2022 Annual Conference

Based on Psalm 30, the 2022 Annual Conference focused on resiliency as our church journeys through pandemics, denominational, and social change. Find legislative results, materials and videos at 2022.michiganumc.org.

District Highlights

The Service of Recognition, Commissioning, and Ordination included these District clergy:
Dan Colthorp & Nate Starkey – completed Course of Study
Ian Boley & Mikki Sandlin – commissioned as Elders
Julia Humenik & Heather McDougall-Walsh – ordained as Elders
Lane Van – transferred into the Conference

Rev. Craig Van Beek, serving Burnips and Monterey Center UMCs, received a Harry Denman Award for Evangelism. Named after the well-known evangelist, this award honors United Methodists whose exceptional ministry brings people into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. Read more