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Conference plants seeds for future ministry

Offering plate

The final report on the financial impact of disaffiliation on the Michigan Conference highlights the creation of the $2.8 million Ministry Innovation Fund that will support future ministries.

Bartelmay to join foundation staff

Brad Bartelmay

The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan has hired the Rev. Brad Bartelmay as the Senior Director of Mentored Learning.

‘Move toward a new horizon’

Bishop Bard leads the Special Session

The Michigan Conference prepares to move forward following the November 30 vote to approve the disaffiliation of 62 churches from The United Methodist Church.

Engaging with neighbors in the Upper Peninsula

Volunteers building a ramp

STEP ONE: God’s Country Cooperative Parish has been connecting churches and helping neighbors in the U.P. since 1983. Paying Ministry Shares is an important first step in supporting outreach at… Continue Reading Engaging with neighbors in the Upper Peninsula

Engaging with neighbors in the U.P.

Volunteers building a ramp

The first of a series of articles that explains how an initiative called “EngageMI” helps churches take steps to be in “ministry with” others.

Conference takes care of business

Plenary gets down to business

“This is what we are here for.” For many members, the heart of the Annual Conference is the raising of the card to vote on the business at hand.

State of the Michigan Conference

Conference began at 10 am June 4

On Friday, June 4, members of the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference heard reports about benefits, finances, strategic plans, lay empowerment, trustee matters, and camp operations.

Virtual Michigan AC gets the job done

Mark Doyal managing the Virtual action

The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference took place on screens across the state on July 26-28. Bishop David Bard presided from a studio in Lansing. The essential mission was accomplished.

Ministry Shares commitment needed

Brad Bartelmay reports decline in Ministry Shares

On Monday, CFA Chair Brad Bartelmay reported on financial challenges, downward trends in payment of Ministry Shares, and the formation of a new task force with a focus on generosity.

Cares Act provides loans to churches

Volunteers to help apply for loans

Pews across the country are empty as safety measures are observed for COVID-19. The federal Cares Act provides relief for financial pressure.  Assistants will soon be ready to help churches… Continue Reading Cares Act provides loans to churches

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