Can't find something?

We're here to help.

Send us an email at:

contact@michiganumc.org

and we'll get back with you as soon as possible.

‘The earth is the Lord’s’

Earth and water in Charlevoix

When it comes to creation, the Rev. John Hice calls for mindfulness, saying, “Can’t we often ask ourselves, ‘How does this thing I’m doing help or hurt God’s earth?’”

UMW urge action on climate issues

Climate rally

National United Methodist Women issued a statement urging Biden’s administration and Congress to take action addressing the climate emergency.

Camp and the call of Memory Lane

Fire Bowl at Lake Louise Camp

Where does a lifelong commitment to God begin? The Rev. Gary Keene traces his ministry journey from a camp in Michigan to California, through Montana, Nashville, Colorado, and now retirement.

Building sandcastles, sharing faith

Sandcastles offer an chance to share faith

Dylan Mulligan loves to build sandcastles. For this Georgia Sandman, his handiwork is “more than an activity I enjoyed. It became about taking that talent to glorify God.”

Abuzz about bees and faith

Bees and honey in Liberia

“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.

Water, woods, and hospitality!

Hospitality at Lake Louise includes games.

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.

UMC’s future a hot topic

Future of UMC in question

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.

Finding hope in the darkness

Candle of Hope

“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.

The angle of thankfulness

Seasons of life require courage and right angle.

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?

Group hopes for new vision for UMC

New vision sought for UMC

An informal group, including two Michigan clergy, urges United Methodists to enter into prayerful conversations toward creation of a new vision for the denomination.