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Methodist women who made history

Monday, March 5th, 2018

March is Women’s History Month. Activists today may be inspired to hear the stories of six historic figures who advocated for women’s voting rights as part of their Christian calling. Click here to learn more.

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UMCOR Sunday on March 11

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Natural disasters may destroy homes, communities and cities, but they do not destroy the love of God. A new video highlights the long‑term, vital work of hope and healing accomplished by UMCOR, as well as the ways that connectional giving allows the work to be done at a moment’s notice. Share this powerful video with […]

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Many U.S. presidents have Methodist ties

Monday, February 19th, 2018

They escorted Abraham Lincoln’s body to his burial in Illinois. They served lemonade to guests at the White House in an age of temperance. They had roles in inaugurations and extended spiritual advice to presidents on justice issues, ranging from slavery to war.  Click here to read the rest of the story.

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You are invited to a special performance at LUMC: University of Notre Dame’s Woman’s Liturgical Choir

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Looking for something to do on March 10th at 5 pm?  Then come out to the Lincoln United Methodist Church at 9074 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 for a special performance of the University of Notre Dame Woman’s Liturgical Choir.  This is a one night event as the choir travels through the area […]

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The Methodist connection to ‘We Shall Overcome’

Monday, February 5th, 2018

The history of The United Methodist Church oftentimes overlaps the history of the United States. One church in Philadelphia is on the national historic register because of its architecture. But Tindley Temple was really made famous because of the dynamic pastor who drew huge crowds in the ‘20s and composed the lyrics of a very […]

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