“I invite every United Methodist congregation in this conference to carry prayers for peace into the holy season of Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday on March 2,” says Bishop David… Continue Reading Call to prayer for Ukraine
A PDF and 23-minute video, “Blessing One Another,” have been created by The Michigan Conference from an FAQ focusing on the impact the next General Conference will have on local… Continue Reading FAQ focuses on future of The UMC
Love asks us to be kind, uncomfortable and grateful says Bishop David Bard in this month’s reflection on The Joyful Journey.
A look back at highlights of the past twelve months in The Michigan Conference reveals resiliency, hope, and generosity in the face of a pandemic and tensions in the denomination.
Though 2022 is not starting as the “new new year we were hoping for,” Bishop David Bard encourages Michigan United Methodists to “keep moving” in the direction of God’s grace.
The COVID pandemic is approaching its two-year anniversary. Bishop David Bard offers suggestions churches might consider during the Omicron surge.
The Michigan Conference welcomes Angie Anger as the new CFO effective January 17, 2022. The Rev. Alice Fleming Townley joins the staff in a new capacity, and the Rev. Gary… Continue Reading MI Conference hires new CFO
UMCOR answered many appeals for help in 2021. Here are key responses and a few of the major grants awarded to help alleviate suffering worldwide, including Michigan.
Churches across The Michigan Area are invited to experience a Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 26, featuring Bishop Bard, readers, and musicians from all nine districts.