Back-to-school time is exciting but can also produce anxiety. Beth Pelkey, Northern Skies Co-District Lay Leader, shares some creative ways we can help our friends and neighbors.
This pastoral letter from the Connectional Ministries Team Staff offers a prayer of lament along with the names of the local pastors, clergy, and churches within the Michigan Conference leaving… Continue Reading A pastoral letter to laity
Register for Discipleship Ministries’ new Prayer Partner Project, which starts in September, and join other United Methodists returning to the basics of discipleship in prayer.
By attending track-and-field meets and motocross events with her grandchildren, Cyndy Rossman, East Winds District Co-Lay Leader, has learned that church can happen anywhere.
Laura Witkowski gives honest advice to lay members attending the 2023 Michigan Annual Conference.
Lay members to Annual Conference are invited to a Zoom orientation on May 4 or 6. First-time participants and those needing a refresher are welcome.
When experiencing a desert season, how do you move forward and find God’s presence and guidance? John Seppanen, Heritage District Lay Leader, shares some thoughts that have helped him out… Continue Reading Finding a way out of the desert
Have you thought about your calling as a layperson lately? What is God calling you to do? God calls us all, and sometimes that call is to the ministry of… Continue Reading Discern Your Call: CLM Discovery
Lay leaders are key to local church ministry, encouraging all members of the body of Christ to listen for God’s voice and join other believers on the road to wellness.
Laity and clergy benefit one another in shared ministry and there are key ways laity and clergy can better partner together.