This is the second in a series of reflections by District Superintendents of The Michigan Conference on life and faith during the COVID-19 era. The Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford shares how God’s love is at work in churches of the Midwest District.
Ten months ago, each church in The Michigan Conference seemed to change overnight. Dirk Elliott, Director of Congregational Vibrancy, shares best practices for continuing multi-site ministry once COVID restrictions lift.
Multi-ethnic communication begins by actively listening to the different voices and experiences in your church and community.
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?
It started in England and now is at work in the U.S. Fresh Expressions “takes the church Jesus loves closer to where the people Jesus loves actually are.”
The first of two features introducing six Global Mission Fellows working in Michigan ministry settings. Meet the US-2s of Kalamazoo.
The UMVIM placement may be Costa Rica or Detroit or a site near or far away. Jeanette Harris encourages persons of all ages to be in mission as ambassadors of the UMC.
In this month’s blog, Drinking the Cup, the Rev. John Boley speaks about a series of personal encounters made possible by decades-long connections in The United Methodist Church.
Relationships heal. That’s the focus of this second article in a series about WV churches dealing with the opioid crisis.
In a few short weeks pastors and congregations will be starting their new relationships together.