The peace that passes
Members of a growing Michigan Conference Contemplative Cohort invite you to spend Fridays in Advent exploring a form of contemplative prayer. This week, Rev. Greg Lawton invites us into the… Continue Reading The peace that passes
Peace with Justice Offering
This Peace with Justice toolkit helps you support ministries of reconciliation.
Call to prayer for Ukraine
“I invite every United Methodist congregation in this conference to carry prayers for peace into the holy season of Lent, beginning with Ash Wednesday on March 2,” says Bishop David… Continue Reading Call to prayer for Ukraine
A holy season full of surprises
In this year’s Advent message, Bishop David Bard notes that some surprises are bad. But he adds we can also expect to be surprised by God’s joy, hope, and love… Continue Reading A holy season full of surprises
Peace with Justice Offering May 30
Create pathways for peacemaking, peacekeeping and peacebuilding in Michigan through support of the Peace with Justice Offering on May 30, 2021.
God’s dream for no gun violence
The prophet Isaiah celebrates God’s vision for peace. The Rev. Glenn Wagner contrasts that with the “seemingly endless cycle of gun violence in the U.S. “
Music shares Jesus’ healing love
A hospice chaplain finds, “Music can awaken the deepest level of emotional response in positive ways.” It’s a tool that shares Jesus’ love.
Missionaries promote peace in Korea
Adam Shaw has worked for two years as a United Methodist missionary in Korea. “It seems like many issues divide the U.S., but North Korea is not one of them,”… Continue Reading Missionaries promote peace in Korea
Prayer provides spiritual connection
Since late March, members of Grosse Pointe UMC have spent 8 am to 8 pm each Saturday in prayer. Said one, “I feel a sense of peace.”
Watch for God to show up
After seeing a deer in her backyard and watching it for five minutes or so, Pastor Elizabeth Hurd found herself thinking about the ways that God breaks into our lives.