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From the Pastor’s Desk November 2019

Monday, October 28th, 2019

This will be my last year-end report as your pastor.  As most of you now know I will be retiring as of June 30, 2020.  I thought I would look back over the 16 years I have been here.  I have officiated at 32 weddings, 29 baptisms, 40 receptions of members, who are new or […]

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Lay Leader Lines October 2019

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Q: I’ve been debating with myself on whether or not I would like to serve on a church committee or hold some office in the church. How do I apply for a position as an officer or committee member? Are there any specifications I need to have? If I get on a committee, how long […]

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A View from the Belfry October 2019

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

What happened??!!?? It was summer, and then even before August had ended, it was autumn! Even early in September trees were turning colors in places, and mosquitoes were disappearing! Pretty soon it will be Halloween, I wonder if we’ll have a Trunk or Treat event at this church as we did last year! It was […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk October 2019

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

On Saturday mornings he would sleep until the sun kissed his face just enough. He wouldn’t shower because what was the need? He didn’t need the hot water to rouse.  Chris wanted the baby blanket of ‘just awake’ to      remain soft on his skin as long as it could. And he would intentionally not strap […]

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UMW – Submitted by Carol Weinert

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

September 2019 Here it is September again – time to put away the white shoes, beach towels, sun screen and bikinis, and begin thinking about fall harvest, schooldays and United Methodist Women’s programs. But first, let’s recap the summer.​ Our UMW August picnic was, as usual, a big success with perhaps the largest number of […]

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UMW Picnic

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

August 2019 Thank you to everyone who participated in making our UMW picnic a success. To Maurita Holland, our speaker, for her presentation on wild flowers in our area, and her homes in Gulliver  and Ann Arbor. Maurita compared the many wild flowers that exist at her home in Ann Arbor, her home on the […]

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A View from the Belfry

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

September 2019

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Lay Leader Lines

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

September 2019

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Norma Johnson – “God’s Way”

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Raise your hand if you remember Frank Sinatra. When he was ending his singing career he sang a song, “I Did It My Way” , this to him was how he lived his life. It occurred to me that the hurt and bad things could have been avoided if instead he had tried to live […]

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Vacation Bible School

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

August 2019 We would like to thank everyone who helped with Vacation Bible School this year. Ruth Annelin and Candace Haskell supplied the food for the snacks each day, Kerry Billings  made a beautiful beach backdrop for us complete with palm trees, we would also like to thank everyone else who helped organize, plan, teach, […]

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