Let’s Build That Ramp!

Craig LeRoy has stepped forward and plans to build a sturdy ramp at Robin Southward’s home. He will be calling on several men of the church to assist him in this project once he gets the materials and plans underway. Lowes Home Center has agreed to give him a discount on the supplies. If you […]

Thank you! From the Trustees

Many thanks to all who helped with our spring spruce-up on April 8. We accomplished a great deal and have several other big projects in the pipeline like updating the playground. We couldn’t do it without our hard-working volunteers! Thank you!  

Jars for Jamaa Letu Orphanages!

Local United Methodist churches of the Pacific Northwest Conference are invited to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As we do every year at this time, please save your pocket change until Annual Conference in June for the orphanages we help support. In June we will accept […]

Administrative Council News

Responding to our Congregational Meeting the evening of January 24, the Administrative Council assembled a Mission/Vision Task Force to identify goals and ways to reach them from the 22 areas identified that night. We began by developing a mission statement, which is: “As members of Stanwood United Methodist Church, we count ourselves Disciples of Jesus […]

In Memory of Pat McGlashan

On May 6, 2017, Pat’s daughter, Sue, will lead “Team Joy” in raising money for lung cancer research in the Lung Force Walk at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. To walk with Sue and the team, or to donate in Pat’s name – http://action.lung.org/site/TR/LUNGFORCE/ALAMP_Mountain_Pacific?px=6972780&pg=personal&fr_id=14372

Community Response

Dear Stanwood UMC and UM Women: We want to say a huge thank you for all of the socks, underwear, hats and gloves. We were in need of all of those items and have already put them to good use on these cold days! Thank you!” Stanwood Elementary School  

Congregational Care

Congregational Ministry Starting The Congregational Care Committee is beginning to organize a new ministry. The entire active congregation will be divided into small groupings of 10 – 12 households. A Care Group Leader will have oversight of each grouping and make monthly contacts with each member to see how they are doing. Any needs that […]

Lazy F

New Dining Hall for Lazy F By Dave Burfeind | Director, Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center We are now into the next level of the campaign to raise funds for a new dining hall at Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center. The initial stages of talking with friends of the camp and groups using our facility […]

It Takes a Village

Helen Smith has been in charge of our wedding receptions and memorial services for many years. She has many willing volunteers to help her, drawing from UM Women and other members of the church.   Helen also is responsible for the bulletin board (s), especially the one near the double wooden doors in Narthex. Martha Sanders, […]