Pastors In Transition

For Clergy and Commissioned Ruling Elders (CRE) in New Calls and Interims and Other Clergy January 28, 2018 – January 30, 2018 from Sunday at 5:00 pm through Tuesday Lunch Registration begins at 5 pm. Bethany House, St. Francis Retreat Center, DeWitt, Michigan For more information and the brochure to register, click here.

Resources for continuing the conversations of facing racism

Because the beloved community is what God intends for us, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is engaging in an ongoing campaign to share a wealth of antiracism resources with the greater church. As part of the Facing Racism campaign, books, worship suggestions, studies, training sessions and other resources are posted here to assist Mid Councils in their work against racism. This …

Pruning the Vine in The Presbytery of Lake Michigan

“…Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit.” John 15:2b, NRSV   The vine is used as an image throughout scripture.   In John 15, when Jesus describes himself as the vine and his followers as the branches, he talks about the need of the vine to be pruned, in order that it can bear more …

Annual Statistics

The on-line statistical reporting system for the PCUSA 2017 Session Annual Statistical Report will become available on Friday, December 1, 2017. The address is http://oga.pcusa.org/stats    Workbooks, which are already available, can be found online for download from this same link.  A copy of the workbook is attached for your convenience.  Please have your Sessions approve the statistical report as soon after December 31, 2017 as is possible. THE …

November and December Birthdays

Rev. Wilbur Brandli will be 100 years young on Dec. 18th. You may send cards to him at P.O. Box 666; White Pigeon MI 49009. Case Van Kempen 11 3 John Qiu 11 4 David Habicht 11 5 Jennifer Rund-Scott 11 6 Seth Weeldreyer 11 6 Donald Buteyn 11 10 David McShane 11 13 Mark Ames 11 14 Mark Pawlowski …

Keeping Faith

LOUISVILLE – Keeping Faith, the video stories from Tony De La Rosa, Interim Executive Director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Click here to go the the ‘Keeping Faith’ video stories

Jobs in the Presbytery of Lake Michigan

9/5/2017 CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DIRECTOR VACANCY UNITED CHURCH OF BIG RAPIDS 120 S. State Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307 To provide dynamic direction, support, coordination and growth to the Pre-Kindergarten – High School Christian Education program at United Church Big Rapids (UCC & Presbyterian USA). This position may be expanded in scope and employment hours to include other adult Christian Education …