On Monday, CFA Chair Brad Bartelmay reported on financial challenges, downward trends in payment of Ministry Shares, and the formation of a new task force with a focus on generosity.
The Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits is providing financial relief to congregations through a six-month Benefits Ministry Shares Holiday starting April 1, 2020. Your questions answered here.
As Nancy Wyllys and Becky Emmert leave the Conference Treasury, it’s time to introduce two new staff persons who are there to meet your needs.
A new staffing model launched in The Michigan Conference one year ago. Ministry Shares help staff support churches in making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Ministry Shares support United Methodist seminaries and students on campus. Like the Rev. Deborah Johnson, alumnae of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Hands and hearts will be shaping the future of The UMC. Benton Heisler explains an important action to be taken at the 2019 Michigan Annual Conference meeting May 30-June 1.
UMC general agencies are looking at what a planned budget cut of more than 20% will mean for their work, their staff and the people they serve.
A Task Force is looking at the apportionment giving that supports ministry across the denomination.