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

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

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

United Methodist Foundation COVID-19 Resources

The United Methodist Foundation of MI continues to provide new resources. Get more information >>>   CARES Act Individual Provisions from David S. Bell on Vimeo.

The Children’s Ministry Connection with Rev. Kathy Pittenger

 Children’s Ministries can connect via Zoom on Wednesday at 10:00 am.   Read more >>>

Benefits Ministry Shares Holiday

We are writing to inform you of the action approved by our Conference Board of Pension & Health Benefits (CBOPHB). This is a difficult time adversely affecting our daily lives and ministries in many ways. In response, the CBOPHB convened to consider how it might provide a measure of financial relief to our churches over the… Continue Reading Benefits Ministry Shares Holiday

Tips for Worship Online

The Michigan Conference has created webinars on a variety of subjects related to online worship, and more are being added regularly. They include: Your Tech Questions Online Funerals and Memorial Services Shelter in Place – Church Questions Online Church – Worship Planning Online Ministry with Children & Youth Holy Week Online Worship Planning The “Why”… Continue Reading Tips for Worship Online

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