Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Upcoming District Events

Calendar and pen

District Conference: October 13 Midland First UMC – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Fall-o-ween Luncheon: October 31 District Office 3617 Mackinaw, Saginaw – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Clergy Retreat: January 23-24, 2019 Bay Shore Camp

Daily Devotionals

Mountain Lake

September 2018 1 Chronicles 15-29

Plan Your Best Event

outreach events

Plan outreach events that build relationships and growth By Dr. Kim Pope-Seiberling This podcast focuses on planning outreach events that connect with your community and build relationships. The purpose is to make the church known in your community, not necessarily (at first) to get people in the pew. Remember: It take time to build relationships! [youtube v=”46JhxSiLpG8″]

Footsteps of Paul Cruise – 2019


Join folks from across the Michigan area on this exciting opportunity for learning and fellowship.  The dates are October 29-November 11, 2019.  We’ll explore the ministry of the Apostle Paul throughout Greece, Italy and Turkey.  Sponsored by Educational Opportunities, this 12 day tour is a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas and sails round… Continue Reading Footsteps of Paul Cruise – 2019

The Good Samaritan Fund of Tuscola County Churches

Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan Fund is a collaborative mission of 15 Tuscola County churches, and several foundations including the United Way.  Donations of dollars and food are dispersed to local families in need. Your dollars and donated food items help many in need.  Thank you. In July 2018, 46 persons in 15 households were helped with… Continue Reading The Good Samaritan Fund of Tuscola County Churches

Children’s Ministry Gatherings

Paint splatters

Upcoming Children’s Ministry Events Following are children’s ministry gatherings held at various churches around the district. Our meetings are casual and we discuss any pressing topics, current events and have Q & A, along with refreshments! Please RSVP to Tina [email protected] if you can attend any of these events! Monday, September 24th at Oscoda UMC… Continue Reading Children’s Ministry Gatherings

Light the Way

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light and Consumers Energy are partnering to offer faith communities two opportunities to save on energy bills: Light the Way involves free energy upgrades + a walk-through energy assessment to faith communities with Consumers service for electric. On average, participating congregations receive more than $1,000 in free upgrades and, as a result… Continue Reading Light the Way

Family Camp

Join us August 17-19! We are excited to offer this event with Bay Shore Camp & Family Ministries, an affiliate ministry of the Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church. Download the flyer More information  

Tasting Tour

If you are a church leader, feel free to RSVP to your zone leader if you would like to have lunch with us and get to know the district leaders. Following is the DZone date and the church location hosting.    July 16 – zone #2 @Vassar  July 17 – zone #7 @Essexville  July 18… Continue Reading Tasting Tour

Forms Time!

Charge Conference forms will be available on line this year. They will be available on the via a hot link to the All churches will be completing the same forms, throughout the Michigan Conference, as they prepare for this falls Church Conference. The site should be available by August 1, 2018 or… Continue Reading Forms Time!

Central Bay District