We put masks on. We take masks off. Both actions are important says Bishops David Bard as he considers the pandemic, division in The United Methodist Church, and uncovering events in our history.
Bishop David Bard talks about the continuing pandemic and how Michigan United Methodists can promote public health and further the common good as COVID enters a new phase.
Some United Methodist churches are returning to online-only worship as another wave of the virus strikes. Congregations are also taking steps to reach vaccine holdouts.
Bishop David Bard thanks church leaders for their patience and careful planning for the common good as a corner is turned in the pandemic.
Bishop David Bard urges Michigan leaders and congregations to continue to be wise and loving in making decisions about pandemic safety measures.
The spread of both COVID-19 nad Malaria is being mitigated around the world by Global Ministries’ Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene facilities.
On June 1 Governor Whitmer and Bishop Bard lifted restrictions on in-person worship. But that doesn’t mean return to worship as usual in churches across the state. Be ready for changes.
Life in Michigan has not been the same since March 24th, when Governor Gretchen Whitmer first acted for the safety of the state. United Methodists continue to be the church.
Some heroes play the bagpipes. Others make face shields for healthcare workers. Many heroes humble themselves by wearing a mask. Meet some Michigan United Methodist heroes and tell us of some you know.