Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church Pastor Jim Honig continues to venture out into the community to learn about the place he now calls home. Honig came to the Ellison Bay church a year-and-a-half ago from Chicago’s western suburbs. He made a point of talking to church members on a one-on-one basis, a mission he has taken outside of his faith community. Honig says poverty and affordable housing in the area are two issues he believes not many people know about outside of Door County.
Church members including Honig at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church are looking at ways to address affordable housing options for year-round residents.