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Detroit Conference
Detroit Conference UMM
Detroit Renaissance District
General Commission UMM

The Detroit Renaissance District United Methodist Men (DRD-UMM) is a gathering of Christian men from over 70 Churches in the Detroit Renaissance District of the United Methodist Church who enjoy meeting and working together in service to make a difference in the name of Christ.

The wait is over and the time is now to register
for the 12th National Gathering of UMMen!

Our theme will be: Discipleship – The Contact Sport.

Guest speakers include Bishops Jonathan Holston and James Swanson as well as Dr. Kevin Watson (author of The Class Meeting) and Shan Foster (director of MEND – Ending Violence-Mending Communities). Attendees will be able to choose from 19 workshops to learn new techniques for making men into growing disciples of Jesus Christ and 3 mission outreach projects hosted by our ministry partners.
See you in Indianapolis!

Registration is now open!

Welcome to the 2017 Detroit Renaissance District Conference registration page. Please register below for the conference and training workshops scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017. The district conference is a celebration of the mission of Christ through faithful laity and clergy serving across southeastern Michigan. Your presence will give witness to urgency of Christian faith in a hurting and broken world.

2017 Host Church
Troy Korean UMC
42693 Dequindre Rd, Troy, MI 48085

  • 8:30 am Gathering - check-in, late registration
  • 9:15 am District Conference
  • 11:00 am Morning Workshop Offerings
  • 12:30 pm Optional Lunch
  • 1:45 pm Afternoon Workshop Offerings
  • 3:15 pm Done for the day
A wide variety of relevant workshop are offered for local church leaders including:
  • Pastor
  • Lay Leader
  • Church Council Chair
  • Finance
  • Staff Parish Relations
  • Trustees
  • Education
  • Missions and Outreach