Laity supporting clergy
Laity and clergy benefit one another in shared ministry and there are key ways laity and clergy can better partner together.
Pastor honored for 60 years of service
The 60-year ministry of Rev. Dr. Lowell “Wally” Walsworth was recently celebrated at a Ministry Sunday service where a seminary scholarship in his honor was also announced.
Virtual church will continue
The COVID-19 pandemic affected the ways in which we worship together, and one United Methodist pastor in Louisiana says the change is for the good as his ministry has expanded.
Good to be together
Attendees reflect on their experiences at this year’s Annual Conference, feeling renewed and inspired as they return home to their places of ministry.
AC presents awards and honors
Awards and recognitions were given to individuals and congregations at the 2022 Michigan Annual Conference in honor of outstanding service.
Celebrating extraordinary women
Three Michigan clergy women talk about mentors who made a difference in their faith journeys. Who were the women who inspired YOU growing up?
Being better at church business
Glenn Wagner offers ideas from scripture and from experience about how to help churches with the business details of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
The challenges that face us
By the Rev. Paul Perez, this month’s blog is part two of a series reflecting on the Michigan Conference’s Strategic Directions. It focuses on the missional and connectional challenges facing… Continue Reading The challenges that face us
Jesus proved every life is a ministry
James Kang, writing for Rethink Church, says now is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to embrace the idea that ministry can happen with “a congregation of one.”
32 coaches now taking assignments
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.