Response to devastating floods in Upper Peninsula
Michigan Disaster Response is working to organize response to devastating floods that caused massive damage in Houghton, Hancock, Lake Linden, Hubbell and surrounding areas. Read article.
The State of Michigan has stopped providing bottled water and significant concerns about the safety of Flint water remain. Two United Methodist churches serve as Help Centers, providing our neighbors with access to water filters, nutrition education, stress management classes, and other resources such as skin cream. LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP.
Weaving Our Future
How do we have difficult conversations in The United Methodist Church? That is a question Bishop David Alan Bard of Michigan raises as we share hopes, dreams and concerns about the ministry of the church with those who identify as lesbian,bisexual,gay,transgendered, or queer. To assist with this discussion, the bishop invited two individuals that have had these conversations before to share their personal theological and Wesleyan understanding of these positions. WATCH THE VIDEO
Other Resources including Truth and Reconciliation
Looking for more resources on LBGTQ persons and the church? DOWNLOAD RESOURCES provided by Bishop Bard, or check out this video produced independently by the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force. WATCH THE VIDEO
One State. Two Conferences. One Church.
With nearly 850 churches and counting across the state of Michigan, we’re sure you’ll find a United Methodist Church close to home.