First United Methodist Church-Kalamazoo is seeking a Director of Congregational Care for a 20 hrs/week position, beginning September 1, 2021. This person would provide direct spiritual care with individuals and leadership for volunteer teams assisting with congregational care, concentrating on members and their families with special needs due to age or circumstances (homebound; persons with… Continue Reading Director of Congregational Care – First UMC, Kalamazoo
Rev. Philip Paul Steele, 83, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Park Place Assisted Living in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Born February 17, 1937 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Alice Eugenia (Bishop) and Philip Hoyt Steele, Rev. Steele graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1955. He attended Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of… Continue Reading Rev. Philip P. Steele
Rev. John W. McNaughton, 81, passed away on Monday May 11, 2020. He was born January 25, 1939 in Durand, WI to the late Claude K. and Alice M. (Doughty) McNaughton. John was united in marriage to the former Donna L. Sweet on April 18, 1987. John pastored for over 40 years throughout Michigan and… Continue Reading Rev. John W. McNaughton
Portage Chapel Hill Church and Wesley in Kalamazoo are planting a staffing model to grow more disciples for Christ in the Kalamazoo area.
Justice For Our Neighbors-Kalamazoo is still standing with their clients, safely and effectively, during the threat of the health crisis.
Rev. Kenneth D. McCaw The Rev. Kenneth D. McCaw, age 85, of Grand Rapids, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Clark on Keller Lake. He was born in Albany, NY on June 2, 1934. Ken attended Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. He retired from Kalamazoo First UMC in 2000, after 42 years in… Continue Reading Rev. Kenneth D. McCaw
Yeo, Nathan and Samantha are now in ministry in Detroit. Kathryn is serving in Kalamazoo. These four young adult missionaries continue a strong US-2 tradition in the Michigan Area.
Nancy Louellen (Wheeler) Steele Nancy Louellen Steele, 79 of Kalamazoo, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 13, 2019. Nancy married her soul mate of 61 years, Rev. Philip P. Steele, on June 20, 1957. She was an accomplished pianist, seamstress and artist. Her career included bedding sales associate at JC Penney retiring in 2005,… Continue Reading Nancy Louellen (Wheeler) Steele
So you attended a Vision Day – what’s next? Why Attend? Ask in-depth questions about the concepts, theological foundations and the developmental process of fresh expressions. Envision the implications of fresh expressions for your specific congregation and community. Receive up close and personal guidance on how to take next steps on your fresh expressions journey.… Continue Reading Michigan Roundtables – Norton Shores
So you attended a Vision Day – what’s next? Why Attend? Ask in-depth questions about the concepts, theological foundations and the developmental process of fresh expressions. Envision the implications of fresh expressions for your specific congregation and community. Receive up close and personal guidance on how to take next steps on your fresh expressions journey.… Continue Reading Michigan Roundtables – Kalamazoo