Two Wesley Foundations, one in Ann Arbor and the other in Mt. Pleasant, have partnered to focus on a basic human need. Water. They invite Michigan United Methodists to a Global Water Summit, March 27 at noon ET.
United Methodist churches across the south opened shelters as winter storms left millions without water or electricity. Gifts to UMCOR’s U.S. Disaster Response #901670 will provide aid for recovery efforts.
While churches are currently not gathering for meals together, the time will come when United Methodists can come back to the table with favorite foods to share.
We may be exhausted, but United Methodists can still dream dreams of new life. The Rev. Paul Perez, new Director of Connectional Ministry for The Michigan Conference, offers hope.
On April 6 the announcement was made that all U.S. Jurisdictional Conferences for 2020 are postponed. The Council of Bishops will reschedule in the near future.
Remembering lyrics of Charles Wesley and Bruce Springsteen, Bishop David Bard, reflects on the nature of darkness and light. Looking ahead, he forecasts “The new year will not be dull.”