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Good curiosity — Luke 9:9-7

Curiosity can be a very good thing; in fact, it may be one of our forgotten virtues. To be curious about something or someone can open up new avenues of learning and awareness. Many inventions have been made because someone was curious. Also, curiosity can be the beginning of a deep faith in ...

The annual Silver Tea will be noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Carmelite Monastery. The tea will be hosted by St. Mary and St. Barbara churches. Pictured is Georgia Chounard organizing items for the event. The public is welcome to attend.

Carmelite Silver Tea planned this weekend at Monastery

With the days of the annual Silver Tea Benefit for the Carmelite Nuns just around the corner, perhaps someone may be wondering: “Just who are these ‘Carmelite Nuns’ and what is the meaning of their life so hidden from view? What could bring together 20 women ranging in age from 22 to 98 ...

Monthly seminars for Catholic men start Saturday

KINGSFORD — The Family Fully Alive monthly seminar will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 520 W. Breitung Ave. in Kingsford. The morning begins with the Rev. Paul Nomellini, chaplain of the Knights of Columbus Council 1585, offering an hour-long seminar based on the ...

Sunday School resumes for Florence Parish

FLORENCE, Wis. — Sunday School classes will resume at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church, 316 Norway St. in Florence. All children ages 3 years through sixth grade are invited. Teachers will be Elaine Johnson and Tina Rittenhouse. Classes will include Bible story time, ...

Crivitz church service change announced

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church has announced a new service time. Beginning this month, service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. The church will continue their normal Sunday service schedule of 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and continue to meet at the Crivitz American Legion.

Inheritance depends on the law

“For if the inheritance depends on the law, then it no longer depends on the promise; but God in His grace gave it to Abraham through promise.” Galatians 3:18 God has established a covenant relationship with His people. In the Old Testament, there were covenants with people before the ...

The promise of God’s forgiveness

“What I mean is this: The law, introduced 430 years later, does not set aside the covenant previously established by God and thus do away with the promise.” Galatians 3:17 God is in the promise keeping business. Therefore, sins are forgiven and pardoned for those who have faith in Jesus ...

Annual Silver Tea planned Sept. 16-17

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Carmelite Sisters will be hosting the annual Silver Tea on Sept. 16-17 at the Carmelite Monastery in Iron Mountain.  The craft and bake sale fundraising event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for the main drawing can be purchased ...

Put your trust in Jesus

“Brothers, let me take an example from everyday life. Just as no one can set aside or add to a human covenant that has been duly established, so it is in this case.” Galatians 3:15 God has established a covenant with us through our Lord Jesus Christ. He has died on the cross in our place ...

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Church plans event

The public is invited to the Homestead Baptist Church for the annual Corn Roast at 5 p.m. Sunday. This is a free event, with corn, hot dogs and beverages. Entertainment will be provided by The Paul Family Bluegrass Band from Trout Creek, Michigan. The group features traditional Southern gospel ...

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School supplies donated

The First United Methodist Church of Iron Mountain and Quinnesec United Methodist Church gathered backpacks and school supplies for the Salvation Army's back-to-school programming. Pictured are the Rev. Walter Reichle and Tara Blagec, director of The Salvation Army.

The Rev. Paul Strom

Strom to be installed as pastor at Our Savior’s Church

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church has announced that The Rev. Paul Strom has been called to be the senior pastor. Strom is a Gladstone native. Before the call to our Saviour’s, he was the senior pastor at Salem Lutheran Church in Bark River. He and his wife, Gretchen, have two ...

The gentleness of God – 1 Kings 19:9 ff

The Rev. Joseph O. Gouin American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford Elijah was asked to go up a mountain and was told that he would experience God. He first witnessed three dramatic scenes. First there was a mighty wind that was so strong that it dislodged rocks, but God was not in the ...

To hear with our heart

An African missionary was translating John’s Gospel into the Songhai language. He had great difficulty in translating “to believe.” He asked a native African how to translate it. The native thought for a few moments and said, “I think ‘to believe’ should be translated ‘to hear ...

Hearing and listening — Matt 13:1 ff

An elderly man had serious hearing problems for a number of years. His family tried to get him to get hearing aids, but he refused. Finally, unknown to them, he relented and got the best set of hearing aids available. A month later, he went back for his scheduled checkup. The doctor told him ...

Burnt toast – Mt 7:12ff

The Rev. Joseph O. Gouin American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford Jesus tells us in Matthew 7:12 that our actions should guided by the simple directive: “Do unto others whatever you would have them do unto you.” This seems simple enough, but it doesn’t always work. The other day ...

Awaken Ministry on Sunday

KINGSFORD — The Awaken Ministry Summer Series, “Encounter Him,” is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Queen of Peace Parish in Kingsford. The praise and worship music will be led by local band members — Chris Colavechhi, Paul Fornetti, Alex Claverie, Ann Brown, ...

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Quinnesec picnic

The annual Quinnesec Community Picnic will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Quinnesec Park on Lincoln Avenue. Food to be served will include hot dishes, hot dogs, watermelon, desserts, salads and beverages. Entertainment will include Matt Harvath, the U.P. Dance Academy and ...

Grace United hosting community meal Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be meatloaf, baked potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverage. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those who want to contribution toward ...

Holy waiting — Acts 1:4ff

One of our most disagreeable everyday experiences is waiting. We are told that we humans are the only creatures that God made who are conscious of time. Watch motorists stopped at a traffic light and count the smiling faces. There aren’t many. We grow weary just thinking about the long lines ...