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.
As headlines communicate prophetic pronouncements about the future of planet earth, United Methodists celebrate the season of Advent as a time for making peace with all creation.
The new class of 44 Earthkeepers includes nine people from Michigan. These leaders were commissioned via an online service on November 12, 2018 by the General Board of Global Ministries.
Beth Norcross teaches eco-spirituality and eco-theology at Wesley Seminary.
In his February blog, Benton Heisler reflects on God’s blessings, with or without sunshine.
On November 20 the Board of Global Ministries sent out 45 trained caregivers of creation.