Annual Beginning (Youth) Lay Servant and Youth Lay Servant (YLS) weekend for Jr. and Sr. High students.
Cornerstone UMC: 84th Street Campus will host a Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop from 9:00 AM–1:00 PM. Registration is from 8-9 AM. During this event, participants will develop care-giving skills they can use right away.
Come hear Brad Kalajainen, the founding and lead pastor of Cornerstone UMC in Grand Rapids. MI. Cornerstone began as a church plant in 1990. Cornerstone has experienced continual growth over 27 + years, and is now a multisite church of three campuses in Caledonia, Wyoming, and Heritage Hill downtown Grand Rapids. Brad’s passion is helping people know Jesus and make him known, and helping churches recover their vision and effectiveness. Get more information >>>
An organizing conference for New District #4 will be held on Sunday, April 22 from 4-5:30pm at Greenville UMC (204 West Cass Street, Greenville, MI 48838). Please plan to attend if you are clergy or laity in a local church that will become part of the yet-to-be-named District #4.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 5, 2018 – The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) will host Tending Holy Currencies: Training for Annual Conference Leaders in Collegiate Ministry in Nashville, Tennessee on April 23-26, 2018. Registration is available now through March 23, 2018. The event is designed to provide resources and ongoing coaching for members of the Annual Conference Boards of Higher Education and Campus Ministry, collegiate ministers and board members of local collegiate ministry programs. “The previous focus of…
Epiphanies Conference – April 25th 8:30 to 4 PM – The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon – East Lansing, MI
Retired United Methodist Bishop William Willimon will speak on Wednesday, April 25 from 8:30am-4pm at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in East Lansing. Named one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world, Willimon is the author of 70 books and 500 articles, as well as a frequent lecturer at seminaries, colleges and universities around the world. Register at www.epiphaniesconference.com
All church administrators are encouraged to attend this day of learning and networking.
Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, MI When: April 28th (11:30am) – April 29th (noon) What: Enjoy the waterpark, Christian artist The Curt Anderson & keynote Scott Chrostek (Pastor at Resurrection Downtown, Kansas City) , Kansas City) Who: All Youth (grades 6-12) and their leaders Cost: $20 if p Cost: $20 if Postmarked by March 1, 2018 $25 after March 1, 2018 Deadline: April 10th Download the flyer/registration here >>> Group Registration Form >>>
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Korean UMC, 42693 Dequindre Rd Troy, Michigan 48085 Please join us to organize the new #9 district. At the conference the agenda will include selecting a new name for the district,…
“THE JOURNEY TOUR” BUILDING 429 with the Rhett Walker Band & special guests Dan Bremnes & Aaron Cole Midland First UMC – April 29, 2018 – 6:00 pm doors open at 5:15 – this is a free concert (no ticket required) Download the flyer >>>
Rev. Keith Boyette visits Michigan on May 3rd - 6th Rev. Boyette is the president of the WCA and a clergy member of the Virginia Annual Conference. He has 20 years experience as a church planter and has also served on the Judicial Council. He will be at several locations to explain the WCA and why it is needed. This is a great opportunity for all UM laity and clergy to find out about the WCA first hand, learn about the…
Native American Indian Youth Leadership Training - May 3-6, 2018 West River United Methodist Camp: 5100 Chalk Point Rd, West River, Maryland 20778 WHO SHOULD ATTEND? -Native American Indian youth in grades 7 through High School who show the natural gifts to be a leader among their peers. (Gifts are not skills, but rather a natural tendency. This program is to enhance skills.) - We encourage each leader to bring two or more youth. An adult must accompany youth when…
Annual prayer breakfast for the BWD UMW.
Volunteers in Mission are needed!
Training is available.
When: Saturday, May 5, 2018
11 am – 2 pm
Where: Midland FUMC, Hearth Room
A farewell service and reception for retiring Grand Rapids District Superintendent, Bill Haggard is being planned for Sunday, May 6 from 3-5pm.
Annual spring meeting for the United Methodist Men in the Blue Water District.
Registration is open! Youth Worker Network 3.0 will meet January – June and September and October in 2018. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm.
Please join Bishop David Bard, Grand Rapids DS Rev. Bill Haggard and the Clergy Host Committee to learn about a ministry of The United Methodist Church to ensure that all leaders across our global connection have adequate opportunities for theological education.