Relationships are a big part of the life of an annual Conference. Members heard the news about their covenant brothers and sisters in Liberia and Haiti.
The June 4, 2021 session of the Michigan Annual Conference featured various reports with a focus on Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism, justice, mission, and Michigan Conference’s connection to United Methodists around the globe.
Haitian Assets for Peace International, the Bishop Judith Craig Children’s Village, and Michigan Disaster Response are the 2020 recipients of Annual Conference giving.
Michigan’s covenant partners in Liberia have undertaken an Anti-COVID-19 campaign. Assistance is needed in their efforts to raise awareness, distribute supplies, and provide food.
Nine persons from Michigan traveled to West Africa last month to attend the Liberia Annual Conference. Covenant-signing and visits to mission sites were highlights of the trip.
A Water Justice Summit held in Detroit, January 24-25, 2020, will draw participants from around the world with the goal of uniting to protect God’s gift of clean water.
The Global Water Justice Summit aims at greater appreciation for water and everyday access to it. The goal is to consider that a missional commitment for the North Central Jurisdiction.
The Michigan Conference is currently involved in numerous efforts in church planting and congregational renewal, including a creative new worship ministry in Midtown Detroit led by the Rev. Jon Reynolds.
Representatives from The Michigan Conference gathered with others around the globe to celebrate ministry and consider a strategic plan at the 2019 Liberia Partner Summit held in Cleveland, April 4-5, 2019.