Calendar – Faith – Bertha Somi to Speak on Rwanda at Messiah Lutheran Church – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – Bertha Somi will speak of her experiences in Rwanda as the Ambassador from Tanzania on Wednesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Somi was in Rwanda during the tragic genocide that took place there. She is part of a delegation from Messiah’s companion congregation Azania Front in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Following her talk, the entire delegation will present a program on Tanzania.

For more information about this program, please call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Talk on the Baha’i Faith – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions, offering a presentation with an exploration on the Baha’i Faith on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and the common ground among all of the world’s major religions. … Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – “Blessing of the Animals” in Ishpeming – Oct. 7

October 4, 2017

Ishpeming – The eighth annual “Blessing of the Animals” hosted by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and Grace Episcopal Church will be held on Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 a.m.. at St. Joseph’s, 1189 Prairie Avenue in Ishpeming.

The event, to be held indoors, is open to the public and people do not need to be a member of either church to attend. Refreshments will be served following the pet blessing ceremony.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Reformation Seminar – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Marquette – A Reformation Seminar will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. in the Ancestors Room at the Ramada Inn of Marquette.

Most people know that “in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Many people don’t know that in 1483, a man named Martin Luther was born. Now 500 years later, even fewer know what happened on October 31, 1517. Come to the Reformation Seminar for the answer. … Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Presentation on Islam – Sept. 13

September 10, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions, offering a presentation with an exploration on Islam on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and the common ground among all of the world’s major religions. Future presentations will take place on the second Wednesday of each month through October at the same time and location.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Vacation Bible School “Camp Out Getting S’More of Jesus” – Aug. 18-20

August 15, 2017

Marquette – Vacation Bible School “Camp Out Getting S’More of Jesus” will be held Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20 at Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Avenue in Marquette.

The event for children and their families will begin with a family potluck on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Connection Center. There will be many activities and games for all ages.

The vacation bible school will run on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Connection Center. There will be stories, crafts, music, and games.

The event will conclude on Sunday at 10 a.m. with an outdoor worship service at the Presque Isle Band Shell. A potluck will follow the service.

For more information, contact Rev. Kristi Hintz at 225-1344 or go to www.mqthope.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Out of the Blue – The Gathering Place Ministry Beginning – Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

Ishpeming – Out of the Blue — The Gathering Place, a new ministry in Ishpeming, will have a kick-off event on Sunday, August 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Euclid Street in Ishpeming.

The ministry, formed by four churches, will hold social afternoons once a month on the second Sunday. The Gathering Place is open to singles, families with children and any one who is interested in conversation, card or board games, working puzzles, and more. The four host churches are United Presbyterian, Grace Episcopal Church, Salvation Army, and Mission Covenant.

For more information, contact Sue at sboback54@gmail.com or Relevant at 906-362-4669.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Presentation on Christianity – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions, offering a presentation with an exploration on Christianity on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and the common ground among all of the world’s major religions. Future presentations will take place on the second Wednesday of each month through October at the same time and location.… Read the rest

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