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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 ...

Zion plans outdoor service

FELCH — Zion Lutheran Church will have its annual outdoor service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Felch Pavilion. The Willow Ridge Bluegrass Band will play old-time gospel music during the service. The worship service will be followed by a potluck meal with roasted hot dogs. Those planning to ...

Praise-Fest planned Aug. 3

CHANNING — Praise-Fest, a free, family-friendly day of praise will be 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 outdoors at R Cabins, N12178 M-95 about 1 mile north of Channing. The event will offer worship with Heather Ruesch, accompanied by Jeff Toivonen and Chris Kuzak; the Grace Sagola Praise Band; ...

Mansfield church event planned

MANSFIELD — The Mansfield Memories Committee will sponsor the annual summer service starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Mansfield Pioneer Church. The old pump organ again will accompany many of favorite hymns and gospel songs. All are invited to join in the singing. The Rev. Jim Janofski ...

Bishop Baraga ticket orders due

IRON MOUNTAIN — Friends of Bishop Baraga Catholic School in Iron Mountain are currently selling tickets for the annual school fundraiser. Ticket orders close on July 30. Once ticket sale close, those who purchased tickets will be notified via email the final prize amounts for the ...

Daily Meditations — Beware of false prophets – Matt 7:15ff

Several decades ago two Cleveland teenagers got an idea for a comic strip character. They tried to sell their idea to every comic strip editor they could think of. Every one of them rejected it for the same reason. They said the character they proposed was too foolish an idea. No one would be ...

Daily Meditations — Give the Lord the credit – 2 Cor. 3:4ff

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote an important book called “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” Some students of history say that her book did more to end slavery in America than any other single force. She refused to take any credit for what she had written. She said that the Lord helped her in such a way ...

Church hosts day of music

MICHIGAMME — Woodland United Methodist Church of Michigamme will host its fourth annual free day of music from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. The public is invited to enjoy a variety of gospel music acts from throughout the Upper Peninsula, along with free light lunch and dinner. ...

Daily Meditations — Memory breaks – Hebrews 6:10ff

I recently read about a hospital doctor who used to prescribe “memory breaks” for his patients. Before leaving the room, he’d say, “I have one more important prescription for you. I want you to take a ‘memory break’: one at ten o’clock and one at three o’clock.” “Close ...

Daily Meditations — Pray like this – Matt 6:7-15

Dag Hammarskjold was secretary-general of the UN from 1953 until 1961. Although he had no declared religion, he was attracted to Christianity. He had a profound admiration for the teachings of Jesus. We know this from his daily journal which has been published in a book called ...

Daily Meditations — The generosity of the poor — 2nd Corith:6:1ff

During the Great Depression, a government agent was traveling through the Tennessee mountains. He was making allotments to poor farmers so they could buy supplies. One day, the agent came up to a woman who lived alone in a dirt-floor cabin. Tar paper covered the broken windows. There was ...

Mt. Olive Church plans VBS event

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain will host its annual Vacation Bible School program from 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily Monday through Friday, July 19. This special program is open to all children of the community, ages 3 to 12, at no cost. This year’s theme is “Miraculous Mission: Jesus ...