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May 2021

Both/& Workshop

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
a Both/And approach needed post-COVID

In March 2020, when congregations ended in-person worship and went online (many for the first time) the methodology for streaming worship completely shifted paradigms. Everything was about the home audience. There was no one in the room, and the people at home could feel that shift. They knew they were being talked to directly. Now we face one of the most critical moves in the next iteration of the online worship experience. As we move back into our buildings, we… Continue Reading Both/& Workshop

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Stewardship Team Jump-Start

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

United Methodist Foundation of Michigan presents Stewardship Team Jump-Start Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:00 – 8:00 pm By Zoom Conferencing Register Here Facilitator: Rev. Dr. Sherry Parker-Lewis, Sr. Director of Church Relations, United Methodist Foundation of Michigan Invite Your Stewardship Team to Plan for Fall Stewardship Now Don’t wait until Fall to design your annual Stewardship campaign. Don’t hurriedly purchase a stewardship package that may or may not fit your church’s needs. Get a head start and create a stewardship… Continue Reading Stewardship Team Jump-Start

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Healthy Congregations Look & See

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What is a healthy congregation?  Have you wondered what needs to happen to develop a church that knows how to manage the changing landscapes of “what it means to be a church” today?  Today, more than ever, churches are asking that question.  It seems as if some churches are managing those changing demands seamlessly while others are struggling and divided.  What makes one work and the other not?  The answer lies in how those churches are managing change, communication, differences… Continue Reading Healthy Congregations Look & See

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Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on [day], repeating until May 27, 2021

A study on the book, Pioneer Black Clergywomen, will be held online via Zoom each Thursday at 7 PM in the month of May (6, 13, 20, 27). Join us for a time of stories, discussion, and learning with special speakers such as Rev. Dr. Josephine Whitely-Fields and Rev. Dr. Tara Sutton. To register for the book study, contact Rev. Dr. Jennifer Jue (jenjue@prodigy.net) or Rev. Jonathan Combs (jscombs_99@yahoo.com) to receive the Zoom link. The book is available for purchase from Cokesbury,… Continue Reading Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

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Volunteer Weekend (and Free Camping) at Lake Michigan

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 16 @ 5:00 pm
Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat, 5807 Ridge Rd
Pentwater, MI 49449 United States
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Grab your rake, work gloves and a friend or two to help camp get ready for the season. Your gift of time supports the camps in substantial ways. Thank you! Volunteer Weekend (and Free Camping) at Lake Michigan May 15-16 at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat  Includes 8 am breakfast and lunch at 1 pm (and 6 pm dinner on Saturday night for those that stay the night). Volunteers can camp for free that weekend. Please RSVP by email at… Continue Reading Volunteer Weekend (and Free Camping) at Lake Michigan

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Spring Cleanup at Wesley Woods

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center, 1700 Clear Lake
Dowling, MI 49050 United States
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Grab your rake, work gloves and a friend or two to help camp get ready for the season. Your gift of time supports the camps in substantial ways. Thank you! May 15 at Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center 9 am - 3 pm. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to wesleywoodssitedirector@umcamping.org or 269-721-8291.  

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Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on [day], repeating until May 27, 2021

A study on the book, Pioneer Black Clergywomen, will be held online via Zoom each Thursday at 7 PM in the month of May (6, 13, 20, 27). Join us for a time of stories, discussion, and learning with special speakers such as Rev. Dr. Josephine Whitely-Fields and Rev. Dr. Tara Sutton. To register for the book study, contact Rev. Dr. Jennifer Jue (jenjue@prodigy.net) or Rev. Jonathan Combs (jscombs_99@yahoo.com) to receive the Zoom link. The book is available for purchase from Cokesbury,… Continue Reading Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

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Healthy Congregations Workshop Session 1

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

First of the series of workshops regarding creating healthy congregations. For more information about this series of workshops CLICK HERE or CLICK HERE to register now

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Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on [day], repeating until May 27, 2021

A study on the book, Pioneer Black Clergywomen, will be held online via Zoom each Thursday at 7 PM in the month of May (6, 13, 20, 27). Join us for a time of stories, discussion, and learning with special speakers such as Rev. Dr. Josephine Whitely-Fields and Rev. Dr. Tara Sutton. To register for the book study, contact Rev. Dr. Jennifer Jue (jenjue@prodigy.net) or Rev. Jonathan Combs (jscombs_99@yahoo.com) to receive the Zoom link. The book is available for purchase from Cokesbury,… Continue Reading Book Study: Pioneer Black Clergywomen – Zoom

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Family Retreat Weekends – Lake Huron Retreat Center

May 29 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on September 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

Lake Huron Retreat Center, 8794 Lakeshore Road
Burtchville, MI 48059 United States
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Family Weekends (two-night holiday weekends) Enjoy a holiday weekend at the lakeshore! Morning devotions, evening campfires, outdoor recreation and personal reflection time will be part of this weekend. Whether you come as an individual, a couple, or a family unit this weekend is for you! Check in Saturday morning at 10:00 am and stay until 4:00 pm on Monday. Cost includes two nights lodging, six meals (Saturday lunch through Monday breakfast). May 29-31, 2021 (Saturday – Monday) Register Sept. 4-6, 2021 (Saturday –… Continue Reading Family Retreat Weekends – Lake Huron Retreat Center

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