“We need to settle ourselves down and breathe and allow the breath of God to take us to this next stage,” said Bishop Thomas Bickerton, regarding complaints and church closings.
Those gathered in Alabama around a Traditionalist church considered a future that’s, “a season of messiness, a season of building, that’s also an opportunity.”
The Michigan Annual Conference is now accepting nominations for The Harry Denman Evangelism Award for Clergy, Lay, and Youth. The Harry Denman Evangelism Awards honor United Methodists in each annual conference whose exceptional ministry of evangelism. Each year Annual Conferences join The Foundation for Evangelism to recognize one youth, one clergy, and one layperson in… Continue Reading Nominations open for 2020 Denman Award
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS…In a meeting last week in Chicago, the North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ) Committee on the Episcopacy and the NCJ College of Bishops have proposed to only elect one bishop during the NCJ Quadrennial Meeting, July 15-18 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The two groups have agreed to form a task force to make recommendations on… Continue Reading NCJ recommends election of one bishop
Love makes a difference. Rev. Elizabeth Hill, Superintendent of the Heritage District, talks about her family’s experience with rescue dogs.
Rev. Paul Donelson, a retired United Methodist pastor, has always loved music. Now he and three others make joyful noises in the eastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The Michigan Conference Board of Laity met and Lay Leader Anne Soles described it as bittersweet. “Bitter that we talk of uncertainty. Sweet in the pulse of new ideas for the pews.”
Pray. Study. Serve. Give. These are ways your congregation can prepare for General Conference 2020, meeting in Minneapolis, May 5-15.
MImagazine presents the top news of each month in a printable, easy to share format. Here is the first edition of the New Year.
Olivia Hoffman received a certificate of appreciation from the United Methodist Committee on Relief for raising money for Hurricane Recovery.