In 2016 Imagine No Malaria celebrated success in the fight against malaria. Now WHO says interruptions caused by COVID may return mortality levels to those last seen 20 years ago.
Social distancing measures forced churches to transition to online worship and ministry. As states lift shelter-in-place orders, churches must consider how — or when— to return to in-person worship.
Reflecting on the words of the Apostle Paul and Woodie Guthrie, Bishop David Bard talks about some things we are learning during this hard time of global pandemic.
The Rev. John Boley examines the life changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. From the perspective of faith, he offers words of hope and healing.
Here are two national and global headlines that should not be missed as we respond to the coronavirus emergency.
Bishop David Bard is recommending that Michigan United Methodist Churches refrain from all in-person gatherings for the remainder of March. May we remain bound together in the Spirit of love. Here is a transcript of the Bishop’s video message … Dear Friends in Christ, what a difference a few days or even a… Continue Reading Bishop’s appeal to suspend gatherings
The Michigan Conference joins in response to the coronavirus. Bishop Bard supports these personal and local church measures to support health and healing.
As Michigan’s Governor, Gretchen Whitmer takes precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Michigan Conference provides these action steps to partner with public health efforts.
Bishop David Bard calls Michigan United Methodists to pray for those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. He urges churches to be aware of precautions to take if the outbreak spreads.