Come to camp for a day of work, fun, and fellowship as we prepare Judson Collins Camp for its summer activities. May 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm This is a family friendly event. Come for the whole day or come for part of the day. A free lunch is provided. Click here to register.
Heritage District EngageMI Ambassadors are knowledgeable and ready to answer questions in understanding and reporting the Learn, Give, Act program for 2019. Elisabeth Danielsons, Ann Arbor West Side UMC, firstname.lastname@example.org, 734-663-4164 Pastor Larry Embury, Griffith/Pope UMCs, email@example.com, 517-663-6262 Roberta King, Dixboro UMC, firstname.lastname@example.org, 734-776-1019 Rev. Larry Rubingh, Allen UMC, email@example.com, 517-200-8416 Marsha Weber, Britton Grace UMC, firstname.lastname@example.org, 517-270-9086 Chuck Woolley,… Continue Reading Heritage District EngageMI Ambassadors
June 16-22, 2019 Youth aged 13 through grade 12 can now experience a week serving in mission in Michigan. Rev. Ruth VanderSande is our district leader for this amazing mission at Cass Community Social Services in Detroit. Opportunities for mission work are available in food prep, Green Industries, building and grounds projects, Tiny Homes, and… Continue Reading Heritage District Youth Mission Week
The day after the closing of General Conference, I sit and ponder what has happened. I have more questions about where the United Methodist Church is now than prior to the General Conference. The Traditional Plan was approved; however, pieces of this plan have gone to the Judicial Council to determine if they are legal… Continue Reading A Reflection on GC2019 by the District Superintendent
Register now for a 2019 Spring Lay Servant Ministry class. The due date is February 21. Download a registration form — 2019 Spring Lay Servant Training Registration Check out the brochure — 2019 Lay Servant Spring Classes Brochure
If you attended a Vision Day, follow up with a Michigan Roundtable session. Ask in-depth questions about the concepts, theological foundations and the developmental process of fresh expressions. Envision the implications of fresh expressions for your specific congregation and community. Receive up close and personal guidance on how to take next steps on your fresh expressions journey. For… Continue Reading Michigan Roundtables Spring 2016
You are invited to attend Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders (MSTI), an interdenominational workshop for clergy and other church leaders that teaches participants how to deal more effectively with interpersonal, congregational, and other forms of group conflict. This outstanding training event will be hosted by Utica United Methodist Church in Sterling Heights, MI… Continue Reading Workshop for Conflict Transformation
Every month the active and retired clergy of Zone 3 Heritage District gather together for lunch, prayer and fellowship. On January 7th we gathered at the North Lake UMC where host pastor Todd Jones showed all of us some excellent hospitality. With the redistricting process and the new Zone configurations we wanted to continue our… Continue Reading New Zones – Clergy Gathering
You are invited to register for an outstanding continuing education opportunity. The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan, along with several other United Methodist Foundations throughout the Midwest, has partnered with Lakeside Chautauqua for the past few years in a multi-day learning conference. Clergy and laity involved in stewardship, finance, development, and planned giving leadership are invited to… Continue Reading 2019 Generosity & Stewardship Conference
With just a few spaces left for at annual conference, all district at-large-delegates must apply and obtain a pastor’s signature. Please complete the attached form (2019 MI AC Application) and return it to the Heritage District Lay Leader, Max Waagner by January 16, 2019. Thank you! MI Area Annual Conference is May 30 – June… Continue Reading Attention District At-Large Delegates to Annual Conference!