October Mission MMDC

by Roderick Krueger

This has been an unprecedented year for hurricanes.  Although we had a previous monthly mission for the Midwest Mission Distribution Center, their supplies have been greatly depleted.  They are in urgent need to meet the needs of those affected by these storms.  For that reason we are once again asking for your generous support. Five […]

39th Annual Apple Bazaar

by Roderick Krueger

Plan to bring your non-perishable items Monday through Thursday before the Bazaar.  Please stay to offer your time when you can that week.  If you have never helped before, please allow Jackie or Carol to find a fun area for you to work in!  Volunteer help is needed and appreciated. This is a great opportunity […]

Paul Webster – September Mission

by Roderick Krueger

Trobby Kandala, son of Paul’s past assistant, Tshala has successfully completed his freshman year at Africa University and is leading the chicken and egg project at the center during the vacation break. This project has been highly successful in improving the diet of the area people.  The chickens produce more than 2000 eggs per day.  […]

Help – What You Can Do for Disaster Relief

by Roderick Krueger

Hurricane Harvey has caused devastation in Texas and Louisiana.  This weekend Hurricane Irma will likely hit Florida and affect several states in the South East. UMCOR (United Methodist Church on Relief) is an organization through  which we can help those in need.  It has an A+ rating from “Charity Watch”.  Every dollar you donate will […]

Pastor Dave’s Study

by David Leistra

This is the first entry in what I hope is to become a conversation around the topic of retirement from a Christian/Ethical perspective. I am using this blog as a means of communicating with the parish I serve about a study I am engaged in concerning the Christian viewpoint of retirement as a major transition […]

Neighbor to Neighbor – August mission

by Roderick Krueger

  Neighbor to Neighbor of Sturgeon Bay is a  non-profit organization that comforts and assists people experiencing problems arising from conditions or limitations that lead to a deterioration in their quality of life.  Volunteers are the key to our services and a neighbor’s independence.  Volunteers are screened, trained, and particiipate in on-going training.  Through our […]

Young Adult Fellowship

by Roderick Krueger

There is a new group being formed.  For now it is being called “Young Adult Fellowship”.  The name may change, but this is a group that is not new.  This group has been very active in our church for many years.  They grew up in this church family.  They were involved in Sunday School, a […]

Brush with Kindness – July Mission

by Roderick Krueger

The mission for July is  “A Brush with Kindness”.  This is a home repair program that is a part of Habitat for Humanity.  Habitat for Humanity is known for building homes and creating homeownership opportunities for low-income families, but that’s not all we do. “A Brush With Kindness” program was begun in the United States […]

Vacation Bible School – August 28 – September 1, 2017

by Roderick Krueger

Vacation Bible School will held August 28 – September 1 2017 at the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church.  Children from the community Pre-K through 6th grade are welcome to attend.  The Theme is “Passport to Peru”.  Call the church office for information.       Description of Vacation Bible School Event Video Trailer for Passport […]

Vacation Bible School – “Passport to Peru”

by Roderick Krueger

The Mission for May is Discovering God’s Good Gifts – Cross Culture Vacation Bible School. Hike cloud-shrouded ruins of Machu Picchu.  Savor exotic flavors of the Amazon.  Hear what daily life is like from kids in Peru.  Grab your passport for an unforgettable Vacation Bible School trek!  This summer our VBS kids will be immersed in the […]