Coronavirus has impacted us all. Bishop David Bard explores the nature of fear and the human response to it. He concludes, “So, maybe Easter is about both fear and joy.”
The Rev. Christy Miller White joined the Conference staff on March 1. She hit the ground running offering ministry resources for youth ministry during the COVID-19 health crisis.
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.
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.