Churches announce services and programs




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.



ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship services will be held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 am. Bruce Van Natta will speak about his riveting life-and-death ordeal that encourages everyone to deal with their eternal destiny as he recounts the moments after a logging truck fell on him. Van Natta will speak at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Nursery is available for both services. The church offers a variety of children and adult discipleship groups in both small and large group settings with specific needs in mind. “Connections” fellowship is held immediately following each service.

Men’s Bible study gathers on Monday at 6:30 p.m at the church. Christian men’s fellowship coffee

hour follows at 8:15 p.m. at Culver’s. MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) meet the first and third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. and the third Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Wednesday’s ministries are held at 6:30 p.m. These include youth group, Royal Rangers and girls’ ministries, adult Bible study and life groups. Nursery is available.

For more information about life groups, check the church’s website at for an updated list of New Life Groups with a variety of interests and age groups in mind.

Celebrate Recovery is Thursday, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

Men’s breakfast is held the last Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at the church.

To listen to sermons online, to view the church’s current bulletin and calendar of events, sign up for Life Groups, or to learn more about the church, visit or find them on Facebook.



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.


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

Student ministries for junior high students will meet on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grace Church. Student ministries for high school students will meet on Sundays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kelly home. Contact the church office or Pastor Jon for more information.

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 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

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.



BARK RIVER — Sunday school for all ages meets at 10 a.m. Sunday Worship will take place at 11 a.m.

Youth group for grades 7-12 takes place on Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the home of Pastor Wes.

Sunday evening services include prayer meeting at 6 p.m. and the service at 7 p.m.

Awana for grades K-6th meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30. All welcome.

Ladies Bible studies take place on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call Becky at 241-3644 if you are­ ­interested.

On Saturday, March 3 the church will be holding its annual Men’s Wild Game Dinner. Tickets are required but free. Call the church to make reservations.

Visit our website at, e-mail or call 466-2486 for more information. All times listed are ­eastern.


ROCK — Worship service is at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Youth group, women’s Bible study, and adult Bible studies take place during the week.

Kid’s club is held the first and third Wednesdays, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. This is for kindergarten to fifth graders.

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



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 or



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.



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.



ESCANABA — Sunday school is held at 10 a.m., followed by the morning worship service with Pastor Ann Salyer at 11 a.m.

Wednesday night fellowship starts with family dinner at 6 p.m., followed by Caravan Scouting Program for children of all ages and Bible study for adults. Contact ­Pastor Ann Salyer at 786-2339.




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



RAPID RIVER — Sunday worship service will be held at the meetinghouse on Cleveland Street at 10:30 a.m. for a time of worship, prayer, and scripture. The church council will meet after the service. A special offering will be taken for Walk for Warmth. Adult Sunday school will be held at 9:15 a.m. for grade 7-adults, and Sunday school for K-6th grade will be hosted at 10:30 a.m.

On Wednesday, a Bible study will take place in the meetinghouse kitchen at 9:30 a.m. The church will continue their Lenten series at 6 p.m. Soup and sandwiches will be served, and a video from Max Lucado’s “He Chose the Nails” will be shown. This series will continue every Wednesday through Lent.

The Arks for Heifer Project will be passed out during Lent, and will be collected on April 8.



GLADSTONE — Sunday Holy Eucharist will begin at 10 a.m. All are welcome. The Rev. Suzanne Ray will preside, and the Rev. Robert Flaminio will preach. Children’s ministry begins at 10 a.m. Childcare is available each Sunday. The annual meeting will follow the ­service.

Each Wednesday, members will gather at 6 p.m. for a Lenten soup supper and a program. All are welcome.

Trinity Church invites all to partake in the ministries of the church. Outreach projects include Episcopal Relief and Development, a companion relationship with Cuba, feeding programs including Bay College, Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, Backpack Program in Gladstone and Rapid River.

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GLADSTONE — Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. Nursery care and Sunday school (PK-6th grades) is provided this Sunday during worship service. Guest speaker is Dan Liebold and youth director is Tana Porath.

Office hours are Monday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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



ESCANABA — Worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday at the 8:30 a.m. service and at the 10:45 the first and third Sunday of the month during the school year. All are welcome. Coffee fellowship will be held from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., forum hour will be held in the downstairs fellowship hall. Sunday school also begins at 9:30 a.m., and senior choir practice will start at this time in the church ­sanctuary.

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

Bible study class will meet in the fellowship hall at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Council orientation will take place at 6:30 p.m. A church council meeting will be held at 7 p.m., and Boy Scouts Troop 408 will also gather at this time.

Zumba class will be on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the education building. The Bethany Gems Circle will meet in the fellowship hall at 1 p.m., and Ardith Paarni will be the hostess. The Bay de Noc Choral Society will practice in the church sanctuary at 7 p.m. Men’s dartball will gather at Christ the King at 7:30 p.m.

Quilting will take place on Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall. A midweek Lenten service will be held at Bethany at noon. At 5:30 p.m., supper will be offered at Immanuel Lutheran. This will be followed by a midweek Lenten service there at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday’s Zumba class will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the education building.

Coffee fellowship will take place at 10 a.m. in the education building Friday.

The Ark Preschool is proud to be celebrating 39 years of service to our community. The Preschool began in 1977 as a licensed, non-profit, preschool for children two to six years old. It’s provided as a community ministry by Bethany Lutheran Church to all children regardless of their religious affiliation. A certified director, teachers, and teaching assistants provide an enriched environment for the children to grow; physically, intellectually, spiritually, socially and emotionally. The Ark continues to offer classes for children each Tuesday through Thursday in the education wing. For more information or to register for the 2017-18 school year call Chris Brzezenski at 428-1630 or Bethany Lutheran Church at 786-5410.

Bethany is handicap­ ­accessible.

To read more about Bethany, visit their website at or by looking for the church on Facebook.


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 Bethany is also listed on Facebook.


RAPID RIVER — The First Sunday in Lent will be celebrated today at 6 p.m. and tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., with the Service of Holy Communion at both service. The second offering is for the Delta County Cancer Alliance. Serving on Sunday are reader Don Cutter, ushers Gene and Donna Folcik, acolyte Kaidan Brandt, and greeters Don and Sherri Makowski. A coffee hour will take place after the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service, with Karen Lundquist and Dora Jane Swanson serving. Sunday school will be held immediately after the Sunday service in the parish hall. The Rapid River Girl Scouts will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday in the parish hall. Confirmation class resumes and begins at 6:30 p.m. at the parish hall.

The midweek Lenten service is 7 p.m. on Wednesday, preceded by a soup and sandwich supper at 6 p.m.

The synod confirmation student event “Marked!” is Sunday, Feb. 25 at First Lutheran, Gladstone from 4 to 7 p.m. All confirmation students should plan to attend. See Pastor Gauger for more information. The next council meeting will take place on Monday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., and election of officers will take place.

Those wishing to subscribe to Living Lutheran magazine should indicate this on the sign-up sheet in the back of the church.


ESCANABA — The church will begin their services with Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. The family worship service, led by Pastor Mike Cummings, begins at 10:30 a.m. The church will attempt to hold their annual congregational meeting after this service. The meeting has been postponed the last two Sundays, as illnesses caused the lack of a quorum.

Bible study will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The group is beginning study in the Book of Revelation.


ROCK — Church services begin at 10:45 a.m., with Sunday school in session during the service. Pastor Rell Spickerman will preach. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service.

For any questions, call the church office at (906) 356-6225.


GLADSTONE — Worship with Holy Communion will take place at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with Rev. Tom Otis presiding. Sunday school for kindergarten through fifth grades and the parents’ group will meet at 9:15 a.m. The chancel choir will rehearse at 9:30 a.m. There will be a coffee hour, and the praise band will rehearse at 11:45 a.m.

On Tuesday, the sewing circle gathers at 9 a.m. and clergy text study meets at 10:30 a.m. The welcome team will meet at noon. Tuesday is the deadline for submissions to the March newsletter.

Bible study meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. There will be a soup supper at 6 p.m., followed by Lenten worship at 7 p.m.

First Lutheran Church is located at 1212 Minneapolis Ave. in Gladstone. For more information, call 428-4565 or visit


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.


ESCANABA — “Sonday” school, confirmation, and choir start at 9 a.m. Sunday. At 9:30 a.m., Bible study will be held. Worship will take place at 10:30 a.m.

On Monday, an XYZ (Extra Years of Zest) potluck lunch will take place at noon with guest speaker Jamie Roshak from Perspectives.

Sewing is at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. At noon, a RICC cooking class will take place.

On Wednesday, a soup and sandwich supper will be offered at 5:45 p.m., followed by a Lenten service at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Erik Heskin will speak about “Caiaphas, the Schemer.” AA will take place at 8 p.m.

On Thursday, RICC will take place at 9 a.m. Bible study will meet at 7 p.m.

VA support groups meet Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The church is located at 600 South Lincoln Road. For more information, call the church at 786-6771 or visit online at


ESCANABA — The youth group will be going to the Eben Ice Caves today. DCE Intern Noah Bauer asks that participants meet at the church at 10 a.m. For any questions, contact Noah at (719) 338-4364.

On Sunday, OSL will celebrate the First Sunday in Lent with an 8 a.m. traditional service and 10:30 a.m. contemporary worship. The Lenten theme for this year is “Thy Will Be Done,” and the drama skit is “Driving Me Crazy.” Adult Bible study and Sunday school will take place at 9:15 a.m. Confirmation class meets at noon.

On Tuesday, Bible study will meet at 5:30 p.m.

A light Lenten supper will be served by one of the church boards Wednesday, followed by a Lenten service at 7 p.m.

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

The youth group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the church on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 2401 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba. Their Facebook address is “Our Savior Lutheran Church (LCMS).”


BARK RIVER — Sunday worship will begin at 10 a.m. with full communion. The interim pastor is Steve Cowen. This week’s lesson is Mark 1: 9-15. Coffee fellowship will immediately follow the service.

Bible study will gather on Monday at 10 a.m.

The men’s ecumenical group meets at the Firekeeper’s Restaurant on Tuesday at 8 a.m. The local TOPS club meets at the church at 5:30 p.m.

Salem quilters gather on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Choir practice is at 6 p.m. A soup and sandwich dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a Lenten service at 7 p.m.


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.

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

Catechism class will be held from 4:30 to 5:40 p.m. Wednesday. A Lent service will be held at 6:30 p.m. A soup and sandwich supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. before the service.

On Saturday, Feb. 24, the Salem Teens will meet for their candlelight walk at 7 p.m.

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


HYDE/POWERS — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hyde will observe the First Sunday of Lent at its 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship service. Pastor Ronald Zindler will preside and preach as the church begins a special Sunday series based on the Gospel readings entitled “Drawn to the Cross!” This Sunday’s Gospel reading will be Mark 1: 12-15 and is entitled “Drawn to the Cross – to Hear Good News!” There will also be a children’s sermon for the younger children present. The church’s sister parish, Grace Lutheran in Powers, will use the same readings and sermon at its 9:15 a.m. CST service. The public is invited to either church service. Coffee and conversation will follow the service at St. Paul’s. At Grace, worship will be followed by the family choir practice, as well as a Bible study of Old Testament Messianic ­prophecies.

On Wednesday, a joint midweek Lenten service will be held at Grace Lutheran at 7:30 p.m. EST. Pastor Paul Doletzky will preach.

St. Paul’s Bible study continues this Friday, beginning at 10 a.m. EST in the lower classroom at church. Participants are asked to bring their Bible and a pencil or pen.

If you would like to learn more about the Bible or about St. Paul’s or Grace, please call Pastor Zindler at 553-7321.


STONINGTON — Sunday morning worship service begins at 11:15 a.m.

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.

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



ESCANABA — Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:15 a.m. The women’s group meets in room 9 on Sundays at 9:15 a.m. Coffee fellowship is at 10 a.m., followed by the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor’s Sunday message is “Listening Spaces: Finding Your Cave.” This is Noisy Offering Sunday. The youth group will meet at 7 p.m. at Central Church.

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

Tuesday morning Bible study meets in the lounge at 9:30 a.m. The “Loving Fingers” quilting group meets each Tuesday at 10 a.m. in room 9. New quilters are always welcome.

Pastor Elise will hold community office hours every Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Stone’s Deli. All Escanaba students in grades 10-12 are invited to lunch with the Pastor Wednesday. A soup supper will be held at 6 p.m. in room 8, followed by Vespers at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study will not take place ­during Lent.


ESCANABA — The women will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. today at Drifter’s Restaurant.

Worship on Sunday will take place at 9:30 a.m., with a time of coffee and fellowship afterward. Sunday school for youth and adults is at 10:45 a.m. The youth meet at Central UM Church at 7 p.m.

The chancel choir practices at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

During Lent, there is an opportunity to participate in a special offering for the Haiti School Hot Lunch Program.


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


GLADSTONE — The church’s free movie night is tonight at 6 p.m. This month’s feature is “Cars 3,” and the PG-13 movie “Kong: Skull Island” will be playing in a different room for older siblings or any teens.

Sunday morning worship is at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. The “noisy offering” for Heifer Project International will be collected, and the youth will serve as greeters, ushers, readers, and liturgist. A staffed nursery is available. The intergenerational, interactive “Growing in Faith Together” begins at 9:30.

On Monday, the trustees will meet at 3 p.m.

The church’s six-week Lenten series begins Tuesday. A soup supper will be served at 6 p.m., followed by a special speaker at 6:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, the knitters and quilters meet at 9 a.m. A soup supper fundraiser will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The youth class with Pastor Caroline is at 6 p.m. and the bell choir also practices at this time. The vocal choir practices at 7 p.m.

The Thursday morning Bible study is at 10 a.m, followed by a Lenten study at 11:30 a.m. The education committee will meet to begin planning vacation Bible school at 6:30 p.m.

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

For more information, contact or visit the church’s website at



(Free Methodist)

GLADSTONE — Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a fellowship time. The morning worship service with Pastor Jason Marsh begins at 11 a.m.

Wednesday will be youth groups, along with the midweek Bible study, begin at 7 p.m.

Monthly game night is the first Friday of each month beginning at 6 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a treat to share.


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.



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.


ESCANABA — A new adult Bible class is on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. The study is called “Pursuing Holiness,” and it is led by Dave Grant. Worship begins at 11 a.m. with songs of faith and praise, followed by a lesson from Dave Grant. The church is currently following their theme of Courage, Strength, and Renewal from the Book of Hebrews.

Families are invited to join the church on Wednesday evenings for their activities. Supper is at 5:30 p.m. and activities begin at 6 p.m. Participants do not need to bring anything.

“Let the Bible Speak,” the church’s TV ministry, is on TV 6 every Sunday at 10 a.m. Jim Larsen, minister of the Marquette Church of Christ, is the program’s current host. Dave will return at the beginning of March.

The Christian Closet is open to the public on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Closet provides food, clothing, and household goods at no charge.

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



FORD RIVER — The men’s prayer breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. today.

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

Service is taped live on Facebook at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. However, announcements, prayers, and songs all begin at 10 a.m. for anyone attending 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.

Contact the church at 786-0747 for more information. Located at 3103 Hwy M-35, a couple miles south of the Ford River Bridge.



ESCANABA — Sunday school for all ages is at 9 a.m. The worship service, led by Mary Gavlek, follows at 10 a.m. Visiting Pastor Adam Szymanski will deliver the message. Holy Communion will be offered with the mediation by Keith Mattson, and junior church is available.

The women’s Monday evening Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. The study is on the book of Psalms, and Mary G. is the contact person at 786-4133.

The sewing/quilting group meets Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Call Mary P. at 786-1997 for more information.

The youth group, “The Vision,” meets Thursday at 6:30 p.m. There is a “Love” theme for this meeting. For any questions, contact Terry at 789-4301.

Another women’s Bible study takes place twice monthly on Saturday at 9 a.m. Call Heather at 233-0364 for location.


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 or phone/text (906) 280-4481 for more information.


WATSON — Sunday morning worship service will begin at 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service.

For information about the church, call 238-4252.



ESCANABA — Worship service is at 10 a.m. at 301 N. Lincoln St. inside the Delta Plaza Mall in Escanaba. Enter at the back main entrance by Shopko. Children’s ministry available for children up to ten years old during worship.

Women’s Bible studies available.

Student life starts the first Wednesday of December from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, call Paul Culbertson at 241-6061, email, or visit



ESCANABA — Sunday morning worship begins at 11 a.m.

Bible study takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday.



ESCANABA — The 10:30 a.m. worship service of the First Sunday in Lent will be led by Pastor Terri Branstrom, and the liturgist will be Alex DeHaan. A musical offering will be given by Bill Rinne and music director D. Ann Wood.

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

Lenten Bible studies begin Wednesday and run through Wednesday, March 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. A sacrificial soup supper will be served at 6 p.m. Those who don’t like to drive at night can give the church office a call to arrange a ride.

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




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.



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 noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.





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, (906) 241-5373,, or Facebook for more information.




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.

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