All appointed clergy must complete at least one Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism Education & Training module per calendar year, beginning in 2023. The curriculum is live, and clergy can register now.
Laity and clergy benefit one another in shared ministry and there are key ways laity and clergy can better partner together.
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
Click here to view a complete list of ministerial appointments for The Michigan Conference, effective July 1, 2022.
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.
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
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.”
The 2022 Pre-Retirement Seminar for clergy and conference lay employees, sponsored by the Conference Board of Pensions and Health Benefits, will be held October 2-4, 2022 in Traverse City, MI. Continue Reading 2022 Pre-Retirement Seminar
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.