The Rev. Paul Perez says, “I’m not a fan of January.” He turns to scripture and finds words of grace that lift the spirit. “You are one of God’s beloveds and nothing can separate God from what God loves.”
Though 2022 is not starting as the “new new year we were hoping for,” Bishop David Bard encourages Michigan United Methodists to “keep moving” in the direction of God’s grace.
Michigan Area UM Camping reports on the 2021 season and looks ahead to outdoor ministries at Wesley Woods, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron in the coming year year.
The COVID pandemic is approaching its two-year anniversary. Bishop David Bard offers suggestions churches might consider during the Omicron surge.
The Michigan Conference welcomes Angie Anger as the new CFO effective January 17, 2022. The Rev. Alice Fleming Townley joins the staff in a new capacity, and the Rev. Gary Step returns to pastoral ministry.
The Rev. Glenn Wagner reflects on the history of epiphany, the Christian season of Epiphany, and a personal epiphany that has made a difference in his life.
Eight states were devastated by 60 tornadoes in December of 2021. The United Methodist Committee on Relief is helping recovery happen with generous gifts from across the connection.
US-2 Shiree Fetterly moved from Michigan to Florida to serve God’s people. She says, “God is shaping me, getting me ready for the next step, and this adventure is such a peaceful, mind-blowing journey.”
The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) awards more than $2 million in scholarships every year. Michigan students can apply now through March 1, 2022.
Members of the 2022 Michigan Annual Conference will gather in Acme, MI June 1-4. The focus will be the resiliency of God’s people.