Board of Global Ministries

“We seek to express the total mission of the church in the context of a global setting”


Establish, oversee and interpret advance projects at all levels.
[Karen Williams – 810-640-2280 – [email protected]]

General Board of Global Ministries
The Advance
Spotlight Church and Mission & Ministry Projects 2018


Design and implement a process of communication throughout the conference.
[Courtney Williams – 734-657-2490]

Health and Wellness

Direct and oversee annual conference relationships with related agencies and efforts.
[Mary Solterman – 810-359-8574]

• Accessibility Grants
• Charge to Safety and Healthiness of Church Properties

Hunger/United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

Direct and oversee projects related to hunger and UMCOR.
[Duane Miller – 989-426-2644]

United Methodist Committee on Relief – UMCOR
Imagine No Malaria
Nothing But Nets

Mission Personnel

Direct and oversee the General Board of Global Ministries mission personnel serving in or related to our annual conference.
[Jackie Euper – 517-625-2920 – [email protected]]

• Meet the Michigan Missionaries (web sites, support information)

Town and Country

Direct and oversee projects related to town and country ministries, including country parishes
[Katie Peterson – 906-492-3680 – [email protected]]

• Mustard Seed Grant
• Eastside Covenant Cooperative Parish
• Caring Covenant Group Ministry
• Seven Churches United Group Ministry
• South Central Cooperative Ministry
• God’s Country Coop
• Five Community Parish’s websites
Looking Glass Community Services

Volunteers in Mission (VIM)

Direct and oversee VIM projects.
[Tom Anderson – work: 989-422-5622  cell: 989-808-9271 – [email protected]  ]

• Forms for Ministry Jubilee Grants  #1316
North Central Jurisdiction VIM website
• Other Jurisdictional VIM websites
• Upcoming Events such as Festivals of Opportunity
• VIM Journal – place for people to tell their stories

Executive Committee

Direct and manage the work of the board between meetings.
[Don Gotham – 586-731-7667]

Secretaries of Global Ministries

Direct interpretation in districts and local congregations.
[Jackie Euper – 517-625-2920 – [email protected]]