The Rev. Paul Perez shares four Strategic Directions from the Conference Leadership Council as well as missional and connectional challenges. “God is graciously inviting us to sing a new song,” he says.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard talks about being a citizen of America. He says, “Even as we celebrate the United States … We need to see where we have fallen short of our highest ideals.”
Change happens. The Rev. Scott Harmon looks at changes at Camp Michigamme, in the Church, and in his life. His trust in God gives him hope.
God is at work in the Latinx community in Michigan. Sonya Luna offers ways the United Methodist Church can be blessed and a blessing in ministry with Latinx neighbors
The Rev. Dr. Jerome DeVine cautions pastors and laypersons to not put the “new wine” produced during the pandemic back into old wineskins.
Bishop David Bard has not missed an annual conference session since 1984. He believes that conference can be a means of grace, whether the sessions are held in-person or online.
What do farming and science fiction have in common? Jerry DeVine says both “hope to break through and rise above the forces of resistance.”
The Rev. Paul Perez reflects on the privileges of U.S. citizenship and invites United Methodists to support campaigns aiding undocumented immigrants.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard shares about a squirrel hanging onto a branch in the wind. It reminds him how faith and trust in Christ hold us together.
It will take more than good intention to dismantle institutional racism in The Michigan Conference says the Rev. Dwayne Bagley.