On Friday, June 4, members of the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference heard reports about benefits, finances, strategic plans, lay empowerment, trustee matters, and camp operations.
These Michigan congregations have seen an increase in giving during the pandemic. The Rev. David Bell, Executive Director of The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan, talks about drivers of generous giving.
Pews across the country are empty as safety measures are observed for COVID-19. The federal Cares Act provides relief for financial pressure. Assistants will soon be ready to help churches apply.
Register NOW for the Lakeside Chautauqua Stewardship & Generosity Conference – August 4-7, 2019 You are invited to register for an outstanding continuing education opportunity. The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan, along with several other United Methodist Foundations throughout the Midwest, has partnered with Lakeside Chautauqua for the past few years in a multi-day learning… Continue Reading Lakeside Chautauqua Stewardship & Generosity Conference
HEATHER HAHN United Methodist News Service Big changes are coming to the United Methodist health plans offered to bishops and general agency employees, largely in response to the Affordable Care Act. These changes are the first steps in avoiding the 40-percent excise tax, commonly called the “Cadillac tax,” that will apply to “high-cost” employer-sponsored coverage… Continue Reading UM Health Plan faces change