Design Team finishes listening tour

The New Conference Design Team reports on their six-site Listening Tour that finished on April 28th.

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New conference design takes shape

The Design Team tasked with creating a new Michigan Conference continues to listen to clergy, laity, leadership and the Holy Spirit.

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Design Team moves to Kalamazoo

The third of six Listening Sessions to hear input about the creation of one United Methodist conference in Michigan will be held in Kalamazoo, February 29, 7-9 pm. Those wishing to share concerns, insights, and ideas are invited to First United Methodist Church, 212 South Park Street next Monday. News of the journey toward one

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Listening in Saginaw

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.

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Design Team needs you

The Area Design Team is at work on a plan to create one annual conference in Michigan.

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We’re all ears!

GLENN WAGNER & MARSHA WOOLLEY Design Team co-chairs The Design Team for a New Conference met again on January 12 in preparation for the Listening Sessions that are coming up across the Michigan Area, beginning January 29 in Saginaw (please see schedule of Listening Sessions below). 

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Spiritual Cairns

REV.MELANIE LEE CAREY Clergy Assistant to the Bishop “Just Dinosaurs Mating or a New Church?” Back in June, shortly after it was announced that Michigan United Methodists had overwhelmingly decided to “form one new annual conference for United Methodists in the State of Michigan”,

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