Social Principles 2020 July -August 2018

Members of the Michigan Conference’s Board of Justice are hosting “Principled Conversations” on a recent draft of the 2020 Social Principles. The 2012 General Conference charged the General Board of Church and Society with the task to revise the Social Principles. The board’s goal is to make the revised Social Principles:  More succinct More theologically

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UMC Baseball Night July 27, 2018

The Detroit Tigers play the Cleveland Indians at 7:10 pm on Friday, July 27, 2018. Now is the time to reserve tickets for Michigan UMC Tiger Baseball Night. In response to requests from last year, we are excited to offer the “Early Bird” price of $25 per ticket. These tickets are in the lower deck of

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2018 Mission u July-August 2018

United Methodist Women in Michigan invite all to participate in global education through Mission u . The West Michigan and Detroit Conference United Methodist Women have announced the dates of the 2018 Mission u (formerly School of Christian Mission). The schedule will be similar to years past … West Michigan Mission u of the South

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Earthkeeper Training Sept 27-30, 2018

The General Board of Global Ministries will be in Detroit September 27-30 at Cass Community Social Services for Earthkeepers Training. Deadline for registration is September 6, 2018. Global Ministries EarthKeepers equips United Methodist laity and clergy to develop or deepen environmental initiatives in their communities. This is a great opportunity for United Methodists who: •

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Ministry WITH the Poor Oct. 27-29, 2018

All People Conference: Come See, Go Tell is a Ministry WITH the Poor experiential training event. Delve deep into God’s heart for diversity, inclusivity, and justice in our communities. Each of our unique gifts strengthen the Body of Christ, helping us become local agents for community transformation. Explore how multiethnic and multiclass ministry can take

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REACH Summit Nov. 2-3, 2018

Transform your church to reach more people. This year’s REACH Summit will be held November 2-3, 2018 at East Lansing Marriott. Cost is $69 for clergy and $49 for each lay members if registered by July 1, 2018.* The 2018 Summit offers innovative approaches different from other conferences. It is designed to spark creativity and

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