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 Here are some shots Pastor Kerry took from our camera.  The menu was hot ham sandwich, vegetable soup, mixed fruit salad and pineapple upside down cake.  Our featured fun for the day were 3 Peep candy flowers in pots to 3 lucky winners who had the respective numbers under their soup bowls. 

Cheryl and Paul

 

The Sister Bay Moravian church prepared 45 Thanksgiving Baskets for
various families in the community this past year. We have been
involved in this project for the past 5 years. This is an extension of
a project we did several years ago that asked the congregation to
bring a part of the Thanksgiving meal each Sunday. One week it was the
making for a pumpkin pie, next the ingredients for the ever popular
green bean casserole. This continued until we had the potatoes, gravy,
yams, stuffing, etc. We took it one step further and bought the
turkeys as well. The first year we were able to put together 25
baskets. Each year the numbers have increased. The Stewardship
Committee is so thankful for the generosity and enthusiasm shown by
the congregation for this outreach program. We hope to continue this
effort next year. Thank you one and all.

 

 

  Some more photos.
    SBMC Docksology Services - held every Wednesday evening at sunset during the past summer of 2011 featuring the SBMC Bell Choir.
    November Winter Community Free Lunch - our first free winter community lunch served in November featured a birthday cake for our Pastor Kerry.
    December Winter Community Lunch - Paul frying Johnsonville brats along with the service table and attending crowd for our December free winter community lunch.

   Here are some photos for your perusal regarding Reach Out Committee and events. These are The Bayview Terrace Apartment picnic from July 2011 where the Reach Out offers an evening picnic free for the residents of the Sister Bay Bayview Terrace apartments.


Resident Wins Wisconsin Arts Award

Elaine Kalms has lived at Scandia Village for more than eight years. She keeps herself busy. She is an avid reader, completing several books a week. She also knits wash clothes for her church rummage sale, makes aprons for a Humane Society fundraiser, acts as resident advocate at Resident Council meetings, assists at cooking class and does "too many other things to mention," she says.

This past year, she knit more than 250 dolls and sent them to third-world countries. In September, Activity Director, Gloria Klotter, entered Elaine's dolls in the Wisconsin State Cultural Arts Show. Not only did Elaine win first place in the knitting category, she won "Best of Show" out of more than 350 entries. She was honored at Scandia Village in September.