One to One Information Available

2020 HD One-to-One Schedule 2020 HD One-to-One Reflection Questions

“Keep Sowing, Keep Dancing”

The 2020 Virtual Annual Conference theme was, “Sowing Seeds: Rooting, Tending, Reaping.” Bishop David Bard’s sermon for opening worship focused on soil work and seed work.” ~ mic photo/Mark Doyal The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference opened with worship on Sunday evening, July 26. Worshipers scattered across the entire state were united online, sowing seeds… Continue Reading “Keep Sowing, Keep Dancing”

Lay Servant Ministries Fall Class Information

Blessings from Colleen Croxall & Anne Marie Hanna Co-Directors Heritage District Lay Servant Ministries         1.  All fall classes will be offered by Zoom only.  If you register for a class, the class will not be cancelled due to a “Stay at Home” order.        2.  Zoom classes will be available… Continue Reading Lay Servant Ministries Fall Class Information

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

Alpha Zones Have Been Realigned

View the new Heritage District zone details here >>>

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