Serving the Sturgeon Bay UMC and its congregation

Thanksgiving Dinner

The 38th annual Sturgeon Bay Area Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at 4:30 pm on November 23rd at the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church, 836 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay.  All those who do not have a place to be or persons to gather with are invited to partake of this delicious home cooked meal of turkey with all the trimmings.  For…

October Mission MMDC

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 Things You Can Do: Pray for those…

39th Annual Apple Bazaar

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 to clean out unused items from your…

Paul Webster – September Mission

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

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

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 of life and any other interested parties.…

Neighbor to Neighbor – August mission

  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 Peer Companion and Respite for Caregivers  programs,…

Brush with Kindness – July Mission

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 in 1999 as a neighborhood revitalization program…

Vacation Bible School – August 28 – September 1, 2017

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 to Peru Registration Form Letter to Parents