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Rhythms of Grace – Faith Formation Leaders Day of Self Care – Redeemer UMC, Dewitt

Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” Continue Reading Rhythms of Grace – Faith Formation Leaders Day of Self Care – Redeemer UMC, Dewitt

A coach offers words of encouragement

Advice from a coach applies to 5k runners and all members of conference

Three phrases from a high school track coach have stuck with Paul Perez over the years. Here’s how they apply to the Michigan Annual Conference.

8 ways to nurture faith

Growing a child's faith

“[Parents] may not be the expert on all things theological, but they are the expert on their kids.” The Rev. Kathy Pittenger talks about faith formation.

Amplify resources at a discount

Amplify at your fingertips

Register now for webinars that explain the partnership between the Michigan Conference and United Methodist Publishing House for the Amplify streaming service.

Faith formation moves into future

Faith Formation training online

The pandemic has presented challenges to leaders involved in faith formation. Christy Miller White and Kathy Pittenger offer support with three new cohorts starting in January 2022.

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.

Christian Education Sunday 2021

Christian Education Sunday 2021 Equipping, Resourcing, Growing in Faith Many churches have a Christian Education Sunday as a day to highlight the faith formation ministries of the congregation. Sometimes it… Continue Reading Christian Education Sunday 2021

Christian Ed Sunday coming Aug. 22

Christian education helps people grow

Gifts to the annual Christian Education Sunday offering are used to provide mini-grants supporting faith formation efforts in local churches across Michigan.

Webinars re-imagine faith formation

Adult learning online

As we emerge into the post-pandemic world, we can begin planning for the future of faith formation in our local churches.

Post-pandemic resources available

Seven webinars are coming in June and July aimed at helping your church build faith and community in the post-pandemic era.

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