Eat this bread, drink this cup
The commemoration of World Communion Sunday serves as an opportunity to appreciate the redemptive work of Christ on the cross as we embody Christlike empathy and compassion in our response… Continue Reading Eat this bread, drink this cup
A Michigan United Methodist reflects on 54 years
A teenager when The United Methodist Church was born, Kay DeMoss celebrates how God and humans have been at work together in Michigan for the past half century.
Keep moving with new rhythm in the new year
Though 2022 is not starting as the “new new year we were hoping for,” Bishop David Bard encourages Michigan United Methodists to “keep moving” in the direction of God’s grace.
The power of love and compassion
Love makes a difference. Rev. Elizabeth Hill, Superintendent of the Heritage District, talks about her family’s experience with rescue dogs.
Light and life for all
Remembering lyrics of Charles Wesley and Bruce Springsteen, Bishop David Bard, reflects on the nature of darkness and light. Looking ahead, he forecasts “The new year will not be dull.”
Michigan VIMs assist Puerto Rico
A 7-member team organized by The East Winds District left Michigan and served in Puerto Rico for a week in January. They now see the world with new eyes.
What would Jesus discard?
A conversation in the coffee shop prompts a woman to ask, “How often do we discard others?”
Order and chaos
Lessons learned at sea inform Rev. John Boley’s observations about the church and politics.
When there’s nothing to say
“One-size-fits-all clothes, one-size-fits-all platitudes never fit,” says Rev. Jason Michele.
Works of mercy and piety
Followers of John Wesley pray first and then put those prayers into action.