Advent Celebrations 2019

GDD Advent Celebrations 2018

Greater Detroit UMCs are sharing and celebrating with our communities; the list so far: Southfield Hope UMC Fri Dec 14 Starts at 8:00 pm Additional information Beverly Hills UMC – Christmas Eve Service through Music Mon Dec 24 Starts at 4:00 pm Additional information

Clergy and Leaders Luncheon

GDD clergy and leaders luncheon Jan 2019

Colleagues in Ministry, Please join us on Thursday, January 17th at 12:00 pm, noon at Warren First, UMC. 5005 Chicago Rd. Warren MI 48092. This invitation is open to appointed clergy & spouses, retirees & spouses, and members of the District Board of Directors & spouses.  We will gather for food, fellowship and a time… Continue Reading Clergy and Leaders Luncheon

New Video from Bishop Bard

2019 general conference resources and video

In February 2019, hundreds of delegates will converge on St. Louis, MO, for a Special Called Session of the General Conference.  They will seek a way forward on the issues surrounding LBGTQ persons.  At stake, may be the future of The United Methodist Church. While this event may have a significant impact on the future… Continue Reading New Video from Bishop Bard

GDD Lay Servant Ministries 2018-2019

Lay Servant Ministries

The course of study details, registration information, important times and locations are summarized in the table below. For additional details and any questions, please contact Sharon Appling by this email. Session Title Details Reg Form Fr 7-9 (Zoom call) Sa 9-12 (@ Hope UMC) Su 7-9 (Zoom call)             Prerequisite… Continue Reading GDD Lay Servant Ministries 2018-2019

Advent Bible Study

Advent Bible Study 2018

You are invited to attend Advent Bible Study with Detroit Conant (18600 Conant Avenue) each Sunday at 9:30 am or Wednesday at 5:30 pm.  The Wednesday Bible Study Small Group is interactive and will feature a ZOOM component.  Email Sharon to add your email address to the group and send more details as available.  … Continue Reading Advent Bible Study

GDD Job Board

Current Job Opportunities Oct 30 – Know someone who needs a job?  UPS is hiring seasonal workers.  Must be 18.  Starting rate is $18.75 per hour.  Go to: Nov 8 – Warren First UMC is looking for an outreach coordinator, full description here.  All interested should respond to  We are looking at having… Continue Reading GDD Job Board

Book Discussion

swords into plowshares

YOU ARE INVITED! Ruth King is an international teacher of insight meditation, transformative leadership, workplace trauma, and diversity. {Please purchase your own book.)   Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery 33 East Adams  Detroit, MI 48226 313.963.7575

Centennial Scholarships

William Quick Centennial Scholars

Details: 1st time applicant  Details: Prior recipient application

DS Corner

greater detroit annual Conference 2018

Approximately 500 representatives from 80 congregations came together on Saturday, September 15 for the First Annual Greater Detroit District Conference of The United Methodist Church.  We met at Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, Michigan under the theme “Love Greater, Serve Greater, Be Greater.”  Michigan Area Bishop David Alan Bard brought a powerful and inspiring… Continue Reading DS Corner

Other District Happenings

upcoming events

Other District Announcements and Events