On Saturday afternoon the Michigan Annual Conference celebrated some of the people who have kept the song alive through good times and hard times.
In 2016 two African pastors were sent by The Michigan Conference to begin a French United Methodist Church in Detroit. The congregation is on the grow despite challenges of COVID-19.
From: Michigan Conference — Director of Congregational Vibrancy … To: Michigan Conference — Director of Congregational Vibrancy and Leadership Development. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2021.
Ten months ago, each church in The Michigan Conference seemed to change overnight. Dirk Elliott, Director of Congregational Vibrancy, shares best practices for continuing multi-site ministry once COVID restrictions lift.
Graceful Journey Community is a new church start on the Greater Detroit District. Ministry Shares are supporting the vision and making a difference for Garden City families with special needs.
Pastors and churches in Michigan have gone through months of learning new things. More help is available from the Office of Congregational Vibrancy.
Here’s an online answer to pulpit supply. The Board of Congregational Life offers a Video Sermon Bank for use by preachers who need time away.
Michigan Conference staff, with the assistance of Michigan Conference Communication, are producing webinars with practical information on how to be in ministry during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
It started in England and now is at work in the U.S. Fresh Expressions “takes the church Jesus loves closer to where the people Jesus loves actually are.”