Pastor Marg retiring

ESCANABA – Pastor Margery Host and her husband, Ken, are retiring and leaving the area. Pastor Marg has been serving at the First United Methodist Church in Escanaba for the past three years.

The couple will be retiring to the McMillan area where they are building a new home.

Marg has been very active in the area as a chaplain in the Hospice program.

A farewell party was held from them after the service on June 9 and her last service was June 16.

“Pastor Marg loves the Lord and she loves people,” was the comment of one of the church’s members. “She brought comfort and caring for her congregation along with great joy and laughter, as did her husband, Ken. They will be missed.”