Archive for August, 2018

Lay Leader Lines August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Q: I heard that we borrowed money from our own memorial savings accounts to use for other things for which those funds were not intended. Why did we do this? It seems to me that we are in danger of misusing money which is set aside for specific purposes if we borrow from those accounts […]

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Mission Report August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

In 2016, our church participated in raising funds for a project called Imagine No Malaria; this church raised over $1,350. Have you ever wondered what happened to this project since then? I have. I thought at the time that Imagine No Malaria was just a church project, but was amazed to learn that the whole world […]

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Trustee Report August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

In late May, the trustees inspected your parsonage and church as required by the Book of Discipline. We made a list of repairs and improvements for both locations that we felt were necessary and could be accomplished in 2018. With one major repair (parsonage chimney) costing nearly $4500, we estimated our total project cost for […]

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United Methodist Women August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Hawaii is the theme of our summer picnic, which will be Tuesday, August 7, at noon at the church. Janet Helmbold is in charge of securing the speaker and the meal, being planned by Lynn LaRose and her crew, will feature pulled pork sandwiches – yumm! There will be no UMW General Meeting in August so the […]

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View from the Belfry August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

  Howdy from the belfry! Yep! It’s Benny again! You United Methodists amaze me! You also tire me out just watching all the work you do! In late June a whole bunch of you baked almost 500 pasties when it wasn’t even pasty time! You also froze them, so that in July you could unfreeze […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk – August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

We are like explorers who set out searching for one thing only to find something else. As Christians or those seeking Christ we have ideas of who Christ is and what it means to follow Christ. Often, we compose our own set of standards or beliefs based upon our comfort zones and levels of justification […]

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