On Fire on the Water


Protection Policy Update

There have been a lot of questions on the new format for the protection policy authorization and how local churches are affected. Here is some clarification: Each church must have their own Child Protection Policy in accordance with their insurance policy. Simply pointing to the Conference policy will not withstand…

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District 3 Conference – Come Together

District 3 Conference April 21, 2018 Midland First UMC 315 W. Larkin – Midland, MI New district name and leadership will be announced! Expected to Attend: pastor, lay leader, lay servants, all church leadership, youth and young adults… Each church should have 5-10 representatives in attendance. Come hear Brad Kalajainen,…

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Youth Mission Trip 2018

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania From the sparkling three rivers that give Pittsburgh its edge to its landmark fountain at the point of it all, water brings life to the City of Bridges. Pittsburgh boasts the only state park in the country that’s located smack dab in the heart of a city. Newly…

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Saginaw Bay District




District Superintendent:
Rev. David Kim

Administrative Assistant:
Teri Rice

Ministry & Education Facilitator:
Tina Karnath

Welcome to the Saginaw Bay District of the United Methodist Church:  Rev. David Kim, District Superintendent. The Saginaw Bay District comprises 69 local churches in the northeast portion of the lower peninsula of Michigan.  The district is one of six districts of the Detroit ConferenceDavid Bard, Resident Bishop