There is no actual offering plate at a virtual annual conference. However, Michigan United Methodists are invited to make contributions that will support our covenant partners in Haiti and Liberia.
The Global Health initiative of the General Board of Global Ministries has integrated the work of Imagine No Malaria with its Mother, Newborn, and Child Health program.
COVID-19 has not stopped the vital service of United Methodist missionaries. They are #StillInMission and relating to their supporting churches online.
Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr., Liberia Conference, is among African bishops considering a relationship with other traditionalists if the UMC splits over theological differences on human sexuality.
The General Board of Global Ministries made financial allocations at its spring meeting with the emphasis on justice and the fact that Jesus cares.
The Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue shares a lesson from Liberia’s history and calls the Church to action against the increasing violence of racism, misogyny, and xenophobia in the United States.
Wheelchairs from Pennsylvania and a $5,000 grant from Michigan both to Liberia. New possibilities for Volunteers in Mission in Haiti. God is at work among covenant partners of The Michigan Conference.
UMW in Liberia is training women to make soaps and sanitary pads to generate income and provide needed products in rural villages.
Members of the 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference did a new thing … a mail-in ballot. Those were counted August 28 and the vote totals were announced by Bishop David Bard on Labor Day.
Haitian Assets for Peace International, the Bishop Judith Craig Children’s Village, and Michigan Disaster Response are the 2020 recipients of Annual Conference giving.