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We must teach the next generation

Portrait of Opal Lee

Jeanette Harris declares Juneteenth’s historical significance and how we must use it to educate and reflect on the continuing fight for justice and equality.

Conferencing as a means of grace

Bishop leading discussion

In this conferencing season, says Bishop David Bard, may we strive to become conduits of God’s grace for one another.

Building bridges in Michigan

Mackinac Bridge from above

Retired pastor John E. Harnish hopes the new United Methodist Church will emerge from the pain of disaffiliation and the vibrant energy of the recent General Conference as a bridge-building… Continue Reading Building bridges in Michigan

Deacons gain sacramental authority

Deacons at an event

Rev. Sue Pethoud reviews the passing of significant General Conference legislation impacting how deacons serve the church.

Witnessing the dawn of a new day

Sunrise over the city of Charlotte

As a monitor for the General Commission on Religion and Race at General Conference, Rev. Jerry DeVine examines the historic event and wonders how the UMC will live into connectionalism… Continue Reading Witnessing the dawn of a new day

‘Start a love train’

Singing and dancing

At General Conference, Sherry Parker-Lewis witnessed an air of grace, anticipation, and hope as The United Methodist Church moved toward unity of purpose.

‘May we not love alike?’

People holding hands and singing

We are finding new ways to live in the Wesleyan spirit, says Bishop David Bard as he reflects on a General Conference unlike any other he has attended.

Will we go to where the people are?

Migrant children holding water bottles

Rev. Dwayne Bagley, superintendent of the Greater Southwest District, illustrates how churches in his district are compelled to take the gospel into their communities.

Trust in the risen Christ

Shalom Gate at HAPI in Haiti

With the humanitarian crisis in Haiti in mind, Bishop David Bard asks us to live out our resurrection faith and labor for a more peaceful and just world.

From auto parts to altar

Marjorie Matthews

Elected in 1980, Majorie Matthews, The United Methodist Church’s first woman bishop, was a Michigander. The New York Times called Matthews “a symbol of progress,” and others lauded her historic… Continue Reading From auto parts to altar

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