Christmas will be different this year for churches, individuals, and families. While some traditions must be put on hold, new activities are telling and sharing the story of Jesus’ birth.
The United Methodist Connection continues to provide worship resources for local churches to use this Advent season and into the new year.
Subscribers to the Michigan conference Active Group Health Insurance Plan should read this important information and download materials. Enrollment ends on November 30.
Jesus and Justice are the focus of these online learning opportunities starting next week. Register now for the Christmas through Jewish Eyes experience or the Disabilities to Differences study.
The District Conference will include worship, offering, business meeting (vote on budget and district leadership) followed by a training forum by Bishop Laurie Haller of the Iowa Conference. The registration form (link below) details the event and suggests reading materials to obtain prior to the event from the Cokebury online bookstore. Follow-up email will be… Continue Reading 2020 East Winds District Conference
Security, consistency, framing, and celebration are some key talking points for encouraging and increasing online giving says Pastor Jeremy Steele.
Bishop David Bard asserts that during this time of ongoing pandemic, “Such a moment asks that we think more deeply about the means of grace.” He shares about online communion.
Year-end reports are coming. This is the standardized guide to counting virtual worship attendance for the Michigan Conference.
Encouraging news. COVID-19 has left a mark on giving to denomination-wide ministries. GCFA, however, is happy to report a slight rebound in July.
Coach training and the Readiness to Launch network are two excellent online offerings from the conference office of Congregational Vibrancy. Sign up now!