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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Lay Leader Lines March 2018

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Q: I ‘ve heard rumors that we are going to have a Vacation Bible School this summer for the children in this church. Is this true? We haven’t had a Vacation Bible School here for years! I’ve also heard that we’re planning a Vacation Bible School for adults, too! What is that? I’ve never heard […]

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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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United Methodist Women – October 2017

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Please take note of the meeting date change for the October meeting of our United Methodist Women’s group. Because of the Marquette District Celebration to be held the first Tuesday of the month in Newberry, our October meeting will be held the first Wednesday of the month, Oct. 4 at 1 PM in our church […]

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United Methodist Women – September 2017

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Wow! Where did the summer go? It seems like only yesterday we were planting our garden and it is harvest time already. Our summer activities are winding down as well and it is time to begin thinking about the fall programs at our church. The first general meeting of the Manistique United Methodist Women is […]

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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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From the Pastor’s Desk – January 2017

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

The month of January is a time when many people seek new beginnings. 2016 has come to a close and we find ourselves in the midst of 2017. Every year we resolve to make the new year better, more fulfilling or even less hectic than the one before. The new year is a way to […]

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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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A View from the Belfry November 2016

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Squeakboo! That’s bat talk for Halloween, my very favorite holiday!  We bats really get to celebrate,  since we are the most important Halloween decoration, even if those carved up pumpkins don’t seem to think so! The word Halloween actually means All Hallows Eve, or the day before All Saint’s Day, on which we celebrate all […]

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