Church

Immaculate Conception to host Trifecta Lenten event

IRON MOUNTAIN — Immaculate Conception Parish of Iron Mountain will host a trifecta of Lenten events Friday, beginning with Stations of the Cross at 4:30 p.m. followed by a cod bake from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu includes baked cod, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, roll, dessert ...

Pie-eating contest

The Crossroads Alliance in Norway will host a Soup and Pie Challenge from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Crossroads, home of Grace United Methodist Church and Bethany Lutheran Church, at 130 Odill Drive in Norway. Participants are invited to enter their favorite homemade soup or pie in a contest. ...

Cod bake leads Lenten events at Immaculate Conception

IRON MOUNTAIN — Immaculate Conception Parish of Iron Mountain will host a trifecta of Lenten events Friday, beginning with Stations of the Cross at 4:30 p.m. followed by a cod bake from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu includes baked cod, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, roll, dessert ...

Free community meal Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The menu will be ham, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and dessert and beverages. Corned beef is available if requested. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation ...

Ladies spring retreat Friday

CALUMET — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp will host its annual Spring Ladies’ Event on Friday. The speaker will be Kendra Turpeinen, a Copper Country native, English teacher and experienced Bible teacher. The event will be at the Siskiwit Reception Hall in Calumet. The evening will begin with ...

Spring luncheon at St. Barbara’s church

VULCAN — Members of St. Barbara’s Women’s League in Vulcan invited the public to their annual spring luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. Menu for the luncheon includes hot turkey and dressing sandwiches, potatoes, their famous polenta, Italian gnocchi, ...

Ultreya meets Tuesday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Ultreya will meets Tuesday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Leader/servant will be at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting promptly at 7. It will be hosted this month by the local Youth Encounter group.

Our Redeemer hosts book study

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Kingsford invites the public to join local author Heather Ruesch in a book study of her recently published book, “Sexuality Mentality: Creating a Culture of Biblical Integrity.” The group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays starting this week at Our ...

Daily Meditations: Don’t leave as you were

A new clergyman gave a first sermon to his congregation. It was very well received and the following Sunday, his new congregation returned with great anticipation and high expectation of hearing another good sermon. To their surprise, the pastor repeated the same sermon. In fact, he did the ...

Daily Meditations: Faith is thicker than blood — Mk 3:21ff

Steve Mariucci became the coach of San Francisco 49ers in 2002. Before that, he was the quarterback coach for the Green Bay Packers. His mother was an avid fan of the Packers. When Steve moved to the 49ers, Mrs. Mariucci was asked if the teams played each other, would she still back the ...

Our Redeemer hosts local author Ruesch

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Kingsford invites the public to join local author Heather Ruesch in a book study of her recently published book, “Sexuality Mentality: Creating a Culture of Biblical Integrity.” The group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays starting Feb. 28 at Our ...

Mexico Mission

Mission meeting

The Mexico Mission information meeting originally set for Feb. 4 but postponed due to weather has been rescheduled to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway. For more information, call Gail Robert at 906-221-5188.

Daily Meditations: Handle with faith – Mark 5:30 Ff

There are several times in the Bible that there seems to be a situation that is too much for even Jesus to handle. In Mark’s Gospel we have the synagogues official’s daughter, who they said just died. Jesus wanted to go in the house to heal her. But they thought this was too late for Jesus ...

PEO Chapter AN meeting set

IRON MOUNTAIN — P.E.O. Chapter AN will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Hostess for the evening will be Jan Collins. Co-hostess is Nancy Pellegrini. Members are asked to contact the hostess if they are unable to attend.

Daily Meditations: Persevere — Heb: 12:1-4

There is an interesting story told about Lew Kraft. He used to drive his horse, Paddy, from store to store, selling cheese products. As he did this, he talked to Paddy about his big dreams selling cheese. But in spite of the long hours and hard work, Lew’s sales remained low and he got ...

Daily Meditations: Strength in weakness — 2n Cor: 12:7ff

In Second Corinthians, St. Paul tells us, “Whenever I am weak, then I am strong.” He goes on for several verses telling that his strength is in his weakness. Simply put, Paul seems to be saying that when he acknowledges his real weaknesses and doesn’t try to deny them, it is at that ...

Daily Meditations: ‘The Bug Letter’ – Mark 5:21ff

A man was on a business trip and stayed at one of the better hotels. But there was a problem with bugs. He complained about the bugs to the management, and later received a letter of response to his complaint. The letter was even signed by the president of the hotel chain. It read, in part, ...

Ultreya meets Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Ultreya will meet Thursday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Leader/servant will be at 6 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

Sportsman’s supper Feb. 23 in IM

IRON MOUNTAIN — Family Baptist Church of Kingsford will host its 22nd annual Sportsman’s Seminar and Supper beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Iron Mountain Central Gym and Cafeteria, 300 W. Hughitt St. After seminars and displays from 3 to 5 p.m., dinner will be served at 5:15 ...

Light At The Inn Homeless Shelter announces schedule

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Light At The Inn Dickinson Area Homeless Shelter has announced the remaining schedule of the 2019 season. Shelter locations are: Today — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain; Sunday-Feb. 3 — Bethany Lutheran/Grace Methodist ...