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Free meal planned Sunday at Crossroads in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church at the Crossroads site, 130 Odill Drive behind the Jake Menghini Museum. The menu will be ham, macaroni salad, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket will be ...

Northwoods Apostolic Church plans town hall

AMBERG, Wis. — Northwoods Apostolic Church will have its first Town Hall Tour stop at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Amberg Community Center. A potluck lunch will immediately follow the service. NAC will have three stops this fall. In October, they will be at the Wausaukee Village Hall and in ...

Too often to notice — Joshua 24:1-3

The story is told of a young man who moved into a one-room flat that was very near the Chicago El track. When his older brother came to visit him, he asked how often the trains went by. The younger brother replied, “So often that you never notice them.” When something happens very ...

Daily Meditations: The power of setting a good example

Some young Christians were attending an international summer camp. One project was to share ideas of how to better spread the gospel in the world. The young people talked about how to use radio and television programs, Bible camps and newspaper columns, and so on. When they ran out of ideas, ...

Local churches to offer free oil changes

IRON MOUNTAIN — The next area Car Care Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14. This outreach is intended to help those in need with basic car maintenance, especially single parents with limited money or resources. The clinic expects to provide free oil changes and a general maintenance ...

Daily Meditations: Avoid worshipping false gods

One of the classic movies of all time was the film “The Ten Commandments,” which was directed by the famous Cecil B. DeMille. He was asked by a Hollywood columnist what commandment he thought people broke the most. DeMille responded that, “It was the first Commandment telling us not to ...

Food truck in IM on Sept. 12

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Feeding America West Michigan Food Truck on Thursday, Sept. 12, will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 808 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain. Registration is at 8 a.m., with distribution beginning at 9:30 a.m. Those attending should bring their own bags or boxes. The ...

Church to serve free meal Sept. 15

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church in Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the church at the Crossroads site, 130 Odill Drive behind the Jake Menghini Museum. The menu will be ham macaroni salad, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket ...

Daily Meditations: A faithful friend – Sirach 6:14

A number of years ago, there was a very successful film called “Brian’s Song.” It was based on the true story of a deep friendship between two professional football players: Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo of the Chicago Bears. One of the things that made the friendship even more special ...

Daily Meditations: All are invited – Matt 13:47ff

At the time of our Lord, dragnets were used to catch fish. It was a net that was pulled between two boats. They are about 100 feet long and about 10 feet deep. As the dragnet moves through the water, it forms a kind of curved wall that catches every kind of fish, good fish and trash fish. It ...

Churches to offer free oil changes

Iron Mountain — The next area Car Care Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14. This outreach is intended to help those in need with basic car maintenance, especially single parents with limited money or resources. The clinic expects to provide free oil changes and a general ...

Homestead church event set

The public is invited to the annual Corn Roast and Log Burning planned at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Homestead Baptist Church, 2670 County Road N in Homestead, Wis. This is a free event with corn, hot dogs and drinks provided. Entertainment will be by The Paul Family Bluegrass Band. The Paul Family ...

Hagerman service set

IRON RIVER — Grace Covenant Church of Iron River invites the community to worship with them beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Covenant Point Bible Camp on Hagerman Lake. All attending are invited into the dining hall for lunch after the worship service. Those who are interested in being ...

Openhouse at Community Bible Chapel

NORWAY — Jim and Paula Danielson Roberts will present the work of Wycliffe Bible Translators beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Community Bible Chapel in Norway. The Roberts are well-known in this area, as both graduated from Norway High School in 1980. They attended Moody Bible Institute, ...

‘Gather ’Round the Campfire’ event Friday

QUINNESEC — Quinnesec United Methodist Church will have the final Gather Round the Campfire event of the summer at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tim and Ashley Lawrence and the Lake Lundgren Bible Camp crew will lead songs, stories and give the group an update on what's happening at the camp. ...

Enchanted Doll Club to have Barbie birthday party

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie when it meets at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Eagle Room of the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library. The world first was introduced to Barbie at the American Toy Fair in New York on March 9, 1959, ...

Mobile food pantry at Crossroads in Norway

NORWAY — The Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry will be in Norway on Friday. Free food will be distributed at 5 p.m. at the Crossroads Alliance church facility, 130 O’Dill Drive in Norway, home of Bethany Lutheran Church and Grace United Methodist Church. The doors will not open until 4 ...

Vocality to perform at Grace Covenant Church

IRON RIVER — The 21st annual Summer Concert Series at Grace Covenant Church in Iron River continues at 6 p.m. Saturday when The Vocality Quartet, an a cappella group from White Bear Lake, Minn., will make its Iron County debut. “Let it Shine,” a showcase of local Christian musicians, ...

Trip to the Holy Land planned

IRON RIVER — The Rev. Dr. John Delancey of Imagine Tours and Travel, and the Rev. James Swanson II of Grace Covenant Church of Iron River will host a trip to the Holy Land March 14-24, 2020. Some of the highlights of the tour will be an overnight stay beside the beautiful Mediterranean ...