From the Conference Treasury Office

Information on 2021 conference ministry shares calculations, benefits ministry shares invoices and worker’s compensation can be found here:  https://mailchi.mp/michiganumc.org/treasury-e-newsletter-2021mscalculations?e=8ef80c1496

2021 Ministry Shares

2021 Heritage District Ministry Shares Download the Excel spreadsheet >>> Download the PDF version >>>

Embracing a Third Way

Naomi Garcia examines scripture and encourages others to join her in the anti-racism initiative of The Michigan Conference. It’s the third way; a Jesus thing to do. Read more >>>

Interested in Applying for Lay Equalization Member to 2021 Annual Conference?

The application is now available for those interested in applying to be a lay equalization member to the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference.  The Heritage District can fill 38 positions.  Initial deadline for submitting an application is December 4 with final selection and notification happening around January 15, 2021.  If you have questions, reach out to… Continue Reading Interested in Applying for Lay Equalization Member to 2021 Annual Conference?

2020 Charge Conferences

All SPRC/Charge Conferences will be held via Zoom.  Zoom links will be emailed to clergy and SPRC Chairpersons a few days prior to your assigned date.  SPRC meeting will begin at the start time listed and charge conference will begin 45 minutes after the start time of the SPRC meeting.  EXAMPLE:  If your assigned start… Continue Reading 2020 Charge Conferences

Make Change Part of Your Church DNA

The REACH Summit on Oct. 24 is the beginning of a year-long relationship of ongoing support through a REACH Network Group or coaching. Serious about change? Register now.   Computers need them. So do smartphones. Churches do, too. Updates help people and operating systems boost functionality without slowing down. That’s how the Rev. Andy Lee… Continue Reading Make Change Part of Your Church DNA

Engage in 30 Days of Anti-Racism

The General Commission on Religion and Race invites you to engage in 30 days of anti-racism. Share your journey using #30DaysAntiRacism. Encourage others to join you. Campus minister Morgan Stafford has committed himself to live an anti-racist faith and life. “As a white man, I have learned that I’ve benefitted from racism, while people of color… Continue Reading Engage in 30 Days of Anti-Racism

Alpha Zones Have Been Realigned

View the new Heritage District zone details here >>>

ERT Basic Training October 24

Emergency Response Training for Michigan/NCJ Volunteers ERT Training for volunteers looking to organize/lead/ participate in a team for disaster response/recovery efforts . (Michigan/North Central Jurisdiction ) Cornerstone UMC 1675 84th Street Caledonia MI   October 24 8:30 am Registration 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Class Cost : $35 (pay by check on site – Michigan Conference ERT… Continue Reading ERT Basic Training October 24

Connectional Grants Available

Heritage District Connectional Church grants are available to assist local congregations in program ministries or projects.  For additional information and to download the application: click here for Word document click here for PDF document