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Young adults serve through MI-1

MI-1 serves at NOAH

The Michigan Conference has long been a leader in leadership development with young adults. A new program, MI-1, provides 18 to 28-year-olds opportunities for service. 

Michigan gets a helping hand

Young people lend a hand in Michigan

Please welcome three new Global Mission Fellows. Meet the women who arrived in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Detroit for two years of service with God’s people in The Michigan Conference.

The US-2 program turns 70 years young

US-2 with client at NOAH

The United Methodist US-2 program has sent young missionaries across the nation in service since 1951. Barbara Brooks, Amy Brown, and Emily Palm are familiar names in the Michigan Conference.

Juggling life in a pandemic

Yeo Jin Yun at Eastern Market during the pandemic

Yeo Jin Yun is a US-2 serving in Detroit since August 2019. She believed she was “doing a great job juggling the different elements of pandemic living.” Then she hit “a brick wall.”

Looking for young world-changers

Two young adults--Asti White and Emily Burns--who served in Kalamazoo as US-2s.

The US-2 track is accepting applications through November 30. If you are a young person, 20-30 years old, consider becoming a part of this program that has changed the world for 70 years.

US-2s serve a city they now love

City of Detroit welcomes three young missionaries

The second of two features introducing six Global Mission Fellows in Michigan ministry settings. Meet the city of Detroit’s US-2s.

US-2s share love in Kalamazoo

US 2 Emily Burns on the grow in Kalamazoo

The first of two features introducing six Global Mission Fellows working in Michigan ministry settings. Meet the US-2s of Kalamazoo.

There’s a new missionary in town

Young adult missionary Lauren Norton

Lauren Norton grew up in Georgia and felt tugged by God as a college student. She has moved to Detroit for two years of service as a Global Mission Fellow.

Fellows at work in Michigan

Global Mission Fellows include Emily Burns

At the present time, seven young adult missionaries are serving in Michigan. Three of these Fellows talk about their service with God’s people in Kalamazoo and Detroit.

Global Mission Fellows have arrived

Four Global Mission Fellows headed for Michigan

Yeo, Nathan and Samantha are now in ministry in Detroit. Kathryn is serving in Kalamazoo. These four young adult missionaries continue a strong US-2 tradition in the Michigan Area.