Tag: Gary Step
Quit reporting and start visioning
Rev. Gary Step shows how churches can simplify their administrative structure, freeing ministry leaders to dream and act boldly.
Finding relational sanctuary
Faced with increased ministry burnout, pastors need to discover places of sanctuary and creative spaces for discernment, and clergy leadership cohorts may be a helpful resource.
Gary Step joins UM Foundation staff
The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan brings the Rev. Gary Step to their staff as the new Senior Director of Leadership Development. He starts service July 1, 2022.
MI Conference hires new CFO
The Michigan Conference welcomes Angie Anger as the new CFO effective January 17, 2022. The Rev. Alice Fleming Townley joins the staff in a new capacity, and the Rev. Gary… Continue Reading MI Conference hires new CFO
REACH helps tell about Jesus
Connecting justice and evangelism is just one of the topics explored at this year’s REACH Summit, online and in-person October 22-23, from Sycamore Creek Church.
‘Hub of hope’ in Washington Heights
On June 5 of the Michigan Annual Conference, Washington Heights Church & Community received the “One Matters Award” from Discipleship Ministries.
Some people who keep us singing
On Saturday afternoon the Michigan Annual Conference celebrated some of the people who have kept the song alive through good times and hard times.
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.
Ready to sharpen your vision?
Vision casting is essential now that local churches are returning to in-person activities. It’s time to ask “Why?” and “What?” before asking “Who?” and “How?”
Climb higher with REACH Network
2020 was an uphill climb for many congregations. That’s why REACH leaders invite pastors and laity to take steps to greater vibrancy with Network Groups.