The Conference Leadership Council is the place where Michigan’s leaders meet to shape the direction of United Methodist ministry and mission in the state. The Rev. Dr. Darryl Totty is its new chair.
You can be a change agent in your community even during a pandemic. You can do some things at home or put on a mask, keep a healthy distance, and go out and serve.
COVID-19 brings uncertainty to the academic year that begins Aug. 24 at Albion College. President Mathew B. Johnson looks forward to facing challenges along with students, faculty, and the community.
Multi-ethnic communication begins by actively listening to the different voices and experiences in your church and community.
The Full Cabinet responds to protests created by murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Dion Johnson, and the systemic patterns that brought these tragedies about.
Each person copes in his or her own way in these risky times. Sonya Luna finds creativity works for her.
Accidental e-churcher, the Rev. Glenn Wagner, says, “For the sake of the gospel, we all need to figure out how to do church and community in a new way.”
The Michigan Conference offers a Toolbox full of information and resources on how individuals and congregations can respond to COVID-19 in healthy ways.
The Rev. Paul Perez says, “The good news is, church is never canceled.” He lists opportunities for caring and connecting with the vulnerable, including oneself.
Concerning the precautions churches are taking around the spread of the coronavirus, here are things to keep in mind when doing ministry with the neighbors in your community.