United Methodist police chaplains and pastors who serve in law enforcement discuss what changes might help both officers and the people they serve and protect.
Michigan Conference staff, with the assistance of Michigan Conference Communication, are producing webinars with practical information on how to be in ministry during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The church, says Lay Leader Anne Soles, must make an intentional search for those “not there” as churches use electronic outreach during the pandemic. What other tools must we use?
On Ash Wednesday pastors dip their thumbs into a bowl of ashes and draw a cross on worshipers’ foreheads. The practice is ancient. Learn why ashes connect people with God.
The Rev. John Boley reflects on years of experience relating to pastors across the Michigan Area and watching the TV show, Survivor. The quality he finds of critical importance is high Emotional Intelligence.
The second in a series encouraging good physical health of pastors and parishioners across Michigan. Move more and thrive!
The Michigan Conference Lay Leader reflects on the life of trees and the life of churches. She encourages congregations in transition to consider The New Beginnings program.
Rev. John Boley considers the training styles of Tiger Woods and Roger Federer. He suggests pastors could use both examples to increase their range.
In days gone by one Methodist pastor might serve half a state. United Methodist pastors are still on the move, for these good reasons.
Your pastor not in the church office? He or she is up north in Acme, Michigan participating in The Michigan Annual Conference.