A weekly show about the United Methodist connection originating from Western North Carolina. We will be conversing with United Methodists across the connection.
Each show will feature a guest (or guests) who will talk about those things that they are passionate about, why they are United Methodists, and what they would like to contribute to the future of the church.
Annual Conference Special Edition 2
Drew McIntyre and Michael Rich review Annual Conference
Annual Conference Special Edition 1
Michael Rich and Drew McIntyre discuss what happened on Thursday and take a look at the rest of Annual Conference 2017.
Board of Laity - Accountable Discipleship
This episode of CONNECT was uploaded on June 20, 2017. Ron Ballard of the Blue Ridge District, and Conference Lay Leader, Jane Wood discuss a focus for the new quadrennium- ACCOUNTABLE DISCIPLESHIP.
The Board of Laity of the Western North Carolina Conference has made ths a focus for the next four years.
Read more about it here:
Luke Edwards - Fresh Expressions
This episode of CONNECT was uploaded on April 19, 2017.
Luke Edwards is the pastor at King Street Church in Boone, NC. He is also involved on a national level with Fresh Expressions US.
The Western North Carolina Conference has just begun a relationship with Fresh Expressions US, and has an upcoming VISION DAY in Salisbury on May 6, 2017.
Gloria Hughes & Ed Kilbourne- Foundation for Christian Formation
This episode of CONNECT was uploaded on April 12, 2017.
The Foundation for Christian Formation is a significant minstry birthed in our conference. They have worked with dozens of churches and thousands of youth in the process of confirmation.
Learn more about this organization at http://www.fcfconfirm.net/.
A.J. Thomas- "Joyful Giving"
This episode of CONNECT was uploaded on April 5, 2017.
A.J. Thomas is an elder in the Western North Carolina Conference. After serving in a number of appointment since 2005, he stepped out to form a new ministry called: The Joyful Giving Group.
This discussion is about stewardship, generosity and giving in the local church.