Churches announce services and programs
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
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.
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.
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 7-12 meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All are welcome to join. Sunday evening service takes place at 7 p.m.
Ladies Bible studies meet Monday evening at 7 p.m. and Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. Call Becky at 241-3644 for more information.
Ladies Friendship Dinner will be held on Friday, April 7. RSVP by calling 241-3644 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the website at barkriverbiblechurch.com, e-mail, email@example.com, or call 466-2486 for more information.
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
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 — 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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
MANISTIQUE — The Third Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Duane Wils presiding, and Wendy Wils preaching.
For more information, call Deacon Sallie Diller at (906) 283-3268.
The church is handicapped accessible.
ESCANABA — The Third Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. service. A choir rehearsal will follow the service in the Nave.
Wednesday Lenten services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The Delta County Medical Loan Closet is located at St. Stephen’s. The Closet loans a wide variety of devices.
GLADSTONE — The Third Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist service. The Rt. Rev Rayford Ray will preside and preach. Church school will meet at 10 a.m. Youth group will meet at 12:15 p.m.
Lenten soup supper will take place Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m. with a Lenten study on the book “Love Wins” by Rob Bell.
Non-perishable food items are accepted each Sunday. These items go to St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry.
Volunteers are needed for various community sponsored programs, such as Bay College meals, Saturday Noon Luncheons at the Salvation Army, and Monday meals at Community Christ.
For more information about the Episcopal Church, visit upepiscopal.org.
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 twelfth 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 12 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 email@example.com. They can also be found on the web and on Facebook.
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 weeks topic is “Death Then What.” Keith Anderson will be at the forum hour to talk about funeral planning and paying for your funeral now. All are welcome.
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. Supper will be served to Bay de Noc Community College students starting at 5 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 408 will meet in the fellowship hall at 7 p.m.
Bethany Gems Circle will meet in the fellowship hall at 1 p.m. on Tuesday A staff meeting will be held at 2 p.m. The Bay de Noc Choral Society will practice in the church sanctuary at 7 p.m.
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 spaghetti supper will take place in the fellowship hall at 5:45 p.m.
Sunday School will not be held on Sunday, March 26.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Bethany is also listed on Facebook.
RAPID RIVER — This weekend’s worship services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school classes meet at 10:30 a.m., and confirmation meets at 6:30 p.m.
Lucas Wickstrom will present an organ recital on Wednesday at noon, featuring “Adagios and Chorales for Lent.” Lunch will follow in the parish hall.
Soup suppers for Lent start at 6 p.m., and worship is at 7 p.m.
Calvary Quilters meet from 9 a.m. to noon Friday. New quilters and helpers are always welcome.
CHRIST THE KING
ESCANABA — Youth who are planning on attending a Mission trip this summer will be holding a Reuben Sandwich fundraiser on Saturday at 6 p.m. All are invited.
Worship on the Third Sunday of Lent will be at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday with the celebration of Holy Communion. Youth faith formation classes for confirmation and Sunday school students will be held at 9 a.m. The finance committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. Coffee and goodies will be served from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A home Bible study led by Julie Smith will be held at 7 p.m.
The Joy book club will meet at 1 p.m., and the women are using the book “100 ways to Simplify your Life” by Joyce Meyer as their study guide. Lay school will be held at 5:15 p.m. The men’s dartball league will get together at 7:30 p.m.
The ladies will gather at 9 a.m. on Wednesday to make quilts for Lutheran world relief. Bible study will be held at 9:30 a.m. Choir practice is at 5:30 p.m. Soup and sandwiches are served at 6 p.m., followed by midweek Lenten services at 7 p.m.
All are invited to join the staff for coffee from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday. Thursday Theology meets at 11:30 a.m.
ESCANABA FREE (AFLC)
ESCANABA — Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Meet in the sanctuary for songs of praise and then break into classes. Family worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the church sanctuary.
Bible study is held on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the church, studying the Book of II Timothy.
ROCK — Worship and Sunday school begins at 8:45 a.m., with Pastor Rell Spickerman leading the service. Fellowship follows.
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.
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. A coffee hour will follow the 10:30 a.m. service.
On Tuesday, the sewing circle will gather at 9 a.m. and clergy text study will meet at 10:30 a.m. The Welcome Team will meet at noon, and the Chancel Choir will rehearse at 7 p.m. Tuesday is the deadline for submissions to the April newsletter.
Bible study will meet on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. A Bible review class for third graders 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.
For more information, call 428-4565 or visit their website at www.firstlutheran-gladstone.org.
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 — Worship with a baptism will be held at 10:30 a.m. with a baptism. 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. At 8 p.m., the AA meeting takes place in the church lounge.
On Monday, XYZ (Extra Years of Zest) will meet at noon, and the Boy Scouts will meet at 7 p.m.
On Tuesday, the sewing circle meets at 9 a.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. This is also the deadline for Parish Life articles.
On Thursday, RICC will meet at 9 a.m. 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.
A brunch and Easter egg hunt will be held after the 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, April 9. Maundy Thursday worship will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. The community Good Friday worship service will be at noon on Friday, April 14, with Tenebrae worship at 6:30 p.m.
For more about Immanuel, visit the church’s website at www.immanuelconnection.org.
ESCANABA — The youth group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today.
The Third 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 class will not be held. Financial Peace University class will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Men’s and women’s Bible study meet the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
For Wednesdays in Lent, Our Savior will Echo the Story. This week: “Rising Tension” Luke 11; 19-20; 22. A light lunch will be served by the church council at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by the service at 7 p.m.
On Thursday, men’s Bible study will be held at 6:30 a.m.
On Saturday, March 25, the youth group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for party prep.
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.
BARK RIVER — Sunday worship with full communion is at 10 a.m. This week’s text is from John 4:5-42. 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 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.
ESCANABA — Worship services for the Third 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. There will be a fellowship and MDOT bridge construction presentation following the 10:30 a.m. service.
Bible class will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, catechism class begins at 4:30 p.m. and will end at 5:15 p.m. A soup and sandwich supper will be served before the service at 5:30 p.m., with the Lent worship service at 6:30 p.m.
The women’s service group will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday.
For more information on services and the church, go to www.salemescanaba.org or contact the church at 786-0363.
HYDE/POWERS — The Third Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at St. Paul’s 8:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Dale Baumler will preside and preach. Visitors are welcome. 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 in Powers. Pastor John Ruege, Jr. from St. Paul’s Lutheran, Green Garden (rural) Marquette, will preach on the theme “Repent: Turn to Jesus; He holds the Keys to Heaven.” Snacks will follow the worship service.
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.
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 email@example.com. Trinity is also listed on Facebook.
ESCANABA — The women’s group meets in room 9 at 9:15 a.m. 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. Nursery is available during the worship service. Pastor’s Sunday message is “Confess.” The children will be taking up the “Noisy Offering.” Family game night will begin at 4 p.m. at First UMC. Bring games, snacks and enter the Cribbage Tournament.
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. 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.
High School students in grades 10-12 are invited to have lunch with the Pastor Thursday. Bring a friend!
ESCANABA — The women meet for breakfast at The Family Inn today at 9 a.m.
Worship for the Third Sunday in Lent is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for kids and adults will follow at 10:45 a.m. Chancel Bells will practice after Sunday school. There will be a “Game Night” starting at 4 p.m., held at First UMC, combined with Central UMC. Bring a card game or board game, snack or beverage, and a good spirit of fun!
On Wednesday, the Chancel Choir will meet at 7:15 p.m.
An offering for the Haiti School Hot Lunch Program will be ongoing during the Lenten season.
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.
GLADSTONE — Tonight is free movie night at 6 p.m. An all-church potluck will begin at 6:30 p.m., and will include our guests from Hope at the Inn.
Sunday worship is 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.
The “noisy offering” for Heifer Project, International will be collected, and the youth will serve as ushers, greeters, liturgist, and reader. At 2 p.m., Pastor Caroline will be leading worship at Bishop Noa Home.
A Lenten supper will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday with special speaker Rawan Alhabbal, Bay College Supplemental Instructor from Syria.
Quilting and knitting begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Christian education evening, with classes for children, youths, and adults, will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. The Glory Ringers will practice at 6 p.m., and the Jubilee Choir will practice at 7 p.m.
The Thursday Bible study will take place at 10 a.m. At 11:15 a.m., the Lenten study will continue on the Lenten theme “Roll Down Justice.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.gladstonechurch.org.
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.
Church prayer hour is Wednesday at 11 a.m. Youth groups, along with the midweek Bible study, begin at 6 p.m., followed by prayer at 7 p.m.
The church choir will begin rehearsals on Saturday, March 25, at 2 p.m.
Monthly game night is the last 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.
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 — 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.
Prayer meeting is held Thursday at 6 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.”
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-Is Jesus Enough?” Holy Communion is offered, and junior church is available.
The women’s Monday Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. The new study is 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.
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 email@example.com 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.
For information about the church, call 238-4252.
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.
ESCANABA — The 10:30 a.m. worship service of the Third Sunday in Lent will be led by Dave Mason, and liturgist, Denise Young. A musical offering will be given by Bill Rinne and Music Director D. Ann Wood. Childcare with Bible stories will be available from 10 a.m. to noon for children aged infant to preschool.
Lent will be celebrated each Wednesday through April 5. A soup supper will be held at 6 p.m., followed by Lenten study/activity.
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 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
BAY DE NOC AREA
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.
The monthly potluck social will be held April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black/Frueh house.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, (906)241-5373, www.baydenocuu.org, or Facebook for more information.
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/.