Discern Your Call: CLM Discovery
Have you thought about your calling as a layperson lately? What is God calling you to do? God calls us all, and sometimes that call is to the ministry of… Continue Reading Discern Your Call: CLM Discovery
Deacon pioneers ‘global learning’
The first in a series on The Journey of the Deacon. The Rev. Alex Plum says, “We are connectors, seeking to extend the sacramental table, through our hands and feet… Continue Reading Deacon pioneers ‘global learning’
Camp and the call of Memory Lane
Where does a lifelong commitment to God begin? The Rev. Gary Keene traces his ministry journey from a camp in Michigan to California, through Montana, Nashville, Colorado, and now retirement.
A journey toward ordination
Tania Dozeman shares some “random thoughts about the experience of a second career person’s journey toward ordination at the end of a pandemic as the UMC faces a split.”
Vision for ministry overcomes virus
Beginning a first appointment during the time of COVID is odd, uncomfortable, and exciting all at the same time. These visionary leaders are ready for ministry with God as their… Continue Reading Vision for ministry overcomes virus
Leading in times of turmoil
As Esther rose up to lead in “such a time as this,” these men and women rose up in 2019 in response to God’s call to serve in a stressful… Continue Reading Leading in times of turmoil
About ‘wanting to be a deacon’
The Rev. Sue Pethoud, a Michigan Conference deacon serving the Detroit Cass Community, shares in a blog posted by GCOSROW.