The Rev. John Hice, superintendent of The East Winds District, recalls words of wisdom from Bishop Ivan Abrahams, spoken in 2007. “I hope that the churches will have big ears.” Listening is still important today.
This is the third in a series of reflections on life and faith during the COVID-19 era by District Superintendents of The Michigan Conference. The Rev. John Hice shares about the bravery of the East Winds District.
The struggle for God’s justice may be long but, says the Rev. John Hice, “This is not an excuse to put it off and abide injustices for even a minute.”
Collateral damage — harm to untargeted others — may be a real consequence if the pending divide takes place in The United Methodist Church. The Rev. John Hice reflects on what has happened in the past.
A 7-member team organized by The East Winds District left Michigan and served in Puerto Rico for a week in January. They now see the world with new eyes.
FEBRUARY 29, 2016; LANSING MI: Today, Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced that the Rev. John Hice will serve as the new District Superintendent for the Crossroads District, effective July 1, 2016.