Deaconess serves in downtown Detroit
Deaconess Anne Hillman is in ministry on the staff at Detroit Central UMC. She is one of four deaconesses currently serving in the Michigan Conference.
Ready to sharpen your vision?
Vision casting is essential now that local churches are returning to in-person activities. It’s time to ask “Why?” and “What?” before asking “Who?” and “How?”
Care about COVID, like Jesus
With the COVID pandemic out of control in Michigan, Bishop David Bard summarizes safety guidelines and urges individuals and churches to exercise patience and care.
Deacon engages volunteers in mission
Deacon Sue Pethoud serves as the Church and Community Relations Liaison for Cass Community Social Services in Detroit. Her biggest joy is coordinating thousands of volunteers who come to the… Continue Reading Deacon engages volunteers in mission
Standing in solidarity with Asbury UMC
The Anti-Bias Anti-Racism Working Group of The Michigan Conference stands in solidarity with Asbury United Methodist Church in Washington, DC, following the vandalism of their “Black Lives Matter” sign.
Meet Darryl Totty, new leader of CLC
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… Continue Reading Meet Darryl Totty, new leader of CLC
8 ways to serve during a pandemic
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… Continue Reading 8 ways to serve during a pandemic
New president at Albion College
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 dialogue: listen first
Multi-ethnic communication begins by actively listening to the different voices and experiences in your church and community.
Cabinet calls for transformation
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.