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Starting and Sustaining: A Michigan Conference Board of Global Ministries Event

Wanting to connect the church and community? Wondering how best to sustain and grow a vital ministry? Looking for another approach after good plans don’t work in the same way? Get more information >>>

Respond to Hurricanes Fiona, Ian

In response to disasters in the wake of Hurricanes Fiona and Ian, Michigan United Methodists are called to pray, donate cleaning kits (extended to Oct. 24), and give financially to UMCOR. Read more >>>

Help for Ukraine

Please read more to find out how you can help efforts for the Ukraine. UMCOR and Red Cross are attached. UMCOR Red Cross Ukraine:  Information from General Board of Global Ministries Missionary, Rev. John Calhoun, formerly in Kyiv, Ukraine, concerning aid to Ukraine Dearest ministry partners and friends,  Grace and peace to you in… Continue Reading Help for Ukraine

Local Church Marketing Services

The beauty of the United Methodist connection is best seen in local churches ministering and thriving in unique ways. Each congregation has its own identity, rich history, community relationships, missional partnerships and divine calling. Every church is vital in our global mission to make disciples for the transformation of the world. That is why we are… Continue Reading Local Church Marketing Services

Wesley@CMU T-Shirt Sale

Beloved. Wesley at CMU is an open, authentic campus community committed to transformation in Christ’s way of loving justice. Our hope is for all in our community to know themselves as God’s beloved and to love God, neighbor, and creation in turn. This shirt is a reflection of that hope–to know that we are beloved… Continue Reading Wesley@CMU T-Shirt Sale

ShareChurch Training Series

The first two offerings in the online ShareChurch Training Series have brought together nearly 1,000 church leaders from all over the United States and beyond. We are grateful for the technology to bring you relevant and important principles and ideas across a variety of ministry areas. While gathering in person provides synergies hard to replicate, online training… Continue Reading ShareChurch Training Series

CMU Wesley Has Your Back!

Do you have trouble finding musicians for your live or pre-recorded Sunday service? Or maybe you want some variety to what your church currently has for music? In an effort to help local congregations through the COVID pandemic and all the difficulties that arise with it, CMU Wesley is now offering pre-recorded music videos played… Continue Reading CMU Wesley Has Your Back!

Guide to Counting Virtual Attendance

Year-end reports are coming. This is the standardized guide to counting virtual worship attendance for the Michigan Conference. Starting mid-March, many of our churches launched a new online worshiping community when in-person worship was no longer possible because of COVID-19. It has been a challenge to determine how many people are engaged with virtual worship… Continue Reading Guide to Counting Virtual Attendance

Easter is Coming

A new Executive Order from the Governor: Stay home. Stay safe. Dear friends in Christ, I greet you in the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the peace and power of the Holy Spirit. The words of Paul from Philippians come to mind as I address you today. “I thank my… Continue Reading Easter is Coming

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