Keep Christ in the center
Nearing retirement, Rev. John Hice reflects on his hope-filled seminary days, the challenging intervening years, and how he’s kept his ministry focus on Christ.
Emmert to retire from conference staff
The Rev. Donald J. Emmert, Director of Benefits and Human Resources for the Michigan Conference, will retire, effective July 1.
Pastor appreciation from a preacher in the pew
Retired pastor Jack Harnish reflects on what it means to be a preacher in the pew during Pastor Appreciation Month.
Bishop Laurie Haller to retire
Bishop Laurie Haller of the Iowa Conference announced that she plans to retire at the end of 2022, after being on medical leave following a February 16 fall that resulted… Continue Reading Bishop Laurie Haller to retire
Pastor honored for 60 years of service
The 60-year ministry of Rev. Dr. Lowell “Wally” Walsworth was recently celebrated at a Ministry Sunday service where a seminary scholarship in his honor was also announced.
A Michigan United Methodist reflects on 54 years
A teenager when The United Methodist Church was born, Kay DeMoss celebrates how God and humans have been at work together in Michigan for the past half century.
Wespath assures security of benefits
Andy Hendren, CEO of Wespath, the benefits and investment agency of The United Methodist Church, states, “Wespath is ready to support you through any changes.”
To: Retirement … From: Mid-Michigan District — Maple River Parish. Effective July 1, 2022.
To: Retirement … From: Greater Southwest District — Buchanan: First UMC. Effective July 1, 2022.
To: Retirement … From: Mid-Michigan District — Kalamo UMC. Effective July 1, 2022.