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The best kind of religion – James 1:17ff

Mark Twain once said: “It is not the parts of the Bible I fail to understand that trouble me most. It is the parts that I do understand.” Most of us can relate to this. This is especially true with the little book of James. James just says what he means, and does so in rather simple but ...

God always has a ‘yes’ face

During his days as president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson and a group of his companions were traveling across the country on horseback. They came to a river and discovered the bridge was washed away. Each rider was forced to cross the river on horseback, which was a challenge. A ...

St. Anthony Catholic Church plans first Fall Craft Show on Nov. 3

NIAGARA, Wis. — St. Anthony Catholic Church will have its first Fall Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church’s parish hall in Niagara. The hall will be filled with crafters and home business vendors from across the region. It will include many handmade items ...

Making raviolis

Terri Castelaz/Daily News photo Trinity United Methodist Church of Iron Mountain will host its annual mini-fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church at 808 Carpenter Ave. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes salad bar, hot sandwiches, a variety of ...

Fundraiser for preschool

FELCH — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Zion Community Preschool will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Felch Community Center. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students; ages 5 and younger can eat for free. There will also be drawings, bake sale, quilts and crafts for sale. For more ...

Church plans Prophecy Conference

IRON RIVER — The Iron River Bible Church will host the Friends of Israel’s upcoming 2018 Prophecy Conference from Friday through Sunday. This year’s theme is “The Rapture and Beyond” and features speakers Tim Munger, church ministries representative and Bible teacher from the ...

Craft sale this weekend at Pembine church

PEMBINE, Wis. — The Pembine Grace Lutheran Church WELCA will host its 18th annual Fall Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church in Pembine, Wis. Crafters from across the area will participate. There will be handcrafted wooden signs; soy candles; sewn, crocheted and knitted ...

Our Redeemer Lutheran sale planned

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford will host its annual rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Clothes, antiques, furniture and much more will be sold. The event is to raise funds for the area food basket drive and local missions.

St. Barbara’s luncheon set

VULCAN —St. Barbara’s Women’s League of Vulcan will host its fall luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the parish hall. Menu items include Italian chicken, pasta, their famous polenta, fall vegetables, salads and homemade pie for dessert. The cost of the meal is $12 for ...

Rummage and bake sale at Redeemer Lutheran Church

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Kingsford will host an annual rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11 and 12. Clothes, antiques, furniture and much more will be sold. The event is to raise funds for the area food basket drive and local missions.

St. Barbara’s Fall Luncheon on Oct. 10

VULCAN — St. Barbara’s Women’s League of Vulcan will host its Fall Luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the parish hall. Menu items include Italian chicken, pasta, their famous polenta, fall vegetables, salads and homemade pie for dessert. The cost of the meal is ...

Ruesch book-signing event at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

KINGSFORD — Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Kingsford will have a book-signing and presentation featuring local author and life-issues speaker Heather Ruesch at 10 a.m. Saturday. Ruesch’s book, titled “Sexuality Mentality: Creating a Culture of Biblical Integrity,” equips parents, ...

Free meal on Sundy

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church of 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. There is no cost for dinner, but a donation basket is available for those who want to make a ...

Free meal Sunday in Norway

NORWAY — Grace United Methodist Church 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. The dinner has no charge but a donation basket is available for those who want to contribute toward the meals. The ...

Gitchee Gumee Bible Camp retreats set

EAGLE RIVER, Mich. — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp in Eagle River, Mich., will host its annual fall retreats. The women’s retreat is a Thursday-to-Saturday event set for Sept. 20-22. The speaker will be Shannon Popkin, author of “Control Girl,” and a contributing blogger at Revive Our ...

Carmelite Silver Tea on Saturday and Sunday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Monastery of the Holy Cross is the home of 19 Carmelite Nuns, ranging in age from 23 to 93. Our Good Lord called them here from various backgrounds and places, reaching as far as Argentina, the Philippines, Vietnam and across the states, from New Jersey, Texas, California, ...

Family music missionaries to perform at local churches

IRON MOUNTAIN — John and Kate Denner, full-time family music missionaries, will perform at three local churches this weekend. They will play at 6 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Church, 125 E. H St., Iron Mountain; 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Grace Baptist Church, 1295 Pyle Drive, Kingsford; and 6 p.m. ...

Homestead Baptist Church plans corn roast

HOMESTEAD, Wis. — The Homestead Baptist Church invites the public to its annual Corn Roast and Log Burning starting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. This is a free event, with corn, hot dogs and drinks provided. Entertainment will be provided by The Paul Family Bluegrass Band. The Paul ...

Worship in the Park service in Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Parish, a partnership in Christian ministry between the First Presbyterian and Bethlehem Lutheran churches, invites members, friends and visitors to Worship in the Park at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Lake Emily pavilion. The Rev. Doug Johnson will lead the service ...

Zion Preschool open house set

FELCH — An open house and registration night is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Community Preschool/Childcare at the North Dickinson?County School in Felch.