Using a Peace with Justice grant, the Phone Ministry Project of First United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, MI distributed cell phones and service to over 100 of their homeless neighbors.
Michigan pastors see signs of hope even as the pandemic hangs on. Centered in Christ, they are partnering with laypersons in their congregations to “build a new kind of church.”
A protection policy lays out the church’s plan for proactive ways to prevent harm. Is your church’s plan up to date?
The Rev. Ted Halsted, a retired pastor from Michigan, was recently interviewed by Wespath as a man with generosity at the center of his life story.
A look back at highlights of the past twelve months in The Michigan Conference reveals resiliency, hope, and generosity in the face of a pandemic and tensions in the denomination.
The Michigan Conference welcomes Angie Anger as the new CFO effective January 17, 2022. The Rev. Alice Fleming Townley joins the staff in a new capacity, and the Rev. Gary Step returns to pastoral ministry.
UMCOR answered many appeals for help in 2021. Here are key responses and a few of the major grants awarded to help alleviate suffering worldwide, including Michigan.
Two UMCOR-trained disaster case managers are now engaging with neighbors in Detroit. Funds are being sought for assistance for survivors of flooding in June 2021. Six months later, people suffer.
Michigan churches are in ministry with partners in their neighborhoods and around the world. Were you an EngageMI congregation in 2021? Reports are due January 10, 2022.
Churches across The Michigan Area are invited to experience a Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 26, featuring Bishop Bard, readers, and musicians from all nine districts.