ReadGR Distributed 45,000 books in 2021

ReadGR successfully distributed over 45,000 free books to children in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas this year through a combination of school, food distribution, park, and pop-up events, in addition to our Book Pantries. Our focus, as always, is on creating a more equitable literacy landscape in the Grand Rapids area. To that end,… Continue Reading ReadGR Distributed 45,000 books in 2021

An Opportunity for Mission in the Midwest District

The Native American Elders Program (NAEP) is one of the District Missions that was part of the Grand Rapids Metropolitan Ministry. NAEP provides lunch, health and education screenings and information for Native American older adults living in the Grand Rapids area. The District continues to support this vital ministry. Your church is being asked to… Continue Reading An Opportunity for Mission in the Midwest District

Midwest District EngageMI Ambassadors

The EngageMI Ambassadors listed below are knowledgeable and ready to answer questions and to meet with mission people in the local church. Please feel free to contact these folks to come to your church with more information about the Learn, Give, Act program for 2019.   Mark Burkart, Caledonia UMC mpburkart01@gmail.com (269) 967-0266 Sharon Burkart, Caledonia UMC sharonannburkart@gmail.com… Continue Reading Midwest District EngageMI Ambassadors