Vacation Bible School June 17th through June 21st

by Roderick Krueger

 This year we will be exploring To Mars and Beyond VBS. Students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they explore where God’s power can take them. They will become Voyagers and discover how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives. After a high-energy Opening Assembly time, Voyagers make their way […]

Habitat for Humanity – May 2019 Mission Project

by Roderick Krueger

This year marks the 26th anniversary of Door County Habitat for Humanity.  Since 1993, forty-one homes have been built on the peninsula.  To date, 137 people, including 92 children, have been blessed with safe, secure and decent housing because of Habitat.  One of the core concepts of Habitat is to offer the partner family a […]

April Mission: Clinica Evangelica Morava in Ahuas, Honduras

by Roderick Krueger

Our April Mission is to support the healthcare center in Ahuas, Honduras.  The hospital was founded in 1946 and survives because of financial support and volunteers from the United States.  Rick Nelson is the administrator of the clinic.  He grew up in Sturgeon Bay and was the former director of Door County Habitat for Humanity. […]

Bishop Lewis – Forum Discussion

by Roderick Krueger

The Sturgeon Bay UMC Forum had the privilege of hearing retired Bishop William B. Lewis speak to us about the future of the United Methodist Church. The church is struggling as to how to deal with LGBTQ issues in our church. It appears that the Judicial Council of the General Conference will be taking up […]

Capital Campaign Update

by Roderick Krueger

             Implementation Phase We are in the implementation phase of the Capital Campaign.  First of all, we praise the Lord for the success of the campaign.  Our initial goal was have $300,000 in pledges.  At the present time, we have over $393,000 in pledges and have received almost $260,000 in […]

Update Capital Campaign – July15, 2018

by Roderick Krueger

The funding portion of the Capital Campaign came to a successful conclusion on June 30th.  The generosity and enthusiasm from the congregation and friends of the church have been unbelievable and greatly appreciated.  In January, the Capital Campaign listed 3 objectives which were felt needed to be accomplished. Better serve our members by: improving the […]

Capital Campaign – July 15, 2018

by Roderick Krueger

The funding portion of the Capital Campaign came to a successful conclusion on June 30th.  The generosity and enthusiasm from the congregation and friends of the church have been unbelievable and greatly appreciated.  In January, the Capital Campaign listed 3 objectives which were felt needed to be accomplished. Better serve our members by: improving the […]

Parish Nurse Notes 4/8/18

by Roderick Krueger

  Parish Nurse notes: Mindufulness Movement and Meditation is on Tuesdays now, at the same time, 11:30-12:30, usually in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome to come when they can. $5/session with Barbara Wulf, instructor. Parkinson Disease Support Group meets this Thursday at 12:30pm.  Rebekah VandeWalle APNP from Neurology Consultants of Bellin Health will be […]

2018 Lumberjack Success

by Roderick Krueger

The 2018 Lumberjack Dinner was a great success.  We served 642 people.  We had over 1,000 pounds of meat cooked to perfection.  Potatoes, cabbage, rutabaga, and baked beans (secret recipe ) with a slice of freshly baked pie completed the menu.  The portions would have satisfied any hungry lumberjack.  A big thank you to all […]

Study Up-Date

by David Leistra

I thought I would offer an update where I am in my doctoral studies through Western Theological Seminary. I completed the first unit and have begun the second unit as of the first of this year. There are two units in each academic year. I had forgotten the rigors of academia and the need to […]