Vaccinations have begun but a recent surge in coronavirus infections in Michigan signals a need to be cautious as plans are made to resume in-person gatherings.
The Michigan Conference is distributing Christian Education Sunday funds, to churches in the Michigan Conference, in the form of a $300 mini-grant.
“There will be time for analysis and thoughtful debate later,” said Bishop David Bard. “Right now … what is needed is prayer.”
Disaster recovery continues in mid-Michigan after flooding shattered the lives of thousands eight months ago. Six case managers, employed by The Michigan Conference, are now helping residents rebuild their lives.
Many remember these familiar faces. They are former bishops and friends of the Michigan Area. They offer greetings at the beginning of this new year.
Deadlines are coming in late December and early January for the payment of 2020 Ministry Shares and the filing of Table 1, 2, and 3 reports.
Join Bishop Bard online Tuesday, January 12, 9:30-11:30 am for a time of renewal. “Come to the Well” includes scripture, music, and times of reflection.
“Come to the Well” is a morning gathering for renewal open to all Michigan Conference clergy. Join Bishop Bard and others online on January 12, 9:30-11:30 am.
Christmas will be different this year for churches, individuals, and families. While some traditions must be put on hold, new activities are telling and sharing the story of Jesus’ birth.
What happens when local churches pay their Ministry Shares in full? Lives are changed through the mission efforts of organizations like God’s Country Cooperative Parish. Ministry Shares multiply God’s blessings.