Skill Building for Laity

A Basic Lay Servant Course is coming to the Northern Skies District. This course is designed for any church member to build on their skills to better serve God as a lay servant. Sermon prep, visitation, and so much more is covered.  This basic course is scheduled for September 14 and 21 in Painesdale. Start… Continue Reading Skill Building for Laity

Strengthen Your Spiritual Strength with Cross Training

It is time again to build spiritual strength with the 2019 Northern Skies Cross Training. Mark you calendar for October 5. This year’s Cross training will be held at Ishpeming Wesley United Methodist Church starting at 12:00 pm EDT. The theme for 2019 is Mission Near and Far. The keynote speaker is Rev. Rod Kalajainen.… Continue Reading Strengthen Your Spiritual Strength with Cross Training

Piece by Piece

June 21, 2019: Reflects from Camp Michigamme What a beautiful reflection of the power of God’s people. The Agape Wigwam has been worked on steadily, with the completion becoming more of a reality at the end of each day. Volunteers have been taking their time to add their skill to building this new addition to… Continue Reading Piece by Piece

Annual Conference Highlights

The Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church held the 2019 Annual Conference May 28-31. United Methodists from across the state came to worship, pray, discuss, and vote on a variety of issues. If you want to see some of the best of the best moments, click here. Make plans now to join in next… Continue Reading Annual Conference Highlights

Pastor One on Ones

District Superintendent Scott Harmon is currently scheduling the annual one-on-one meetings with pastors in the district. This year meetings will be held in four locations to make travel for clergy a little easier. Please schedule your meeting as soon as possible. Date Time (Eastern) Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 July 29-30   July 29… Continue Reading Pastor One on Ones

Agape Wigwam: Giving Glory to God for His Guidance

Photo Courtesy: Alan Larsen

May 8, 2019: On a day not long ago… the LORD visited Camp Michigamme…where a large number of Christian men had gathered to worship and pray… and take a Walk to Emmaus together. Simultaneously…men all around the camp had the same idea: “We need to build a new place for Christian conferencing…a place that will… Continue Reading Agape Wigwam: Giving Glory to God for His Guidance

Michigamme Day Coming in June

Mark your calendars for June 15th for Michigamme Day! The annual gathering of people from across the Northern Skies District to celebrate camp starts at 10:00 a.m. Worship begins at 11:00 a.m in Hampton Chapel. Celebrate the building start-up of the Agape Wigwam at noon, followed by lunch in Grace Hall. Then, if the weather… Continue Reading Michigamme Day Coming in June

2020 Mission of the Year Applications Now Available

Each year the Marquette District Board of Missions and Church Extension chooses a Mission of the Year (MOY) at its annual meeting in November. This is a long-standing tradition going back to at least 1969. Over the years a wide variety of organizations have received funds as a Mission of the Year. Many have been… Continue Reading 2020 Mission of the Year Applications Now Available

Looking for the Newsletters?

Every month the Northern Skies District offers a digital newsletter. It’s a way to stay up to date on what’s happening. Happening here, in the Conference, and in the United Methodist Church. If you are not receiving it, call or email Pam in the office to sign up. Have and event you want people in… Continue Reading Looking for the Newsletters?

2019 District Ministry Shares

The 2019 District Ministry Shares are now available for you to check. Thank you for your continuing efforts to stay up to date on your ministry shares. http://mqtdistrict.com/aportionments.html

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