BISHOP’S MESSAGE

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Bishop’s July 30, 2020 Message ~~ Clarifying the impact of the revised executive order July 30, 2020 Dear Michigan United Methodists,   I have read Governor Whitmer’s most recent executive order 2020-160, which includes a limit at indoor gatherings to 10 persons. As with previous executive orders, religious organizations meeting for worship are exempt from… Continue Reading BISHOP’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

TREASURY & BENEFITS

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What you need to know ~~ Treasury & Benefits Contact Information: Websites:  treasury.michiganumc.org                Mailing address:                    benefits.michiganumc.org                Michigan Conference Center North Phone:       517-347-4030                     … Continue Reading TREASURY & BENEFITS

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