Twelve United Methodists from Michigan participated in the UMCNext gathering in Kansas City, exploring possible new directions for The United Methodist Church.
Many resolutions before annual conferences respond in some way to GC 2019. Delegates are also being elected for GC 2020.
The Council of Bishops began its spring meeting May 6 amid conversations around the denomination about possibly splitting the church.
Bishop David Bard describes the recent rulings of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church and outlines possible next steps between now and the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis.
In the May edition of his blog, A Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard remembers his first ever Annual Conference in 1983 and reflects on the upcoming 2019 Michigan Annual Conference.
Those supporting the Traditional Plan say the vote was the best way forward, but it’s not a time for celebration.
As conversations happen across The United Methodist Church about possible splits, the Connectional Table wants a place at the table.
The Michigan Conference Board of Justice laments harm to the LGBTQAI community caused by actions of the 2019 General Conference.
Conversations about the future of The UMC are quietly occurring among leaders after General Conference underscored deep divisions over homosexuality.
Some individuals and congregations are coping with stress in the wake of the 2019 General Conference. Here are some resources that may help resolve conflict.