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HOPE: An Advent Journey - English and Spanish

posted on October 21

Join the Metro District this Advent season as we gather virtually to study the book "Hope: An Advent Journey" by Olu Brown. We will use the updated version which was published in 2021. Kay Kotan, ...
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Basic Lay Servant Training

posted on October 04

The Catawba Valley District will offer a 5-session Lay Servant Training course, Introduction to Lay Ministry (Basic Course), held via Zoom.  The sessions will be held on five (5) evenings from 6:45 PM...
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Clergy Consultations with District Superintendent

posted on October 01

  Clergy, if you would like to meet one-on-one with Rev. David Christy, we have set up many opportunities. We encourage everyone under appointment in the Catawba Valley District to consider ...
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Charge Conference Reports -- CV District Instructions

posted on August 25

Charge Conferences must be held between September 10 and November 14. All items required on the Charge Conference Checklist must be completed and submitted online no later than November 18.    NO ...
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Spiritual Renewal Grants Offered

posted on August 11

Spiritual Renewal Grant for Clergy and Lay Ministry Professionals   This season of ministry has been hard on leaders and many are exhausted, discouraged, and in need of time away.  The WNCC Leadership...
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COVID-19 -- Updates & Resources

posted on August 09

UPDATED 8/8/2021: Updated masking recommendation: Due to the increasing Covid-19 spread verified by the data revealed on the CDC’s Community Transmission Map (see below), the Bishop and Cabinet are ...
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METRO Lay Servant Training: via ZOOM (October, 2021)

posted on July 20

2021 Metro District Lay Servant Training Registration is open for the Metro District Lay Servant Ministry Training which will be held via ZOOM Saturday, Oct. 16:  9 am - 4 pm  Sunday, ...
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2021-2022 District Appointments

posted on June 17

  View the full list here.
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Methodism Classes Offered Summer 2021

posted on May 25

  Methodism Classes Once again the Catawba Valley District is offering classes on Methodism for clergy and laity who serve in leadership positions in your church. Dr. Jonathan LeMaster-Smith holds a ...
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Lay Servant Training "Transformational Prayer"

posted on March 02

This Class is Full -- Registration has closed. The Catawba Valley District will offer a 4-week Lay Servant Training course, Transformational Prayer, held via Zoom.    The course will be based in ...
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2020 Charge Conference Instructions

posted on September 15

To view the recordings of the Help Session with Jana Alexander or the Presiding Elders Session with David Christy, click here: www.cvdistrictumc.org/videos Charge Conferences must be held between ...
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CV District News -- Tech Help Session

posted on September 09

 Dear Catawba Valley Family,  For my wife’s birthday in July, I got her a bike. The problem was that due to the pandemic, there has actually been a bike shortage. Seriously. We had to order the bike ...
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Lay Servant Training "The Class Meeting"

posted on September 08

The Catawba Valley District will offer an 8-week Lay Servant Training course, "The Class Meeting", held via Zoom.    Instructors: Jesse Caldwell and Dick Strachan The sessions will be held on eight ...
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Potato Drop Ministry

posted on August 05

On Tuesday, July 8th a tractor trailer backed up to the BackPack Weekend Food Program (BWFP) warehouse loading dock with approximately 40,000 pounds of potatoes which would become food for hundreds of...
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Greetings from David Christy, District Superintendent

posted on July 14

Dear Catawba Valley Family,               I am excited to begin this season of ministry with you! I know that my learning curve is steep and I have big shoes to fill from Angela’s graceful ...
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Welcome New Clergy!

posted on July 01

Welcome to our new Catawba Valley District clergy!  We are excited to be doing ministry with you!
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CV District Prayer -- Week of 4/13/2020

posted on April 13

  We are people on the go. Even when we sit in meetings, we are not fully present because our mind is on the next meeting that will take place in ten minutes. So, we excuse ourselves early, only to ...
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Online Giving to Your WNCC Church

posted on March 25

Online Donations to Churches  A giving portal is now available to submit tithes and offerings to any United Methodist Church within the Western North Carolina Conference. To give to a church, a ...
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Encouragement & Updates from Bishop Leeland

posted on March 19

UPDATED: March, 24, 2020 UPDATE TO SUSPENSION of PUBLIC WORSHIP GATHERINGS and GUIDELINES FOR COMMUNION   March 24, 2020   Dear Western North Carolina Conference UMC Family and Friends,   The decision...
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