A summary of two Mission Budget conversations

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In accordance with the canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, two Mission Budget hearings were held in geographically-dispersed areas. Here is a summary from each hearing: Budget Hearing #1 – May 2, 2015 Barth Hall, Cathedral Church of St. …

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Be a part of ELCA Youth Gathering as volunteer or participant

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Are you willing to roll out the welcome mat or experience something exciting? Let’s join our Lutheran friends for the ELCA Youth Gathering, set for July 15-19 in Detroit.This event will bring 30,000 youth and adults to Detroit for five …

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Jubilee Ministry grants available; applications due May 29

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Applications are now accepted for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society 2015 Jubilee Ministry grants, announced Samuel McDonald, Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Two categories of grants are available: Program Development Grant and Program Impact Grants. “For …

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Spring edition of The Record magazine now available

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Here is the Spring 2015 edition of The Record magazine, featuring a cover story on our companion relationship with the Dominican Republic. We have several other stories of note, including: Five years of continued success at the Emrich Retreat Center. …

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‘Reimagining’ the Church Q & A with Bishop Gibbs

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Bishop Wendell Gibbs Jr. spoke with editor Rick Schulte in the Spring 2015 edition of The Record magazine about many topics relating to the process of ‘reimagining’ the Epis­copal Church, including mission, budget and forms of communica­tion. QUESTION: A lot …

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Come celebrate as Advent becomes Spirit of Grace May 6

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Advent Episcopal Church, West Bloomfield, Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church and Ascension Lutheran Church voted unanimously  to federate, starting with a celebration May 6. This new church will be known as Spirit of Grace once the signing of the federated agreement …

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