After 40 years of parish ministry in the United Methodist Church, Rev. Tom Babler, of The United Church of Sandwich, has announced his retirement from active service effective July 1, 2012. Pastor Babler, former pastor of Bethany of Fox Valley United Methodist Church and Community United Methodist Church, Naperville, has touched the lives of so many people throughout his years in Ministry. You are cordially invited to a reception given as a Celebration of his Life & Ministry on June 24, 2012, 2-4 pm at The United Church of Sandwich, 512 Lions Rd., Sandwich, IL (815)786-9243. Please bring your memories and photos to place in his memory book.