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Sargent John Wright was born in Freeport, Illinois, on September 1, 1920, the only child of Leo and Hazel Wright. As a child growing up in a small town, his life revolved around milking cows, singing duets with his father at church, participating in Eagle Scouts, sports and music lessons.
Starting September 15th I will be working in Haiti for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) as the Project Coordinator for the Haiti Home Assistance Program and the Guest House Renovation project. I will be headquartered in Petionville at the Methodist Guest House campus and will be working in-country for the next 3 months. This will be my 3rd time in Haiti this year.
I have always believed in God. I know that where I am He is also. Whether I speak His name or whisper “Jesus;” I feel His presence.
I was born and raised a Catholic in Stockton. My partner and I were together for a number of years and we decided to move to the Sacramento area. I started attending Saint Francis Catholic Church where my brother and sister went to mass. I felt at home with them there; yet, I still flt something tugging at me.
An influential voice for social justice, the Rev. Robert Warr Moon marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The former pastor of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Sacramento died June 2 after a brief illness, his family said. He was 95.c
Bill Borah will be leaving February 13 with a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Team from our Annual Conference, to complete construction on a school in Thomas, Haiti, a beautiful area 40 km north of Port-Au-Prince. He will return February 24. The work site is remote and somewhat primitive but does have a toilet and showers. Bill’s team consists of 3 contractors, 2 health care professionals, 2 educators, 2 ministers and an attorney. They will also work with the health, education and spiritual needs of the community. Under UMVIM doctrine, Haitians w
In 2009 when Pastor Faith Whitmore suggested that we share our talents in order to donate the increase from them to the benefit of the St. Marks treasury, I settled on writing profiles of St. Marks’ members, a generation older than myself, whom I admired. The following articles resulted from the interviews I conducted at that time. I have chosen to discuss Oscar Winje first, with his approval.
In 1979 when this author first came to St. Marks, Dave Wolf was the pastor and Beth Shoemaker was the church secretary whose calm smile and friendly manner set the tone for the office. She had been a volunteer at St. Marks since 1951 when the MacMurdos held services in the lath house, but it was Bob Moon who invited Beth to take on paid secretarial duties.