Conference takes care of business
“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.
Psalms alive at AC 2021
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.
Summary of actions on resolutions
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.
The stage is set for AC 2021, coming June 3-6
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.
Take action to create change
The General Board of Church & Society offers a “Creating Change Together” toolkit to help you create engagement and put faith into action.
God’s dream for no gun violence
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. “
Michigan delegation affirms GC delay
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.
Bishops call GC session May 8, 2021
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
Save these dates for Virtual AC 2021
The dates for the Virtual 2021 Michigan Annual Conference have been set for June 1-6, with Recognition, Commissioning, and Ordination to be celebrated on June 13. Mark your calendars now.
AC 2021 legislation due February 15
Individuals, local churches, and conference agencies are reminded that resolutions to the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference are due on February 15. Here are some guidelines for legislation.