Standing at the beginning of another Advent, Bishop Deb reflects on the victorious light of God.
Do you remember "pounding the preacher"? In this edition of Burning Questions Dr. Dobbs uses the practice to talk about gifts.
Bishop Deb explores the marvelous possibility of all hearts beating in rhythm with the heartbeat of God.
In this month's Burning Question, the Rev. Dr. Bill Dobbs explores the difference between a Staff-Parish Relations Committee that acts as coach and a committee that acts as critic.
This month's questions revolve around the understanding of the pastor's role as an "ex officio" member of church committees.
Bishop Deb's prayers go out from Michigan and circle the globe calling for a peaceful response to the crisis in Syria.
Hands4Detroit, Art4Detroit and a Benefit Concert!
Hands4Detroit 2013 expanding with 3 additional events to support the annual mission to feed thousands in Detroit and Project worksites not only in the City of Detroit, but now including the City of Pontiac.
West Michigan Connectional Ministries Director, Benton Heisler, reflects on the value of small groups.
“What’s the big deal about the Discipline? It’s just more rules and where’s the grace? Shouldn’t we be able to adapt to a changing culture?”
Brown Bag Workshop - How are those Church Conference forms prepared and where do they go? SPRC 101 - If you're not sure what SPRC should be doing, this workshop will remove all doubt. Hands4Detroit (#H4D13) Let's get ready for information and orientation.
In his mid-summer reflection, the Rev. Dr. Bill answers the questions, "Where's the Bishop!?" and "Who's in charge?!" We pray, along with him, for an awesome time of renewal for Bishop Deb
Rev. Carey's respose to the City of Detroit's filing for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
In his latest Perspectives on Hope, Jerry describes a "crisper, clearer and more engaged approach" to buildin connectional relationships.
In this edition of his Burning Questions blog, the Rev. Dr. William Dobbs, clergy assistant to the bishop for the Michigan Area, writes about the proposal for a Michigan Area Ministry Center. This proposal will be presented to the 2013 sessions of the Detroit and West Michigan Annual Conferences.
In her latest Michigan Meanderings article, Michigan Area Bishop Deborah L. Kiesey writes about the recent difficult days in our country.
In the latest edition of his "Burning Questions" column, the Rev. Dr. William Dobbs, clergy assistant to the bishop of the Michigan Area, answers questions about leadership in the conference and attendance at the annual conference session.
Melene Wilsey of the Saginaw Bay District writes about the top question asked about Vacation Bible School.
As Holy Week approaches, Michigan Area Bishop Deborah L. Kiesey writes about the need to journey through the messyness of spring in order to get to its beauty.
Jennifer Lane of Midland: First UMC writes about having children create their own illustrated Bible.
In the latest edition of Burning Questions, the Rev. Dr. William Dobbs, clergy assistant to the bishop in the Michigan Area, answers questions related to clergy benefits in retirement as well as the relevance of The United Methodist Church.