A New Bishop has been elected!
Jurisdictional Conference has just concluded and we are pleased to announce that we in the Michigan Area of the United Methodist Church have a new bishop - Bishop David Bard. Bishiop Bard will replace our current bishop, Deborah Kiesey, as she will be retiring at the end of August. Bishop Bard will start as our bishop September 1, 2016. We also extend our congratulations to Laurie Haller as she will begin her episcopacy in the Iowa Area Conference. For the whole story, please click here.
Annual Conference 2016
Interested in what hapened in Annual Conference? Click here for a summary of all that went on.
General Conference Wrap-Up
General Conference is over, so here is an update as to what happened during General Conference. Topics included human sexuality, budget, and many more.
Pray for Louisiana, Minnesota, Baton Rouge, and Dallas
As we stand together in the midst of all these tragedies, we ask that you keep everyone impacted and involved in your prayers and thoughts.
Please read and reflect upon this letter from Bishop Deb Kiesey.