2020 Youth Mission Week

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The Greater Southwest District invites youth (9th-12th grade) to participate in hands-on community development ministry at Cass Community Social Services in Detroit July 12-17, 2020. This trip is being offered by our District in partnership with staff at Cass, so that even churches that have just one or two or a handful of high school… Continue Reading 2020 Youth Mission Week

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

Lay Equalization Members to Annual Conference

As the Greater Southwest District Lay Leader, I have the opportunity to invite 23 laity, as well as a youth and a young adult, to Annual Conference held May 28-31, 2020 at the Grand Traverse Resort. They would be voting members to equal the number of clergy members. Lay members shall have been professing members… Continue Reading Lay Equalization Members to Annual Conference

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

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