Serving the Sturgeon Bay UMC and its congregation

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

Vacation Bible School – “Passport to Peru”

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 vibrant culture of Peru as they discover God’s…

Health Activities for May

The Health topic for May is “Risky Business” and Mental Health.  The following are a listing of health related activities happening at our church Memory Café -May 1 @ 2:00 pm –  What is a Dulcimer? by Mel Henrichs Mindfulness Meditation – starts Monday May 1st with Barbara Wolf 11:30 – 12:30 weekly  Parkinson Disease support Group – May 4th 12:30 –…