United Methodist Women November 2019

Monday, October 28th, 2019

The annual Thank Offering will be featured at the November 5 meeting of the United Methodist Women. We meet at 1 PM in Fellowship Hall of the church. In addition to the usual items in the business meeting, plans will be finalized for our annual UMW worship service to be held Nov.10.​ Plans are also […]

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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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Pastor’s Words – June 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The Book of Discipline notes that “local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs”. Through the leadership of clergy and lay persons, individuals come face to face with those who have taken […]

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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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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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United Methodist Women March 2018

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

It’s hard to believe that Easter is less than a month away. That means it is time to think about the United Methodist Women’s annual Reflection Breakfast. As in the past, it is traditionally held the morning before Palm Sunday. This year the event will take place on Saturday, March 24, beginning at 9:30 AM. Featured speaker will be […]

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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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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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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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