On Sunday morning, I saw an interesting story about jersey swapping in the NFL. Before COVID, players would give an autographed jersey to a player on the opposing team, following a game. As part of its COVID guidelines, the NFL prohibited the tradition. Until a couple of weeks ago. The story I saw described how… Continue Reading We Are Called
The 2020 Michigan Conference has now ended. This is one time we can truly say that “We have never done it this way before.” The theme for this year’s Conference was Sowing Seeds: Rooting, Tending and Reaping. The Bishop lifted up a very inspirational message during opening worship. If you can, please share the Bishop’s… Continue Reading Sowing Seeds Exuberantly
My oldest niece is doing her residency at The Detroit Medical Center. As the pandemic arrived in Michigan, she rotated from her specialty to help with patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19. She shared with me how difficult it was for her and the other residents, physicians and nurses to have the necessary medical supplies… Continue Reading Caring for our Health Care Workers
It’s snowing as I write this Corner. Mid-April and it’s still snowing. In some ways we have had a very mild winter with few snowfalls over a few inches. I acknowledge that the 70 degrees of last week was only a promise of what is to come. And in some ways, this cold spell helps… Continue Reading How Can I Help?
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, This year is a pivotal time for our Conference and denomination. I invite you to spend time each day in prayer as those who are delegates to this year’s special General Conference prepare for conversation and decisions which will impact all of us going forward. The Disciple Groups which… Continue Reading Clergy Disciple Groups