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Michigan United Methodists are engaged in mission across the state and around the world.
EngageMI is an initiative that helps connect congregations with Ministry Partners for learning, acting, and giving. EngageMI provides Six Steps to guide churches seeking to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors. The stories on this page share the good news of how individuals and churches are stepping up with caring hearts and helping hands. The most recent stories are featured here. Additional accounts are accessed from the “See All Mission Ministry Stories” link. We DO have a story to tell and YOU can be part of that story!
STEP ONE: God’s Country Cooperative Parish has been connecting churches and helping neighbors in the U.P. since 1983. Paying Ministry Shares is an important first step in supporting outreach at… Continue Reading Engaging with neighbors in the Upper Peninsula
STEP TWO: The Michigan Conference’s Readers to Leaders campaign passes a critical benchmark, thanks to churches committed to literacy and investing in young leaders here in Michigan and in Liberia.… Continue Reading Michigan churches help raise up young leaders
STEP THREE: Feeding America estimates that one in nine residents of Michigan faces hunger. The Society of St. Andrew feeds the hungry by salvaging food that would otherwise go to… Continue Reading Society of St. Andrew offers food for body and soul
STEP FOUR: Michigan churches can welcome Haitian young adults looking for refuge and opportunities by sponsoring their resettlement through Church World Service. HAPI, Haitian Assets for Peace, is assisting this… Continue Reading Make dreams take flight with the aid of HAPI and CWS
STEP FIVE: The Michigan Conference announces new ministry partners in Mozambique and Switzerland: Blair Moses Kamanga and Joy Eva Bohol. They serve as missionaries sent out by the General Board… Continue Reading Missionaries bring the world to Michigan
STEP SIX: The Michigan Conference Disaster Response and Recovery Team mobilized a kit rally during April to help replenish supplies for our long-time partner, Midwest Mission Distribution Center in Pawnee,… Continue Reading Spring kit rally plants ‘mission’ in Michigan hearts