Clarence Martz's Passing

Clarence and Lois were longtime active members of the Portage Free Methodist Church (now called Renovation Church). Clarence received his County Normal Degree and taught in a one room school in Hastings, MI and then for Portage Public Schools before continuing his building business full time…

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Around the World Shop Still Open!

Over the Holidays a pop up shop was opened to help promote and sell fair trade products from around the world (most products coming from Free Methodist partners). Due to the local interest, it was decided to keep the shop open and see how it does beyond the holidays…

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Forge Motown

A few SMC pastors have united together to help create Forge Motown—a hub of Forge America that networks with and trains missional leaders throughout Metro Detroit…

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Jiran Collective

Dearborn Free Methodist recently hosted a soccer event that united their kids with many Syrian refugees. Today we talk with Megan about this event and learn more about Jiran Collective…

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Detroit Dinner Church

Today we talk with Mark Cryderman who brought the dinner church model to our conference alone with his wife Mary. Their family is working hard at trying to bring a dinner church into every neighborhood in Detroit.

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Taylor Property Sold

We are celebrating a significant milestone in the life of our Conference.  Many of you will recall the financial difficulty that our Taylor Church and Light and Life School ran into around ten years ago when they defaulted on a their mortgage note…

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