The global connection of The United Methodist Church helps inform and inspire generous giving.
The pastor shares how a church claimed their “congregational DNA.”
Seen on Facebook. Here’s an album of awesome things happening among the faithful in the Michigan Area.
Lee Kricher, pastor of Amplify Church in Pittsburgh, says every church has things that distract from their mission.
God sparks innovations, but only on God’s terms, and those terms usually involve disruption.
Stop boring your congregation with announcements and inspire them with “next steps.”
Global Ministries reimagines its work to bear witness to God’s transforming power
ST. JOHNS, Michigan (MIC) The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes. Sounds like Christmas Eve in Bethlehem, doesn’t it? Well, it was Ash Wednesday in mid-Michigan. Ellen Zienert, pastor of St. Johns First United Methodist Church, Heartland District, describes the experience as a “reverse drive-in” imposition of ashes on the first day of Lent 2016.
CHARMAINE ROBLEDO Mountain Sky Area UMC In response to the popular “Chuck Knows Church,” four United Methodist clergywomen in the Yellowstone Annual Conference have come together to offer “Chicks Know Church.”
KAY DeMOSS Senior Editor-Writer, Michigan Area Seeking revitalization in the New Year? The Michigan Area introduces the Trinity of Transformation … three staff members who are ready to assist churches on the journey to new life. Dirk Elliott. Naomi Garcia. Gary Step. These faces are not new to the West Michigan and Detroit conferences. But