Tag: Bishop David A. Bard
Bishop David Bard offers Holy Week blessings
Bishop Bard explores the “roller coaster of human emotion” we feel during Holy Week. Calling these seven days “a deep dive into human experience,” he encourages all to embrace resurrection.
Always now and not yet
Now is the time to remember that Christmas “light, grace, hope, joy, peace, and love will soon arrive into the world, break into it and break through all that might… Continue Reading Always now and not yet
NCJ puts focus on Building BeLoved Community
Delegates of the North Central Jurisdiction met online Nov. 10-11, to name priorities and approve a “Covenant to Build Beloved Community.” They also affirmed the Bishops’ Narrative for The UMC.
Come, let us reason together
Racism, division in the denomination, mission, vision, and inclusion are areas around which congregations can reason together says Bishop David Bard in this month’s Joyful Journey.
Patience key in election bishop says
“I encourage patience with our election process,” says Bishop David Bard. He also offers a prayer as the nation heads toward the general election on November 3, 2020.
Special Michigan AC called in March
A special session of the Michigan Annual Conference is being called on March 7, 2020, by Bishop David Bard, to consider forwarding Protocol legislation on to the 2020 General Conference.
Bishop gathers clergy in Midland
Clergy from across The Michigan Conference filled the sanctuary of Midland First UMC last Saturday. It was a time of worship, witness and listening.
Bishop Bard invites Michigan Conference to pray
Bishop David A. Bard invites Michigan United Methodists to pray along with the delegates and guests of the 2019 General Conference .
Annual Conference 2019 organizes
Preparations are now well under way for the Michigan Annual Conference to be held May 30 – June 2, 2019 at the Grand Traverse Resort.
All is calm?
On this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Alan Bard considers the true focus of Advent. He encourages each person to “let your soul rest in the amazing Love of God.”