Summerfield Church

Advent Devotion - Day 9

Dear Summerfielders, Our devotion today comes from Lynn Priebe who grew up in Summerfield. She is the daughter of Mabel Byron. My “shining star” as it were was (I HATE having to use the past tense for this person) was Professor Jeffery Howard Offutt (lovingly referred to by all of us who were blessed with […]

Advent Devotion - Day 8

Dear Summerfielders, Isaiah 11: 1 – 10 Reflection According to Isaiah, the transformation from a culture of fear to a world of peace begins with a stump. Out of something that appears finished, lifeless, left behind, comes the sign of new life – a green sprig. This is how hope gets its start – it […]

Podcast: 2013DEC08

The normal weekly Sunday sermon, usually given by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, was presented today by our resident elder, Rev. Fred Surrett. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Advent Devotion - Day 7

Dear Summerfielders, A shining star I would like to hold up to you is my husband, Matt Templeton. He has positively shaped my faith more than anyone else in my life. He has helped me grow. He supports me and encourages me in my ministry, parenting, and everything else that is important to me. One […]

Advent Devotion - Day 6

Dear Summerfielders, We speak with our lives A story is told that Francis of Assisi once invited a young monk to join him on a trip to preach in a nearby town. The monk was honored to even be asked and readily accepted the invitation. All day the two monks walked through the streets and […]

Advent Devotion - Day 5

Dear Summerfielders, Today I have mentors on my heart. Have you had a mentor? Been a mentor? If you have had a good experience with a mentoring relationship, I bet you found a shining star. There are lots of examples of mentor relationships in the Bible: certainly Paul helping Timothy to feel prepared for ministry […]

Advent Devotion - Day 4

Dear Summerfielders, Today’s devotion comes to us from Rebekkah Priebe, who grew up at Summerfield and is the Grand daughter of Mabel Byron. The shining star I think of was the older lady who taught Sunday school to me at Summerfield. I remember how kind she was. She made us all tote bags and Grandma […]

Advent Devotion - Day 3

Dear Summerfielders, Praying in color: I had a Sunday School teacher when I was in grade school who was totally outside the mold of all the Sunday School teachers I had had before, who were pretty grandmotherly. Miss Greene was different. She was young, and had long blonde hair. She lived in a condo with […]

Advent Devotion - Day 2

Dear Summerfielders, The letter below is from a distant relative by marriage who shared part of her faith journey with me as a response to some of the issues I have been dealing with in regard to my mother. She shone light into my life, and so is a guiding star. I would like to […]

Podcast: 2013DEC01

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Advent Devotion - Day 1

Dear Summerfielders, As I mentioned last week I will be sharing devotions with you every day of Advent. The theme this year comes from the story in Matthew of the Wise Men following the star to Jesus. You are invited to share a story of a “guiding star” in your faith journey. This person could […]

Advent

Over the next 25 days of the Advent season, Pastor Jennifer Emert of Summerfield UMC will eMail devotional messages to congregation members. The letters will be reposted here: http://summerfieldchurch.org/category/advent All are welcome to read and share the spirit of our Christian faith over this special month.

Podcast: 2013NOV24

The weekly Sunday sermon was jointly delivered by Reverend Deborah Thompson, Metro District Superintendent, and by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Faith Services

Cappuccino Service: 9:00 a.m. Sunday A very casual worship service focusing on conversation, scripture and prayer. Sit at a table and drink coffee, and get to know people. No music, no sermon, no communion. Great for those new to church or not comfortable with traditional worship. Also makes a great Adult Sunday School Class for […]

Hispanic Ministry

As economics and demographics continue to shift for all denominations, faith-based institutions have begun operating under the cloud of scarcity. Bishop Hee-Soo Jung sees a time of abundance, and has launched initiatives to rejuvenate the Methodist Church in Wisconsin. Summerfield UMC has taken up that calling on a number of levels, including better allocation of […]

Español Services

Fe Hispanic Ministry UMC (FHMUMC) began sharing space within Summerfield Church on January 19, 2014. This is an exciting new ministry for Spanish speaking residents of Milwaukee, to worship together and spread the Good News. Ministerio Hispano Fe (FHMUMC) comenzó a compartir el espacio dentro de la Iglesia Summerfield el 19 de enero de 2014. Se […]

Minutes: Admin Council 2013NOV18

Administrative Council Meeting Minutes for Summerfield United Methodist Church November 18, 2013, 6:30 pm The meeting minutes are a record of matters for our church. The minutes are maintained by the Administrative Council. Summerfield UMC is not required by law as a non-profit organization to make these records public, but does so to maintain transparency […]

No Podcast: 2013NOV17

Due to a Tornado Warning that affected metro Milwaukee, the service normally held in the Sanctuary was relocated to a safer location in the lower level of Summerfield. As a result of the disruption, there was no digital recording of the Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert this week. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed […]

Podcast: 2013NOV10

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Podcast: 2013NOV03

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Digital Divide

The computers for our Church Lab and Meal Program were all donated by our technology partners, Project: Community Computers. Their mission is to bridge the digital divide for communities in need by repurposing used technology. Pastor Jennifer Emert took part in a promotional video, along with many others who have been touched by and received help […]

No Podcast: 2013OCT27

Due to a technical problem with the computer in the Sanctuary, there was no digital recording of the Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert this week. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Minutes: Admin Council 2013OCT21

Administrative Council Meeting Minutes for Summerfield United Methodist Church October 21, 2013, 6:00 pm The meeting minutes are a record of matters for our church. The minutes are maintained by the Administrative Council. Summerfield UMC is not required by law as a non-profit organization to make these records public, but does so to maintain transparency […]

Podcast: 2013OCT20

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Imagine Milwaukee

Summerfield UMC will serve as host to the UMCs of Milwaukee, for a special discussion about how we can work together as a United Methodist presence in the city of Milwaukee. Tuesday, November 12, 20013 – 4:00 until 8:30 p.m. 4:00pm – Clergy Gathering 5:10pm – Potluck dinner 6:20pm – Worship 7:30pm – Time of Dreaming Preaching […]

Podcast: 2013OCT13

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Podcast: 2013OCT06

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

Podcast: 2013SEP29

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes

300+ Visitors

Our docents introduced the history and architecture of Summerfield UMC to over 300 members of the public, for the third year in a row. Thanks to all who participated in this opportunity of sharing. Photos of Summerfield UMC, taken during the event, were featured by the Milwaukee Business Journal, along with other special venues around […]

Podcast: 2013SEP22

The weekly Sunday sermon by Reverend Jennifer Emert, Pastor of the 160 year old congregation at Summerfield United Methodist Church in Milwaukee, and author of the book Letters From Lent. Subscribe to our Sermon podcast feed RSS | iTunes