Social distancing measures forced churches to transition to online worship and ministry. As states lift shelter-in-place orders, churches must consider how — or when— to return to in-person worship.
Laura Witkowski, celebrates the way churches are adapting creatively to the challenges of the pandemic and calls for strengthening connection as the Body of Christ.
Bishop David Bard celebrates the creativity of Michigan United Methodists ministering in the shadow of the coronavirus crisis. He offers new possibilities for Easter worship during this ongoing stay-at-home season.
Both bishop and governor have encouraged Michiganders to stay-at-home. We are finding that church really does happen outside the building.
In his first Joyful Journey blog of 2020, Bishop David Bard talks about important tasks before The Michigan Conference of The UMC … ministry work, soul work, and grief work.
The third in a series, “For such a time as this.” Pastor Leslee Fritz talks about the joys of ministry as a second career.
Aiming is always important in life when shooting an arrow, writing a book, or loving people like Jesus loved people. His target was always incredible love.
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.
It’s fall so it is time to get ready for a new year of mission. EngageMI helps mission leaders raise awareness, give dollars and put hands to work with neighbors.
Margaret and Joel both followed God to the margins. Third in a series of stories, “Passing the Mantle,” about Michigan people called into ministry.