Torrential rains hit Wayne and Washtenaw counties in late June. Five congregations in Detroit — Resurrection, Second Grace, Trinity Faith, Metropolitan, and Cass Community–are assessing damage from the flooding.
“We simply cannot continue the relationship with the BSA as it has existed in the past,” say Bishop David Bard and Chancellor Andrew Vorbrich. Here are their recommendations.
“A vital web of interactive ministry” is how the Book of Discipline describes the United Methodist Church. Cathy Rafferty shares how that connectional approach works on the Northern Skies District.
The Michigan Conference has issued an appeal for funding that will assist Haitian Assets for Peace International (HAPI) as they restore services impacted by a fire on July 6, 2021.
Relief efforts continue in Wayne and Washtenaw counties where flooding damaged hundreds of homes. You can help in three ways — donate funds, volunteer, and provide cleaning supplies.
The Rev. Paul Perez shares four Strategic Directions from the Conference Leadership Council as well as missional and connectional challenges. “God is graciously inviting us to sing a new song,” he says.
Michigan Conference-trained coaches are helping leaders experiencing transition. These one-hour coaching sessions last for 12-14 months. Want a coach? Fill out the Coaching Request Form.
The criminalization of Black girls in school and the church’s moral witness through radical discipleship are the focus in this year’s virtual sessions of Mission u. Sessions are free. Register now.
It’s time to put boots on the ground in Greater Detroit to help with the clean-up after flooding last weekend. Here are two opportunities for volunteers able to serve.
How can men find purpose and meaningful relationships? Don Archambeau says UMM is one way to do both. He asks for help in revitalizing UMM in the Michigan Conference.