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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 – 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 […]

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 […]

Lumberjack Supper

by Roderick Krueger

The 83rd Lumberjack Supper will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Sturgeon Bay United Methodist Church.  Serving will be from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Take-out will be from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Advance tickets can be purchased at the church office and are $15.00 for individuals 12 years and up.  Tickets at the door are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – “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 […]