This month-by-month review of 2020 in The Michigan Conference reports many challenges of COVID-19. It also tells the story of how God’s people met those challenges with determination and grace.
The Society of St. Andrew seeks the donation of the crops that would otherwise be headed for landfills as garbage. Volunteers are the engine of feeding the hungry.
“You know how the [United Methodist] connection is so wonderful,” remarked one pastor whose church took a big hit from Hurricane Laura.
What does it take to remain faithful during a season of loss? Bishop David Bard asserts that, as followers of Jesus, learning about self-giving love is important.
Bishop Bard encourages Michigan congregations to wear face coverings for indoor, in-person gatherings and outdoor gatherings where proper social distancing is difficult.
Bishop David Bard encourages local churches to seek the latest public health guidance in determining when to re-open safely. This in response to the recommendation by the President to open this weekend.
When state health officials deem it safe, restrictions on in-person worship will be lifted. In the meantime, here are guidelines to help prepare for re-opening.
Michigan Conference staff, with the assistance of Michigan Conference Communication, are producing webinars with practical information on how to be in ministry during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Are you having trouble navigating what GCFA calls “the muddy waters” of COVID-19 loans? GCFA hosts a webinar to answer your questions on Thursday, April 16.
Use this form to share your interest in a free Zoom license for your local church. You are eligible if your worship attendance is less than 100.