United Methodists in the state have come through a year of change. Now January 1, 2019 is the official “first day” of the new Michigan Conference.
The top executive for the United Methodist Men reviews some “facts of life” regarding the called session in St. Louis.
An opportunity for transformation … the Michigan Office of Congregational Vibrancy hosts the REACH Summit November 2-3 in East Lansing.
The strategic plan of UMW focuses on deepening faith, strengthening skills, expanding partnerships and setting a values-based context for mission.
Consultant Carey Nieuwhof observes while today’s culture is changing, many preachers are using a method that’s been around for centuries.
When God calls. Glenys Nellist shares how clergy families often feel upon moving to a home in a new appointment.
Rev. Benton Heisler finds strength and comfort in scripture as he leaves a familiar neighborhood to “go, when and where the Bishop appoints me.”
The Rev. John Boley encourages The Michigan Conference to embrace the adventure of living in uncertain times.
“VCI is a wake-up call,” says the Rev. John Scott, pastor of Manistee United Methodist Church.”
This month’s laity blog considers how people and communities remain faithful in the midst of change.