Conference report gallery

Leadership Reports

IMPORTANT:  These reports may involve legislative action.  They will not be played during the annual conference. Please view them. Questions regarding the report will take place during conference plenary sessions.

Benefits and Pensions

Rev. Dr. Donald Emmert - Chairperson

This report is coming soon.  Please view this report before legislative sessions so you will be fully prepared to vote.

Conference Leadership Council

Rev. Dr. Darryl Totty - Chairperson

This report is coming soon.  Please view this report before legislative sessions so you will be fully prepared to vote.

Dean of the Cabinet

Rev. Dr. Jerome DeVine - Cabinet Dean

This report is coming soon.  Please view this report before legislative sessions so you will be fully prepared to vote.

Finance & Administration

Rev. Brad Bartelmay - Chairperson
Angela (Angie) Anger - Chief Financial Officer

This report is coming soon.  Please view this report before legislative sessions so you will be fully prepared to vote.

Lay Leadership

Annette Erbes - Chairperson

Hear how the flexible and inventive nature of Michigan Conference Laity is changing God's Kingdom for good.

Trustees

James LeBaron - Chairperson

This report is coming soon.  Please view this report before legislative sessions so you will be fully prepared to vote.

Conference Mission Reports

Child Hunger

Rev. Kathy Pittenger - Children's Initiatives Coordinator

The Michigan Conference is working to lessen hunger  insecurity in Michigan, impacting thousands of children every day.  Learn more

Disaster Response & Recovery

Dan O'Malley - Conference Disaster Response and Recovery

This report is coming soon.  

HAPI - Haiti

Haitian Artisans for Peace International

Eradicating extreme poverty and saving lives in Mizak, Haiti is one of the recipients of the 2022 Annual Conference Offering. Please share this video.  To donate, click here.

Judith Craig Home for Children

Rev. Jon Reynolds - Chairperson, Liberian Ministry Partnership

Michigan Conference Liberia Task Force Chairperson, Rev. Jon Reynolds reports on key actions being taken in Liberia. To donate, click here.

Judith Craig Home for Children

Thank you from their community!

This report is coming soon. To donate, click here.

Staff Initiatives

Children's Ministries

Rev. Kathy Pittenger, Children's Initiatives Coordinator

This report is coming soon.  

Church Vibrancy

Rev. Dr. Dirk Elliott, Director of Church Vibrancy and Engagement

This report is coming soon.  

Coaching

Rev. Naomi Garcia - Associate Director for Congregational Vibrancy

This report is coming soon.  

Cultural Vibrancy

Rev. Brittney Stephen, Associate Director for Multi-cultural Vibrancy

This report is coming soon.  

Hispanic Latino Ministry

Sonya Luna - Coordinator of Latinx Ministries

This report is coming soon.  

Lay Leadership

Laura Witkowski - Associate Director for Lay Leadership Development

This report is coming soon.  

Mission & Justice

Rev. Alice Fleming Townley - Mission and Justice Coordinator

This report is coming soon.  

Youth Ministry

Rev. Christy Miller White - Youth Ministry Initiatives Coordinator

This report is coming soon.  

Young Adult Ministry

Rev. Lisa Batten - Young Adult Initiatives Coordinator

This report is coming soon.  

Additional Reports & Initiatives

Board of Ordained Ministry

Are you hearing the call?  Learn more about next steps.

Black College Fund

Celebrating 50 years of support and care.  Learn more.

Global Ministry Overview

General Secretary Roland Fernandes provides an overview of the agency in 2022.  Learn more at UMCmission.org

Women in Ministry

A new name, a new look, continuing to serve the world in mission and ministry.

United Methodist Camping

Learn more and sign up for summer camp programs at www.umcamping.org