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Walk for Life on Sunday

IRON MOUNTAIN —The Walk For Life, an annual event held in support of the rights of the unborn, will take place on Sunday. The walk will begin at 1:30 p.m. Participants begin gathering at 1:15 p.m. in the parking lot near the Braumart and Kingsley North. The walk will proceed down South ...

Community chorus seeks ringers for handbell choir

KINGSFORD — The Dickinson County Community Chorus has begun rehearsals for the annual Holy Tuesday Lenten Service. Chorus rehearsals are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Gail Vornkahl, associate conductor of the ...

Community meal set for Sunday

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 meat loaf or ham, baked potato, vegetable, dessert and beverage. A donation ...

Wild Game Dinner slated Friday at Norway church

NORWAY — The 11th annual Wild Game Dinner is planned for Friday at Grace United Methodist Church of Norway. The event features wildlife mounts taken by sportsmen in the local area, a wild game dinner and Christian guest speaker Joe Bottesi. Doors will open at 5 p.m. to view wildlife ...

Special Needs Service at Our Saviour’s

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church again will host a Special Needs Service at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. These monthly gatherings provide an opportunity for special needs children and adults — along with anyone else who wants to attend — to enjoy upbeat singing, a creative ...

Cancer Loan Closet donation

Niagara’s Riverside United Methodist Church Women’s Christmas Party recently took place in the church’s fellowship hall. The women’s group, through monies generated by their recent Christmas Bazaar, have donated to a number of local charity organization. Lynn Burke, volunteer at the ...

Daily Meditations: Power of a good example

Regina Riley is a very devoted Christian. She tells the story of having prayed for the return of her two sons to the church. One Sunday, she looked up and saw them sitting across the aisle from her. She was just overjoyed. After Mass, Regina asked her sons what had led them back to church. ...

New pastor installed at First Evangelical Lutheran Church

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Rev. Bryan Laurila on Nov. 24 took over as pastor of First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iron Mountain. Installation officers were Russell Hagberg, chairman of the board of trustees, and William Haigh. Board members Glenn Edlund, Ted Mendini and Kirk Pietrantonio ...

Daily Meditations: Sometimes there is no thanks

John Hughes was a taxi driver in New York. He drove around the streets for more than 35 years and has many stories to tell. One day, he found an emerald ring in his cab. He racked his brain to try to remember to whom it could belong. Suddenly he remembered helping a woman with a lot of ...

Daily Meditations — Attitude of gratitude

At a Sunday school class, a teacher asked the students what they were thankful for. An 8-year-old boy blurted out, “I’m thankful I wear glasses.” Since most boys that age don’t like to wear glasses, the teacher asked him why. The boy answered, “Because it keeps the older boys from ...

Free holiday community meal Sunday

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free holiday community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Crossroads, a church facility behind the Jake Menghini Museum that is shared by Grace United Methodist and Bethany Lutheran at 130 Odill Drive in Norway. The menu will be ham, ...

Daily Meditations: To realize that we are blessed – LK 17:11

When the 10 lepers asked Jesus to heal them, he told them, “Go show yourselves to the priests.” As they were going, they were cleansed. One of them, realizing he had been healed, returned to thank God. I have read this passage of scripture many times over the years. I find it interesting ...

Advent Service of Healing set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain invites the public to a special Advent Service of Healing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain. Everyone is invited to come forward for a laying on of hands.

Pioneer Church service planned in Mansfield on Tuesday

MANSFIELD — The lanterns will be burning once again in the Pioneer Church beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday as churchgoers attend the annual caroling service at Mansfield’s restored log church. The Mansfield Memories Committee each year sponsors this Christmas celebration reminiscent of the ...

Catholic Service Awards named

MARQUETTE — Two couples from Marquette and a woman from Ontonagon have been selected to receive the 2019 Legacy of Faith Catholic Service Award. The recipients are Bob and Sandy Jurkovich of St. Peter Cathedral; Sally Luft and her deceased husband, Cliff, of St. Michael Parish; and Doreen ...

Tickets available for the Rev. Douglas Johnson retirement party Jan. 11

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Parish of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and First Presbyterian Church will host a retirement party for the Rev. Douglas Johnson on Jan. 11. The festivities will be at Encore on Central beginning at 2 p.m. After the dinner and program at 6 p.m., an informal ...

Special service set for Dec. 14

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church again will offer a special needs worship service at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain. The service includes piano-led songs, a message/skit and snacks in a relaxed atmosphere. The community is welcome. For ...

Faithorn church plans auction, lunch

FAITHORN — The United Methodist Church of Faithorn will host its annual Christmas auction and soup luncheon Saturday at Faithorn Township Hall. Soup and dessert will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the auction to begin at 1 p.m. The auction will include all-new Christmas gift ...

Homemade Thanksgiving pies for sale Wednesday

POWERS —The Grace Lutheran Ladies of Powers will have a pie and bake sale from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the entrance and basement of the church in Powers. The fundraising event is in the place of the church’s annual chili feed. All of the pies and other baked goods for sale will be ...

Good Shepherd bake sale set

NORWAY — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Norway will host its annual Harvest Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church at 815 Iron St. in Norway. All baked goods are $7 or less.