Lunch with Rick Snyder at the U.P. State Fair! August 17, 2017

August 15, 2017

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Marquette Hope—Providing a New Twist on Vacation Bible School – August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017

Marquette Hope—Providing a New Twist on Vacation Bible School
Marquette, MI (August 15, 2017)

Marquette Hope, a multi-site United Methodist faith based community in Marquette, is offering a new option for families looking for vacation bible school (VBS) for their children. This year’s annual vacation bible school will be a weekend event on August 18-20, 2017 encompassing 3 days of activities for children and parents. The theme this year is “Camp Out Getting S’More of Jesus”.
Marquette Hope wanted to provide an alternative for children and parents who don’t have the ability to commit to a full week of activities. With this shortened, but exciting program, they hope to attract new families to vacation bible school.
“VBS this year is very family-focused with lots of flexibility,” said Kristi Hintz, pastor at Marquette Hope. “Families can drop in at their convenience or come for the entire weekend.… 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… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – The Log Jam Festival in Channing – Aug. 18-19

August 15, 2017

Channing – The Log Jam Festival will be held Friday, August 18 from 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, August 19 from 1 to 11 p.m. in Channing.

The Music Festival will feature 8 bands, food, beer, arts and crafts, a log-rolling demo and much more. Camping will be available.

For more information, call Silver Lake Resort at (906) 542-7195.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “21 Pictures” at Marquette Regional History Center – Aug. 18

August 15, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present “21 Pictures,” an outdoor evening program featuring great historical photos from the John M. Longyear Research Library, on Friday August 18 from 10 to 11 p.m. in the Marquette Regional History Center Greenspace, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Bring your lawn chairs and libations for an evening under the stars as Jim Koski shares 21 of the most interesting photos he’s run across from the J.M. Longyear Research Library. There are bound to be some great stories. In case of rain the program will be held indoors.

Admission is a $5 suggested donation. For more information, visit or call 226-3571.… Read the rest