In response to this year’s horrific mass shootings and increased violence, a number of U.S. annual conferences including the Michigan Conference passed resolutions proactively addressing the issue and calling on… Continue Reading Conferences take action on gun violence
Resolutions for three social justice issues were adopted by The Michigan Conference at Annual Conference. Practical next steps for advocacy are outlined for addressing gun violence, cancellation of federal student… Continue Reading Get started in Conference advocacy
Two events at this year’s Annual Conference raised money for good causes: A hybrid 5K, allowing participants to walk, run, or ride from home, raised almost $21,000 to reduce and… Continue Reading Annual Conference gets a move on
The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne writes a heartfelt thank-you note to The Michigan Conference for the spirit of maturity, forbearance, and kindness she witnessed during Annual Conference this year.
Attendees reflect on their experiences at this year’s Annual Conference, feeling renewed and inspired as they return home to their places of ministry.
Annual Conference is coming June 2-4. Laura Witkowski understands that some are excited about annual conference and some are overwhelmed. She offers some tips from 22 years of personal experience.
The 2021 Annual Conference will once again be held online during the first week after Memorial Day weekend. It will include worship, fellowship, clergy session, legislation, teaching, preaching and… Continue Reading 2021 Michigan Annual Conference
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.
There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists are invited to make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.
The Rev. John Harnish talks about his experience as an ordained elder and shares six trends in the United Methodist appointive system emerging over the past 50 years.