Churches announce services and programs

APOSTOLIC

PENTECOSTAL

FAMILY LIFE CENTER

ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Pastor is David Shaffer.

Monday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Wednesday night Bible study is at 7 p.m.

The youth service begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Kids Jam, for ages four and older, will include Bible stories, games, crafts, and snacks. For more information about Kids Jam, call 420-2076.

The Family Life Center is located at 117 Stephenson Ave. For more information, contact Pastor Shaffer at 789-4314.

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NEW LIFE

ESCANABA — Sunday worship services will take place at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and nursery is available for both services. A variety of children and adult discipleship groups are offered in both small and large group settings with specific needs in mind. “Connections” fellowship will be held immediately after each service.

Men’s Bible study gathers Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Christian men’s fellowship coffee hour follows at 8:15 p.m. at Culver’s.

The ladies luncheon is held on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stonehouse.

On Wednesday, youth groups, Royal Rangers, girl’s ministries, adult Bible study, and life groups will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nursery is available.

Celebrate Recovery is on Thursday, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.

The men’s breakfast is held on the last Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at the church.

To listen to sermons online, view the current bulletin and calendar of events, sign up for Life Groups, or for more information, go to the church’s web site at NewLife906.com, visit them on Facebook, or call their office at 786-3858.

BAPTIST

CALVARY

ESCANABA — Sunday morning prayer starts at 8 a.m., followed by fellowship until 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. with two classes for adults, “Fundamentals of the Faith” and “Love or Die.” Younger children meet for “Generations of Grace.” Pre-worship prayer and meditation begins at 10:30 a.m. The worship service follows at 10:45 a.m. Nursery is available.

Kids for Truth Family Ministry meets Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The program is for preschool children up to sixth grade. Transportation is available.

GRACE

GLADSTONE — Worship services will be held at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Fellowship time will take place at 10:30 a.m., and Grace Kids will meet at 11 a.m. for children in nursery through fifth grade.

Student ministries for sixth-12th graders will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

To schedule an appointment with one of Grace Church’s pastors, or for more information regarding Life Groups and men’s and women’s Bible study groups, contact the church at 428-1331.

The office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Little Light of Mine Preschool and Childcare Center is a fully-licensed preschool/childcare center offered at Grace Church. Preschool is offered for three-and four-year-olds during the school year, and year-round childcare services are offered Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Director Myrna Hughes at 428-9482.

BIBLE CHURCH

BARK RIVER

BARK RIVER — Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with classes for all ages. The worship service follows at 11 a.m. Youth group for grades seventh through 12 meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The evening service takes place at 7 p.m., with a prayer meeting at 6 p.m.

Ladies Bible studies meet Monday evening at 7 p.m., and on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. Call Becky at 241-3644 for more information.

Awana for grades kindergarten through sixth grades takes place on Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

More information is available by contacting the church at 466-2486, emailing the church at brbc@att.net or­ visiting their website at barkriverbiblechurch.com.

ROCK BIBLE CHAPEL

ROCK — Worship service is from 10 a.m. to noon.

Tuesday women’s study is at 10 a.m.

Kid’s club is held the first and third Wednesdays, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

For questions, contact Pastor Adam Hamill at 356-6133.

CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY

ESCANABA — Sunday service begins at 10 a.m. Reading room hours are offered before and after service and are open to the public. Sunday school is available on request.

The church is located at 325 S. 13th St. For more information, call 786-6644 or visit www.christianscience.com or www.spirituality.com.

CHURCH OF GOD

HARBOR LIGHTS

ESCANABA — Contemporary praise and worship service and children’s ministry are offered at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The evening service is at 6 p.m.

Wednesday evening classes for all ages start at 7 p.m.

If transportation to and from the church is needed, call 428-9445 at least one hour prior to services.

Pastor Tony Morrison responds to requests for home visits and personal prayers. Call 428-9445.

The church is located at 612 2nd Ave S.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

ESCANABA BRANCH

ESCANABA — Sunday worship begins with Sacrament meeting at 10 a.m. for all the family, followed by Sunday school for youth and adults, primary for the children at 11:20 a.m. Priesthood, Relief Society, Young Women and Young Men’s meetings begin at 12:10 p.m.

The church is located at 1315 9th Ave. S. For more information, call President Wesley Schmidt, (224)616-1933, Full-time missionaries at (715)207-5882, or the Church at 786-0370.

CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE

LIGHTHOUSE

ESCANABA — Sunday school is held at 9:30 a.m., followed by the morning worship service with Pastor George Chouinard at 11 a.m. Evening service is at 6 p.m.

Wednesday activities include a soup and sandwich supper and seminar beginning at 6:30 p.m. Prayer follows at 7:30 p.m. “Caravan,” a scouting program for children age four through sixth grade, meets at 7 p.m. Contact Bethany Chouinard at 789-9389.

CONGREGATIONALISTS

EAST DELTA

CONGREGATIONAL

COOKS — Sunday worship services are as follows: Fayette, 9 a.m.; Garden, 10 a.m.; and Cooks 11 a.m. Cooks Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and breakfast at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Parish prayer meeting is from 7:30 to 9 at the parsonage.

The youth group meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Cooks.

Parish growth group meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at the parsonage. Please call first.

Contact Pastor Lon M. Hider at 644-2618 or email lonhider@yahoo.com.

RAPID RIVER

CONGREGATIONAL

RAPID RIVER — The church will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sunday for a time of worship and communion. Sunday school for eighth grade through adults will meet at 9:15 a.m. and Sunday school for kindergarten through seventh grade will meet after the Children’s Message at the 10:30 a.m. service.

On Wednesday, Bible study will meet at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

During the season of Lent, Arks will be passed out to collect money for the Heifer Project. These Arks will be collected on April 23.

EPISCOPAL

ST. ALBAN

MANISTIQUE — The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Sue Ray presiding.

For more information, call Deacon Sallie Diller at (906) 283-3268.

The church is handicapped accessible.

ST. STEPHEN

ESCANABA — The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. service. Rev. Laura Woodworth will preside and preach. Youth meal to follow the service. All are welcome. The choir will have rehearsal following the service in the Nave.

Wednesday Lenten services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The music committee will meet on Sunday, March 12 following service at 11 a.m. in the Nave.

The Delta County Medical Loan Closet is located at St. Stephen’s. The Closet loans a wide variety of devices.

TRINITY

GLADSTONE — The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated beginning at the 10 a.m. Eucharist service. Childcare is available. Church school will meet at 10 a.m. The youth group will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Church.

Breaking bread will take place at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River on Tuesday, beginning at 6 p.m. A meal will be served followed by a video and discussion on how Jesus is relevant to our lives today. For more information, call )906)360-1901.

Non-perishable food items are accepted each Sunday. These items go to St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry. Volunteers are needed for various feeding programs that Trinity participates in the community. For more information, contact Deacon Maria Maniaci or The Rev. Thelma Clarage. Leave your name at 428-4116.

Registration for the Episcopal youth event in Oklahoma in July continues at the church.

For more information about the Episcopal Church please go to upepiscopal.org.

EVANGELICAL COVENANT

UNITED

GLADSTONE — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Nursery care is provided every Sunday during worship service.

Wednesday night activities include: homework at 5 p.m., dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., with everyone welcome, and youth group classes for grades kindergarten through 12th grade will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Pastor is Rev. Nathan Langager, and the youth director is Tana Porath.

The church office is open from noon until 4 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.

The church is located at 305 S. 9th St. For more information, contact them at (906)428-2848 or unitedcovenant@gmail.com. They can also be found on the web and on Facebook.

LUTHERAN

BETHANY

ESCANABA — Sunday worship will take place at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Coffee fellowship is from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. service and at the 10:45 a.m. service on the first and third Sunday of the month during the school year. Forum hour begins at 9:15 a.m. in the downstairs fellowship hall. This week’s topic is “Death Then What.” All are welcome. The Christian Education Committee will meet at 11:45 a.m.

The Sunday morning worship service airs each week from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. on WCHT AM 600 and FM 105.5.

On Monday, Bible study class will be held in the fellowship hall at 9 a.m. and the personnel committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 408 will meet in the fellowship hall at 7 p.m.

A staff meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The Bay de Noc Choral Society will practice in the church sanctuary at 7 p.m. Men’s dartball will take place at 7:30 p.m. with Bethany and Calvary Lutheran.

On Wednesday,quilting will take place in the fellowship hall at 9 a.m. Midweek Lenten services will be held at noon and 7 p.m. A soup potluck will take place in the fellowship hall at 5:30 p.m.

The Bethany Belles Circle will meet in the fellowship hall at 9:30 a.m. Thursday with hostess Bonnie Bauerle.

The MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday.

The Ark Preschool is a licensed, non-profit, preschool for children 2 1/2 to 6 years old. It’s provided as a community ministry by Bethany Lutheran Church to all children regardless of their religious affiliation. The Ark continues to offer classes for children each Tuesday through Thursday in the education wing. For information or to register for the 2016-17 school year, call Chris Brzezenski at 428-1630 or Bethany Lutheran Church at 786-5410.

BETHANY

PERKINS — Worship on Sunday begins at 9:15 a.m. and is led by Pastor Diane Srutowski. Coffee hour follows worship. Sunday school is at 11 a.m.

The quilters meet on Thursday at 10 a.m.

For additional information about church activities, contact Pastor Diane Srutowski at (906)420-1234 or ­dsrutowski@gmail.com. Bethany is also listed on Facebook.

ESCANABA FREE (AFLC)

ESCANABA — Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Family worship will begin at 10:30 a.m., led by Pastor Mike Cummings.

Bible study is held on Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the church, studying the Book of II Timothy.

FAITH

ROCK — Worship and Sunday school begins at 8:45 a.m., with Pastor Rell Spickerman leading the service. Coffee and fellowship follow.

On Thursday, quilting is from 9 a.m. to noon. WOW is from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Because We Care for March is Fortune Lake Scholarship Fund to help local youth attend Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Crystal Falls.

For more information, please call the office at 356-6225.

FIRST (ELCA)

GLADSTONE — ­Worship with Holy Communion takes place at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Tom Otis presiding. Sunday school for kindergarten through fifth grades, confirmation for sixth through eighth grades, and HALO (Hour of Adult Learning Opportunities) for adults will begin at 9:15 a.m.

On Tuesday, the sewing circle will gather at 9 a.m. and clergy text study will meet at 10:30 a.m. The Chancel Choir will rehearse at 7 p.m.

Bible study will meet on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. First Communion class and Acolyte Training will be held at 3 p.m. A soup supper will take place at 6 p.m., followed by Lenten worship at 7 p.m.

On Thursday, Grace Circle will gather at Bayview at 2 p.m. The congregation council will meet at 7 p.m.

First Lutheran Church is located at 1212 Minneapolis Ave. in Gladstone. For more information, call 428-4565 or visit their ­website ­at www.firstlutheran-gladstone.org.

FIRST

TRENARY — Sunday worship begins at 8:45 a.m. Holy Communion will be served. Lectors are Rose Robinson and Terrie Peters. Refreshments will follow the service. Sunday school for all children begins at 11 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at 446-3446.

IMMANUEL

ESCANABA — Worship with a Baptism will be held at 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated. Sunday school, confirmation, and choir practice will begin at 9 a.m. Adult Bible study will be held at 9:30 a.m. Nursery care is provided every Sunday for children five years and younger during worship services. Fellowship/coffee hour begins at 11:30 a.m. At 8 p.m., the AA meeting takes place in the church lounge.

On Monday, the Boy Scouts will meet at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, the sewing circle meets at 9 a.m. The outreach committee will meet at 7 p.m.

A soup and sandwich supper will be held at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, with a worship service following at 6:30 p.m. The AA meeting will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

On Thursday, Bible study will be held at 7:15 p.m.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, VA support groups will meet.

March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5 will be soup/sandwich suppers, starting at 5:45 p.m., followed by worship at 6:30 p.m.

For more about Immanuel, visit the church’s website at www.immanuelconnection.org.

OUR SAVIOR

ESCANABA — The youth group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today.

The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated with the traditional service at 8 a.m. and the contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study will take place at 9:15 a.m. Confirmation classes will meet at noon. The high school get-together with DCE Intern Jen will be from 6 to 8 p.m. The Financial Peace University class will begin at 6:30 p.m. H.A.T.I. begins today at Our Savior Lutheran Church and will run through March 11.

Men’s and women’s Bible study will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

For Wednesdays in Lent, Our Savior will Echo the Story. These services bring God’s story alive in a new learning experience.

On Thursday, men’s Bible study will be held at 6:30 a.m.

On Saturday,the youth group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 2401 N. Lincoln Road in Escanaba. The church’s Facebook page is “Our Savior Lutheran Church.” The church’s pastor is Rev. Al Schubert, II.

SALEM (NALC)

BARK RIVER — Sunday worship with full communion is at 10 a.m. This week’s text is from Matthew 4: 1-11. Coffee fellowship will follow the service.

On Tuesday, the men’s ecumenical “Chat and Chew” will meet at the Firekeeper’s Restaurant at 8 a.m. The local TOPS club meets at the church at 5:30 p.m., and choir practice will be held at 6 p.m.

Salem quilters gather on Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. A soup and sandwich dinner will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and the Lenten services will be held at 7 p.m.

Adult Bible study is on Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

SALEM EVANGELICAL

ESCANABA — Worship services for the First Sunday in Lent will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Paul Doletzky leading the services. Bible class and Sunday school will begin at 9:15 a.m.

On Tuesday, Bible class will meet at 10 a.m.

On Wednesday, Catechism class begins at 4:30 p.m. The Lent worship service will be held at 6:30 p.m., and it will be preceded by a soup and sandwich supper at 5:30 p.m.

For more information on services and the church, go to www.salemescanaba.org or contact the church at 786-0363.

ST. PAUL’S/GRACE

HYDE/POWERS — The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at St. Paul’s 8:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Ronald Zindler will preach on the Epistle for this day, Romans 5: 12-19. Visitors are welcome. A children’s sermon will also be given. Coffee and conversation will follow the service at St. Paul’s.

St. Paul’s sister parish, Grace Lutheran in Powers, will have the same service at their 9:15 a.m. CDT service.

Catechism class for sixth through eighth grades continues on Wednesday afternoon at the parsonage, starting at 3:45 p.m. Also on this Wednesday, the observance of Lent will continue with a midweek service at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran. Pastor Paul Doletzky from Salem Lutheran in Escanaba will preach.

Adult Bible study meets on Friday beginning at 10 a.m. in the lower classroom.

To learn more about the Bible or about St. Paul’s or Grace, please call Pastor Zindler at 553-7321.

TRINITY

STONINGTON — Sunday morning worship service begins at 11:15 a.m. Coffee fellowship is held after worship on the first Sunday.

Quilting takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday. Adult Bible study is held every other Monday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Contact Pastor Diane for details.

Ladies’ Aid meetings take place on the second Tuesday of the month. For time and location, call Pastor Diane Srutowski at (906)420-1234 or email at dsrutowski@gmail.com.

For additional information about church activities, contact Pastor Diane Srutowski at (906)420-1234 or dsrutowski@gmail.com. Trinity is also listed on Facebook.

METHODIST

BARK RIVER UNITED

BARK RIVER — A worship service for the First Sunday of Lent will be held at 9 a.m. The Lenten sermon series will be on the Lord’s Prayer. A brunch will follow the service in the fellowship hall. Parishioners are invited to take a container to use for their sacrificial offering during the Lenten season, which may be returned at Easter. A mission project will receive these funds.

On Tuesday, the men’s ecumenical breakfast will be held at Firekeeper’s Restaurant.

On Wednesday, Kids-For-Christ will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Faith Nibblers bible study will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday.

CENTRAL UNITED

ESCANABA — The women’s group meets in room 9 at 9:15 a.m Sunday. Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Coffee fellowship is at 10 a.m., followed by the 10:30 a.m. worship service with Communion. Nursery is available during the worship service. Pastor’s Sunday message is “Renounce!”

The youth group will meet this Sunday evening at 7 p.m. in room 8.

WDBC Radio 680AM airs the 10:30 a.m. worship service each Sunday.

Tuesday morning Bible study with Pastor Elise meets at 9:30 a.m. in the lounge. Study is based on the Scriptures used in Sunday worship. Cards with the scriptures are on the gathering area table. The “Loving Fingers” quilting group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Room 9. New quilters are always welcome.

Soup and Vespers will be held on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. in room 8, followed by Vespers in the chapel. Wednesday Bible Study will not meet during Lent.

FIRST UNITED

ESCANABA — Worship for the First Sunday in Lent is at 9:30 a.m. Communion will be served and is open to all. Sunday school for kids and adults will follow at 10:45 a.m. A combined youth ministry will meet at Central United Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

The handbell choir meets on Monday at 7:15 p.m.

On Wednesday, the Chancel Choir will meet at 7:15 p.m.

Pasty-making takes place this week. Prep work will be on Thursday and assembly will be on Friday, with work starting at 9 a.m. both days.

The “Upper Room” devotional magazine for March/April is available in the lobby.

An offering for the Haiti School Hot Lunch Program will be ongoing during the Lenten season.

FIRST UNITED

MANISTIQUE — Adult Sunday school will be held at 9:45 a.m. Worship will take place at 11 a.m., followed by a coffee hour. Childcare will be available in the fellowship hall during the service.

A prayer meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Bible study will be held at 2 p.m.

Hymn sings are held on the first Monday of each month at a local medical care facility.

Pasty sales are held on the second Wednesday and Thursday of each month.

Office hours are Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, contact the church at (906)341-6662 or visit www.manistiquemethodist.info.

MEMORIAL UNITED

GLADSTONE — Today is Memorial’s turn to prepare and serve lunch at the Salvation Army’s Friendship Kitchen.

Sunday worship services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. A staffed nursery is available during Sunday school and the 10:30 a.m. service. After the second service, there will be a Missions Fair in Smith Hall. The men will serve lunch.

Lenten suppers will be held over the next six weeks at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, with special speakers to follow.

On Wednesday, quilting and knitting will begin at 9 a.m. Christian education evening has classes for children, youth, and adults from 6 to 7 p.m. Glory Ringers practice at 6 p.m., and the Jubilee Choir practices at 7 p.m.

The Thursday morning Bible study is at 10 a.m. Lenten study will be start at 11:15 a.m.

The Youthquakes will meet on Saturday,from 11a.m.-2p.m. Memorial will host Hope at the Inn from March 12-19.

Memorial’s Clothes Closet is open each Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gently used clothing is available for all.

For more information, contact the church by email at mumc@gladstonechurch.org or visit the website at www.gladstonechurch.org.

NEW HORIZONS

MINISTRY

(Free Methodist)

GLADSTONE — Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, followed by the morning worship service with Pastor Jason Marsh at 11 a.m. Junior church and nursery are provided.

A collection of nonperishable food items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry is ongoing.

UNITED METHODIST

TRENARY — Sunday worship begins at 9 a.m. and Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m. Fellowship hour with coffee and snacks will follow the service.

NONDENOMINATIONAL

AGAPE MINISTRIES

ESCANABA — Sunday services are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. with prayer time a half hour before each service. Sunday school is also at 10 a.m.

Mid-week service with prayer time is Wednesday at 7 p.m. The youth also meet at 7 p.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST

ESCANABA — Bible classes for all ages meet at 10 a.m. Sunday. Worship with Dave Grant is at 11 a.m.

Let the Bible Speak is a TV Bible study at 10 a.m. every Sunday on WLUC TV-6. The web page provides opportunities for home study materials. Check it out at www.letthebiblespeak.net.

The church family invites the public to join us for our weekly family night on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., with supper being provided, and then activities beginning at 6 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Closet is open to the public every first Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Non-perishable food, clothing and household items free of charge are offered.

The church is located at 5079 18th Road in the Soo Hill area of Escanaba. For more information, call (906)233-0065.

FORD RIVER

COMMUNITY CHAPEL

FORD RIVER — Pastor Jay’s adult Sunday school classes start at 9 a.m. Worship service is at 10 a.m. Communion on first Sunday. Junior church and nursery are provided. Coffee and fellowship follow the service.

Prayer meeting is held Thursday at 6 p.m. The monthly board meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

There are alternating men’s and women’s prayer breakfasts on the third Saturday of each month.

There are ongoing Bible studies. Call the church at 786-0747 for more details.

Pastor Jay’s sermons are available at fordriverchapel.com under “media.”

LAKESIDE

CHRISTIAN CHURCH

ESCANABA — Sunday school for all ages is at 9 a.m. The worship service, led by Mary Gavlek, follows at 10 a.m. Pastor Mark Highum will deliver the message titled, “Not a Fan-More Than Rules.” Holy Communion is offered, and junior church is available.

The women’s Bible study on Monday evening will be beginning a new study on the Book of Peter. Mary G. is the contact person at 786-4133.

There is a youth ministry, The Vision, on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. It is open to all junior and senior high students. Call Terry at 789-4301 with any questions.

The sewing/quilting group meets on Thursday at 1 p.m. For more information, call Mary P. at 786-1997.

A second women’s Bible study takes place twice monthly on Saturday at 9 a.m. Call Heather at 786-1027 for the location.

SILVER WINDS

ESCANABA — Worship services start at 10:30 a.m., and nursery is provided. Classes for K-12 are offered during the sermon.

Men’s and women’s Bible study on Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Men’s Connect meets the last Saturday of every month for breakfast, Bible study and to do projects.

Dale Ecklid is the interim pastor.

The church is located at 201 N. 12th St., just a block north of Ludington St. Contact front_office@silverwindschurch.org or phone/text 906-280-4481 for more information.

WATSON BIBLE CHAPEL

WATSON — Sunday morning worship service will begin at 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Potluck is served the first Sunday of each month. Communion is offered the second Sunday of each month.

For information about the church, call 238-4252.

PENTECOSTAL

ESCANABA

ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship begins at 10 a.m. with a message by Pastor Lobsinger. Sunday school for adults and children will be followed by prayer for the sick. Food, games and fun will follow the worship service.

Bible study with Pastor Lobsinger takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Anyone with questions on the Bible is asked to call 789-6335.

PRESBYTERIAN

FIRST

ESCANABA — The 10:30 a.m. worship service of the First Sunday in Lent will be led by Pastor Bo Lange and liturgist Linda Peterson. A musical offering will be given by Bill Rinne and Music Director, D. Ann Wood.

A DVD study for youth, led by Ross Rahoi and Aubree Peterson, will be held at 9 a.m. in the upper room.

Childcare with Bible stories will be available from 10 a.m. to noon for children aged infant to preschool.

Lenten studies will begin Wednesday at 6 p.m. and will continue every Wednesday through April 5. Soup will be served before the study.

The church, which is ADA-accessible, is located at 9th Street and 1st Avenue South.

SEVENTH-DAY

ADVENTIST

ESCANABA

ESCANABA — Bible study for all ages begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Worship hour follows at 11 a.m. Copies of the weekly message are available.

The Community Service Center food pantry adjacent to the church is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday and Saturday.

Prayer meeting takes place Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the school.

Christian school is available for grades K-8. Grades 1-8 meet from 8 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Kindergarten meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

SALVATION ARMY

ESCANABA

ESCANABA — Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Worship hour follows at 11 a.m.

Social service assistance is available 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Community Services Building.

The Soup Kitchen is open 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

UNITARIAN

UNIVERSALIST

BAY DE NOC AREA

U.U. FELLOWSHIP

ESCANABA — The UU Fellowship meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Bonifas Arts Center, 700 1st Ave. S., studio entrance, every second and fourth Sunday of the month. Child care and education are provided, and socialization precedes and follows the service.

Unitarian Universalism is an open-minded, welcoming faith that draws on many religious traditions. Inclusive to all ages, classes, personal differences, races/ethnicities and spiritual beliefs, all are welcome in their search for spiritual truth and meaning. Refer to bdnuucoordinator@gmail.com, ­(906)241-5373, ­www.baydenocuu.org, or Facebook for more information.

ZEN MEDITATION

LITTLE BAY ZEN

BUDDHIST SANGHA

ESCANABA — Zazen, sitting meditation; kinhi, walking meditation; and Dharma discussion take place on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Bonifas Arts Center. Use the studio entrance.

For more information, refer to https://sites.google.com/site/escanabazen/.

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