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Church

Southern Baptists poised to ban churches with women pastors

From its towering white steeple and red-brick facade to its Sunday services filled with rousing gospel hymns and evangelistic sermons, First Baptist Church of Alexandria, Virginia, bears many of the classic hallmarks of a Southern Baptist church. On a recent Sunday, its pastor for women and ...

IR Knights 3rd Degree

Submitted photo Joseph A. Velie was recently exemplified into the 3rd Degree of the Iron River Knights of Columbus, Council 2300. Velie is a 2023 high school graduate, and recently completed his freshman year at Bay College Iron Mountain, majoring in music. Velie has entertained at local ...

Vatican overhauls its process for evaluating visions of Virgin Mary

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Friday overhauled its process for evaluating alleged visions of the Virgin Mary, weeping statues and other seemingly supernatural phenomena that have marked church history, putting the brakes on making definitive declarations unless the event is obviously ...

Back to the Present

This week’s “Back to the Present” photograph, provided by the Menominee Range Historical museum, is a 1916 postcard view of St. Mary Catholic Church in Quinnesec. The church was dedicated on Oct. 1, 1916, by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Eis. In June 1995, the last Mass took place, as the ...

Norway churches host free meal on Sunday

NORWAY — Grace Methodist Church, Norway, will offer a free community meal from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The menu will be spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert. There is no cost for the dinner. The free meals will be available for takeout in the church parking ...

Rummage sale in Norway

Terri Castelaz/Daily News photo The Crossroads Alliance, consisting of Bethany Lutheran Church and Grace United Methodist Church, will host its semi-annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the facility at 130 Odill Drive in Norway, behind the Jake ...