Dates to keep in mind:
Mission of the Month—April
90% will support the UM Camp Scholarship Fund
10% will go to the Ferris State University Wesley House Campus Ministry
Wesley House is 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 rele-vant to college students and based on the Bible. They are open to believers and non-believers alike. Annually, they take a mission trip as well.
Recent Mission Receipts
Valerie Mossman-Celestin (HAPI): $246.60
Human Relations Day: $97
Benzie Area Christian Neighbors: $306.00
Church World Service Blankets+: $227.00
Native American Ministries Sunday—Special Giving Opportunity April 15
The Native American Ministries Sunday offering supports Native American outreach within annual conferences, provides seminary scholarships for Native Americans, and strengthens, develops, and equips Native American rural, urban and reserva-tion congregations, ministries and communities.
Good Samaritan Fund Sunday— Special Giving Opportunity April 29
Donations to the Frankfort UMC's Good Samaritan Fund will assist local friends and neigh-bors who are in need within our own community.
Buy Dinner for BACN
Enjoy a dinner on April 3 at The Roadhouse Mexican Bar and Grill, Benzonia, OR The Fusion Restaurant of Frankfort, and a portion of the evening's proceeds will support the programs of Benzie Area Christian Neighbors.
Benzie Area Christian Neighbors is in need of two volunteers for the ongoing job of unloading the delivery truck twice a week. Items may be heavy, so muscles and a strong back are important. Contact Benzie Area Christian Neighbors, 882-9544 if interested.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County has openings on its Board of Directors! They are specifically looking for two individuals who can fill the positions of board secretary and board treasurer. If you are interested in either one of these volunteer positions, please contact Habitat to learn more about the responsibilities that are required of these officers. They are also looking for dedicated individuals with diverse skills and experience including: finance and mortgages, marketing/communications, family services, retail experi-ence, construction, and fund development. For more infor-mation visit their website benziehabitat.org. Contact them via email at HFHbenziecounty@charter.net or by calling their office at 231-399-0399.
Thank for your generosity!
Carole Lee, Outreach Coordinator
Fred Fay (Adopt-A-Hwy), Nonie Rasmussen (Giving Tree Program), Amy Jones (Benzie Senior Resources), Dan Hook (Habitat for Humanity), and Bob Boehm (BACN).