Church

Musicale meeting set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Crystal Falls Musicale, will be holding their monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 16. The meeting will be held at Christ United Methodist Church. Members that wish to discuss future recitals and community singing should arrive at 6 p.m. Hostesses for the ...

Mabus to perform at the next Second Sunday Folk Dance

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Second Sunday Folk Dance will present a Michigan treasure Sunday: singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joel Mabus. White Water will provide the opening act. The concert and folk dance will start at 4 p.m. at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. After the ...

Ultreya to meet Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Ultreya will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. New Cursillista’s will be welcomed at 6 p.m.

Rest training offered

IRON MOUNTAIN — Respite Education and Support Tools, or REST, training will be offered from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain. Everyone is asked to arrive 15 minutes before the session is to start. Preregistration is required. REST is ...

Men’s retreat planned April 21 in Eagle River

EAGLE RIVER, Mich. — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp will host its annual men’s retreat again this year and also a somewhat new ladies’ event. The men’s retreat will be on Saturday, April 21 at the Gitche Gumee Bible Camp in Eagle River with Merlyn Jones, Bible teacher and pastor of more ...

Easter dinner planned in Iron River

IRON RIVER — St. Agnes Catholic Church in Iron River will host a community Easter dinner from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The buffet dinner will be similar to other meals served during the holidays. It will feature ham, hash brown casserole, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, cole ...

Easter meal in Iron River

IRON RIVER — St. Agnes Catholic Church in Iron River will host a community Easter dinner from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The buffet dinner will be similar to other holiday dinners served during the holidays. It will feature a dinner of ham, hash brown casserole, sweet potatoes ...

Bread and Soup Luncheon Sunday at Iron River church

IRON RIVER — The First Presbyterian Church of Iron River in Iron River will host a Bread and Soup Luncheon with a concert by Whitewater at noon on Sunday, March 25 at the church, 525 W Adams St. in Iron River. Tickets are $7.50 for adult and $3 for children. Everyone is invited.

Easter event on Saturday

GOODMAN, Wis. — The Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School Classes of 2018 and 2021 will host an Easter Extravaganza egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Goodman-Armstrong Creek Elementary School. There will be two egg hunts: toddlers through second grade and third through sixth ...

Easter Eggstravaganza

The 14th annual Easter Eggstravaganza is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford. This year’s program includes a free hot meal, with musical entertainment provided by the Children’s Choirs. Families also will enjoy several Easter activities, games and ...

Community meal Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host its monthly free meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. They will feature corned beef and cabbage, by reservation only. Anyone who wants corned beef must call the church at 906-563-8917 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. Ham or turkey, potatoes, ...

Spring luncheon set Wednesday at St. Barbara Church in Vulcan

VULCAN — Members of St. Barbara’s Women’s League in Vulcan invites the public to their annual spring luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. Participants are asked to use the handicapped entrance, which is in the front of the church on the sidewalk level. The ...

Area churches list Penance service times

IRON MOUNTAIN — Penance services scheduled in the area during Lent will be: Sunday — 3:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway. Thursday — 6:30 p.m. at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. Wednesday, March 21 — 7 p.m. at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in ...

Men’s Breakfast on Saturday

RANDVILLE — A Men’s Breakfast will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Randville Bible Church, on M-95 about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. A Bible devotional from Psalm 34 and an open bluegrass jam session will follow. For more information, contact Larry Rusch at 906-542-3463 or Pastor Jim ...

Daily Meditations — The necessity of repeated prayer – Mark 8:22-26

People who have to go to a medical doctor or a dentist for treatment usually find that it takes more than one visit to solve a health problem. I found that getting an implant involved a process that took several visits to the dentist. I was very pleased with the results and saw the wisdom in ...

Daily Meditations: I came to call sinners – Luke 5:27-32

A sign in front of a church read “Welcome – Sinners Only.” The Pastor had in mind the words of Jesus when he tells us that he came for sinners, not for the self-righteous. Our culture, however, doesn’t like to hear that any behavior is a sin. The word should not be used in polite ...

Daily Meditations: Believing in people

Many years ago, when in college, I read a best-selling book titled “The Cross and the Switchblade.” It describes a true story about the work of the Rev. David Wilderson, a young minister working with New York delinquents. There is one scene in the book that still inspires me yet this day. ...

Church spring luncheon on March 14

VULCAN — Members of St. Barbara’s Women’s League in Vulcan invite the public to their annual spring luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Parish Hall. Participants are asked to use the handicapped entrance, which is in the front of the church on the sidewalk ...

Nomellini new Serra Club chaplain

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Rev. Paul Nomellini recently was appointed chaplain of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford area Serra Club by Bishop John F. Doerfler. Nomellini is pleased to receive this appointment and able to join with Serrans in supporting the current religious vocations and ...

Daily Meditations: Atheist’s son finds God – Mt: 1:12-15

In spring 1980, Time magazine carried an amazing story about the conversion of a famous atheist’s son. The story described how William, the son of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, found God. Murray’s name became a household word in 1963 when she and her son challenged in court the practice of ...