PAPA’s Ministries, with the help of the Rev. Lamartiniere Lucien and David Draeger, is sponsoring educational seminars in partnership with the Methodist Church of Haiti.
Graceful Journey Community is a new church start on the Greater Detroit District. Ministry Shares are supporting the vision and making a difference for Garden City families with special needs.
EngageMI 2020-2021 is a new mission resource that will guide engagement with neighbors near and far in the new year. Two copies will soon be mailed to each local church. Details now online.
A group named by Bishop Bard will focus on anti-bias and anti-racism, “an essential part of our journey with Jesus.”
Be ready to participate in the Michigan Conference Christmas Eve Social Media campaign by checking your online worship details now.
In response to “emerging priorities and pandemic realities,” The Michigan Conference announces staff changes involving four leaders. In July 2021, the Rev. Jennie Browne becomes Clergy Assistant to the bishop.
Meet Pete Stahlbrand, the new director of Camp Michigamme in the northwest U.P. He is a veteran of ten years of service in New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
Given the exponential rise of COVID cases in Michigan, Bishop David Bard urges local churches to refrain from in-person gatherings these next six weeks. “The good news of great joy still arrives,” he said.
The Boards of Mission in the districts of The Michigan Conference are supporting new ministry initiatives thanks to actions taken by the 2018 Annual Conference. Superintendents’ Dowry Reports have details.
Mark your calendars and plan to participate in the 2021 Annual Conference. Part one convenes June 3-6; part two will be held in October. “How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Song” is the theme.