Calendar – Faith – Four Day Lenten Mission at St. Michael Catholic Parish – Mar. 19-22

March 16, 2017

Marquette – All are invited to participate in a four-day Lenten mission that will begin on Sunday, March 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner, at St. Michael Catholic Parish in Marquette.

From Monday, March 20 through Wednesday, March 22, the mission will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. followed by a social. The mission will include the celebration of the Mass on March 22. Called “Time for God in a Busy World,” the mission will be led by Oblate Father John Graden and Mary Sellars Malloy.

Partially funded by Legacy of Faith and a donation by St. Christopher Parish of Marquette, the mission will include Scripture, music, prayer and reflection. Freewill offerings to offset the cost of the mission to St. Michael Parish will be accepted. Childcare will be provided by the Father Marquette Middle School eighth grade families as a class fundraiser.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Lenten Worship and “What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty” Book Study Begins – Mar. 8

March 5, 2017

Marquette – Messiah Lutheran Church will be focusing on the issue of poverty and what can be done about it during the season of Lent. Lenten worship services will be held on Wednesdays from March 8 through April 5 at 12:30 and 6 p.m. at the church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

A study of the book “What Every Church Member Should Know about Poverty” will be held at 6:30 p.m. following each of the 6 p.m. Wednesday worship services. For more information, call the church office at 225-1119.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Annual Lenten Breakfast and Musical Program in Escanaba – Breakfast Reservation Deadline – Feb. 27

February 24, 2017

Escanaba – The Annual Lenten Breakfast and Musical Program will be held on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 9:15 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 South Lincoln Road in Escanaba.

A free-will offering will be taken at the program, part of which will go toward Walk for Warmth. Space is limited to 200 for breakfast, but unlimited for the program. For reservations, call 906-786-6771 or 906-233-1857 by February 27. Nursery services are available with request. Everyone is welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Memorial Service Honoring Our Loved Ones – Jan. 26

January 23, 2017

Marquette – Lake Superior Hospice will host a Memorial Service Honoring Our Loved Ones on Thursday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher Street in Marquette.

Anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and would like to honor and celebrate their memory is invited for peaceful reflection and remembrance during the service of music, prayer, silent meditation and a bell ringing ceremony with a lighting of candles.

A reception will immediately follow the service with light refreshments. Gathering with others who have suffered a similar loss offers healing, encouragement, and a reminder that we are not alone in bearing our grief.

Please RSVP to 225-7760. If you would like to light a candle during the service and have your loved one’s name read aloud, please indicate that when you RSVP.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – “Messy Church” at Wesley United Methodist Church – Jan. 8

January 5, 2017

Ishpeming – “Messy Church,” a hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School program will begin on Sunday, January 8 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock Street in Ishpeming.

There will be activities like fossil prints, exploding art, mini-marshmallow crossbows, lava lamps, fruit catapult, and the Bible stories and songs that go along with these activities. Come join the fun. You might get messy.

This Sunday School program will be offered every Sunday. For more information, call 486-4681.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – “Twas the Night Before Jesus Story” Christmas Service – Dec. 25

December 22, 2016

Gwinn – A Christmas Service “Twas the Night Before Jesus Story” will be held on Sunday, December 25 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 195 Billings Street in Gwinn.

Please consider sitting around the rocking chair on Christmas day to celebrate the birth of Christ. This will be an informal gathering/service. Family members may come dressed in their pajamas, bring pillows for the children or adults to sit around the rocking chair and hear the story behind the Christmas Cane and the birth of Christ.

There will be singing of traditional Christmas songs, and cake and cocoa will be offered after the service to celebrate Jesus’ birthday. Plan on attending with your family and bring a friend, too.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming – Dec. 24,25

December 21, 2016

Ishpeming – A Christmas Eve Service will be offered on Saturday, December 24 at 6 p.m. and Christmas Day Service at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 414 East Ridge in Ishpeming.

The services will be broadcast live on 97.5 GT0 FM.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Christmas Eve Service at United Presbyterian Church in Ishpeming – Dec. 24

December 21, 2016

Ishpeming – A Christmas Eve service will be held on Saturday, December 24 at 7 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Euclid Street in Ishpeming. Attendees should use street parking. The church is handicap accessible at the front door.

There will be Christmas readings, music, a message and the Lord’s supper, followed by fellowship and refreshments served by the deacons. All are welcome to celebrate Jesus’ coming.

On Christmas Day no services will be held at the church, but members and the community are invited to share the Christmas message with caroling at 2 p.m. at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility.… Read the rest

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