At the present time, there is no plan to postpone the 2020 session of The Michigan Annual Conference. Conference planners will make that decision at the end of April.
Bishop David Bard celebrates the creativity of Michigan United Methodists ministering in the shadow of the coronavirus crisis. He offers new possibilities for Easter worship during this ongoing stay-at-home season.
The Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits is providing financial relief to congregations through a six-month Benefits Ministry Shares Holiday starting April 1, 2020. Your questions answered here.
Use or adapt this 28-day Prayer Calendar as you continue the journey into the Easter Season. Deepening your relationship with God and with each other offers comfort and support at this critical time.
Usually, Holy Week involves multiple trips to church for special activities. But this year we look forward to a Stay-at-Home-Easter. That doesn’t mean it can’t be glorious!
Accidental e-churcher, the Rev. Glenn Wagner, says, “For the sake of the gospel, we all need to figure out how to do church and community in a new way.”
Wyoming Wesley Park UMC worship in English. Restoration Community Church worships in Swahili. But they share a language of welcome.
Holy Week is very different this year. Pastor Devon Herrell talks about grief as she retells the story of Lazarus.
Michigan Conference staff, with the assistance of Michigan Conference Communication, are producing webinars with practical information on how to do a variety of ministries during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Both bishop and governor have encouraged Michiganders to stay-at-home. We are finding that church really does happen outside the building.