June 2019 Newsletter

District news and upcoming events are summarized here with links to
the new Greater Detroit District website -

District Happenings

Online registration is now open!

Welcome to the 2019 Greater Detroit District Conference registration page. Please register below for the conference and training workshops scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2019. The district conference is a celebration of the mission of Christ through faithful laity and clergy serving across southeastern Michigan. The emphasis this year is Revive: Children’s Ministry. Your presence will give witness to the urgency of Christian faith in a hurting and broken world.

  • 8:30 am Check-in and, late registration
  • 9:00 am - District Conference Plenary
    • Keynote Speaker - Rev. Kathy Pittenger, Michigan Area Children’s Initiatives Coordinator
  • 10:45 am - First Workshop Offerings
  • 11:45 am - Second Workshop Offerings
  • 12:30 pm - International Lunch
  • 1:30 pm - Done for the day

More Details and Registration

From the District Admin’s desk

  • Retirement Celebration - Rev. Dr. Doug Ralston 
Sunday, June 9th @ Trenton Faith UMC
Following the 10 am service. The meal will be pot-luck. Please bring a side or dessert, the church will provide a chicken entree. For more details...
  • STEAM Summer Camp
    • Scott Memorial UMC
    • July 6-26, 2019, M-F 9:00 am-3 pm
    • More details and a flyer to post: link
  • Benefit Concert
    • Bloomfield Hills St Paul UMC
    • June 14, 2019, 5-8 pm
    • Flyer with more details link

  • May 23 - Farmington First UMC
    • Position:  Part-time Director of Christian Education
    • Job description and application instructions: Link
  • May 8 - Wyandotte First UMC
    • Position:  Part-time Youth Minister
    • Job description and application instructions: Link
  • May 6 - DownRiver UMC
    • Position: Part-time Children’s Ministry Coordinator
    • Job description and application instructions: Link

If your church has an opening, please send the details to Postings will normally be up for 30 days but can be extended upon request; as a courtesy, please email us when the position is filled so the posting can be removed early.  Thanks.

Greater Detroit District
Michigan Conference
District Office
8000 Woodward Avenue, Suite 109
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-481-1045
Fax: 313-638-1315
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