United Methodist Church Information
United Methodist Church – includes a UMC church locator, news, and worship materials.
General Board of Global Ministries – Mission information, including United Methodist Women, the HIV/AIDS Ministries Network, and youth/ young adult ministries.
Detroit Conference of the United Methodist Church – local UMC information
Ann Arbor District of the Detroit Conference
United Methodist News Service
United Methodist NeXus – an independent weekly news publication for United Methodists.
When is Easter? – Now you’ll know…it’s more complicated than you think!
UMCOR – United Methodist Committee On Relief – 100% of your monetary donations go directly to relief and recovery efforts – providing food, clean water, shelter, and sanitary services to victims of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other disasters.
Ann Arbor Information
Arborwiki’s article on Places to have a Meeting
University of Michigan’s Home Page
Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau
Recycle Ann Arbor — protect our Earth!
Ann Arbor Transportation Authority maps for “The Ride”
Food Gatherers, an Ann Arbor food bank is in need of donations and volunteer support.
Friends In Deed is an inter-faith volunteer organization that provides for needs of Washtenaw County residents that are not being met by other human service agencies. Friends In Deed provides information, referral, and screening services to congregations and agencies as well as resources to people in need.
Friends In Deed publishes a resource list for those who seek meals, shelter, or other help in our community.
The Salvation Army provides a number of services including counseling, youth-at-risk programs, emergency assistance or referral with food, clothing, shelter, personal needs, and more.
The SOS Community Crisis Services provides an informed and caring response to the emotional and economic needs of persons and families in distress.
Helpnet is a Washtenaw County Human Services Directory.
Samaritan Counseling Services provides quality cost-effective, faith-sensitive, psychotherapy, accepting many insurance plans and offering fee assistance for those without insurance or the means to pay for services.
Amnesty International (AI) is an independent worldwide voluntary activist movement working for the impartial protection of human rights. AI has campaigned to defend prisoners of conscience and other victims of human rights violations including torture, “disappearances”, political killings and executions.
The United Nations AIDS website provides background on the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including statistics, an address by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, and information on how you can help.
Heifer International provides hungry families a way to feed themselves and become self-reliant.
First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor sponsors Boy Scout Troop 4 – http://sitemaker.umich.edu/troop4/home
Links to the Bible:
(1) Christianity Today: Bible and Reference
(2) Bible on Crosswalk.com
These links include full text of several versions of the Bible, concordances, Bible dictionaries, and daily devotionals. All are cross-linked for easy reference.
My Utmost for His Highest daily devotional readings. These challenging daily devotional classics help stimulate thought and prayer. They are excerpted from lectures by Oswald Chambers.
Upper Room – a daily devotional guide.
Upper Room: Teen Devozine
The website for Christianity Today
United Methodist News Service
Cokesbury – If you are interested in buying study books, please do so through our Cokesbury Virtual Store. First United Methodist Church benefits when you shop with Cokesbury using this link.
DestinationRx – obtain a free drug savings card through this program with the United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries.