The First Day

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

Today begins our Lenten journey of 2021.  This year the time we spend in the valley which signifies this part of our Savior’s journey seems an extension of how we have spent most of the last year.  And yet, these next 40 days (46 if we include Sundays) are set aside for us to reflect… Continue Reading The First Day

Paczkis

Puzzler's Corner Blog, Midwest District, DS Margie Crawford Blog

When Terrance and I first arrived in Michigan, it was Summer.  We moved to the state from Iowa and were looking forward to watching the July 4th fireworks.  At the time, we didn’t know that Detroit scheduled the annual display for late June, rather than on Independence Day.  As we got to know the city,… Continue Reading Paczkis

Ash Wednesday & Lenten Resources

Michigan Conference website Lenten Resources page is HERE Bishop Bard has also offered some recommendations for the observance of Ash Wednesday — Click here to view The Lent Kit project below and pictured was submitted by Rev. Ryan Wieland, pastor at Grandville UMC. Lent Kits will be delivered by volunteers on February 15. Each kit… Continue Reading Ash Wednesday & Lenten Resources