United Methodist churches in the greater Lansing area grapple with the Feb. 13 mass shooting on the campus of Michigan State University.
The Michigan Conference has joined a growing movement seeking to make gun violence prevention a priority for state lawmakers. Are you passionate about this issue? If so, join other Michigan… Continue Reading Gun violence prevention picks up speed
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Alan Bard reminds us that the gospel is about heart change, which is an important part of tackling issues like racism and violence… Continue Reading Heart work, soul work, community work
Join us to pray in lament and in solidarity, learn about current End Gun Violence Michigan policy recommendations, and how to join the Michigan Conference first annual Advocacy Day training and events. Continue Reading Lunch and Learn Webinar: From Prayers to Action on Gun Safety
On the anniversaries of the Oxford and Sandy Hook school shootings, Michigan United Methodist congregations created spaces for prayer and fellowship as a means of caring for their communities.
Friday NCJ Conference highlights include a presentation on gun violence and a conversation on the impact of homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism on The United Methodist Church.
United Methodists should review what General Conference has said in the Book of Resolutions as they reflect on the issues facing our state and nation and the candidates who run… Continue Reading United Methodists head to the polls
In response to this year’s horrific mass shootings and increased violence, a number of U.S. annual conferences including the Michigan Conference passed resolutions proactively addressing the issue and calling on… Continue Reading Conferences take action on gun violence
Rev. Albert Rush encourages Michigan congregations to address societal violence of all kinds, providing space in worship to remember and pray for all those who suffer.
Resolutions for three social justice issues were adopted by The Michigan Conference at Annual Conference. Practical next steps for advocacy are outlined for addressing gun violence, cancellation of federal student… Continue Reading Get started in Conference advocacy