Haywood Street is a United Methodist church unlike any other. Operating as a mission congregation, the church brings together Asheville’s housed and unhoused to work and worship side-by-side.
The Foundation will host a series of listening groups to gather input on a strategic visioning process.
When young people age out of the foster care system, they are vulnerable to the risk of homelessness. A Hickory congregation is working to ease the transition for teens in Catawba County.
Four years ago, a United Methodist church in East Charlotte began delivering weekly lunches to seniors in low-income housing near the church. The ministry has become more than a meal. It's also an opportunity for connection with a group of folks struggling with loneliness and isolation.
Hear from fundraising pros and confer with peers at a series of events to help you step up your game.
Rev. Glenn Kinken, senior pastor of Centenary UMC in Winston-Salem and Matt Sink, a member of Dilworth UMC in Charlotte, will bring unique skills and experiences to the Foundation's governing body.
An ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference, Annalee has been a friend and partner of the Foundation for several years, most recently during her time in the Conference office.
Just about every small-town church confronted the same challenge in March 2020. But not every church had someone like Duncan LeMay.
Stop by Gethsemane UMC at lunchtime on a typical Saturday and you'll find working folks, older adults, and kids in little league uniforms -- all enjoying the church's famous hot dogs. The tradition goes back 20 years and models a spirit of Christian hospitality, chili and slaw optional.
Seeking new energy after years in "static mode," leaders of St. Luke's UMC sat down to define who they are as a church and how they are uniquely called to serve God. The vision that grew from this work prompted a wide-ranging slate of campus improvements.