With the COVID pandemic out of control in Michigan, Bishop David Bard summarizes safety guidelines and urges individuals and churches to exercise patience and care.
Quarantine precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus were first implemented in Michigan retirement communities a year ago. Seniors are grateful that administrators and staff kept them safe.
The General Board of Global Ministries made financial allocations at its spring meeting with the emphasis on justice and the fact that Jesus cares.
Noting that people’s responses to COVID-19 vaccination fall on a spectrum, the Rev. Paul Perez plans to be vaccinated and encourages others to do so, too.
Special report by Dr. Muriel Nelson, chair of COVID Emergency Response for the Liberia Conference. Deaths, so far, are low. She and the committee hope to keep it that way.
“I’m tired of this!” says the Rev. Jodie Flessner as she navigates a health crisis. She turns to the gospel to find strength and purpose for the journey.
Two Black College presidents, Walter Kimbrough (Dillard) and C. Reynold Verret (Xavier), appeal to students and staff to enter COVID-19 vaccine studies.
The spread of both COVID-19 nad Malaria is being mitigated around the world by Global Ministries’ Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene facilities.
Rev. Glenn Wagner asserts, “It can be fruitful to approach today’s challenges with guidance from Methodism’s visionary founder, John Wesley.”
Bishop Bard encourages Michigan congregations to wear face coverings for indoor, in-person gatherings and outdoor gatherings where proper social distancing is difficult.