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Pioneer Catholic Cemetery blessing set after renaming, landscaping

MARQUETTE — A memorial blessing at the renamed Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, at Pioneer Road and Division Street in Marquette, is set for 3 p.m. Eastern time Saturday. Marquette Bishop John Doerfler will preside over the short liturgy. Due to limited parking, a bus will be provided for ...

Cider party on Sunday

QUINNESEC — Calvary Lutheran Church of Quinnesec will host a cider party from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Quinnesec Park. This family-friendly event will feature hayrides, apple cider and donuts. Attendees will have a chance to watch apple cider being made and are welcome to bring along a ...

Churches to partner in Christian education

Norway — Bethany Lutheran Church and Grace United Methodist Church, which share facilities at 130 Odill Drive as Crossroads alliance, have announced they will partner in providing combined Christian education classes beginning Sunday. Joint Sunday School classes will be offered from 10 to ...

Trinity United Church to have mini-fair Oct. 19

IRON MOUNTAIN — Trinity United Methodist Church will have a mini-fair bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at 808 Carpenter Ave. in Iron Mountain. A variety of items will be offered for sale, including bakery items, soups, ravioli, nuts, crafts, Rada knives, knits and a ...

Morning of Reflection set

VULCAN — St. Barbara’s Women’s League of Vulcan invites all women and teen girls of the area to join for a Morning of Recollection on Saturday, Oct. 20. This event will begin with Mass at 8 a.m., but attendees may also meet in the church hall at 9 a.m., where a breakfast buffet will be ...

Legacy of Faith grants approved for Upper Peninsula

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bishop John F. Doerfler of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette has approved the recommendation of more than $281,333 in grants to Upper Peninsula initiatives that benefit social services and faith education. Catholic parishes, missions, Catholic schools and Catholic Social ...

Bazaar slated

IRON MOUNTAIN — Immaculate Conception Parish will have its Fall Bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 500 Blaine St. on Iron Mountain’s north side. The bazaar will include a spaghetti and chicken dinner with salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Msgr. James ...

IC church bazaar set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Immaculate Conception Parish will have its Fall Bazaar on Sunday, Oct.6, at 500 Blaine St. on Iron Mountain’s north side. The bazaar will include a spaghetti and chicken dinner with salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Msgr. James ...

Norway church has corn maze, pumpkin patch

NORWAY — Living Hope Community Bible Church in Norway invites the public to its third annual free, family-friendly corn maze and pumpkin patch event. Along with the corn maze and pumpkin patch, the event will feature hayrides, a scavenger hunt in the corn maze, lots of activities for ...

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 ...