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Lay Leader Lines August 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Q: I heard that we borrowed money from our own memorial savings accounts to use for other things for which those funds were not intended. Why did we do this? It seems to me that we are in danger of misusing money which is set aside for specific purposes if we borrow from those accounts […]

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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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Lay Leader Lines May 2018

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

  Q: Several years ago this church had a pie auction to raise money for some major expense which the church had. It was a lot of fun! Why couldn’t we have another pie auction? Churches always need money for something, don’t they? A: To answer your last question first, yes, churches do always seem […]

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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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Lay Leader Lines – September 2017

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

  Q: Aren’t we supposed to receive a report on the Annual Conference proceedings each year? Maybe I missed it, but I don’t recall anybody giving a report on it. After all the fuss about how expensive it was going to be, I should think we would have heard more about it than we have. […]

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Lay Leader Lines August 2017

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Q: It seems as if we’re always being asked to do something in church, such as serve as an usher, be a liturgist, hold an office, serve on a committee, host the coffee hour after church, or join a class or group of some kind. I’m just an ordinary person with no special talents. I […]

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July 2017 Newsletter

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Please click the link below to find a PDF version of July’s newsletter. God Bless!   July Newsletter

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May 2017 Newsletter

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Please click the link below to view the newsletter for May 2017.   May Newsletter

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