District Hybrid Conference: Dare to Shift

Save the Date! Greater Detroit Hybrid District Conference Dare To Shift “I Am Preparing Something New…” Isaiah 43:19 “Watch closely: I am preparing something new; it’s happening now, even as I speak, and you’re about to see it. I am preparing a way through the desert; Waters will flow where there had been none.” Date:… Continue Reading District Hybrid Conference: Dare to Shift

Cluster Church Conference Schedule

2024 ‘REVISED’ CLUSTER CHURCH CONFERENCE SCHEDULE The cluster church conference schedule has been updated. Please click… HERE for the latest official schedule. This year we are Daring to Shift… to cluster church conferences instead of the single church model. Click here for updated Vital Church Conference instructions. Download an Agenda for Cluster Church Conference Cluster church conferences are groups of three to seven churches that meet by Zoom on the same date. Each church will have its own private… Continue Reading Cluster Church Conference Schedule

The Greater Detroit District (GDD) Refugee Resettlement Program *The GDD C&S Committee has entered into a refugee resettlement partnership with Samaritas Social Services. *Samaritas cooperates with the U.S. Department of State in resettling refugee families from counties all over the world. *Samaritas expects to resettle in Michigan over 3,000 refugees in the 21-month period beginning… Continue Reading

Save the Date: 31st Annual MLK Celebration

SAVE THE DATE The 31st Celebration Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is on Sunday, January 12, 2025 at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church. More details will follow later this year.  HELP FUND THE 2025 SCHOLARSHIPS Each year the Greater Detroit District awards high school seniors and college students scholarships in memory of Rev.… Continue Reading Save the Date: 31st Annual MLK Celebration

Statement of Belief

Greater Detroit District Church & Society Committee A Statement of Belief As United Methodists, we believe scripture affirms that “all persons are individuals of sacred worth, created in the image of God” (161, Human Sexuality, 2016 The Book of Discipline Social Principles). Therefore, we believe the United Methodist Church (UMC) through its ministries of love,… Continue Reading Statement of Belief

District Admin’s Corner

New district office hours. The ‘physical’ Greater Detroit District office hours located at Metropolitan UMC are by appointment only. The District Executive Administrator, Dwanda Hayton’s office hours are Mon.-Thurs. 8am-4pm and 8am-11am Friday. If there is a supervisory emergency, the caller can reach Rev. Totty by phone at: 313-300-3085.   Local Church conferences will be held earlier… Continue Reading District Admin’s Corner

Pay District Ministry Shares Online

Our District Treasurer, Victor Raybaud, has been working on a way for churches to pay their District Ministry Shares online. The Greater Detroit District currently uses the Vanco Payment company to receive and transfer funds. These Vanco tiles have already been used to receive payments for several events over the last year. You may have… Continue Reading Pay District Ministry Shares Online

Call for Two-state Solution: Church & Society

A Greater Detroit District Church and Society Committee Action Alert Urge Biden administration to immediately pursue, facilitate and implement a two-state solution for Middle East peace. The Greater Detroit District (GDD) Church and Society Committee joins the voices of the United Nations Secretary – General; the US President, and US allies from the Middle East… Continue Reading Call for Two-state Solution: Church & Society

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