Serving the Sturgeon Bay UMC and its congregation

Posts from October 2015

Mar Elias Christian School – November Mission

This is what “Peace” can look like.  One is Christian and one is Muslim, but most important both are classmates and friends.  All schools in Palestine are religious schools.  Jewish schools receive 100% funding.  Mar Elias School is a Christian school where Christians, Muslims, Jews, and Druzes can learn academics but also how to get along.  This Christian School has recently received…

Apple Bazaar – Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who made our Apple Bazaar a big success!  Special recognition goes to the chairs and-chairs fall the committees for their expertise adjust plain hard work!  Thank You! We don’t have a final count on all of the money yet, but hope to be able to report that next week. It was our privilege to be a part of this…

Bell Choir

The Sturgeon Bay UMC Bell Choir consists of eleven ringers with various musical training. We can always use more ringers as not all of the same ringers can be present at every practice or performance. Some musical knowledge is helpful but we are willing to teach if you want to join us.  Handbells take a certain amount of ringing technique plus learning…

JAK’s Place – Be the Solution

What is the biggest thing that keeps JAK’s Place from being all that it can be?  STIGMA    It keeps people away. People don’t want to be seen here,  They don’t want to be associated with …gasp… mental illness.  Many of them avoid seeking help that they badly need.  Some of them commit suicide.  All because mental illness is seen as something…

Troubleshooting Hearing Aids and Hearing Loop Systems

On October 2nd, Dr. Juliette Sterkens presented a troubleshooting session concerning hearing loops and hearing aids.  It was very informative and greatly appreciated by all attending.  She sent me 3 links to articles about the “Hearing Loop”,  “Fact sheet about hearing loss”, and “Information concerning purchasing a hearing aid”.  I hope you find this useful.   Thanks again to Dr. Sterkens. Hearing…

JAK’s Place – October Mission

The October Mission is JAK’s Place.  JAK’s Place opened in September 2006.  The Mission: We are a community resource with an inviting, encouraging, and caring atmosphere focused on the needs hopes, goals and gifts of everyone who comes in our door.  Through outreach, education, and active programming we seek to be a refuge and a beacon for all those whose lives have been…