Delegates to the upcoming North Central Jurisdictional Conference are asked to engage resources on White Supremacy prior to conversations at the conference.
With a poet’s creativity and a pastor’s heart, Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai nourishes a bold vision of a church that is spiritually grounded in God and in United Methodist identity and… Continue Reading Bigham-Tsai nourishes a bold vision
The Committee on Episcopacy recommends to delegates to the upcoming North Central Jurisdictional Conference that the number of active bishops is not sustainable and should be returned to nine until… Continue Reading NCJ committee proposes return to 9 bishops
In response to Judicial Council decision 1445, the Council of Bishops (COB) has formally set the dates for regular sessions of the Jurisdictional Conferences of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to… Continue Reading North Central Jurisdictional Conference 2022
A look back at highlights of the past twelve months in The Michigan Conference reveals resiliency, hope, and generosity in the face of a pandemic and tensions in the denomination.
The North Central Jurisdictional Conference met online November 10-11. Michigan Conference leaders reflect on the extraordinary nature of their time together.
On Nov. 10-11, 2021, NCJ delegates talked about anti-racism, the future of The UMC, voted to reduce NCJ bishops by one, and also approved “The Covenant to Build BeLoved Community.”
In the spirit of Isaiah, the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional officer of The UMC, reflects on the covenant made by the delegates to the North Central Jurisdictional Conference.
Reflecting on the church home we choose or are adopted into, the Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne imagines the future of the continuing United Methodist Church and emerging denominations.
Michigan Conference delegation co-chairs Laura Witkowski and the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, comment on the upcoming session of the NCJ Conference, November 10-11, 2021.