A vibrant group of adults 55+ Some of our activities include monthly lunch meetings with speakers and entertainers, concerts, boat rides on the local lakes and picking strawberries for local Food Pantries. Messiah members and friends are welcome at all events. Read our newsletter for information on upcoming events: SAM July-Sept Newsletter 2018

SAM Ladies’ Lunch Bunch Date

The next luncheon will be at Doolittles Woodfire Grill by East Town Mall on Wednesday, December 12, at 11:30 am.   The limit is 30 women, there will be a menu of five items and individual checks will be allowed. Please sign up by Sunday, December 9th. If you sign up and then have a conflict, please contact Janet Alfonso at 608-221-1040.

 SAM  Luncheons

Wednesday, December 19, 12:00 pm – A SAM Christmas   Note the date change! We will not meet the traditional last Wednesday of December as that is the day after Christmas. SAM will celebrate Christmas on December 19th when the Middleton Jazz Band performs a Christmas concert for us.

 Upcoming Luncheon Events

January 30 Patrick Ellestad, a Messiah member, will talk about changes in the tax laws that seniors need to be aware when they start preparing for their 2018 tax return.

February 27 – Messiah Listening Session. Your Long Range Planning Committee is hard at work and they want to hear what you have to say. This session will be held as part of the SAM luncheon. This is a wonderful time to share your input as the committee is very  interested to hear what is on the mind of Messiah’s seniors.

March 27– Steve Cheramy, Messiah’s AV guru, has some new “old-time television clips” that are must-see TV! Be prepared to laugh until it hurts.

SAM On-Going Events:

Health Ministry Team  

SAM will hold complimentary blood pressure checks on the second Saturday and Sunday of the month. The Saturday checks will take place prior to the 5:00 pm service.  Sunday blood pressure checks will be done between services. If you have been trained to take blood pressures, more volunteers are always needed.  For more information, contact Denise at: nisie7575@gmail.com.

SAM to Offer New Lunch Opportunity for Women

Janet Alfonso has developed a lunch program for women called “Let’s Do Lunch Bunch.” They meet on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 11:30 am.   Sign up for the luncheons will be on the kiosk. The group will go to area restaurants that take individual checks. This will be a nice way to go to a variety of restaurants.  For more information, contact Janet at (608) 221-1040 or by email alfonso_janet@yahoo.com

Keith Schlesinger, Coordinator of Senior Adult Ministry – Email Keith