Practice@People's

Welcome to Practice@People’s, the new monthly blog post from the PUMC Discipleship team! Look for a new post each month in which we will explore new ways of growing in our faith. Our God loves creativity and diversity, so we hope to share many different examples of what it looks like to grow in relationship with God

Celebrate Nurse Susan!

On Sunday, July 9th, we will celebrate Nurse Susan. There will be one worship service at 9:00am followed by a potluck brunch and time to remember our years with Susan and all she has meant to us.

Sue Koch
From the Parish Nurse

Dear Friends and Family,

I have one final story to share with you. Because of the timing that was involved, I believe it represents the unexplainable mystery that we see with the eyes of our spirit.

Sue Koch
Discipleship

Did you know our new church website has a blog? The Discipleship Team invites you to be on the lookout for our new monthly blog post, “Practice@People’s,” starting up mid-July.

Sue Koch
Christian Living and Outreach

Habitat for Humanity Faith Build News

Our first build date was a success.  The builders reported that they were all very busy that day.  Our next build date is July 15th.

Sue Koch
July Mission of the Month

Anderson Park Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working with the Dane County Parks Department to develop, protect, preserve, and enhance beautiful Anderson Farm County Park.

Sue Koch
The Road Home

The families who are part of the Road Home's Interfaith Hospitality Network shelter program will be our guests here in Oregon from July 23rd - 30th.

Sue Koch
Oregon Area Food Pantry

Items for July are Canned Meat and Tuna. The Pantry is open from 3 – 7pm and will next be available on Thursday, July 27th.

Sue Koch
Giving

The Paradox of Generosity - July 2017 

 “for during a severe ordeal of affliction, their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.” (2 Corinthians 8:2b)

Sue Koch
God's Word in Many Voices

You may have noticed that we have two more regular preachers on Sunday mornings.  Both Pastor Kate Sweet and Deacon Ellen Williams-Masson . . .

Jason Mahnke
Connecting our Mission and Holy Communion

Starting Sunday, June 4 we will be serving both grape juice and wine for Holy Communion as we strive to make new disciples of Jesus Christ and to be hospitable to our guests.  Many of our guests come from other faith traditions that

Jason Mahnke
Other News

Family Fun Opportunity! Are you and your family interested in representing People’s Church in the SummerFest Parade on Sunday, June 25th? 

Sue Koch
Parish Nurse

Dear Friends and Family,

As I think back to my first months here at People’s Church in 2000, I remember being astounded as I learned about the number of ways members of this congregation have been deeply embedded in service and ministry to the community.

Sue Koch
Senior Ministries

Our final First Monday Gathering for 2017 was held in May. The Steering Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, June 6th

Sue Koch
Discipleship

Discipleship Update: Growth Groups

Our Spring season of Growth Groups wrapped up the week of May 21. Over 12 weeks, groups reflected on questions about the weekly sermon series, The Story, spent time having fun together, and served out in the community.

Sue Koch
Christian Living & Outreach

The Living Our Faith Missions Committee has committed our church to be part of a Faith Build for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County. We will be partnering with five other churches on this build.

Sue Koch