Four Michigan Conference leaders — Bishop David Bard, Rev. Benton Heisler, Laura Witkowski, and Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai — offer their initial responses to the separation plan announced on January 3rd.
20 days of free coaching will be available to all pastors and laity in The Michigan Conference starting Feb. 7. Sign up and start the year refreshed.
In his first Joyful Journey blog of 2020, Bishop David Bard talks about important tasks before The Michigan Conference of The UMC … ministry work, soul work, and grief work.
The Rev. Jeffrey R. Maxwell will begin service as the interim Superintendent of the Central Bay District on January 1, 2020. Bishop David Bard will soon appoint a permanent D.S. whose term begins July 1st.
The Michigan Conference is currently involved in numerous efforts in church planting and congregational renewal, including a creative new worship ministry in Midtown Detroit led by the Rev. Jon Reynolds.
They heard reports, they got acquainted, they felt the Spirit, and they made a statement. Eighteen members of the Michigan Conference Delegation prepared for their work at the 2020 NCJ Conference next July.
Again this Advent, Bishop David Bard asks The Michigan Conference to help heal human suffering with generous contributions to disaster recovery efforts both around the world and across the state.
The EngageMI Fundraising Challenge raised $30,119 from 309 donors in three weeks. An additional $13,000 in prizes were awarded. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of neighbors!
The Michigan Conference Health Insurance open enrollment for Active Group health insurance subscribers runs November 1-15, 2019. Here’s what to do and how to do it.
Today is Day 8 of the EngageMI Fundraising Challenge. Eleven days remain. Donate now and make a difference in the lives of people in all four corners of the state.