India currently faces a major health crisis associated with coronavirus. The United Methodist Committee on Relief is working with partners there and encouraging gifts to the UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard shares about a squirrel hanging onto a branch in the wind. It reminds him how faith and trust in Christ hold us together.
Though some U.S. delegates called for episcopal elections in 2021, the Council of Bishops holds to the plan to elect no new leaders until after the 2022 General Conference.
“Blessed is the Church” is the theme of the 2020 State of the Church Report released by Connectional Table and United Methodist Communications.
Create pathways for peacemaking, peacekeeping and peacebuilding in Michigan through support of the Peace with Justice Offering on May 30, 2021.
From: Midwest District — Kent City/Cedar Springs UMCs … To: Greater Southwest District — Battle Creek: First UMC. This 3/4 time appointment begins July 1, 2021.
From: East Winds District — Memphis/Lamb UMCs … To: Heritage District — North Parma/Springport UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2021.
There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists are invited to make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.
From: East Winds District — Jeddo/Buel UMCs … To: Heritage District — Morenci/Weston UMCs. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2021.
The United Methodist Council of Bishops is meeting online April 26-30. Council President Cynthia Fierro Harvey’s opening sermon highlighted the image of the family table that brings people together in conversation.