WI Conference ENews: Bishop's Task Force Update, Council of Bishops response after Floyd verdict, Mission Resources

Conference News


Bishop's Task Force Update
The Bishop’s Task Force welcomed new members at its April 12th meeting. The new members include: Eric Taylor, Don Kim, Clarissa Martinelli, Jeremy Deaner, and Cherie Foret. The formation time focused on the Power of Proximity YouTube video featuring Bryan Stevenson and some prompting from The Together in Christ Lenten Journey study with respect to steps persons can take to mitigate racism. Read More


Bishops call for dismantling systematic racism in aftermath of George Floyd verdict

The Council of Bishops stands together with all justice-loving people around the world in prayerfully bearing witness to the jury’s decision that convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd. Read More

Mission News & Information


Northcott Neighborhood House Annual Meeting

The Northcott Neighborhood House will be holding its Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. Board members, corporation members and interested parties are welcome at this 59th Annual Meeting, to be held at 2460 North Sixth Street, Milwaukee.  The 2020 Annual Meeting was not held, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but board members have been able to continue to meet throughout 2020 and 2021.  For more information please contact Gail Burgess at hb53104@aol.com.


#Stillinmission -  Meet the Missionaries, April 29th

Despite the pandemic, United Methodist missionaries remain deeply engaged in work around the world.  Covid-19 has put a stop to most travel but that doesn't mean the missionaries aren't available to meet virtually!  Join them on Zoom on April 29th.  Registration is required.  Read More

Earth Day Resources to use in Worship

Earth Day is April 22; churches typically observe Earth Day Sunday during the month of April. It is an opportunity to reflect on the goodness of God’s creation and the human responsibility to steward it through worship, education and action.  Earth Day worship resources were prepared by Global Ministries and have been curated by the Rev. Jenny Phillips, Senior Technical Advisor for Environmental Sustainability at Global Ministries.  Videos and resources available here