“I never feel more connected to the earth and to God than when I’m surrounded by a million venomous insects,” says Jay Williams about his relationship with bees.
What does hospitality look like in the great outdoors? It looks like water balloons, kayaks, cozy cabins, and a warm welcome from LLCC Director Neil Haney.
As legislative proposals continue on hold, the future of The United Methodist Church has lately been the subject of statements and opinion pieces from across the globe.
“When the time is the darkest, that is when the light of hope is the strongest,” says the Rev. John Boley. Advent 2020 is time to reflect on the difference between hope and optimism.
Some trees on her walk through the neighborhood were a glory to behold. Colorful and straight. Then there was that slanted evergreen. Why was it growing at an angle?
An informal group, including two Michigan clergy, urges United Methodists to enter into prayerful conversations toward creation of a new vision for the denomination.
With the global headlines currently focused on the Climate Strike, the Rev. Jerry DeVine looks to his own back yard to consider the responsibility all Christians have for creation care.
Everything from green-friendly investing to connecting with government officials was discussed at the recent 2019 United Methodist Creation Care Summit.
An Art Therapy studio, hosted by Leara Glinzak, is an extension of the ministry of Grand Rapids: First United Methodist Church. “My goal,” she says, “is to get people inspired and curious.” KAY DEMOSS Senior Content Editor, Michigan Conference What was it about the recent burning of Notre Dame Cathedral that touched the soul of… Continue Reading Art in the heart of Grand Rapids
Two -newly-hatched turtles, Dot and Dash, set marine biologist pastor, Dottie Yunger, pondering the theological values behind Earth Day.