A new Lewis Center for Church Leadership report finds that churches disaffiliating from The United Methodist Church are overwhelmingly in the South and Southwest. Compared with remaining United Methodist churches,… Continue Reading Report sheds light on disaffiliating churches
Appointments are being made. Transitions are beginning. This virtual workshop on April 17, 10 am to noon, will help pastors and congregational leadership prepare for healthy goodbyes and hellos.
With COVID-19 forcing churches to move to online worship, many are concerned about finding music they can legally use on the internet. These two Korean United Methodist clergy share free… Continue Reading More music for your Lenten worship
United Methodists, both inside and outside Washington D.C., comment on violence at the nation’s capitol that disrupted but did not stop the democratic process taking place on January 6, 2021.
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.
Sonya Luna celebrates her own growing up and encourages others to participate in Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month.
The Rev. Gil Caldwell’s death on September 4 follows the passing this year of other giants of the civil rights era — the Rev. Joseph Lowery, the Rev. C. T.… Continue Reading Civil Rights pioneer dies
“You know how the [United Methodist] connection is so wonderful,” remarked one pastor whose church took a big hit from Hurricane Laura.
Bishop Bard comments on the changes taking place at Adrian College. He and four Michigan Conference clergy sit on the school’s Board of Trustees.
A sampling of United Methodist-related schools found a strong push to bring students back to dorm rooms and in-person classes, with online courses a big part of the mix.