Calendar – Faith – Married Couples’ Retreat at Lake Ellen Camp – Feb. 9-11

February 6, 2018

Crystal Falls – A Married Couples’ Retreat will be offered Friday, February 9 through Sunday, February 11 at Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way in Crystal Falls.

Come spend a refreshing, romantic weekend with your spouse at Lake Ellen Camp! Your relationship will grow with one another and God at this special retreat.

To register, or for more information, please call 906-542-3529 or visit www.lakeellencamp.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Men’s Morning of Reflection Registration Deadline – Feb. 6

February 3, 2018

Marquette – Men’s Morning of Reflection will be offered on Saturday, February 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Marquette.

Men of all ages are encouraged to explore answers to these questions by attending a special Men’s Morning of Reflection. Presenter Dominick Albano will help participants uncover the four habits that every good man must possess and how they can activate those habits in their lives. Albano is an accomplished speaker and evangelist with the Dynamic Catholic Institute.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. There will be an opportunity to celebrate the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation or to talk or pray privately with Albano. The cost is $10, which includes a light breakfast, light lunch, and childcare (if needed). Call 906-228-8180 by February 6 to register, indicating if you need childcare.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Candlight Prayer Vigil at the Care Clinic of Marquette – Jan. 22

January 19, 2018

Marquette – In honor of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, the Care Clinic of Marquette will host a special candle light prayer vigil on Monday, January 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Care Clinic, 1213 N. Third Street in Marquette.

The program will feature ministry updates from both Care Clinic locations, guest speaker Mark Waterman (board chaplain), the candle light vigil and prayer. In addition, fellowship, refreshments and tours of the clinic will be available.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – A Celebration of Life and Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Death of Bishop Fredric Baraga – Jan. 19, 20

January 16, 2018

Marquette – A celebration of life and commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Bishop Fredric Baraga will be held on Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.

The celebration will begin on Friday with a Solemn Mass for the Dead at 5:30 p.m. Following the mass there will be a meal, and then a world premiere of an installment of “They Might Be Saints: Bishop Frederic Baraga” from EWTN featuring the life of Bishop Frederic Baraga. Michael O’Neill, “The Miracle Hunter,” will give a presentation following the documentary.

Saturday events will include Mass at 8 a.m. presentations, a snowshoe hike, meals, and interactive family activities throughout the day. For a complete schedule and registration information, go to
www.bishopbaraga.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – “Blue Christmas” Service – Dec. 10

December 7, 2017

Marquette – A “Blue Christmas” Service will be offered on Sunday, December 10 at 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street, Marquette.

There will be a time to share in prayer, readings and music. Anyone who is mourning a loss, struggling with pain and desperation during this holiday season is encouraged to attend to focus on the comfort God offers during dark times.

There will be light refreshments and fellowship following the service. For more information, call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Thanksgiving Worship in Ishpeming – Nov. 21

November 18, 2017

Ishpeming – The United Presbyterian Church and Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a joint Thanksgiving worship service on Tuesday, November 21 at 7 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church,
112 E. Euclid Street in Ishpeming.

The Rev. Lauri Maki, Trinity’s interim pastor, will bring the message. The service will include scripture, music and an offering taken for the Salvation Army. A choir rehearsal will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the sanctuary, for anyone interested in singing.

People of all faiths are welcome. Coffee fellowship will follow worship. The front entrance of the church is handicap accessible. … Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Evening of Thanks – Nov. 21

November 18, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum will hold its annual Interfaith Evening of Thanks on Tuesday, November 21 at 7 p.m. at the Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1510 M-28 in Chocolay Township.

The service will include readings, songs and prayers from Buddhist, Anishinaabe, Jewish, Muslim, Christian (Catholic and Protestant), Baha’i and Unitarian Universalist traditions. Following the service there will be breads and spreads from various traditions, tea, coffee and cider.

All are welcome. For information, contact Aaron Scholnik at 906-869-6543 or apsmd@aol.com or Barbara Michael 906-361-7380 or michael.barbara.102@gmail.com… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Ecumenical Thanksgiving Worship Service in Marquette – Nov. 20

November 17, 2017

wMarquette – A Thanksgiving Ecumenical Christian Worship will be held on Monday, November 20 at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Participating churches are St. Paul’s Episcopal, the Marquette Hope Methodist Community, First Presbyterian Church, Prince of Peace Lutheran, and Messiah. An ecumenical choir will be invited to sing at this service. Please come to Messiah at 6:15 p.m. to rehearse with director Dave Dagenais and organist Kathy Strazzinski.

People of all faiths are invited to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items as an offering for the evening. Food and monetary offerings will go to Marquette County Food Pantries. Checks should be made payable to Feeding America #5105.

Following worship, there will be refreshments in the Atrium.… Read the rest

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