A View from the Belfry – June 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Greetings from the belfry! You know, now that it’s spring, from my perch up here in the belfry which is no more, I can see a lot of work going on which many not be recognized by some of you great people who attend this church. Last month I mentioned a broken sump pump and […]

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United Methodist Women July 2018

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Plans are being finalized for the annual United Methodist Women’s summer picnic. This year the theme will be a Hawaiian luau; so shake out your favorite muumuu. put on your leis and plan to attend. The event will be Tuesday, August 7, at noon at the church. Janet Helmbold is in charge of securing the speaker and […]

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A View from the Belfry July 2018

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Greetings from Benny, your very own FUMC bat! Spring is pretty well gone and summer is here! Somehow that reminds me that life goes on, too, and sometimes things go by so fast that they’re gone before I wake up to that fact. In June the high school seniors graduated , and we had a […]

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A View from the Belfry – June 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Howdy from the belfry! I am happy to report that spring has really arrived! While you humans still need jackets on some days, the snow is actually GONE, lawns are in need of mowing, and bugs are starting to return, which means we bats will soon be feasting on mosquitos again! You know, I was […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk May 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

It was a great vacation, spending quality time with Polly, taking walks, going to the beach and reading lots of books, I read the Gospels Mark, Luke & John and four other books written by my favorite authors. I was able to spend time in prayer and meditation while enjoying the warm weather and the […]

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United Methodist Women May 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

  The next local UMW General Meeting will be May 1 at 1 PM in our church Fellowship Hall. United Methodist Women’s meetings are open to all interested. Come join us. There will surely be a review of the recent Spiritual Growth Retreat. If you didn’t attend this annual event, come to our meeting and […]

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A View from the Belfry March 2018

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Howdy from the belfry! Boy, has it been cold up here recently!! Once in awhile we get a little relief from the bitter cold, but it never lasts long! However, I can tell that there is hope! This church is beginning to have unusual meals at strange times for a church! For example, one Tuesday […]

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A View from the Belfry

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Hurray! It’s my favorite time of year, when bats abound! Happy Halloween, all you wannabe bats! Well, O.K., maybe most of you humans don’t really want to be bats all that much, even if we can fly and you can’t, at least not without using mechanical devices such as airplanes to help you. Anyway, this […]

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A View From the Belfry – October 2017

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Well, it’s a sure sign that summer is over when our summer residents start heading for their homes elsewhere. Pat and Laloni McConnell have gone back to Maryland, Mary Livingston an Bob Morrow  have left for Indiana (even though the winters there aren’t exactly a lot warmer than the ones in Michigan), and some of […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk – October 2017

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

What a mighty God we serve! No wonder the angels bow before Him, and heaven and earth adore Him and declare His great glory and holiness! No matter what is happening in the world at large or your personal world, God is on the throne and as sovereign is working to perform His will in […]

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