STEP ONE: The Gathering exists to provide food for body and soul in Harrison, MI. Ministry Shares dollars support them in this life-sustaining ministry. They are looking for new partners. Continue Reading Meet the do-it church in Harrison, Michigan
In this op-ed, retired pastor Glenn M. Wagner shares from his four decades of pastoral experience significant benefits of the “United” in our UMC.
STEP ONE: God’s Country Cooperative Parish has been connecting churches and helping neighbors in the U.P. since 1983. Paying Ministry Shares is an important first step in supporting outreach at… Continue Reading Engaging with neighbors in the Upper Peninsula
The Michigan Conference announces program staff restructuring, reductions, and reassignments needed to meet budget projections for 2024.
The first of a series of articles that explains how an initiative called “EngageMI” helps churches take steps to be in “ministry with” others.
“This is what we are here for.” For many members, the heart of the Annual Conference is the raising of the card to vote on the business at hand.
The Michigan Conference Board of Global Ministries expresses deep gratitude to 42 Michigan congregations that completed requirements for recognition as EngageMI Churches in 2020. Their giving met their neighbors’ needs.
While COVID-19 has kept people apart for the past 12 months, United Methodist congregations have still come together in new ways. Generous gifts to Ministry Shares enabled exciting new ministries.
Despite the pandemic in 2020, Wesley Park United Methodist Church was one of many congregations paying 100% of Ministry Shares. That enables the Michigan Conference to make a difference with… Continue Reading A greater church family
Faithful payment of Ministry Shares makes good things happen. A visit to Flint, MI celebrates a church that paid 100% in a difficult year, and a ministry that adapted to… Continue Reading Giving and receiving in the city of Flint