2020 Charge Conferences

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As we look ahead to fall of 2020 and face unanswered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Conference has decided to convene Fall Church Conferences as Charge Conferences. Instead of inviting the entire membership of each congregation to participate in a called Church Conference, we are gathering just the leaders of each congregation (members… Continue Reading 2020 Charge Conferences

2020 District Ministry Shares Jubilee

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At the 2019 District Conference, our District Superintendent announced that 2020 will be a year of Jubilee for all Greater Southwest District churches. At its October meeting, members of the District Leadership Team approved moving forward with a plan to release churches from paying District Ministry Shares in 2020. This was done with the hope… Continue Reading 2020 District Ministry Shares Jubilee

District Youth serve in Detroit

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Last week, a Mission Team made up of four youth and two adults served at Cass Community Social Services in Detroit. Justice and Zion from Three Rivers: Center Park UMC and Julia and Lincoln from Edwardsburg: Hope UMC were led by Pastor Matt West (Girard) and Corey Sheets (Hope). The team spent time in the… Continue Reading District Youth serve in Detroit