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Please also click through the links on the news items in the Have You Heard? column on the right and check out our Events Calendar for a complete list of activities.


Smorgasbord & Silent Auction

Our annual fundraiser will be March 4. Click here for Smorgasbord details.
Click here for Silent Auction details.

Circuit Potluck

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at 1p.m. here at SUMC, we will have a circuit pot luck meal. In addition to the meal we will have games for all generations, such as Bible Trivia. More details to be announced.

Ash Wednesday

The beginning of Lent will be observed with a Circuit Ash Wednesday Service at Wilmot United Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

The 12

Click for details on this passion play.

Messy Church

Next Messy Church is February 25. Click for details.

Men’s Breakfast

Next Men’s Breakfast is Feb. 18. Click for details.

Save the Date

The Bristol UMW will be hosting an Evening of Fun for United Methodist Women on Wednesday, May 9 at 6 p.m. This will include a potluck meal, games and music. Please plan to come and invite a friend.

Youth News

Click for details.

Music Ministry – Everyone welcome to join!

Praise Power choir practices at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Chancel Choir, directed by Kyle Miskovic, practices 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Hand Bells, directed by Kim Ouwerkerk, practice on Thursdays at 7 p.m.

You are invited to join one, two or all three!

All-Committee Meeting Night

The next SUMC All-Committee meeting night will be scheduled for February 18 with All Committees meeting at 6 p.m. followed by Church Council at 6:30 p.m.

Supporting Our Fellow Congregations With Prayer

Please Pray for the Following South East District Churches and Clergy: (click to see list)
Feb. 5 – 11, Milton UMC, their pastor Stephen Scott, and their 253 members. Milton UMC is located at 266 Northside Dr., Milton, WI 53563.
Feb. 12 – 18, Milwaukee: Albright and Milwaukee: New Hope Hmong UMC’s, and their pastor Toua Thomas Thao, and their 104 members. Milwaukee: Albright and Milwaukee: New Hope Hmong UMC’s are located at 5555 W Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53216.
Feb. 19 – 25, Milwaukee: Bay View UMC, their pastor Kelley Renee Fowler, and their 178 members. Milwaukee: Bay View UMC is located at 2772 S Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207.
Feb. 26 – Mar. 4, Milwaukee: Central UMC, their pastor Robert Odum, and their 105 members. Milwaukee: Central UMC is located at 639 N 25th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Caring Ministry Needs Addresses

We have a mission to send cards out to people on our prayer list. This mission is part of our caring for those in the community and is part of our hospitality. Most prayer concerns don’t include an address, so a card cannot be sent. Please put an address on your prayer concern so we can send a card. If you don’t want a card sent, please indicate that.

From the Finance Committee

All expenses to be reimbursed by the church need to be turned in to the church treasurer within 30 day of occurrence. Funds request forms can be found in the treasurer’s mailbox outside the workroom office or on the back counter of the workroom office.

All Pastoral expenses will be from January through June and July through December (inclusive of all except Annual Conference expenses) with budgeted monies to be limited to 50% of yearly budget for each 6 month time period.

Westosha Community Senior Fellowship Time

Wednesday, February 7 at 10 a.m.
A Program on: “LOVE, INC.”
Free Bingo and prizes.
Located at Wilmot United Methodist Church fellowship hall
(11425 Fox River Road)
Call 1-262-862-6366 for more info
(Co-sponsored by Living Waters Ministries)

Sharing the Scripture on Sunday Morning

Would you like to be a part of the worship service by reading the scriptures? Contact Joanna Carlberg.

Soup Kitchen

Salem UMC has the privilege of serving at the Shalom Center Soup Kitchen on the fifth Thursday of a month. We make soup, enough sandwiches for everyone to take home after dinner and serve a hot meal provided by the Shalom Center to as many as 125 people or even more sometimes. The whole process takes about 2 1/2 hours some time between 2:00 and 5:30 p.m. (depending on which you choose – soup or sandwiches or serving). There is no cleanup. The center handles that. That is a very tiny gift of your time to provide so much for so many. We also donate money to the Soup Kitchen for milk – just mark your contribution “MILK” and drop it in the collection plate. If you would like to help make an “Impact on Your Community” sign up on the sheet found on the information board in the fellowship area – or call the church office at 1-262-843-2525 to get your name on the list.

Senior Dining Available

The Westosha Community Senior Center located on Hwy C east of Hwy 45, Bristol, offers the Senior Dining Program at noon each weekday for a confidential donation for anyone age 60 or better. The menu for the month will be posted on the bulletin board in the fellowship hall. Reservations are required by 10:30 a.m. 24 hours in advance. Suggested donation is $3. Call Ken @ 1-262-358-5554. There are 8 other locations in the Kenosha area offering this service including Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at The Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Rd. (Hwy C), in Trevor. For Sharing Center dining reservations, call 1-262-658-0237. Check the back of the menu or ask for a copy from Jane Smith.


  1. Please update Pastor’s sermons.

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