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Help pray the Way Forward tomorrow

After months of anticipation, the 2019 General Conference begins on Saturday, February 23, with prayer and preparation. Bishop David Bard invites Michigan congregations to join their brothers and sisters around the world in calling upon God to guide and bless the efforts of those gathered in St. Louis. READ MORE.

'Yes, I will be at the Special Session.'

The Rev. Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai is the Chief Connectional Officer of The United Methodist Church. She is also a Michigan Conference delegate.

"Because I am part of an annual conference that has so recently [united], I know the potential of Christian people to heal wounds and work toward reconciliation," she said. "I will be in St. Louis with a delegation that shares that same history. I will be there, with them, to break down the dividing walls and to lead for the good of our common mission." ... READ MORE.

Michigan United Methodists go to Missouri

Today Michigan United Methodists were among the thousands in transit through the world's airports … destination St. Louis, Missouri.

The Rev. John E. Harnish shares his reflections and those of his travel companions as they arrive for the special session of the General Conference. READ MORE.

CLICK: to watch LIVE plenary coverage of General Conference


  • 10:00 AM EST  Opening Plenary Prayer Service
  • 11:00 AM EST  Experiential Prayer guided by bishops from four regions of the world
  •   3:00 PM EST  Closing Plenary Prayer and Holy Communion
  •   5:00 PM EST  Orientation for Delegates
  • Click here for a detailed schedule of the Day of Prayer
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