The June 24 Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade has elicited various responses from United Methodists. Several agencies and individuals speak out, including Bishop David Alan Bard of The… Continue Reading United Methodists react to end of Roe v. Wade
Where is home? Writer Sondra Willobee has found it in a number of places, including canoeing on the Huron River accompanied by God’s creation.
UMCOR invites Michigan congregations that have an idea for a creative project that would reach refugees and migrants in their community to apply for a $2,000 Mustard Seed Migration Grant.… Continue Reading MI churches invited to dream big
As Christians, we’re called to follow Jesus, for he is the primary influencer over our lives empowering us and shaping how we respond to whatever comes our way.
The Rev. Paul Perez says, “I’m not a fan of January.” He turns to scripture and finds words of grace that lift the spirit. “You are one of God’s beloveds… Continue Reading Start the year with the Holy Spirit
“We are making new wine and new wineskins to fulfill our role in God’s mission,” says Yvette Moore, a leader in the global United Methodist Women.
Race and LGBTQ inclusiveness are among top issues on the agenda of virtual annual conferences taking place across the U.S. and around the world.
There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists are invited to make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.
Appointments are being made. Transitions are beginning. This virtual workshop on April 17, 10 am to noon, will help pastors and congregational leadership prepare for healthy goodbyes and hellos.
Noting that people’s responses to COVID-19 vaccination fall on a spectrum, the Rev. Paul Perez plans to be vaccinated and encourages others to do so, too.