Church

Free community meal Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — A free community meal will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. The church is at 106 Fourth St. in Iron Mountain.

Daily Meditations: You are the light… Matt: 5:14

Years ago, Malcolm Muggeridge and a British TV crew were making a documentary on Mother Teresa. They wanted to film her and her sisters at work at the Home for the Dying in Calcutta. But there was a problem. There was no electricity in the building and therefore the cameramen said it would be ...

New Catholic foundation distributes nearly $390,000

MARQUETTE — Nearly $390,000 have been distributed across the Upper Peninsula in support of Catholic ministries in 2017. This is just the beginning as The Upper Peninsula Catholic Foundation, Inc. has only recently been established. In its first year of operations, 11 funds were started, or ...

Penance services announced

IRON MOUNTAIN — Penance services scheduled in the area during Lent will be: Today — 6 p.m . at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara, Wis. Sunday — 3:30 p.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Crystal Falls. Wednesday — 6:30 p.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church in ...

Spanish church service Sunday

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 420 W. Breitung Ave., Kingsford, will host a worship service in Spanish by the Rev. Matt Ruesch at 11:30 a.m. Sunday with a meal to follow. All are invited to attend.

What’s in it for me? — Lk 14:12-14

By Fr. Joseph Gouin American Martyrs Catholic Church Kingsford I recently read about a young girl who graduated from college and was advised by her mentor to become a member of a service club. She was told to do so because it would be “good for her career.” It was pointed out that it ...

Daily Meditations: Putting Jesus back where he belongs

A father was reading his magazine, but his young daughter kept trying to get his attention. She kept asking him what the United States looked like. He noticed in the magazine a map of the country, so he tore the sheet out. Then, tearing it into small pieces, he gave it to her with the ...

Daily Meditations: The quest for happiness

The quest for “happiness” is today’s hot-ticket item. There is something call the “Get Happier Project,” defined as “a new positive psychology of mental health.” Another initiative, called “The Pursuit of Happiness,” promises to “bring the science of happiness to life.” ...

Baptist Church hosts marriage video seminar

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — The Homestead Baptist Church will host a FamilyLife video seminar on “The Art of Marriage,” with Trevor and Tanya Kravek, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Sessions include “Love Happens,” “Love Fades,” “Love Dances,” “Love ...

Daily Meditations: The great wall of faith

The Great Wall of China is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is 12 to 40 feet thick and 20 to 50 feet high and 1,500 miles long. It was completed by the Ming dynasty in 200 B.C. When it was finished, the people relaxed because they thought it was impregnable. But their ...

Daily Meditations: We are called to be a thermostat

Martin Luther King wrote a famous letter when confined in the Birmingham City Jail. He reminded us how early Christians had convictions and were willing to suffer for their faith. He wrote, “In those days, the church was not merely a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles of ...

Florence parish announces upcoming events

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Parish, a partnership in Christian Ministry between Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the First Presbyterian Church of Florence, has announced its upcoming events. “Sunday-Fun-Day” is set from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Sunday at the Presbyterian Church in Florence ...

Fat Tuesday dinner set

KINGSFORD — The Knights of Columbus will host a Fat Tuesday dinner on Tuesday. Social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. at the KC Hall. The menu will include homemade Italian sausage, two varieties of homemade spaghetti, salad, bread, paczkis and coffee. Cost is ...

Community meal Thursday

IRON MOUNTAIN — A free community meal will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain.

REV. Roger Jaworski with his wife, Alicia and three children, Arwen Rose, Joseph and Ana.

Jaworski selected as pastor at Lakeview Bible Church

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Rev. Roger Jaworski has been selected as the new pastor for Lakeview Bible Church in Crystal Falls, after the retirement of the Rev. Richard Kreider. Church members invite the community to celebrate the start of their new pastor’s ministry. They will have an open ...

‘Art of Marriage’ video seminar at Homestead Baptist Church

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — The Homestead Baptist Church will host a FamilyLife video seminar on “The Art of Marriage,” with Trevor and Tanya Kravek, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. Sessions include “Love Happens,” “Love Fades,” “Love ...

Ultreya set to meet Thursday

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

World premiere of Baraga documentary set for Jan. 19

MARQUETTE — The world premiere of an installment of EWTN’s “They Might Be Saints: Bishop Frederic Baraga” on the life of the “Snowshoe Priest” in the Upper Peninsula, will be Friday, Jan. 19, at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. The 30-minute program, filmed on location in the ...

Daily Meditations: The law leads us to God

“So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith.” - Galatians 3:24 The law, which convicts us as sinners before God, that which kills, accuses and condemns us as sinners, was put in charge of us by God the Father. Now the law is holy, good and just. ...