ERT Training Feb-Mar 2018

Early Response Teams (ERTs) fill a specific need in the early days after a disaster to clean out flood-damaged homes, remove debris, place tarps on homes, and otherwise help to prevent further damage, while providing a caring Christian presence. ERTs are not a first-response group of emergency workers, nor are they recovery, rebuild, or repair

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Roots & Branches April 7, 2018

On April 23, 1968 at the uniting General Conference in Dallas, Texas, representatives of the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church joined hands as the churches merged into one of the largest Protestant denominations in the world. Commemorations of this will be held in various places across the world of United Methodism. On

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Keep Making Peace April 14, 2018

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for the 16th Annual Keep Making Peace event to be held Saturday, April 14, 2018. The event is hosted at University United Methodist Church, 1120 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. The theme for the days is “Sharing God’s Grace in Perilous Times.” Keynoters for

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Vision Day April 26, 2018

Vision Day will be held on April 26, 2018 from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm  at CrossWind Community Church, 1683 142nd Ave., Dorr MI 49323. Fresh Expressions Vision Day is a one-day training event that provides the perfect opportunity to discover what it means to be the Church in new and creative ways.  At the

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Holy Land with Bards November, 2018

  Eighty persons have signed up for the Bishop’s Holy Land Classic Journey and there’s still room for more! O November 12-21, 2018, Bishop David Bard and his wife Julie will follow in the ancient and venerated footsteps of thousands of faithful Christians. Sponsored through Educational Opportunities, this 10-day tour visits a number of locations

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Wesley Pilgrimage July 2018

Registration is underway for the 2018 Wesley Pilgrimage in England, a powerful leader formation experience which seeks to connect United Methodist lay and clergy leaders to Jesus Christ in a way that is deeply steeped in the Wesleyan tradition. Applications also are being accepted for 24 scholarships that will be awarded to commissioned provisional elders

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