“Missional” Songs – February 14, 2016

Becoming a “missional” congregation means adopting an outward-focused mindset, and becoming aware of needs in our communities through developing relationships with our neighbors. Our new hymnal, Community of Christ Sings, shows this missional emphasis through many songs that point us toward becoming “Christ-centered communities of justice and peace” (from Ron...

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Centering Prayer – February 8, 2016

Centering Prayer This week’s “Leading Mission Tip” will continue the focus on spiritual formation as the basis for discerning God’s will for individuals and the congregation. There are many types of spiritual practices which open us to connecting with God’s Spirit. Last week’s practice was “Dwelling in the Word.” Another...

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New Organization and Leadership Structure

A new organization and leadership structure is now fully in place for the USA Field and Michigan Mission Center as 2016 begins.  Dianna Vanderkarr will be the main point of contact for pastors, and Jack Tigner will be the main point of contact for congregation financial officers.  Dianna and Jack...

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Campground Operating Principles Team

The Mission Center Officers are forming a team to study and recommend a plan outlining the principles for operating our campground properties (Blue Water, Park of the Pines, and Sanford) beginning Jan. 1, 2017. This team will be charged with evaluating the current Campground Operating Policy and working with field...

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Charting Our Course

As we continue to work through many transitions in the mission center and live with the question of what matters most for the journey ahead, we are now at a point of considering some decisions for our future together. Two hour information sessions that covered important topics for the future of the...

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Expectations for Elected Positions

The Michigan Mission Center Fall Conference is responsible for electing directors to serve on mission center boards and delegates to serve at Community of Christ National and World Conferences.  Expectations and information for these elected positions can be found below. The list of currently serving directors can be found here. Board of...

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Campground Sales

Information on the Sale of Camp Manitou and The Woodlands This post will be updated periodically with information related to the sale of the campground properties. Click Here for Information for Determining Use of Net Proceeds from Sale of Camp Manitou with Q&A Click Here to access the Camp Manitou Sale...

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Fall Conference Registration

Awaken from Illusion Michigan Mission Center 2017 Fall Conference Registration Registration fee is $20 per person if payment is received by October 28, 2017.  After that date registration will be $30 per person. The registration fee is waived for first time conference attendees and children in 5th grade and below.  A Paper Registration Form is available to view,...

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