Repeat the Sounding Joy…A Resilient Region!
On a special day in 2018, I heard a significant sound. It was a still, small voice sharing one phrase repeatedly: “They are resilient!” Holy Spirit communicated the message, and the phrase referred to you, the Christian Church in North Carolina. We are the resilient Body of Christ, bound together by an unapologetic belief in Christ as Lord and Savior of the world, and in the Lord’s Table as a unifying experience where things in common are celebrated and diversity is…
Racial Equity Training
Registration Information If you request a scholarship, please call Bishop Valerie Melvin at the regional office (252-291-4047 ext 202). Registration Cost – $150 per person (Includes lunch) – Register here. (Download the poster). Resolution 116, passed at the 2016 Regional Assembly held in Greenville, NC, requires all commissioned and ordained ministers who desire to maintain their standing to complete this training. 2023 Training Schedule January 20-21: First Christian Church (1900 W. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27403) October 12-13: First Christian Church…
Order the 2023 Just Women Bible Study
The 2023 edition of Just Women, a Bible study for women by women, invites readers into conversation with scripture about navigating the feeling of being stuck between the reality of our sometimes-dark circumstances and the desire to lean into the hope of Christ, who lights the darkness. This year’s theme, “Fanning the Flames of Hope”, is based on Lamentations 3:19-24 and includes 13 lessons, feature articles, and other resources to help women lean into Christ’s light by dealing with issues…
Rev. Bishop Valerie Melvin
Regional Office Administrator