WI Conference ENews: Asian Heritage Month, Baraboo Talks, Prison Ministry Information, Junete

Conference News



Pray with the Korean Community
Let our Asian American community be seen, not as a virus, but as a valuable part of us. In this Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month, as we give heed to stories and prayers unique and worthy of acknowledgement, let the voices of prayer from the Korean Community lead us in our corporate worship and in our own prayer time. 

Prayer and UM News Film co-directed by two young Korean American United Methodists on Korean American stories that validate immigrants' struggles and celebrate their survival 

Baraboo Talks: Uncovering Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia

In response to the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in the U.S. and in commemoration of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a free virtual Baraboo Talks event will take place over Zoom on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. The event’s keynote speaker will be Hee-Soo Jung, Bishop of the Wisconsin Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Bishop Jung will speak about Uncovering Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia. Read More

Mission News & Information



Kairos Wisconsin Prison Ministry hopes to rebuild

If you or any of your church members have an interest in Prison Ministry, Kairos Wisconsin: https://kairoswi.org/ is a Chapter of Kairos International Prison Ministry: https://www.kairosprisonministry.org/.  Prior to the pandemic, Wisconsin Kairos & Kairos Outside had provided weekend events for the past 6 years, 72 different individuals impacted by incarceration have been blessed by the LOVE of Christ through these weekends.  Read More


#Stillinmission -  Meet the Missionaries, May 27th

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 May 27th.  Registration is required.  Read More

Other Resources

Juneteenth 50th Anniversary

Northcott Neighborhood House and the Juneteenth Planning Committee invite you to be a part of the celebration of Emancipation.  To mark their 50th anniversary, Milwaukee’s Juneteenth Day Parade and Celebration is set to take place Saturday, June 19.  The Juneteenth Day Celebration in Milwaukee is among the oldest and longest running such parades in the nation.  Read More