One bold step that Streams of Faith took in 2020 was its merger with Circles-Grand Rapids. This multiplied the efforts that help 600-700 Kent County families rise out of poverty.
What happens when local churches pay their Ministry Shares in full? Lives are changed through the mission efforts of organizations like God’s Country Cooperative Parish. Ministry Shares multiply God’s blessings.
“No one has ever done this before,” says the Rev. John Harnish. He offers a prayer for pastors struggling with the complexities of church in a pandemic.
Beginning a first appointment during the time of COVID is odd, uncomfortable, and exciting all at the same time. These visionary leaders are ready for ministry with God as their… Continue Reading Vision for ministry overcomes virus
UMAC recognized Michigan Conference Communications for their excellence in Digital Publications, Writing, and Publicity and Advertising at their virtual gala on May 21, 2020.
Cass Community Social Services has “been there” for the vulnerable residents of Detroit for decades. And the 2020 pandemic may have changed their ministry but it has not stopped it.
The Rev. Dr. Roger Ireson provided key leadership in the birthing of Africa University. He reflects on how a century-old vision took shape in Zimbabwe.
On November 13 at a ceremony held at Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, MI, the Rev. Dr. Anthony Shipley was presented with the Francis Asbury Award for his contributions… Continue Reading Shipley receives Asbury Award
The third in a series, “For such a time as this.” Pastor Leslee Fritz talks about the joys of ministry as a second career.
This is the first article in a new series, “For a time such as this.” The theme is based on Rev. Jennie Browne’s sermon at the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference.