Three resolutions were overwhelmingly supported by the five U.S. jurisdictions of The United Methodist Church, signaling a new way forward as the church looks toward the 2024 General Conference and… Continue Reading Grassroots resolutions point toward UMC’s future
In response to this year’s horrific mass shootings and increased violence, a number of U.S. annual conferences including the Michigan Conference passed resolutions proactively addressing the issue and calling on… Continue Reading Conferences take action on gun violence
Resolutions for three social justice issues were adopted by The Michigan Conference at Annual Conference. Practical next steps for advocacy are outlined for addressing gun violence, cancellation of federal student… Continue Reading Get started in Conference advocacy
“This is what we are here for.” For many members, the heart of the Annual Conference is the raising of the card to vote on the business at hand.
From June 3 to June 6, 2021, the Virtual Michigan Annual Conference traveled through a strange land toward a new day singing songs of joy, peace, justice, courage, and hope.
The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference took place on screens across the state on July 26-28. Bishop David Bard presided from a studio in Lansing. The essential mission was accomplished.
Clergy, laity, churches and districts of The Michigan Conference are invited to submit legislation to the 2019 Annual Conference. Here’s how to prepare your resolutions.