17 June 2022
Greetings!

Peace and Greetings to you!

HAPPY PRIDE MONTH MILWAUKEE!

We continue celebrating Pride Month here in Milwaukee, but we take time this weekend to celebrate, our father and father figures in our life, being Sunday is Father's Day in our nation. But it's also a time to remember our sisters and brothers who are a part of our Black/African American Communities, as we commemorate and honor Juneteenth.

Juneteenth (officially Juneteenth National Independence Day, and known as, Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day) commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865. Juneteenth commemorate the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865, announcement, proclaiming freedom for enslaved people in Texas, which was the last state of the Confederacy with institutional slavery. Last year Juneteenth became a federal holiday when the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act was signed into law.

I invite you to join me this Sunday for worship at 11:00am, at Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church, as we come together and worship with one another where we continue our Pride Sermon Series, Vibrant~Inclusive~Progressive, as we explore and continue to build a VIBRANT church, share our INCLUSIVE love, follow our PROGRESSIVE footsteps while we continue to maintain our values in a V.I.P. world we live in! We continue by: "Following Our Progressive Footsteps"

This Sunday is also, June 19th is our BIG PIE IN THE PASTOR’S FACE SUNDAY! Join us following worship as we get together for some good food, good conversation and fantastic fellowship at our Pie in the Pastor’s Face Potluck Fellowship. Come find out if we met our goal of $2,000, which is the goal that is needed to be met, in order for one lucky winner, who will get to put a pie in the pastor’s face. Remember, if you don’t meet the goal, I get to choose who I’d like to place a pie in the face of!

As always, please take a moment to scroll down for these announcements and the many other special announcements, in the life of our congregation and community, as we continue to be the vibrant, inclusive and progressive community of faith that we are.

I look forward to seeing you Sunday Morning!  

In Christ,
Scripture: Acts 10:44-48

Peter had not finished speaking these words when the Holy Spirit descended upon all who were listening to the message. The Jewish believers who had accompanied Peter were surprised that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also, whom they could hear speaking in tongues and glorifying God. Then Peter asked, “What can stop these people who have received the Holy Spirit, even as we have, from being baptized with water?” 48So he gave orders that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. After this was done, they asked him to stay on with them for a few days.
Join us for IN-PERSON WORSHIP
this Sunday 11:00am

We CONTINUE our Pride Sermon Series:
This Sunday we CONTINUE our Pride Sermon Series, Vibrant~Inclusive~Progressive, where everyone is a V.I.P.
in our Community of Faith! Join us as we explore and continue
to build a VIBRANT church, share our INCLUSIVE love, follow our PROGRESSIVE footsteps while we continue to maintain our
values in a V.I.P. world we live in!

Join us this Sunday as we continue our series with:
"Following Our Progressive Footsteps"

REMEMBER ...
You can also connect with us for Virtual Worship on our Facebook Page or YouTube ChannelSunday afternoons through our
links below to our Facebook and YouTube pages.
DON'T BE LEFT OUT!
Your Last Chance get tickets to put a Pie in the Pastor's Face!

Don't miss out on your chance to place a pie in our pastor's face at our Pit in the Pastor's Face Community Potluck and Fundraiser!

Join us immediately following worship THIS SUNDAY, June 19th, for our Pie in the Pastor's Face Father's Day BBQ Potluck Fellowship!

Tickets are $2.00/each to have the change of
your name drawn at our Pie in the Pastor’s
Face Potluck. Winning Pie thrower must be present to win this one in a lifetime opportunity to push a pie in Reverend Tory’s face.

You're only about $143 from meeting the $2,000 goal! If goal isn't met, pastor gets to choose who he wants to put a pie in the face of.

$1,857.00 raised to date

Get your Chance Tickets to make our Goal
Last chance to purchase tickets in person is THIS Sunday Morning or by purchasing your tickets online by before Sunday, June 19th by clicking on the following link:

DON'T FORGET TO HELP Pack the Pantry
Sunday June 26, 2022

Remember, every Fourth Sunday of the month has been designated as
PACK THE PANTY SUNDAY.

Pack the Pantry Sunday is a time for
you, the people of the church to come together and help support our partnered organizations Food Pantries.

Our Pack the Pantry donations
will go towards supporting:
VIVENT Health Care Food
Pantries & Courage House MKE

Bring your items SUNDAY, May 26th and place them on the pantry table in the Narthex.

Don't have time to shop? No worries! Make a monetary donation toward
Pack the Panty and we'll do the shopping for you!

If you forget to bring something this Sunday, you can bring your items on any other Sundays as well! You can
also make arrangements to drop things off at the church by contacting the church office to set a drop-off time!

Click below to obtain a list of Pack the Pantry items:
Order and Shop with SCRIP and Make it a WIN-WIN for Both You and Our Congregation!

Continue to shop with SCRIP, making it simple and easy to shop virtually.

By purchasing and shopping with SCRIP Cards, you can continue to shop in your normal way, whether in person or virtually, while continuing to support Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church.

Order forms can be obtained by clicking below on the SCRIP ORDER FORM LINK below. You can mail your payment to the church by using one of your tithing envelopes or going online and using our online giving portal, noting in the comments that your payment is for SCRIP Cards. SCRIP Orders will be mailed to you once received.

This month's ORDER DEADLINE is:
Sunday, June 26, 2022

Drop your forms and payment in
the basket on Sunday mornings, or you can send them in the mail to
the church.

If you auto-give, through your financial institution, or already give online, we THANK YOU. But, if you have typically placed your gifts in the offering plate each Sunday, we also offer other options when giving to the church.

There are several ways YOU can make either a one-time donation or even a recurring donation. Here are the ways you can make that happen:
  1. Through our Secure Online Giving Portal, or either of our two PayPal links. You can go to our Secure Online Giving Portal and/or our PayPal Giving Link for your regular offering or one time giving. You can also go through our regular PayPal Link if you’re wanting to start and set-up a recurring monthly giving for your offering. Click on either of the links below to make that happen.
  2. You can mail your offering via check or credit card by using one of the pre-printed offering envelopes that have been distributed to all our members. Simply insert your check in the envelope or complete the information on the inner flap, should you choose to donate by credit card, and return it by mail. If you are in need envelopes, please contact the church, either by leaving us a message or emailing us at info@milmcc.org. We will be happy to send some to you.
  3. You can send your offering via check in a regular addressed envelope to: Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church, 1239 West Mineral Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
  4. You can go to our website at www.milwaukeemcc.org/giving to do your giving.
Click link above to do a regular
offering or one time gift through our Secure Giving Portal
Click link above to do a regular
offering or one time gift
Click link above to set up a monthly recurring gift
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