UMs reach settlement with BSA
The United Methodist Church emphasizes the denomination’s commitment to healing those suffering BSA related abuse with a $30 million payment to a fund for survivors.
50 years a Traveling Preacher
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.
Virginia A. Sturdevant
Virginia A. Sturdevant was born on July 12, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan and died on September 6th, 2020, at her home in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Virginia married John D.… Continue Reading Virginia A. Sturdevant
Delegation endorses Bigham-Tsai
The North Central Jurisdictional Conference will be voting for bishops in July of this year. The Michigan Delegation has endorsed and supports the election of the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai .
Why did my pastor move?
In days gone by one Methodist pastor might serve half a state. United Methodist pastors are still on the move, for these good reasons.
Listening in Saginaw
KAY DeMOSS Senior Editor-Writer, Michigan Area SAGINAW, Mich., January 30, 2016 (MIC) – The first of six Listening Sessions hosted by the Area Design Team was held today at First… Continue Reading Listening in Saginaw
Give online to water relief
On February 1 Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced the availability of online giving to assist the people of Flint as they suffer the ongoing water crisis.
New Kalamazoo DS
JANUARY 11, 2016; LANSING MI — Today, Bishop Deborah Kiesey announced that Rev. Dwayne Bagley will serve as the new District Superintendent for the Kalamazoo District, effective July 1, 2016.
New Saginaw Bay D.S.
LANSING MI: On December 7 Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced the appointment of the Rev. David Kim to serve as the Superintendent of the Saginaw Bay District of the Detroit… Continue Reading New Saginaw Bay D.S.
Episcopal nominees sought
West Michigan and Detroit Conference North Central Jurisdictional Conference Delegations met on Nov. 4, 2015 and agreed to work together to undertake the solicitation, review, and endorsement of episcopal nominees… Continue Reading Episcopal nominees sought