The Rev. Glenn Wagner reflects on the history of epiphany, the Christian season of Epiphany, and a personal epiphany that has made a difference in his life.
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In Matthew’s Gospel, the visitors from the East go home “another way.” After a year of journeying with the Corona Virus, all God’s people are coping with another way of… Continue Reading Embracing another way
Vaccinations have begun but a recent surge in coronavirus infections in Michigan signals a need to be cautious as plans are made to resume in-person gatherings.
Bishop David A. Bard, President of the North Central College of Bishops, shares a pastoral letter regarding the special called session of the General Conference in St. Louis, February 23-26.
With the 2019 General Conference now just six weeks away, Bishop David Bard offers The Michigan Area hope-filled New Year’s greetings and counsel.
“Epiphany is a loaded day on the Christian calendar,” says Yvette Moore, United Methodist Women.
For more than 30 years, the Boar’s Head Festival at the end of Christmas has drawn crowds to Trinity UMC in Springfield, Massachusetts.
At the start of 2017 one church leader invites the individuals and churches to “do as the Magi and work.”
I have often used, as well as heard, the phrase “it is a matter of perspective”.