Advocacy alert issued for Drive SAFE bills
The Michigan Conference Committee on Hispanic/Latino Ministries urges United Methodists to contact their state legislators now to vote for bills supporting driver’s licenses for all.
Finding family in the heart of Dearborn
Dearborn First UMC has reinvigorated its commitment to refugees and asylum seekers by creating a new Response Team ministry, which recently sponsored a family from Jordan.
Get started in Conference advocacy
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
JFON-MI explains Ukrainians’ options
The Biden Administration is taking steps to expand the possibilities for Ukrainians hoping to seek refuge with family and friends in the U.S. Over 36,000 Ukrainians currently reside in Michigan.
A world connected in Christ’s love
A reminder, from the Rev. Paul Perez and Bishop Edward Khegay, that “Christ can connect people across the deepest divisions imaginable.” Here are ways you can be a peacemaker today.
UMCOR approves $10 million in grants
“A new age implies challenge and change,” said Roland Fernandes, chief executive of Global Ministries and UMCOR as the board approved grants to continue God’s work around the globe.
A ‘hidden iceberg’ in Mizak, Haiti
Haitian Assets for Peace International, HAPI, is located in Mizak. As Internally Displaced Persons flee to Mizak, it is feeling the strain of becoming a resettlement community.
Dearborn 1st renovates for ministry and mission
The Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue was present at Dearborn First United Methodist Church to assist in a ribbon-cutting ceremony of their newly renovated Wesleyan Hall.
Michigan welcomes Afghan refugees
Afghan refugees are arriving in the state. Agencies estimate that it will cost approximately $2,000 a month to keep a family of four alive. United Methodists are called to act,… Continue Reading Michigan welcomes Afghan refugees
UMs help with Afghan resettlement
United Methodist churches across the United States are offering radical hospitality to Afghan families caught in the aftermath of a 20-year war.