Can't find something?

We're here to help.

Send us an email at:

contact@michiganumc.org

and we'll get back with you as soon as possible.

Zoom with Michigan missionaries

Missionaries connect with the world

COVID-19 has not stopped the vital service of United Methodist missionaries. They are #StillInMission and relating to their supporting churches online. 

Top court will not rule on Protocol in advance

Thomas Bickerton at General Conference 2019

The Judicial Council has ruled, through Zoom sessions, on part of a spring 2020 docket postponed by COVID. The court issued decisions on three matters from the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference.

Take action to create change

Making change by phone

The General Board of Church & Society offers a “Creating Change Together” toolkit to help you create engagement and put faith into action.

NAMS offering creates new history

Native American family

This collection of resources can be downloaded to promote the Native American Ministries Sunday to your members. Help create a new history.

UMCOR provides lifeline at border

Jack Amick, UMCOR staff, at US-Mexico border

Church World Service advocates for rebuilding a humane immigration system in the U.S. A new $1.1 million grant from UMCOR will help them as they aid families seeking new lives.

Global ministries allocates dollars

Immigration ministries receive GBGM funding.

The General Board of Global Ministries made financial allocations at its spring meeting with the emphasis on justice and the fact that Jesus cares.

Delegates push back on COB plans

COB march at 2019 General Conference in St. Louis

Delegates in the U.S., including the Michigan Conference, question plans by the Council of Bishops (COB) around the postponement of episcopal elections until 2024.

COB cancels May 8 GC session

Cynthia Fierro Harvey presiding at 2019 General Conference.

The Council of Bishops has pulled back from its plan to hold a one-day virtual General Conference in May 2021. Council President Cynthia Fierro Harvey says more listening and discernment are ahead.

Pioneer Black Clergywomen share

Black Clergywomen features Bishop Linda Lee

Black clergywomen reflect in the new book, “Pioneer Black Clergywomen of the United Methodist Church.” Proceeds of the book, available from Cokesbury, will benefit scholarships.

UMMen in ‘a changing UMC’

UMMen feeds the hungry and supports scouting.

UMMen continues to “welcome youth to scouting and men to discipleship,” says their leader Gil Hanke. The National Association of Conference Presidents recently met via Zoom.