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Commentary: Someone needs to do something—and it’s me

By Erik Alsgaard, Special Contributor… Election Day 2012 was unique in my life. For the first time ever, I entered the voting booth and filled in those little ovals (left over from my SATs, I’m guessing) with the No. 2 pencil they provided—and voted for myself. I was running for a seat on the St. […]

United Methodist ‘church’ on a ferry boat

By Kathleen Barry, United Methodist News Service… How do you attract tourists to worship with your church during the months of summer vacation? The little Michigan towns of St. Ignace and Mackinaw City have both tourists and locals standing in line for 30 minutes for a seat at their Vesper Cruise services led by various […]