Layettes – June 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

As you can see we have some baby items on display. They are for the layettes the United Methodist Women put together for the Family Health Department. They receive 1 gift bag per month. Each bag contains 1 hat, 1 onesie, 1 sleeper, a blanket or quilt, and 1 receiving blanket. In it is a […]

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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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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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United Methodist Women November 2017

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  For those of you who love a mystery, our United Methodist Women’s group has two. First of all, we would like to know who turned in a completed Reading Program list but forgot to sign her name. This unknown reader is entitled to a reading certificate but we cannot award hers until we know […]

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Lay Leader Lines November 2017

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  Q: I hear that we are having some sort of church conference here within the next few weeks. What kind of conference is it? Can anybody go? A: Every year, usually in the fall, every United Methodist Church in the Marquette District (and in all other districts as well at some point during the […]

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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 – September 2017

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

September is the beginning of another school year. It is also the beginning of college and professional football, and of exciting times for many. However September elicits  memories which are difficult for us to ponder. September 11 is a day for prayer, a day of memory and hope, a day to rededicate our lives to […]

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From the Pastor’s Desk August 2017

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

  From the Gospel according to Luke “But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, ‘Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself?  Tell her to help me.’ But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried […]

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Lay Leader Lines – January 2017

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Q: I keep hearing about new repairs that have to be made, more expenses which we need to cover, etc. Is there never an end to the seemingly endless way in which we have to spend money on the church? We aren’t made of money, you know, and the stuff doesn’t grow on trees! A: […]

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UMW News December 2016

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Don’t miss this one! The United Methodist Women of Manistique First will host their annual Christmas Party Wednesday, Dec. 7, and invite the entire church to attend. The event begins at 5 PM with a potluck dinner and will be followed with a seasonal program of music and other entertainment. The planning committee decided to […]

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