Remembering lyrics of Charles Wesley and Bruce Springsteen, Bishop David Bard, reflects on the nature of darkness and light. Looking ahead, he forecasts “The new year will not be dull.”
Officials of Wespath, the agency that administers UM pension funds and benefits, are touting its efforts to be environmentally friendly.
Many United Methodist conferences meeting across the United States this summer had passionate discussions about the future of the denomination.
On July 10 UM News released a report of a “New Form of Unity,” proposed by Bishops David Bard (Michigan) and Scott Jones (Texas). Read the report and more comments from Bishop Bard.
The current issue of Circuit Rider Magazine offers ten perspectives concerning possibilities for the UMC future plus some practical counsel.
In this month’s blog, Home Words Bound, the Rev. Benton Heisler recalls life on the farm in Indiana and ponders the future of The United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Chris Momany, Chaplain of Adrian College since 1996, shared this inspiring message with the Class of 2019 at the Baccalaureate Service.
The Michigan Annual Conference celebrated Bold and Effective Leadership, and now moves forward — with wisdom, courage, and heart — for mission and ministry in a changing world.
Home from Annual Conference, Bishop David Bard speaks on actions taken at the 2019 session and reflects on what is yet unfinished as United Methodists move forward toward the 2020 General Conference.
Twelve United Methodists from Michigan participated in the UMCNext gathering in Kansas City, exploring possible new directions for The United Methodist Church.