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This page is where you will find many of the events and things that happen in and around First United Methodist Church of Sturgis, Michigan.   
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Our Trustees have been busy this year so far!

Repaired all emergency lights in the church.
Replace the flag pole rope.
Patched the roof.
Cleaned the janitor’s room.
Tuned and serviced the pipe organ.
Did our annual safety inspection of the boilers, as required by State law.
Repaired the office heating system.
Cleaned the kitchen drain line to prevent sewer back-up.
Repaired the paper towel dispenser in rest room.

​Thank you to those that work to keep our church, grounds and parsonage in good repair!
Keith and Colleen Treman are excited to announce two travel 
opportunities that they are hosting. 

1.Israel - "Journey through the Bible" an 11 Day Tour - beginning October 22 - November 1, 2018. The Journey will include 3 nights in Bethlehem, optional Dinner in Palestinian Christian family home, visit to Jericho and Qumran, Caesarea, The Galilee and Boat ride on the Sea, Cana and Nazareth, Jerusalem and Emmaus. From New York, our trip starts at $3,348. Optional extensions available.  
2.Germany and Europe "Oberammergau/Passion Play and European Capitals" a 10 Day Tour beginning September 23 - October 2, 2020. The Oberammergau/Passion Play only happens every ten years since 1634. Plan to travel to Munich, Innsbruck, Etta, Prague, Dresden, Leipzig, and Berlin. From New York, our trip starts at $4,398. Optional extensions available.  

We hope you will join us for one or both of these inspirational and educational tours. Please consider this our invitation to be part of an adventure in faith and join us as we see the Bible come to life!

Brochures are available in the church office, by emailing Keith at ktreman@umc-kzo.org or by calling EO directly at 863-648-0383 and use my Host ID#17636. 


Sincerely, 
Gràtia Dòmini nostri Jesu Christi, et càritas Dei, et communicàtio Sancti Spìritus sit cum òmnibus vobis.

Rev. Keith Treman
(Grace, Love and Fellowship)
First United Methodist Church 212 S Park Street Kalamazoo MI 49007 
269.381.6340 Ext. 211

The 2018 Chili Cook Off Winner is 
Amy Potts-Summey! Congrats on a yummy Chili!
We have a box in the coat room where you can drop off any small items, like motel soap, shampoo, small trinkets?? Barb B will deliver to Thurston Woods. They can use them for Bingo prizes etc.
  Thank you,
  John Blanchard

   ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PICK-UP DATES

April 14 - 9 AM
July 14 - 9 AM
Sept. 22 - 9 AM
Everyone over 12 years of age and in good health are welcome to participate in the clean-up.
We will provide the trash bags and a very stylish adopt-a-highway safety vest to wear.

Sign up sheet on bulletin board.
Any questions, call John Blanchard 651-5879

Vacation Bible School 2018
 It will be held July 23rd-26th 6 pm-8 pm, with a special opening family party on Sunday, July 22, 1 pm-3 pm with games, music, food, and drink. All community children, ages 3-11, are welcome. A celebration dinner will be at 5:30 on Thursday, July 26, for parents and friends.  
Items for VBS
Vacation Bible School could use some things to help the program run successfully. Please see if you could donate any of these things. 
Small paper plates 250
Small paper bowls 250
Small PLASTIC cups. 250
50 celery sticks cut into six inch sticks
Spreadable cream cheese, enough for the celery...100 tablespoons according to the recipe
250 fish shaped pretzel crackers
50 graham crackers
250 bear shaped crackers
4 cans green frosting
4 jars of sprinkles
300 small pretzel sticks
50 large pretzel sticks
50 gummy bears
600 grapes
17 cups mini marshmallow
17 cups bear shaped graham crackers
9 cups milk chocolate chips

Thank you to our road clean up crew! David Blanchard., John Blanchard, John and Kerri Polzin, 
Art and Walter Ebert.