In this guest blog, Bishop Laurie Haller traces the birth of the dream that is Africa University on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
Three resolutions were overwhelmingly supported by the five U.S. jurisdictions of The United Methodist Church, signaling a new way forward as the church looks toward the 2024 General Conference and… Continue Reading Grassroots resolutions point toward UMC’s future
The ten episcopal candidates for the North Central Jurisdiction formed a community that prayed and cared for each other, creating a message of unity and a model of mutual support… Continue Reading Introducing the Episcopal 22-10
Each newly elected bishop within the North Central Jurisdiction is gifted a homemade crosier, fashioned by a woodworker and retired elder, Rev. Art Scanson from the Dakotas Conference.
Friday NCJ Conference highlights include a presentation on gun violence and a conversation on the impact of homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism on The United Methodist Church.
Friday morning’s worship service of the 2022 North Central Jurisdictional Conference was punctuated by a powerful sermon by Bishop Julius C. Trimble of the Indiana Conference and a word and… Continue Reading Be salt and light
Bishop David Alan Bard gave an inspirational Episcopal Address to the members of the North Central Jurisdictional Conference on Thursday, November 3.
Thursday NCJ Conference highlights include the election of Rev. Dan Scherwin, the third and final bishop, and conversations on Christian nationalism, racism, and white supremacy.
Bishops Sally Dyck, Laurie Haller, and Bruce Ough were honored on Thursday, November 3, as retiring bishops within the North Central Jurisdiction.
The North Central Jurisdictional Conference kicked off on Wednesday with the election of two bishops and updates on the work of the jurisdiction, including the Mission Council.