First Presbyterian Church of Petoskey
First Presbyterian Church, 501 E. Mitchell St., has worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. The worship style is a blend of contemporary and traditional, including a praise band and choir. Preschool through fifth-grade students Sunday school begins following the children's sermon. Annual bowling outing is in the afternoon. Youth group meets at 5:30 p.m. Phone (231) 347-4792 for more information.
New Life Anglican Church
The Rev. Michael J. Bridge will celebrate the Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany with Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. The Rev. Michael J. Bridge will celebrate the Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany with Holy Eucharist Rite II. Nursery is available. Adult and middle school Sunday school classes are at 9 a.m. Men's breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Petoskey Big Boy Restaurant. Call (231) 347-3448, visit www.newlifeanglican.com.
Unitarian Congregation of Petoskey has its second in the "Soup and Discussion" series at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at The Terrace Inn, 1529 Glendale Ave. in Bay View. The session will be led by Mark and Nancy Kinney and will center around their knowledge of the Khasi religious views. Soup and bread is provided for a donation of $5/person, if possible.
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ECLA
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates Holy Communion services at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Nursery is available. The annual congregational meeting will follow. Bible study meets 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30. Thursday Bible study meets at 6 p.m. on Jan. 26 and Feb. 2. The church is at 1250 E. Mitchell; phone (231) 347-5448. www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Christian Church
First Christian Church of Petoskey, 308 Monroe St., has Bible study at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. At 10 a.m., pastor Jeff Watton will continue part 3 of the series, "Is God Sovereign in Your Life?" based on the book of Romans. Community lunch is served 11:30 a.m.-12.30 p.m. Mondays, at 320 Monroe St. T.O.P.S. meets 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Join us for prayer at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays or call (231) 347-6181.
Agape Church begins Sunday morning worship celebration at 11 a.m.; nursery care provided. Pastor Karl Furstenberg will share a message of hope from God's word. Children's church meets during the morning message. A free Jobs for Life training for unemployed or underemployed is forming and will begin Tuesday, Feb. 7. Call to register or get more details, (231) 347-6228; email: email@example.com; online: www.agapechurchfamily.com.
Today, Thursday, Jan. 26, at Cornerstone Church pastor Judith Harrington will be ministering at 7 p.m. a message titled "What is a Godly Dream." She leads a Bible study open to both men and women at 10 a.m. on Fridays. Pastor Harrington delivers a message titled The Power of Hope at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Children and nursery ministry at each service. Call (231) 347-0083 or visit www.cornerstine-Petoskey.org.
Petoskey United Methodist Church
The Petoskey United Methodist Church welcomes all for worship each Sunday at an 8:45 a.m. contemporary service and an 11 a.m. traditional service. Nursery care and children's church are available for both. The 11 a.m. service is broadcast on WMKT 1270 AM or 92.1 FM. Sunday school is available for all ages at 10 a.m. For information call the church office at (231) 347-2733, or visit www.petoskeyumc.org.
Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church LCMS, 500 W. Mitchell St., Petoskey, hosts worship services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. The sermon is "Possessed" from Mark 1:23-24. Zion serves a free community dinner 6:30 p.m. Mondays followed by a 7:07 p.m. praise and worship service. For more information on Zion's other ministries, phone (231) 347-3438 or visit: zionlutheranpetoskey.org
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Sunday, Jan. 29 Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 1020 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey, celebrates the fourth Sunday after the Epiphany with one Rite I service at 8:30 a.m. and Rite II sung choral Eucharist at 10 a.m. Child care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Celebrant is the Rev. Greg Brown, rector of Emmanuel. Bible study and Holy Eucharist is offered at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Holy Eucharist according to the 1928 prayer book is held at 11 a.m. Thursday, in the chapel.
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church pastor Smith will discuss, "Who are the priests today who enter the Holy Place to meet God?" at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. He and Barry Cole will minister with a vocal duet. Beth Miller will accompany the services on the piano. The entire service will be broadcast live at 10:03 a.m. on 1270 AM and 92.1 FM. Pastor Smith's recent messages on the life and death of Jesus can be heard at www.fbctag.com. The church is also on Facebook.
New Hope Community Church
New Hope Community Church meets Sundays at 10 a.m. in the Petoskey Knights of Columbus hall. This Sunday, Jan. 29, pastor Mark Manzer will be teaching about "Living Life in the Light." Come as you are for some worship, Biblical teaching and fellowship. Visit www.NewHopeNorth.org, or call (231) 348-6905.
United Methodist Church of Harbor Springs
ALANSON -- Worship services will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the United Methodist Church at 7330 Chicago St. in Alanson. Pastor Mary Sweet's sermon will be based on scripture from 1 Corinthians 8 and Mark 1. The chancel choir will be singing under the directorship of Marion Kuebler on organ and piano. A special offering will be taken for UMCOR for hunger needs throughout the world.
Northridge Community Church of Alanson
ALANSON -- Northridge is a Bible based nondenominational church one block from the stoplight on U.S. 31 in Alanson. Worship starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Pastor Pete Kroll will be speaking from the book of Malachi. There is a worship band. The church offers children's church and a staffed nursery. Call (231) 548-5836; visit www.northridgeweb.net.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON -- Alanson Church of the Nazarene, 7489 Mission Road, will have guest speaker, Jerry Wallace, at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Nursery is available. Sunday school classes for all ages start at 9:45 a.m. Food pantry/soup kitchen is open from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, along with the clothing bank. Bible study and youth groups meet at 6:30 p.m. Small group meets at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Call (231) 548-5462.
Deacon's Fund dinner
BOYNE CITY -- There will be a fundraiser for the Boyne Area Deacons Fund, sponsored by Boyne area churches 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Boyne City. All are welcome to attend the spaghetti dinner. The Deacon's Fund helps people in need in the Boyne area community.
First Presbyterian Church of Boyne City
BOYNE CITY -- The congregation of First Presbyterian Church at 401 S. Park St., Boyne City invites you to share worship with them at 10 a.m. Their new pastor, the Rev. Elizabeth Broschart, will be leading worship. Coffee and conversation follow worship and first Sundays include communion (every month) and potluck (during the school year). For more information call (231) 582-7983.
Boyne City United Methodist Church
BOYNE CITY -- Join us Sunday, Jan. 29, at Boyne City United Methodist Church 324 South Park street for our 11 a.m. worship service. Pastor Wayne McKenney will be continuing a sermon series on the book of Genesis. Sunday school and nursery is available for children during worship service. Weekly Bible study is at 10 a.m. Thursday mornings. For more information contact the church at (231) 582-9776.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY -- The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant on Sunday, Jan. 29, for the 10 a.m. Eucharist service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity.
Coffee and treats will be available in the church basement, immediately following the service. Call (231) 582-5045 for more information about Nativity. The church is located at 209 Main St., Boyne City.
Boyne Falls United Methodist Church
BOYNE FALLS -- Boyne Falls United Methodist Church, 3057 Mill St., has worship at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Pastor Wayne McKenney will be continuing a sermon series on the book of Genesis. Sunday school for children is during worship service. The exercise group meets 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Family movie night is 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, showing the movie "Soul Surfer." This is a free event and snacks will be provided. Contact the church at (231) 582-9776.
BRUTUS -- Maple River Mennonite Church, 3824 Euclid St., Brutus, will have Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Worship begins at 11 a.m. A community dinner is served 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. The church ice cream social and light dinner is 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. Phone: (231) 529-6720; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zion United Church of Christ
BRUTUS -- The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, services are 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Pastor Mike Sanders' sermon is "Salvation in the Psalms -- My Bad." The youth will be reading from the book of Psalms. Sunday school is provided during the service. The church board will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. Phone (231) 529-6571 or visit www.brutusucc.org.
Greensky Hill Indian Mission United Methodist Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Pastor Tim Wright will open church services at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Greensky Hill church. He will be speaking from scriptures in Psalm 51 and Luke 15. Sunday school for the children will follow the children's message. Fellowship time will be offered in Susan Hall following the service. Information about Greensky Hill and events can be found at email@example.com; email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church of Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX -- First Baptist Church of Charlevoix is hosting the Charlevoix Ministerial Association Fifth Sunday Unity service a 6-7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29. The service will be an old fashioned hymn sing and prayer service for the community, nation and world. Howard Richards is the featured pianist. Mixed through the service will be specific prayer for the community. The church is located on M-66 across from the post office. Contact pastor David Behling at the church office at (231) 547-4121.
First Congregational Church
CHARLEVOIX -- First Congregational, UCC of Charlevoix offers two worship services Sunday, Jan. 29. First Light, a casual service, is at 9 a.m. A traditional service at 10:30 a.m., where pastor Neil Wilson will share a message titled, "I Need a Preacher." Sunday school is offered during the second service. A coffee fellowship follows. Bible study is 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday at the church, 101 State St. Call (231) 547-9122.
Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX -- Sunday, Jan. 29, Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix continues its series, "Being Rich." The title of the message is "The Tithe" and is based on Malachi 3:8-12. Services are at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. Nursery and Sunday school are offered during both services. Wednesday night dinner and classes for all ages starts with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and classes at 6:15 p.m. For more information about classes offered contact the church office. Phone (231) 547-9482.
East Jordan United Methodist Church
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan United Methodist Church worship is 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from Deuteronomy 18:15-20 and 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 to present his message: "This Can be a Wild Place on Sunday!" Potluck 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, and United Methodist women's Swiss steak dinner with homemade pies 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Pastor RAP can be reached at (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or by email: email@example.com.
Harbor Springs United Methodist Church
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Worship services will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the United Methodist Church at 343 E. Main St. in downtown Harbor Springs. Pastor Mary Sweet's sermon will be based on scripture from 1 Corinthians 8 and Mark 1. The chancel choir will be singing under the directorship of Marion Kuebler on organ and piano. A special offering will be taken for UMCOR for hunger needs throughout the world.
Harbor Light Community Chapel
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Harbor Light Community Chapel, 8220 Clayton Road, Harbor Springs, hosts its regular Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. A mid-week service is 7 p.m. every Wednesday. On Sunday, Jan. 29, pastor Gary Mindel continues "Welcome to Father's House: Living in the Inheritance Part 2." Harbor Light offers weekly gatherings including a prayer group Tuesdays and a youth group Wednesdays. Phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs
HARBOR SPRINGS -- At the 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, worship service at First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Springs, the Rev. David Van Dam will preach from Deuteronomy 18 and Mark 1 on the topic "The Authority of a Servant." Music for the service will be provided by the women of the chancel choir. First Presbyterian Church hosts AA and Alanon meetings. Visit www.fpchs.org or call (231) 526-7332. The church is located at the corner of West Lake and Cemetery roads.
New Hope United Methodist Church
LEVERING -- New Hope United Methodist Church, 4516 U.S. 31, Levering, weekly service is 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the message "House of Divine Mercy." Scripture reading is from John 5:2-9. There is Sunday school after the children's sermon. A staffed nursery is available. Youth meet at 2 p.m. Bible study on James with Pastor Vaughn is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. For more information, call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeofemmet.org.