DS JODIE’S MESSAGE

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I invite you to join me in welcoming nine new pastors to the Northern Waters District!  They have all had a few weeks to get settled and often we would have some type of event in the coming months where we could meet face to face.  But we are in 2020 …. so, I hope… Continue Reading DS JODIE’S MESSAGE

LAY SERVANT TRAINING

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This Fall ~~ Northern Waters District Lay Servant Training – Zoom Classes (All Classes are to be held on-line)   Five weekly classes from September 14 – October 12, 2020 Basic Class: Todd Shafer, Instructor                                                   Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm Basic Class: Jeff Swainston, Instructor                                              Thursday evenings, 7-9 pm Advanced Class: Go Preach –… Continue Reading LAY SERVANT TRAINING

HEALTH CRISIS RISK MANAGEMENT

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COVID-19  –  CORONAVIRUS ~~SITUATIONS ARE CHANGING DAILY.  CHECK BACK OFTEN. LAST UPDATED:  Friday, July 30, 2020 3:30 PM EDT Governor Whitmer’s most recent executive order 2020-160,  includes a limit at indoor gatherings to 10 persons. As with previous executive orders, religious organizations meeting for worship are exempt from penalties.  As when other executive orders have… Continue Reading HEALTH CRISIS RISK MANAGEMENT

2020 VIRTUAL MICHIGAN AC GETS THE JOB DONE

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The 2020 Virtual Michigan Annual Conference took place on screens across the state on July 26-28. Bishop David Bard presided from a studio in Lansing. The essential mission was accomplished.  ~~ How many monitors can you count in this view behind the scenes? Mark Doyal, Michigan Conference Director of Communications and Executive Broadcast Producer, keeps… Continue Reading 2020 VIRTUAL MICHIGAN AC GETS THE JOB DONE