facebook script

Can't find something?

We're here to help.

Send us an email at:

contact@michiganumc.org

and we'll get back with you as soon as possible.

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Laity supporting clergy

Laity and clergy benefit one another in shared ministry and there are key ways laity and clergy can better partner together.

Passing the cane, honoring the ministry

Two people are honored as the Holder of the Michigan Conference Cane.

Rev. Ted Halsted follows the death of Rev. Joy Arthur as the Holder of the Michigan Conference Cane, which honors the oldest clergy member of the conference and continues a… Continue Reading Passing the cane, honoring the ministry

2022 list of appointments

Cabinet met to choose ministerial appointments for 2022.

Click here to view a complete list of ministerial appointments for The Michigan Conference, effective July 1, 2022.

Deacons come to the lakeshore

Deacons on staff at Lake Huron

Fourth in a series of articles about the ministry of the Deacons in Michigan. Meet Ann Emerson and Cora Glass, who are in ministry together at Lake Huron Retreat Center.

Prepare for those first 30 days

First 30 days critical for Fresh Start

The first 90 days of a new appointment can help “set the stage for success or sow the seeds of trouble and potential failure,” says Michael Watkins. The first of… Continue Reading Prepare for those first 30 days

Pastors face another COVID new year

Pastors try new approaches

Michigan pastors see signs of hope even as the pandemic hangs on. Centered in Christ, they are partnering with laypersons in their congregations to “build a new kind of church.”

Gospel on the ground during COVID

Lent during COVID

Jesus has continued to move among United Methodists during the COVID era and Michigan’s laity have taken his message “just where people are” since March of 2020.

Time to support our pastors

Support pastors in October

“How can we support our pastors and clergy leaders?” asks the Rev. Jennifer Browne. She suggests three things to do during Clergy Appreciation Month.

How lay equalization is fulfilled

Lay equalization brings people to Annual Conference

How can a layperson attend Annual Conference as a voting member? There are two ways — election by a local church or selection by the district for Lay Equalization.

|