I remember March 2020 vividly. Members of the Michigan Annual Conference gathered for a special session to consider a motion for General Conference which was planned for a few weeks later. I attended the Appointive Cabinet meeting that week and stopped by the store on the way home to pick up a few essentials. That’s… Continue Reading Harmony
The pandemic has changed the ways we live our lives. COVID updates are part of the daily newsfeed with positivity rates, hospitalizations and sadly death rates presented. Trips to stores and hospitals have encouraged or required us to wear a mask, maintain social distancing and check our temperatures on a regular basis. Delivery companies like… Continue Reading How Can I Keep From Singing?
Last weekend we gathered for only the third time as the Michigan Annual Conference. In his remarks, Bishop Bard reminded us that we have met twice virtually, and only once in person. I don’t want to say that we are adapting to online gatherings. However, this year’s Conference was closer to what has been our… Continue Reading Psalm 137: 4
Here we are again. Another week has passed. Are we adjusting to the new normal yet? Are we as eager to be back in our places of worship as those we serve? Are we tiring of looking into others’ faces and only seeing eyes, as noses and mouths are covered? These are only a few… Continue Reading We Are Marching in the Light of God