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Mission Night

Simpson UMC Joy Street, Bangor, Michigan, United States

The Greater Southwest District United Women in Faith will host a Mission Night! "We Make It - We Share It" Wednesday, June 19, 2024 6:00 - 7:30 pm Simpson UMC (507 Joy St, Bangor) The Sewing Sisters will regale us with the sewing projects they are involved with that benefit their community. Offering/ln-gathering: Donations of… Continue Reading Mission Night


Central Bay District Youth Mission Trip.

Let’s give the youth (current 6th grade through 12th grade) of the Central Bay District the incredible gift of serving others this summer through our Student Summer Serve Trip 2024, WE BE TRIPPING! Our Central Bay District Youth will team up with mission partners in our own backyard of Big Rapids, Michigan. Read more >>>

Seasoned Children’s Ministry Leader Cohort

The Seasoned Children’s Ministry Leader cohort is designed for leaders with 5+ years of ministry experience. We will have guest presenters and provide time for discussion among cohort members about specific topics and general ministry.  Facilitator: Rev. Kathy Pittenger Meeting Time: 4th Thursday of the month 10am-12pm (Eastern) on Zoom February – November (with a… Continue Reading Seasoned Children’s Ministry Leader Cohort

Event Series Lifelong Faith Formation Cohort

Lifelong Faith Formation Cohort

The Lifelong Faith Formation cohort is designed to guide churches in envisioning and implementing a lifelong faith formation plan. John Roberto will walk cohort members through different models and approaches, building blocks for a plan, and resources for capacity building. Facilitator: John Roberto Meeting Time: Wednesday at 10am (Eastern) Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 6,… Continue Reading Lifelong Faith Formation Cohort

Timely Topics & Faith Formation Cohort


The Timely Topics cohort will focus on topics like: Trauma Informed Ministry, Anti-Racism, Enneagram and Ministry, Mental Health, and Neurodivergent Ministry. Each month will be a different topic with a presentation and discussion.  Facilitator: Erica Kozlowski Meeting Time: 1st Thursday of the month from 9:30am-11:30am on Zoom February – November (with a break for the… Continue Reading Timely Topics & Faith Formation Cohort

Foundations of Children’s Ministry Cohort


This cohort focuses on basics of children’s ministry. There will be a blend of presentations on topics and cohort discussion. Topics may include: choosing and working with curriculum, planning and organizing your year, milestones, etc. Facilitator: Rev. Carol Van Buskirk Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 10am-12pm (Eastern) on Zoom February-November (with a… Continue Reading Foundations of Children’s Ministry Cohort

Seasoned Faith Formation Leaders Cohort


A cohort for experienced faith formation leaders who work with all ages (an emphasis on ministry with children, youth, and families) with a blend of guest speakers and discussion.  Facilitator: Sherry Stone Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday of the month from 10a-12p (Eastern) on Zoom February-November (with a break for the summer) Registration Fee: $299/$399 (MIUMC/non-MIUMC)… Continue Reading Seasoned Faith Formation Leaders Cohort

Central Bay District LSM Basic Class Offering

When: July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, 2024 Where: Saginaw First United Methodist Church 4790 Gratiot Road Saginaw, MI 48638 Instructor: Pastor Amy Terhune Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Get more information >>>

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