With the COVID pandemic out of control in Michigan, Bishop David Bard summarizes safety guidelines and urges individuals and churches to exercise patience and care.
The Council of Bishops has pulled back from its plan to hold a one-day virtual General Conference in May 2021. Council President Cynthia Fierro Harvey says more listening and discernment are ahead.
Advent began on November 29. The Michigan Conference has produced new resources that will help your congregation on your virtual journey to Christmas Eve.
The COVID Assurance Act (CAA) protects Michigan workers taking steps to prevent or slow the spread of COVID. It also protects churches that establish safety measures.
Michigan Conference delegates to the next General Conference reflect on the pluses and minuses of the delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 brings uncertainty to the academic year that begins Aug. 24 at Albion College. President Mathew B. Johnson looks forward to facing challenges along with students, faculty, and the community.
Bishop Bard encourages Michigan congregations to wear face coverings for indoor, in-person gatherings and outdoor gatherings where proper social distancing is difficult.
Bishops David Bard, Laurie Haller, and John Hopkins are stepping in for one year to provide episcopal leadership in two areas where Bishops Bruce Ough and Sally Dyck are retiring.
Annual Conference has been rescheduled to a virtual Annual Conference to be held on July 26-29, 2020. Visit our website at https://2020.michiganumc.org/ to learn more. Members of the Michigan Annual Conference will gather for a time of fellowship, worship and legislating during the 2020 Annual Conference at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Thursday, May… Continue Reading Michigan Annual Conference – RESCHEDULED
When will Michigan return to normal operation? That remains uncertain. But the Bishop and leaders of The Michigan Conference are creating strategies to help churches prepare to resume in-person activities.