COVID-19 has not stopped the vital service of United Methodist missionaries. They are #StillInMission and relating to their supporting churches online.
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.
The General Board of Church & Society offers a “Creating Change Together” toolkit to help you create engagement and put faith into action.
This collection of resources can be downloaded to promote the Native American Ministries Sunday to your members. Help create a new history.
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.
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 in the U.S., including the Michigan Conference, question plans by the Council of Bishops (COB) around the postponement of episcopal elections until 2024.
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.
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 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.