Rev. Jodie Flessner takes lessons learned while sailing and finds parallels to our life of faith. Can we let go and trust the winds of the Holy Spirit to raise… Continue Reading Trust the wind, trust what’s next
The Rev. Paul Perez says, “I’m not a fan of January.” He turns to scripture and finds words of grace that lift the spirit. “You are one of God’s beloveds… Continue Reading Start the year with the Holy Spirit
It was not the typical Service of Recognition, Commissioning, and Ordination held on June 8. But the celebration that took place at Troy Historic Village confirmed, we ARE yet alive.
This year the church celebrates Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter, on May 23. It’s a time to claim and live out the spiritual gifts God has given.
We live in challenging times, says the Rev. Scott Harmon. He encourages churches to be ready for transformation as they follow the Holy Spirit into the new thing that God… Continue Reading God is making things new
The event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Covenant Discipleship is a proven and effective method of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. A Covenant Discipleship group is 5-7 people who meet one hour each week for mutual accountability and support for their discipleship. The March 21 workshop will equip you with the basic knowledge and resources needed to form and support covenant discipleship groups in your congregation. Please RSVP by calling the Trinity church office at 616.456.7168. Continue Reading Covenant Discipleship Workshop-Cancelled due to COVID-19 Concerns
“Come Holy Spirit!” Those were the power-filled words prayed often on February 24 as the business of the 2019 General Conference moved ahead. Michigan delegates and guests feel God’s presence.
Their ministries look different from their sawdust-trail forebears but they have answered the call to full-time evangelism.
In this month’s blog, Drinking the Cup, Rev. John Boley encourages dialogue on LGBTQ issues.
The United Methodist Church has been called to a season of prayer and respectful conversation.