Liz Carr tells a story of how campers at Lake Louise showed up to surround a fellow camper with love and care following the unexpected death of his mother.
Attendees reflect on their experiences at this year’s Annual Conference, feeling renewed and inspired as they return home to their places of ministry.
Ryan Dunn writes on the relationship between our Christian faith and resilience when facing adversity and stress. RYAN DUNN Rethink Church We all know resilience is a necessity for bouncing… Continue Reading How faith builds your resilience skills
The Rev. David Berkey, Executive Director of Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, talks about the powerful spiritual gifts of camping.
Using a Peace with Justice grant, the Phone Ministry Project of First United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, MI distributed cell phones and service to over 100 of their homeless neighbors.
People are hungry for relationships. The Rev. Dirk Elliott says, “Maybe now more than any time in our past, we need to find ways to connect and build relationships with… Continue Reading Ways to connect with your neighbors
Meet the Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne, newly appointed Assistant to the Bishop, as she discerns her top three values from a list ranging from “Accountability” to “Wisdom.”
Bishop David Bard has not missed an annual conference session since 1984. He believes that conference can be a means of grace, whether the sessions are held in-person or online.
Yeo Jin Yun is a US-2 serving in Detroit since August 2019. She believed she was “doing a great job juggling the diﬀerent elements of pandemic living.” Then she hit… Continue Reading Juggling life in a pandemic
When the pandemic struck in Michigan, Green Street United Methodist Church in Hastings found new ways to share Christ’s love with their community.