In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard talks about being a citizen of America. He says, “Even as we celebrate the United States … We need to see where… Continue Reading Thoughts on America this 4th of July
Saturday, June 5, was a business day for the 2021 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference. Bishop David Bard and Secretary Joy Barrett helped members get their legislative work done.
The Judicial Council has not met since the coronavirus pandemic began. They now plan to use video conferencing to address issues, including the constitutionality of Protocol legislation.
The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference took place on screens across the state on July 26-28. Bishop David Bard presided from a studio in Lansing. The essential mission was accomplished.
The Michigan Annual Conference will be different this year but all essential business will get done. Registration is open now through June 14 for this virtual session. There will be… Continue Reading Virtual AC registration ends June 14
On March 14 the Times published a feature, “Improper Voting Discovered at Methodist Vote on Gay Clergy.” Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, President of the Council of Bishops responds.
General Conference organizers appointed a task force to investigate possible improper voting at the recently completed special session of the top lawmaking body.
Clergy, laity, churches and districts of The Michigan Conference are invited to submit legislation to the 2019 Annual Conference. Here’s how to prepare your resolutions.