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The United Methodist Union of Greater Detroit is the missionary organization of the Greater Detroit District of the Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Through program support, capacity building, and developing new models of ministry, the Union works to strengthen and revitalize our congregations and mission agencies to serve their communities.

United Methodist Union Executive Director, Rev. Carol Johns

Rev. Carol Johns

Rev. Johns, who began August 1, 2015, retired from Farmington Hills: Orchard United Methodist Church where she served for 19 years.

Prior to that appointment, she served Owosso: First, Bay City: Christ, and Saginaw: First United Methodist Churches. She is the immediate past Chair of the Detroit Annual Conference Council on Finance and Administration.