Missions of the Month—June
100% will support the programs of the Ferris State University Wesley House Campus Ministry
Wesley House is an open-armed and open-minded United Methodist Campus Ministry. Its mission is to create a safe and comfortable environment for Ferris State University Students to socialize and discuss everyday student life and the mission of the Christian Church. Wesley House meets weekly and begins its meetings with a free, home-cooked meal followed by an optional discussion about issues relevant to college students and based on the Bible. They are open to believers and nonbelievers alike. Annually, they take a mission trip.
Camping Scholarship Fund: $399.21
Bread Pan Sunday—Special Giving Opportunity June 16
Bring your loose change and help support the Family Life Center dinners sponsored by ECHO His Love.
Peace With Justice Sunday—Special Giving Opportunity June 23
The Frankfort and Elberta UMCs will recognize Peace With Justice Sunday on June 23 with a special giving opportunity. Gifts given help to fund programs that advocate for peace and justice in the United States and around the world. These programs empower United Methodists to speak out for removing structures and systems that harm God's children globally.
Good Samaritan Fund Sunday—Special Giving Opportunity June 30
The Frankfort UMC will receive donations to its Good Samaritan Fund on June 30. This fund helps local friends and neighbors in need with food cards, bus passes, gas cards, etc.
Buy Dinner For BACN
Enjoy a delicious dinner on Tuesday, June 4, at Rocks Landing, 1577 Crystal Drive (reservations required, call 399-0158) OR The Inn at Watervale, Arcadia (reservations required, call 352-9083, cash/check only) and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will support the programs of Benzie Area Christian Neighbors.
Church World Service (CWS) made an impact in 2018 through its kits and blankets programs
The CWS Kit and Blanket Programs are two of the many ways Church World Service shares in a hope-filled tomorrow. Your continued support truly makes a difference in the lives of children and families the world over.
In 2018, over 174,000 blankets and kits were distributed throughout the world—
—Haiti, 30 blankets
—Syria, 19,950 blankets and kits
—Serbia, 5,675 blankets and kits
—Honduras, 15,000 hygiene kits
—Georgia, 4,800 school kits
—United States of America and Puerto Rico, 54,770 blankets, 26,916 emergency cleanup buckets, 25,415 hygiene kits, 22,000 school kits, and 315 baby care kits—grand total of 128,586 kits and blankets!
Your contributions to the Blankets+ Sunday each year at the Frankfort and Elberta UMCs truly helps people all over the world!
Thanks for your generosity!
Carole Lee, Outreach Coordinator