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

BLESSED HOPE

ESCANABA — Sunday school will start at 9:30 a.m., followed by the morning worship service at 10:45 a.m. An evening service will be held at 6 p.m. From 3:30 to 5 p.m., the children’s program for elementary students will be held.

Bible study and prayer will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The ladies’ Mission Circle will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the church.

The 13th annual “Not So Out in the Open” indoor golf event will take place on March 24 at 7 p.m. and March 25 at 10 a.m. Teams are encouraged to come Friday evening for food and prizes. There is no cost.

For more information, contact the church at 786-9574.

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

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.

EPISCOPAL

ST. ALBAN

MANISTIQUE — The Second Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Rise Thew Forrester presiding.

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

The church is ­handicapped accessible.

ST. STEPHEN

ESCANABA — The Second Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. service. Rev. David Simmons will preside and Richard Rusch will preach. A choir rehearsal will follow the service in the Nave. The Music Committee will be held at 11 a.m. 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.

TRINITY

GLADSTONE — The Second Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at the 10 a.m. Eucharist service. Childcare is available. Church school will meet at 10 a.m. Vestry follows the service.

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 feeding programs that Trinity participates in. For more information, contact Deacon Maria Maniaci or the Rev. Thelma Clarage. Leave a name and phone number at 428-4116.

For more information about the Episcopal Church, visit 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 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 noon until 4 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.

The church is located at 305 S. 9th St. For more information, contact ­(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 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 Boy Scout Troop 408 will meet in the fellowship hall at 7 p.m.

The Friendship Club will meet at Cherry Lane at noon 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 sloppy joe supper will take place in the fellowship hall at 5:30 p.m.

The MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet from 10 a.m. on Thursday.

The Just Meez Ladies will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Stonehouse Friday. To make a reservation, call Jean at 233-9907 or the church office at 786-6642.

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.

CALVARY

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.

The Monday meal for Bay Campus ministry will start at 5:15 p.m. Those bringing food to the church should have it ready to go by 4:30 p.m.

The Matthew Bible study for Lent will meet Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Wednesday 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 — Worship on the Second 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. The executive committee of the church council will meet at noon. A home Bible study led by Julie Smith will be held at 7 p.m.

There will be a worship and music committee meeting on Monday at 10 a.m.

The monthly senior’s luncheon will be served on Tuesday at noon. 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. Soup and sandwiches are served on Wednesdays at 6 p.m., followed by midweek Lenten services at 7 p.m.

All are invited to join the staff for coffee from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday. The monthly church council meeting will be at 6:15 p.m.

ESCANABA FREE (AFLC)

ESCANABA — Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. 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.

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. Part Five of the “Conversation on Faith, Sexism and Justice” will take place at 6 p.m.

The WELCA executive board will meet on Monday at 7 p.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, Love Circle will gather at 9:30 a.m. and Faith Circle will meet at 7 p.m.

Tried-n-True will gather for their monthly program and luncheon at noon Friday. Call the church office by Wednesday to RSVP.

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 church council and the Boy Scouts will meet at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, the sewing circle meets at 9 a.m. The Cub Scouts and the Youth and Faith Formation will meet at 6:30 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. They will be serving the evening meal for H.A.T.I.

The Second 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; however, there will be no confirmation on March 19. Financial Peace University class will be held at 6:30 p.m.

The Winkel Pastor’s monthly meeting at OSL will take place Tuesday. The elders will meet at 5:30 p.m., and the church council will meet at 7 p.m.

For Wednesdays in Lent, Our Savior will Echo the Story. These services bring God’s story alive in a new learning experience. A light lunch will be served by the church elders 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. The Aktion Club will meet at noon.

On Saturday, March 11, 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. Coffee fellowship will follow the service. A council meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m.

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.

ST. PAUL’S/GRACE

HYDE/POWERS — The Second Sunday in Lent will be celebrated at St. Paul’s 8:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Ronald Zindler will preside and preach on the Epistle for this day, Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17. A children’s sermon will also be given, and the Lord’s supper will be celebrated. 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. Pastor Phil Paustian from Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Rapid River 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.

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 Second 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 bag to use for their sacrificial offering during the Lenten season, which may be returned at Easter. A mission project will receive these funds.

On Monday, the Pinecrest worship and communion service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Carpooling from Bark River will take place at 2 p.m.

On Tuesday, the men’s ecumenical breakfast will be held at Firekeeper’s Restaurant at 8 a.m.

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. Nursery is available during the worship service. Pastor’s Sunday message is “Accept.”

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.

The committees will meet on Thursday at 6 p.m., followed by the Council at 7:15 p.m.

Next Sunday will be the Noisy Offering.

FIRST UNITED

ESCANABA — Worship for the Second Sunday in Lent is at 9:30 a.m. 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.

An ad council meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The women of the church will meet for breakfast at the Family Inn next Saturday at 9 a.m. Next Sunday at 4 p.m., there will be a game night for First UMC and Central UMC; it will be held at First UMC.

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 — The Youthquakes will meet at 11 a.m. today.

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.

A Lenten supper will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday with special speaker Rob LaMarche, “Angel Program” Director from Escanaba Public Safety.

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.”

Movie night will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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.

Memorial will be hosting Hope at the Inn March 12-19. Help is still needed.

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. 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 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 — There will be no adult Sunday school this week. Sunday school for all other ages is at 9 a.m. The worship service, led by Mary Gavlek, follows at 10 a.m. Visiting Pastor Adam Szymanki will deliver the message. Holy Communion is offered with the meditation by Elder Chuck Thompson, and junior church is available.

The women’s Bible study is now meeting on Mondays 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.

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. 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 Second Sunday in Lent will be led by Elder Rod Rahoi 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.

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.

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 noon 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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