Four of the 34 women bishops of the United Methodist Church came from Michigan. They are remembered in this summary of a book celebrating their extraordinary Gifts of the Spirit.
In 1984 Bishop Judith Craig was the third woman to be elected to the episcopacy and then she was assigned to The Michigan Area. We grieve her passing on January… Continue Reading Remembering a pioneering bishop
In 2016 The United Methodist Church elected the most women in any new class of bishops in its history, including Bishop Laurie A. Haller.