Church

Light At The Inn Homeless Shelter announces schedule

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Light At The Inn Dickinson Area Homeless Shelter has announced the remaining schedule of the 2019 season. Shelter locations are: Today — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1210 S. Kimberly Ave. in Iron Mountain; Sunday-Feb. 3 — Bethany Lutheran/Grace Methodist ...

Rehearsals begin Tuesday for annual Holy Tuesday service

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Community Chorus will begin Tuesday to prepare for the annual Holy Tuesday ecumenical service. Rehearsals will be 7 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. The Community Chorus and the Iron Mountain ...

DivorceCare to begin Tuesday

KINGSFORD — The next session of DivorceCare will begin Tuesday. The support group sessions will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays for 13 weeks at Maranatha Assembly of God, 920 S. Carpenter Ave. in Kingsford. DivorceCare offers weekly video seminar series featuring some of the nation’s ...

Crivitz church plans special services

CRIVITZ, Wis. — Northwood’s Apostolic Church of Crivitz has planned special services with evangelist the Rev. Jonathan Maki at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and again on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the American Legion in Crivitz. Maki also will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mountain Apostolic Faith ...

Kowalewski ordained Jan. 11 as a ‘transitional deacon’

MARQUETTE — Diocesan seminarian Michael Kowalewski was ordained to the order of transitional deacon Jan. 11 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. Bishop John Doerfler was the principal celebrant, with the priests of the diocese concelebrating. The term “transitional deacon” is used by ...

Night of Music at Randville Bible Church

RANDVILLE — Randville Bible Church will host its Third Sunday Night of Music at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church on M-95, about 12 miles north of Iron Mountain. There also will be refreshments and fellowship after the music. All are welcome. Anyone who would like to play an instrument or ...

Free meal on 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 scalloped potatoes and ham, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket will be available for those who want to contribute for the meal. The free meals also ...

Grace United Methodist Church to host meal

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 scalloped potatoes and ham, vegetable, dessert and beverages. A donation basket ...

Church plans special service

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain will have a special worship service at 4 p.m. Sunday that is geared toward special needs children and adults along with their families. The service will feature songs, puppets, a short message and treats. The church is at ...

Daily Meditations: Be willing to climb the tree – Lk 19:1ff

One of my favorite people in St. Luke’s gospel is Zacchaeus. He had such a desire to see Jesus that he didn’t let his short stature prevent him from doing so. He runs ahead along the path and climbed a tree in order to see him. Jesus looks up and bids Zacchaeus to come and tells him that he ...

Christmas Eve services set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Christmas Eve church services today are set for 6 p.m. at Amasa Grace United Methodist Church and at 7:30 p.m. at Crystal Falls Christ United Methodist Church.

God’s love isn’t rational – LK 15:1ff

Recently, I was meditating on the parable of the lost sheep and the parable of the lost coin. Jesus told these two parables after the Pharisees complained because Jesus welcomed tax collectors and sinners and even ate with them. Jesus tells us that he goes after a sinner in the same way a ...

Daily Meditations: Three types of givers — Mark: 12:41 ff

It has been said that there are three kinds of givers: grudge givers, duty givers, and thanks givers. Grudge givers say, “I hate to give;” duty givers say, “I am forced to give;” thanks givers say, “I want to give.” The grudge giver give with a certain amount of resentment. ...

Christmas Eve services set

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Christmas Eve church services for Amasa Grace United Methodist Church will be at 6 p.m. Crystal Falls Christ United Methodist Church will be at 7:30 p.m.

Grace church hosts free meal

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of Norway will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church hall. The free meals also will be delivered in the Norway-Vulcan area. Those unable to come to the church who would like a meal delivered or who want to come for takeout ...

Florence church marks 138 years

FLORENCE, Wis. — The First Presbyterian Church of Florence celebrated its 138th anniversary during its Nov. 26 Come to Supper dinner. The congregation was founded 138 years ago during the logging and iron boom in Florence County. First Presbyterian was the first established Christian ...

Advent worship service planned

IRON MOUNTAIN — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain invites the public to a special Advent worship service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. This year will feature a special “Service of the Word for Healing.” The church is on the corner of H Street and Kimberly Avenue in Iron ...

Celebration of Carols at Randville

RANDVILLE — “Jesus is Born, Sing Praise” is the theme for this year’s Celebration of Carols set for 11 a.m. Sunday at the Randville Bible Church. This annual event features the familiar carols of the Christmas season in a variety of settings, from congregational singing with piano ...

Mansfield Pioneer Church Christmas service Tuesday

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

Concert Sunday

Harpist Amy Shreve will perform a special Christmas concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 900 Central St., also U.S. 2, near Pat’s Foods in Florence, Wis. The public is invited to attend this evening of music, with Christmas treats to be served after the concert. The event is ...