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Fresh thoughts on means of grace

Stained glass with Wesleys and statement of grace.

Bishop David Bard asserts that during this time of ongoing pandemic, “Such a moment asks that we think more deeply about the means of grace.” He shares about online communion.

United Methodist churches urge voting

Churches enable voting.

Across the United States and the state of  Michigan, United Methodist churches are registering voters ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

Hope for these cloudy days

Rainbow in a dark cloudy sky offers hope

As we move through the sixth month of life with coronavirus, we look to scripture, tradition, and experience for hope. Here are three questions to ask in these challenging times.

Thoughts for Labor Day

Labor Day celebrates workers

Labor Day. Time for the traditional cookout. It’s also time to celebrate the American worker and the United Methodist Church’s strong support of fairness, safety, and respect in the workplace.

What Would Wesley Think?

John Wesley statue in Savannah, GA, GA

Rev. Glenn Wagner asserts, “It can be fruitful to approach today’s challenges with guidance from Methodism’s visionary founder, John Wesley.”

Town hall addresses UMC and race

Town hall panelists discuss race

On July 1, panelists on a denominational town hall acknowledged The United Methodist Church has a tangled history on race.

Lay leader praises adaptive change

Anne Soles, Lay Leader West Michigan, and John Wharton, Lay Leader Detroit conferences.

“We bicycle forward. Nothing is standing still,” says Michigan Lay Leader Anne Soles. She surveys the changes taking place in the church and the nation.

Labor Day is not just a day off

Labor Day began as America industrialized using the labor of children as young as four years old.

Labor Day, celebrated in the U.S. on the first Monday of September since 1894, means a long weekend for many. But the holiday is dedicated to fairness and justice in the workplace.

Faith among the fences

Girl peeking through picket fences

In our laity blog, Power in the Pew, Conference Lay Leader Anne Soles gives counsel from the gospel and a classic poem about navigating the walls and fences of life.

What does Wesley teach us?

What would John Wesley teach us today?

What does John Wesley teach United Methodists today on how to live and serve with fellow Methodists with varying opinions? The Rev. Steven W. Manskar, talks about “Christian perfection.”