2023 Pre-Retirement Seminar

The Pre-Retirement Seminar for clergy and conference lay employees, sponsored by the Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits, will be held October 2-3, 2023 at the Delamar, Traverse City, Michigan. This seminar is designed to assist you in planning for your retirement. Read more >>>

Children’s Ministry Central

Jesus welcomes little children.  We should, too. Get the latest information here >>>

Youth Corner

Get the latest information here! Lots of great stuff is coming up. Go to the Youth Page >>>

Saving Grace

Unlock the keys to financial freedom for you and your congregation Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well-Being This exciting new partnership between Wespath and Abingdon Press draws on the expertise of United Methodist leaders across the connection through videos, a workbook, a leader guide and devotional materials. With study sessions for both pastors and laity, participants… Continue Reading Saving Grace

Update Leadership Information in Brick River

Churches can stay connected to the conference and well-informed by updating their 2023 leadership roster in the Michigan Conference’s database. Calling all churches within the Michigan Conference! Have you updated your 2023 leadership roster in Brick River, the official Michigan Conference database? It’s simple to do. Plus, it’s essential so we can stay connected and… Continue Reading Update Leadership Information in Brick River

One to One Interview Time!

Hello incoming and current Central Bay pastors! It’s time to schedule your One to One Interview with DS Kasper for 2023. One to One Interviews are for pastors who WILL be in Central Bay District July 1st. If you are retiring or if your church is in a new district after July 1, you do not… Continue Reading One to One Interview Time!

Transition Coaching

Your new appointment qualifies you for up to 12 coaching sessions! Download the full flyer and more information >>>

Two mandated trainings in 2023

All appointed clergy, including those serving in retirement, and laypersons assigned as District Superintendent Assignments Healthy Boundaries (Clergy Sexual Ethics) Online Training/March – May, 2023 WHY IT IS MANDATED For the last three decades, quadrennial training in the area of clergy sexual ethics has been required in the Michigan Conference and its predecessor conferences. The… Continue Reading Two mandated trainings in 2023

2023 CB District Ministry Shares

Checks mailed to: Central Bay DistrictPO Box 5386Saginaw, MI 48603First half due May firstSecond half due October firstTotal to be paid in full by October 31, 2023 989.793.8838 or [email protected] call or email with any questions Download the full list of 2023 CB District Ministry Shares >>>

Clergy Retreat

Registration is Open! January 23-25, 2023  – THE CENTRAL BAY CLERGY RETREAT             Available to all Clergy and those clergy serving in Retirement             At Bay Shore Camp.                         Theme:  “Enough”   What is enough?  Am I enough?  What is your worth?  Who or what                                               determines it?  What does God say about enough? … Continue Reading Clergy Retreat

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