Bishop Hope Morgan Ward: Responding to the Ebola Crisis

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Bishop Hope Morgan Ward describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis that started in June 2014 in West Africa.

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Hope Morgan Ward is the Resident Bishop of the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church.

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