Michigan Conference Disaster Response and Recovery team members are assessing the next steps in assisting Gaylord residents in clean-up and eventual rebuild following the F-3 tornado that struck May 20.
There are familiar projects and some new ministry partners in the EngageMI 2022-2023 books to be introduced at Annual Conference and mailed to churches soon.
The Council of Bishops (COB) is expressing its appreciation following the Judicial Council’s ruling that the COB is authorized to set the date to elect bishops in 2022.
The Rev. LuAnn Rourke, Superintendent of the Heriage District, talks about how she enjoyed math. She turns to the words of the Apostle Paul as she ponders tackling long division.
From: Greater Southwest District — Almena UMC, half-time … To: PawPaw/Almena UMCs, half-time. This appointment begins July 1, 2022.
From: Midwest District — Marne UMC … To: Midwest District — Hart UMC. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2022.
From: Mid-Michigan District — Nashville and Nashville: Peace UMCs … To: Midwest District — Ionia First and Lyons Muir UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2022.
From: Greater Southwest District — Scottdale/Hinchman UMCs … To: Greater Southwest District — Buchanan First/Hinchman UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2022.
From: Retirement … To: Central Bay District — Gladwin/Beaverton: New Beginnings UMCs. This half-time appointment begins July 1, 2022.
US-2 Marie Rittenberry arrived in Grand Rapids, MI in August 2021. She is on staff at Fresh Market, a ministry of United Methodist Community House meeting food needs of neighbors.