KAY DeMOSS Senior Editor-Writer, Michigan Area SAGINAW, Mich., January 30, 2016 (MIC) – The first of six Listening Sessions hosted by the Area Design Team was held today at First United Methodist Church here.
On February 1 Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced the availability of online giving to assist the people of Flint as they suffer the ongoing water crisis.
JANUARY 11, 2016; LANSING MI — Today, Bishop Deborah Kiesey announced that Rev. Dwayne Bagley will serve as the new District Superintendent for the Kalamazoo District, effective July 1, 2016.
LANSING MI: On December 7 Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey announced the appointment of the Rev. David Kim to serve as the Superintendent of the Saginaw Bay District of the Detroit Annual Conference, effective July 1, 2016.
West Michigan and Detroit Conference North Central Jurisdictional Conference Delegations met on Nov. 4, 2015 and agreed to work together to undertake the solicitation, review, and endorsement of episcopal nominees (i.e. nominees for the role of Bishop in The United Methodist Church).
DECEMBER 10, 2015; LANSING MI: Today, Bishop Deborah Kiesey announced that Rev. John W. Boley will serve as the new Clergy Assistant to the Bishop for the Michigan Area, effective July 1, 2016.
In her December Michigan Meanderings, Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey reflects on how God’s Word speaks to global terror.
An Advent message from Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey …
Dear friends, My heart is breaking over the terrible and tragic attacks that have recently taken place around the world. My prayers are for all those whose lives are impacted by the constant threat of violence and terror.
LANSING MI…Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey has informed the United Methodist Church Council of Bishops of her intent to retire in 2016 at the end of her current 4-year assignment to the Michigan Area.