26

posted on March 29

Day Twenty-Six                               Thursday, March 31    Disputes, Assaults, and Other Troubles   Read: Deuteronomy 21:1-17 21 If, in the land that the Lord your God is giving you to ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 25

posted on March 17

Day Twenty-Five - Wednesday, March 30   When We Take Allegiance to Another                         Read: Deuteronomy 17:2-7 (See also Luke 14:26)   2 If there is found among you, in one of your towns...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 24

posted on March 17

Day Twenty-Four - Tuesday, March 29                           When We Are Tempted to Worship Another   Read: Deuteronomy 13:6-10   6 If anyone secretly entices you—even if it is your brother, your ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 23

posted on March 17

Day Twenty-Three - Monday, March 28   When Women Make Vows   Read: Numbers 30:1-16   Vows Made by Women   30 Then Moses said to the heads of the tribes of the Israelites: This is what the Lord has ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey - 4th Sunday in Lent

posted on March 17

The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Sunday, March 27       Our Fourth Little Easter The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the resurrection ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 22

posted on March 17

Day Twenty-Two - Saturday, March 26   You are Dirty When You Touch the Dead   Read: Numbers 19:11-22   11 Those who touch the dead body of any human being shall be unclean seven days. 12 They shall ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 21

posted on March 17

Day Twenty-One - Friday, March 25   Why We Must Have Fringes on our Garments   Read: Numbers 15:37-41   Fringes on Garments   37 The Lord said to Moses: 38 Speak to the Israelites, and tell them to ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 20

posted on March 17

Day Twenty - Thursday, March 24   When We Complain on the Weariest Wilderness Days         Read: Numbers 11:1-15 Complaining in the Desert 11 Now when the people complained in the hearing of the ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 19

posted on March 17

Day Nineteen - Wednesday, March 23   When A Woman May Have Gone Astray   Read: Numbers 5:11-31 Concerning an Unfaithful Wife 11 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 12 Speak to the Israelites and say to ...
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Living in Connection in a Season of Waiting

posted on March 15

Friends, As we continue on our journey, I want to thank each of you for the ways you have been in dialogue with me and with each other over these long months of the COVID pandemic. We have done some ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 18

posted on March 15

Day Eighteen                                   Tuesday, March 22   Biblical Teachings on Confession and Restitution   Read: Numbers 5:5-10   Confession and Restitution 5 The Lord spoke to Moses, ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 17

posted on March 15

Day Seventeen                                Monday, March 21   When We Confront (Leprous or other) Unclean People   Read: Numbers 5:1-4 Unclean Persons 5 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Command ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey - Third Sunday in Lent

posted on March 15

The Third Sunday in Lent            Sunday, March 20   Our Third Little Easter The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 16

posted on March 15

Day Sixteen                          Saturday, March 19   When Our Relatives Have Money Problems               Read: Leviticus 25:35   35 If any of your kin fall into difficulty and become dependent ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 15

posted on March 06

Day Fifteen - Friday, March 18         When Children Curse – The Problem of Shelomith’s Son   Read: Leviticus 24:10-16 10 A man whose mother was an Israelite and whose father was an Egyptian came ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 14

posted on March 06

Day Fourteen - Thursday, March 17   On Mediums and Seances   Read: Leviticus 20:27 (See also Deuteronomy 13:1-5)   27 A man or a woman who is a medium or a wizard shall be put to death; they shall ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 13

posted on March 06

Day Thirteen - Wednesday, March 16   On Affairs, Adultery, and Death    Read: Leviticus 20:10-14 (See also Deuteronomy 22:21-22)   10 If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 12

posted on March 06

Day Twelve - Tuesday, March 15   The Scriptures Du Jour (of the Day)   Read: Leviticus 18:1-23, Leviticus 20:5-16   Sexual Relations   18 1The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Speak to the people of ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 11

posted on March 06

Day Eleven - Monday, March 14      We Must Not Work on the Sabbath   Read: Exodus 31:14-15 (See also Numbers 15:32-36)   14 You shall keep the sabbath, because it is holy for you; everyone who ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Second Sunday

posted on March 06

The Second Sunday in Lent - Sunday, March 13   Our Second Little Easter The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the resurrection on ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 10

posted on March 06

Day Ten - Saturday, March 12   The Sin of Charging Interest   Read: Exodus 22:25-31 (See also Deuteronomy 23:19)  25 If you lend money to my people, to the poor among you, you shall not deal with ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 9

posted on March 03

Day Nine - Friday, March 11   Fights Breaking Out All Over Read: Exodus 21:18-27   18 When individuals quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or fist so that the injured party, though not ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 8

posted on March 03

Day Eight - Thursday, March 10   Concerning Kidnapping and Human Trafficking   Read: Exodus 21:16 (see also Deuteronomy 24:7)   16 Whoever kidnaps a person, whether that person has been sold or is ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 7

posted on March 03

Day Seven - Wednesday, March 9                         When Children Curse or Hit their Parents   Read: Exodus 21:12-17 (See also Leviticus 20:9)   The Law concerning Violence   12 Whoever strikes a ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 6

posted on March 03

Day Six - Tuesday, March 8   The Commandments Relate Us to Each Other   Read: Exodus 20:12-21   12 Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 5

posted on March 03

Day Five - Monday, March 7   The Commandments Relate Us to God               Read: Exodus 20:1-11   The Ten Commandments   20 Then God spoke all these words: 2 I am the Lord your God, who brought you...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey First Sunday

posted on March 03

The First Sunday in Lent - Sunday, March 6   Our First Little Easter The Sundays of Lent are not considered in the count of the season’s 40 days. Sundays are for celebrating the resurrection on each...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 4

posted on March 03

Day Four - Saturday, March 5   An Exhausted Leader   Read: Exodus 18:18-24   Jethro’s Advice to Moses   18 You will surely wear yourself out, both you and these people with you. For the task is too ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 3

posted on March 03

Day Three - Friday, March 4   Complaints among the Liberated    Read: Exodus 15:22-27   Bitter Water Made Sweet   22 Then Moses ordered Israel to set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the ...
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A Pastoral Response on General Conference from Bishop Carter

posted on March 03

March 3, 2022   We learned today of the postponement of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church until 2024.  The decision was made with deliberation by the Commission on the General ...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness - Lenten Journey Day 2

posted on March 02

Day Two, Thursday, March 3                         Changed Minds Mean Death for Some and Victory for Others                         Read: Exodus 14:1-30   Crossing the Red Sea 14 Then the Lord said...
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Words from the Weary Wilderness: A Lenten Journey in 2022

posted on March 01

Words from the Weary Wilderness A Lenten Journey in 2022 At midnight the LORD struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on the throne to the firstborn ...
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A Call to Prayer & Peacemaking from Bishop Carter

posted on February 24

To the people of the United Methodist Church in the Florida and Western North Carolina Conferences:   I write today to call all of us to prayers for peace in the Ukraine and across Europe. I have ...
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An Update from the WNCC Cabinet

posted on February 23

Dear Friends,  Thank you for your prayers last week as I attended Cabinet meetings. Your affirmation, communication, and intercession were all gifts to me. Please find below a recap of our week ...
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A Valentine Story...The Ugly Duckling

posted on February 21

The ugly duckling…at an early age, I quickly resonated with the story.  Being the youngest of three girls, I learned early on that my sisters were the swans, I the ugly duckling.  They had beautiful ...
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In Praise of Clarity, Ears, and Voice

posted on February 12

In Praise of Clarity, Ears, and Voice A Reflection on the Hymn “Open My Eyes that I May See” Two years before her 1897 death in a horse-drawn buggy accident, Clara H. Scott penned these words: Open ...
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2022 Lay Servant Training Opportunities

posted on January 28

2022 LAY SERVANT TRAINING 2022 Northern Piedmont Lay Servant Training February 26, 27, and March 5, 6 We hope to be in-person. A decision about in-person vs. virtual will be made around February 6th....
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Giving Thanks for You

posted on January 20

Giving Thanks for You I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. -Ephesians 1:16 Dear Friends, My mom taught me many things. In most ways, she was a joyful, carefree ...
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Winter Leadership Training Webinar Series - Join Us!

posted on January 20

It is not too late to register! Join us! Winter Leadership Training Webinar Series Register for the 2022 Winter Leadership Webinar Series ? Rather than hosting in-person events in each...
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Coming and Going

posted on January 05

Coming and Going AHHH, retirement…that land of leisure and loafing…well deserved, good and faithful servant clergy... Andy Lambert, Susan Mitchell, Don Newman, and Mark Smith!  Take with you our deep...
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COVID Update As a New Year Dawns

posted on December 31

Dear Northern Piedmont United Methodists, As a new year dawns, we continue to be grateful that we “are in this together” as we navigate COVID-19. In light of the very contagious Omicron variant that ...
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Open to the Christ Child: A Meditation for Christmas

posted on December 18

A Meditation for Christmas: Open to the Christ Child I thought I had an ulcer…turned out that I was with child…best day ever! And so the adventure began. In the afterglow of receiving this unexpected...
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Three Important Ministry Opportunities

posted on December 17

Dear Friends,    A blessed Friday to you as we look ahead to the final Sunday of Advent.   Below you will find three important ministry opportunities - a chance to be a part of an offering for those ...
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Bishop and Cabinet Share Reminder of COVID-19 Best Practices for Ministry

posted on December 15

Bishop and Cabinet Share Reminder of COVID-19 Best Practices for Ministry With COVID infections on the rise, increased hospitalizations over the past 4 weeks, and the highly contagious nature of both...
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Open to Love - A Meditation for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

posted on December 15

A Meditation for the Fourth Sunday of Advent: Open to Love And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great ...
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Open to Joy - A Meditation for the Third Sunday in Advent

posted on December 12

A Meditation for the Third Sunday of Advent: Open to Joy There are so many people who have written about the relationship between joy and peace. I remember a pastor telling me “Joy is peace on its ...
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Open to Peace - A Meditation for the Second Sunday in Advent

posted on December 01

A Meditation for the Second Sunday of Advent: Open to Peace For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful ...
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Open to Hope - A Meditation for the First Sunday in Advent

posted on November 24

A Meditation for the First Sunday of Advent: Open to Hope “Israel’s strength and consolation, hope of all the earth thou art…” Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, v.1 (UMH 196) In the Old Testament, ...
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The Power of the Pandemic: A Personal Exercise

posted on November 04

The Power of the Pandemic: A Personal Exercise And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and earth has been given to me.”  - Matthew 28:18 In my many years of studying what we call “...
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A Celebration of Gifts: In Honor of Clergy Appreciation Month

posted on October 05

A Celebration of Gifts: In Honor of Clergy Appreciation Month   There are different spiritual gifts but the same Spirit, and there are different ministries and the Same Lord; and there are ...
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Celebrating Clergy Appreciation Month and Laity Service

posted on September 30

Let us be light for one another! Celebrating Clergy Appreciation Month and Laity Service  How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along! Psalm 133:1 (The Message) “Grammy, who are...
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An Open Letter to Faith Leaders - NCDHHS COVID-19 Updates - September 21, 2021

posted on September 21

Dear Friends, Below you will find an important Open Letter to our faith communities from our Governor and our North Carolina DSHHS Secretary. This letter both thanks us and calls us to action. I ...
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Justice Matters in a Pandemic

posted on September 04

Justice Matters In A Pandemic South Carolina Christian Action Council INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A WEBINAR Our own Maria King will be the guest presenter! Description: Let's talk beyond the disparities of...
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The God of Uncertainty

posted on August 23

The God of Uncertainty   “…And remember I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20   Uncertainty is all the rage these days. We spend a lot of time each day wondering what is ...
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Disaster Response: Flooding in Western NC

posted on August 19

WNCC Mission Engagement and the Committee on Relief are working to assess the damage to churches and communities in Western North Carolina due to flooding and winds from Tropical Storm Fred. Details ...
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Northern Piedmont Church Vitality & Missional Engagement Grants 2021

posted on August 17

Northern Piedmont District Church Vitality and Missional Engagement Grant Applications are open for 2021. Applications must be submitted by Sunday, October 10, 2021. We expect to make the grant ...
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Love & Support for Celia Phelps UMC

posted on August 11

Dear Friends, Thank you for your outpouring of love for Celia Phelps UMC after fire broke out in their historic Sanctuary last Friday morning, August 6. While we have been sharing the church’s ...
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COVID-19 Guidelines: Updated Masking Recommendation

posted on August 09

Hi Friends, Below please find some updated guidelines from our Bishop and Cabinet. Thank you for your advocacy for the children and our vulnerable populations as you make important decisions about ...
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COVID-19 Update and Prayer Request

posted on August 03

Dear Friends,   Below please find a note to the Appalachian District Clergy from their Superintendent. One of their churches is experiencing a very difficult situation related to COVID-19, one I pray...
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On Hurting and Healing: Northern Piedmont’s Roll of Love and Remembrance

posted on August 02

On Hurting and Healing: Northern Piedmont’s Roll of Love and Remembrance Let the little children come to me; do not stop them, for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.           ...
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NCDHHS COVID-19 Update for Faith Leaders - July 29, 2021

posted on July 30

Faith Leader Update from NCDHHS - July 29, 2021 Faith Leaders: After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases among those who are unvaccinated. Today, ...
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Update to COVID-19 Guidelines: Rapid Spread of Delta Variant

posted on July 28

Dear Friends,   Below please find some important information related to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. We are concerned about your congregation’s well-being, and we hope that this ...
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Updates on COVID Vaccine Rates & Local Availability

posted on July 21

Hi Friends,   I hope your week is going well, and that in this summer season you have enjoyed good time with family and at church. It’s beautiful to gather again; may we never take it for granted!   ...
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Spoiled Brat, That’s Me

posted on July 14

Spoiled brat…that’s what I am.  Not bragging about it, just humbly confessing that is what I am. This epiphany came to me one morning whilst God and I were chatting and the first light of a new day ...
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Celebrating Covenant Faithfulness On First Days … and Every Day

posted on July 06

Celebrating Covenant Faithfulness On First Days … and Every Day “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Luke 12:34   Today is the first day “in the office” for our newly ...
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A Welcome Like Christ Would Give

posted on June 29

  A Welcome Like Christ Would Give For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. May ...
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Praying Our Goodbyes

posted on June 21

PRAYING OUR GOODBYES   “May the Lord watch between thee and me, while we are absent one from the other.”                                                                      -Genesis 31:49   Author ...
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Abundantly Far More

posted on June 21

Bishop Paul Leeland, Commissioning & Ordination Services, June 19, 2021 Abundantly Far More   “Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we ...
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In Memory of George Perry Floyd, Jr.

posted on May 27

In Memory of George Perry Floyd, Jr. October 14, 1973 - May 25, 2020   Like many people throughout our nation and world, my heart is heavy today. The heaviness is triggered by recalling the general ...
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Guidelines for In-Person Worship and Ministry during COVID-19 - Updated May 18, 2021

posted on May 18

Download a copy of the updated guidelines. Find resources for online and in-person worship and ministry during COVID-19 here. The CDC and Governor Cooper have issued new guidance regarding masks, ...
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