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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.”

An Independence Day prayer

Celebrate Independence Day 2010

Like everything else in this summer of 2020, Independence Day will not be observed in the usual ways. Take this opportunity to pray for God’s people and their leaders.

The long, meandering trek

Moses starts a long journey from Egypt

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.” 

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.

All of Us Together: A Prayer Vigil for Racial Justice

The Michigan Conference Board of Justice invites Michigan United Methodists to gather for prayer, reflection, and a call to action in solidarity with nation-wide protests for racial justice. Watch live on facebook.com/miumc or on register to watch on ZOOM: http://ow.ly/LuHS50A0e2J.

Cabinet calls for transformation

Full Cabinet commits to anti-racism

The Full Cabinet responds to protests created by murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Dion Johnson, and the systemic patterns that brought these tragedies about.

Advocacy Team Training

This 2 hr. interactive advocacy workshop will train participants how to be more effective advocates for peace and justice, even while isolated at home. We will go in-depth on FCNL’s relationship-based style of lobbying and teach fundamental skills of strategic interactions with members of Congress. We will take an action together, and participants will learn… Continue Reading Advocacy Team Training

Prayerdemic set for Memorial Day

Participate in Prayerdemic on May 25

Bishop David Bard is among those signing an open letter to unite Christians in Greater Lansing across racial and ethnic divides. Join a Facebook Live Prayerdemic at noon on May 25.

Learn to be a grassroots advocate

Advocate for Justice

Learn how to be an effective advocate for peace and justice in this two-hour online workshops scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 from 6-8 pm. 

Hear King speak afresh

Attend an original stage adaptation of King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” features Lansing area talent hosted by Sycamore Creek Church.