In this op-ed, Rev. Richard Killmer invites United Methodists to learn about an affordable, renewable solar power option for their churches during an October 23 webinar.
Bishop David Alan Bard asks us to rally to the task set before us, making disciples of Jesus Christ so that lives — and the world — can be different.
Respecting the value of every single human being was a common theme among many Methodist abolitionists, says Rev. Christopher Momany, and it holds true in antiracism work today.
In this op-ed, three Michigan Conference laity offer their Calm approach as a practical roadmap for church leaders to pivot after disaffiliation toward a future of renewed vitality.
Bishop David Alan Bard expresses gratitude for the Christlike kindness he and his family have received following his mother’s death.
Bishop David Alan Bard challenges us to see our nation and its history with honest eyes, not only celebrating the things we love but working together to change it for… Continue Reading Honest love of country
This pastoral letter from the Connectional Ministries Team Staff offers a prayer of lament along with the names of the local pastors, clergy, and churches within the Michigan Conference leaving… Continue Reading A pastoral letter to laity
How do we begin to heal our nation’s brokenness? Cheryl Bistayi ponders what might happen if we worked together to find solutions rather than shouting at the problems.
As the Michigan Annual Conference gets closer, Bishop David Bard asks us to hold the gamut of emotions we will experience there and remember to look for Jesus in our… Continue Reading Walking to Emmaus and Annual Conference
In this op-ed, retired pastor Glenn M. Wagner shares from his four decades of pastoral experience significant benefits of the “United” in our UMC.