Clergy and lay members will vote on various business and legislative matters at the 2023 Michigan Annual Conference, including approving the disaffiliation of 60 churches.
Laura Witkowski gives honest advice to lay members attending the 2023 Michigan Annual Conference.
“This is what we are here for.” For many members, the heart of the Annual Conference is the raising of the card to vote on the business at hand.
From June 3 to June 6, 2021, the Virtual Michigan Annual Conference traveled through a strange land toward a new day singing songs of joy, peace, justice, courage, and hope.
Saturday, June 5, was a business day for the 2021 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference. Bishop David Bard and Secretary Joy Barrett helped members get their legislative work done.
AC 2021 begins with the Clergy Session and Laity Event on June 3 and ends with a Day of Action against child hunger on June 6. Registration ends May 15.
The General Board of Church & Society offers a “Creating Change Together” toolkit to help you create engagement and put faith into action.
The prophet Isaiah celebrates God’s vision for peace. The Rev. Glenn Wagner contrasts that with the “seemingly endless cycle of gun violence in the U.S. “
In a meeting on March 13, the Michigan Delegation contemplated the impacts of postponement of the General Conference and offered support for the contextual ministry of the church.
With General Conference postponed until August of 2022, the Council of Bishops has called a special online session on May 8, 2021. The purpose is to enable the handling of… Continue Reading Bishops call GC session May 8, 2021