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Mission in the Mitten

Every Bit Helps

By Sue Sprang FREELAND – Thanks to the Bertha H. Wilson Fund Endowment, which provides grants to Saginaw-area churches, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeland has been able to build on its commitment to community involvement and outreach. The congregation supports several endeavors, but three have been boosted by the generosity of the Wilson Fund. Like […]

Evangelism is the Greatest Form of Disci...

By Josh Daffern Many churches have a general mission statement that goes something like this: “To glorify God by making fully-devoted disciples of Jesus Christ.” By the way, that’s the mission statement at the church where I currently serve and it’s a restatement of the Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20 to go and make disciples of all nations. The real question […]


By Sue Sprang SAGINAW – Sunshine, dedication, and lots of energy and enthusiasm helped to make Ascension Lutheran Church, Saginaw, 2018 Soccer Camp a success. Last year was the third for congregation’s Vacation Bible School “with a twist”. Ascension member Bob Aldrich, who spearheaded the program, explained why the congregation moved in a new direction […]