Civil Rights Tour Oct. 17-22, 2021
A Civil Rights Tour of the South is planned for Oct 17-22, 2021, led by two women from Kalamazoo Westwood United Methodist Church.
Praise to God comes first
“Faith is something that precedes an answer to a battle or a crisis,” says the Rev. Cornelius Davis, Jr. He calls us to praise our God, who is good even… Continue Reading Praise to God comes first
Hearing the voices of Baldwin and King
In a video shared on January 18, 2021, Bishop David Bard asks the church to listen to the voices of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and James Baldwin and “to… Continue Reading Hearing the voices of Baldwin and King
Standing in solidarity with Asbury UMC
The Anti-Bias Anti-Racism Working Group of The Michigan Conference stands in solidarity with Asbury United Methodist Church in Washington, DC, following the vandalism of their “Black Lives Matter” sign.
More work to be done
Rev. Dr. Kevin Smalls celebrates the work of civil rights giant, Rev. Dr. James Lawson, after reading a comment on Facebook about a white-haired man at the funeral of John… Continue Reading More work to be done
A prophet for today
Not every prophet lived in Bible Times. Prophetic voices have spoken throughout the ages right up to the present day. The Rev. Jack Harnish speaks of Methodist with a voice… Continue Reading A prophet for today
Future uncertain for Liberians in U.S.
Liberians living in the U.S. fear deportation, but the UMC in Liberia is preparing to welcome its brothers and sisters back home.
Muskegon Methodist family unites
Since February 2017, these four churches in greater Muskegon have been coming together to celebrate historic ties and move forward in faithful witness. They are living their love through action.
What would MLK say?
A rabbi sees parallels between the Civil Rights Movement and The Exodus of the Hebrew people.
United Methodists act against racism
United Methodists joined thousands at a rally on the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s death.