On Saturday afternoon the Michigan Annual Conference celebrated some of the people who have kept the song alive through good times and hard times.
The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Wilson and the Rev. Paul Perez led worship at The Michigan Annual Conference on June 5. Members were asked not to let their troubles interrupt their love of God.
Pastor Jonathan Mays, Greensky Hill Indian UMC, and Pastor Anna Moon, TroyHope UMC, led the Michigan Annual Conference in beginning and ending the day with worship on June 4.
Singing the Lord’s Song at the Opening Worship of the Michigan Annual Conference acknowledged the “heartache of the past year” and God’s healing power.
Derrick Scott, Executive Director of Campus to City Wesley Foundation, came from Florida to Michigan to talk about the lay person as a “gospel on the ground.”
There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists can still make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.
As Michigan United Methodists experience their second Virtual Michigan Annual Conference, Executive Producer Mark Doyal comments, “I believe there is real potential to evolve into a new era of conferencing.”
The Michigan Annual Conference launches an initiative against Child Hunger with a 5K Walk-Run-Ride that so far totals $23,527!
“We continue to traverse a new land and live in a strange time,” said Bishop David Bard in opening greetings to the 2021 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference. He added, “In the grace of Jesus Christ and the power of God’s Spirit, may we learn once again how to sing the Lord’s song.”
The countdown clock to AC 2021 continues. Here are some important reminders for all conference members and those wishing to join by livestream when the action starts on June 3.