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