Church

Tanzania mission trip

Members of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Iron Mountain recently completed a mission trip to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Kijitonyama Lutheran Church has been Our Saviour’s companion church for the past 20 years. OSL and Kijito have developed deep friendships over the years. Members of ...

Farewell party planned for Carl and Becky Bishop on Saturday

FELCH TOWNSHIP — A farewell party for Carl and Becky Bishop will be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Felch Township Community Center on M-69 in Felch. The Bishops came to Felch Township in May 2011 after having a camping ministry near Medford, Wis. They wanted to serve the elderly and the poor, ...

IR Bible Church’s VBS starts Monday

IRON RIVER — The Iron River Bible Church will host its annual Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 19. This year’s theme is “Time Lab,” discovering Jesus from eternity past to eternity future. There will be games, snacks, crafts, skits and Bible ...

Free meal in Norway Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be ham or turkey, pasta salad, fruit, dessert and beverages. A donation basket will be available for those who want to contribute for the meal. The free meals will ...

Paul Family Band to perform Sunday

IRON RIVER — As part of the 20th annual Summer Concert Series, Grace Covenant Church will be hosting the Paul Family Band of Trout Creek for a free concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at 316 Jasper St. in Iron River. This is the second of three concerts in the series, and this will be the group's ...

Eevie Hilyard, left, and Zola Hilyard don their capes for “Hero Central” Vacation Bible School at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. The event starts Monday and runs from 4 to 7 p.m. daily through Thursday, with stories, crafts, games, music and supper. To register children age 3 to 12, call or text a message to 906-221-1094.

VBS planned

Eevie Hilyard, left, and Zola Hilyard don their capes for “Hero Central” Vacation Bible School at Trinity United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. The event starts Monday and runs from 4 to 7 p.m. daily through Thursday, with stories, crafts, games, music and supper. To register children ...

Evangelist to speak at Grace Baptist Church in Kingsford

KINGSFORD — Evangelist Richard Nyakaana will make two appearances at Grace Baptist Church in Kingsford in the coming week. He will preach during the regular church service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and then again at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Nyakaana studied at Dynamic Planting International in San ...

Larson’s ordination to priesthood today

MARQUETTE — Deacon Dustin Larson will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop John Doerfler of the Diocese of Marquette today during an ordination Mass at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. He will receive his assignment at the ordination. Larson, whose parish ...

VBS at First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Kingsford will host the Vacation Bible School program “Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus,” from 9 to 11:45 a.m. June 11-15. All children ages 3 1/2 years through those completing sixth grade are invited for a week of great music, Bible adventures, drama, an ...

Crivitz church announces special services

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church will have a special services at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, and 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the American Legion in Crivitz. Evangelist and author the Rev. Timothy Duffy will be the speaker. Duffy brings years of ...

God and Country service Sunday

NORWAY — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Norway will host a God and Country Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to honor those who have served our country, both past and present. The service will feature Rob Styberski playing on the church organ, which is one of the oldest in the ...

Florence church announces date change on Come to Supper meal

FLORENCE, Wis. — The First Presbyterian Church of Florence announces that May’s Come to Supper meal will be served on the third Monday of the month due to Memorial Day being the fourth Monday. Serving of the free meal starts at 5 p.m. and continues to 5:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of ...

Food drive

Confirmation youth at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain recently conducted their annual food drive. Students collected items to help keep the food pantry at First Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain well stocked with non-perishable food as well as personal hygiene products. The ...

Breen Center sets pasty sales

KINGSFORD — The Breen Senior Center will have a pasty sale with pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Cost is $5 per pasty. Rutabaga is available. Call the center at 906-774-5110 to place orders.

Night of music planned Sunday

RANDVILLE — A night of music is planned Sunday at Randville Bible Church, on M-95 about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. Service begins at 6 p.m. Theme for the program is “The Wondrous Love of God.” Instrumental and/or vocal numbers are welcomed. Refreshments follow the program. For ...

Free community meal at Grace United Methodist

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will offer a monthly free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 130 O’Dill Drive. The menu will be chicken rice casserole, vegetable, dessert and beverage. Those who would like a meal delivered in the Norway area are asked ...

Confirmation students

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain recently confirmed 13 youths. From left, in front are Macy Holmes, Allison LaVarnway, Georjeana Swartout, Cade Counter, Connor Erickson and Sawyer Pugh; second row are Kailyn Veale, Abbygayle Richer, Alison Metras, Kalie Johnson and Paige ...

WinSome Women Christian Retreats scheduled in May

MACKINAC ISLAND — Award-winning musician Sandi Patty and best-selling author Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, along with speakers Sarah Schieber and Ben Manthei, will be part of the WinSome Women Christian Retreats at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island this spring. There will be three back-to-back ...

Daily Meditations: Calming stormy waters … John 6:16-21

Many years ago, there was an interesting custom of farm people who carried water in a bucket. They would float a piece of wood on the water to keep it from splashing about and spilling over the sides. That piece of wood is a lot like Jesus and the splashing water is a lot like us. Whenever ...

Day of Prayer at Grace Covenant

IRON RIVER — Grace Covenant Church of Iron River, along with community members, will conduct a National Day of Prayer program at 6 p.m. Thursday at Contract Coffee on Genesee Street in downtown Iron River. Members of the community are invited to the free event. Contrast Coffee will offer ...