Despite the pandemic in 2020, Wesley Park United Methodist Church was one of many congregations paying 100% of Ministry Shares. That enables the Michigan Conference to make a difference with programs like Latinx Ministries.
This year some cherished Lenten traditions will continue and some others will change. Michigan Conference staff offer these safe and creative resources for churches, families, and individuals of all ages.
This year some cherished Lenten traditions will continue and some others will change. Michigan Conference staff offer these safe and creative activities for churches, families, and individuals of all ages.
This Advent “We have the opportunity to show people ritual tradition, and, most of all, hope,” says Kathy Pittenger, Coordinator of Children’s Initiatives for the Michigan Conference.
Even when you can’t “go” to church, you can “be” the church. That’s what Michigan United Methodists are doing as they assist families struggling through the significant challenges of coronavirus.
Masks on and hearts open! A pandemic cannot stop persons from engaging in mission projects at home or at the church.
“There is nothing easy about this time,” says the Rev. Kathy Pittenger. Still, she remains hopeful as she offers families and leaders ideas and resources to take into the new school year.
The Rev. James Lawson calls Black Lives Matter a religious movement surrounding the families of George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, and others with a ministry of healing and empowerment.
The Michigan Area United Methodist Board of Camping announces its plan to move into the future focused on three facilities.
No one knew what was in store when students headed back to school in the fall of 2019. Pastor Dan Hart offers a prayer for education in Michigan during the season of COVID-19.