Annual Conference Recap

Annual Conference 2022 was held in Acme, MI, June 2-4. Bishop David Bard and conference members mourned the divisiveness and craziness in life, then danced together to “rhythms of God’s grace.”  Learn More About Annual Conference HERE   Opening Worship with Bishop David Bard Annual Conference began with Opening Worship and Memorial Service on Thursday… Continue Reading Annual Conference Recap

EWD Listening Session PowerPoint Slides

Dear East Winds District members, Thanks to so many of you for your involvement in “Helps to Navigate Through the Storm” East Winds District information sessions held on May 15 and May 22. I am so grateful for Rev. Jeremy Peters, Bonnie Potter, Rev. Aaron Kesson, and Rev. Greg Timmons who joined me to comprise… Continue Reading EWD Listening Session PowerPoint Slides

Administrative Assistant Educational Conference

2022 Educational Conference for Church Administrative Staff OCTOBER 1ST & 2ND at St Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, MI. Pastors and Church Leaders, we know that you appreciate your administrative staff, and you know that the support and assistance they give is priceless. Here is a chance for you to show and support them, to… Continue Reading Administrative Assistant Educational Conference

Lay Leadership Resources

Here is the link to the Michigan Conference Laity Resources Page. The Leadership Tool Box has a variety of laity resources to equip local church lay leaders including videos, learning opportunities, website resources, small group studies and more.   Lay Leadership Tool Box

Children’s Ministry Tool Box

Here is a link to the Michigan Conference site for “Children’s Ministry” Resources. This is a great resource for ideas and materials for starting or updating your own children’s ministry. Children’s Ministry Tool Box

EWD 2022 Tools for Ministry Videos

On February 5, 2022 the East Winds District held a Tools for Ministry Training Day Included on this day there were Leadership Training Classes offered for laity to partake in. Below is a link to the video recording of this trainings. Take a look and enjoy. Rev. John Hice – Introduction Video EWD Training Day… Continue Reading EWD 2022 Tools for Ministry Videos