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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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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Lay Leader Lines – June 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Q: Years ago I attended a church in which one of the ministers had a passion for bringing people into the ministry. He seemed to feel that doing so should be one of the main goals of any Christian church. I understand that right now, we have two members that are studying to become pastors, […]

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United Methodist Women – June 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Submitted by: Carol Weinert The next Manistique United Methodist Women’s meeting is Tuesday June 4. We meet at 1 PM in the fellowship hall of the church. Meetings are open to all interested women. President Bette Jahn will continue her program of exploring the Spiritual First Aid Kits. There is one for everyone so come […]

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Lay Leader Lines July 2018

Monday, June 25th, 2018

This edition of Lay Leader Lines will be devoted to the 2018 Michigan Area Annual Conference, held, as it was last year (and will be next year) at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Much of the business we conducted this year was a continuation of business we addressed last year, especially that dealing […]

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Lay Leader Lines – June 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Q: A couple of months ago you mentioned having Vacation Bible School for children and also for adults during the summer. Are we really going to do that? A: Yes! We are working with the Zion Lutheran Church on the Vacation Bible School for the children. It will be held during the mornings of June […]

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UMW – June 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Summer is finally here and it’s time for parties and picnics. The highlight of the summer, as far as the United Methodist Women goes, is our annual 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 […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk March 2018

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Dear Irish and Irish Wannabe Saints, St. Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on or around March 17th. It particularly remembers St. Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. I am part of the Wanna be Saints on St. Patrick’s day. I may have […]

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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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From the Pastor’s Desk

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

According to a medieval legend, God once sent two angels to the earth on a special mission, with each one of them carrying a basket. One angel was assigned to gather up all of the prayers of petition, and the other was assigned to gather up all of the prayers of thanksgiving. The first angel returned very quickly, […]

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