Author: James Deaton
Learning for a lifetime
Intergenerational events can grow faith in young and old alike. Linda Darrow shares a glimpse of this through her experiences at Mission u.
AC 2023 finds assurance amid troubles
Despite challenging business matters, messages of assurance and hope for renewal shaped the 2023 Michigan Annual Conference, held June 2-4 in Acme, MI.
Michigan ranks number 1 in mission
At the 2023 Annual Conference, the Michigan Conference was recognized as giving more to mission than any other annual conference.
UMs pack 5,000 rice meal bags for relief
At Annual Conference, the Michigan Conference assembled 5,000 rice meal packs for hunger relief in three hours, feeding 30,000 people.
Haiti flooding increases displacement, hunger
At least 42 dead, and over 13,000 displaced after flooding in Haiti on June 4. Support UMCOR’s programming in Haiti now through The Advance.
Pastoral transitions: Part 1, goodbye
In this first half of a two-part article, Glenn Wagner shares ideas from his four decades as a United Methodist pastor to help clergy and congregations better say goodbye and… Continue Reading Pastoral transitions: Part 1, goodbye
Karen B. Williams
From: East Winds District — Genesee and Thetford Center UMCs … To: Western Waters District — Ludington: St. Paul UMC. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2023.
From: Heritage District — Belleville: First UMC … To: Greater Southwest District — Kalamazoo: Sunnyside UMC. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2023.
Matthew D. Chapman
From: Northern Waters District — Traverse Bay UMC … To: Western Waters District — Traverse Bay and Williamsburg UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2023.
From: Northern Skies District — Escanaba: Central, Escanaba: First, and Bark River UMCs … To: Northern Skies District — Onaway and Millersburg UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2023.