Category: Michigan Area
MSU shooting shatters Michigan UMs
United Methodist churches in the greater Lansing area grapple with the Feb. 13 mass shooting on the campus of Michigan State University.
Move your love into action
How can your church be a blessing in your community? How is your church sharing the love of Jesus? Laura Witkowski tells how Lowell UMC had a simple idea and shared it widely. Continue Reading Move your love into action
Church is moving out of the building
Some 50 Fresh Expressions have popped up in the Michigan Conference as ministry leaders discover new ways to reach people for Christ.
Take action on Advocacy Day
Register for the 30-minute Lunch and Learn webinar on Feb. 14 to learn more about Advocacy Day and how you can do something about gun violence prevention here in Michigan.
Gun violence prevention picks up speed
The Michigan Conference has joined a growing movement seeking to make gun violence prevention a priority for state lawmakers. Are you passionate about this issue? If so, join other Michigan… Continue Reading Gun violence prevention picks up speed
Engaging with neighbors in the U.P.
The first of a series of articles that explains how an initiative called “EngageMI” helps churches take steps to be in “ministry with” others.
Powered by awe
Experiencing awe transforms your life, says Rev. David Berkey, and one way many people find it is by spending time at a Michigan camp or retreat center.
Churches prepare for Lent to begin
Ash Wednesday is February 22, and churches are planning a variety of worship and fellowship experiences to begin the journey toward Easter.
UM Foundation seeks generous churches
Does your congregation have a generous spirit, and could you use a financial boost to increase your mission to the community? Apply for a $2,500 steward leader grant by Mar.… Continue Reading UM Foundation seeks generous churches
Deadlines approach for statistics, AC resolutions
Annual statistics from Michigan churches are due January 31. Two early February dates are coming up for submitting annual conference resolutions.