On 22 April 2017, the Michigan Area United Methodist Church Historical Society will be hosting “Roots and Branches – 2017”, a convocation on United Methodist history, from 10am to 3pm at Central Michigan University’s Clarke Historical Library (250 East Preston Street, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859)
The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Chris Momany, Chaplain of Adrian College, who will be speaking on “The Art of Hearing to Speech”, helping the voices of the past to come alive.
In addition to this keynote speech, there will also be a workshop hosted by Detroit Conference Archivist Rebecca McNitt and West Michigan Archivist Justin Seidler, discussing their work and how it might be helpful to local church historians. At this time, certificates will be presented to churches that have reached or surpassed their 175th anniversary.
This convocation is $15 per person with lunch included. Registrations must be mailed by Thursday, 6 April 2017.