Registration has begun for Why Water Matters, an ecumenical summit offering workshops, worship, and presentations from United Methodist bishops, Native American activists, professors, and ecumenical faith leaders. Bishop David Bard and Rev. Paul Perez, Michigan Area, are among the speakers. The summit will be held November 16-18, 2017 at Embassy Suites Airport, Minneapolis, MN (7901
On November 20 the Board of Global Ministries sent out 45 trained caregivers of creation.
Places as far flung as Flint, Michigan and Freetown, Liberia found advocates at the UMW Water Rally on May 16 at General Conference.