New Hope Community Church
New Hope Community Church meets 10 a.m. Sunday, Father's Day, in the Petoskey Knights of Columbus hall in Petoskey. The message about the impact of a godly father will be given by pastor Mark Manzer. Contact New Hope at www.NewHopeNorth.org, (231) 348-6905.
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. Bible studies for all ages at 10 a.m. and children's church during the morning message.
Agape is located at 3003 E. Mitchell Road, Petoskey. Call 347-6228; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; online: www.agapechurchfamily.com.
Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church LCMS, 500 W. Mitchell St., Petoskey, hosts Sunday worship services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The sermon Sunday, June 17, is "Strong to Save" from Job 38:3. At 6:30 p.m. Monday Zion serves a free community dinner 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.
Cross of Christ
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates Holy Communion with services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 17. Lay minister Jean Smith will share the word. Music is under the direction of Julie Pierpont. Paper pantry is open 5-7 p.m. today, Thursday, June 14; Bible study is from 6-7 p.m. "Bible Study for Working Stiffs" meets 7:15 p.m. Monday, June 18. Contact the church for location/details. Deborah Circle meets 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. The church is at 1450 E. Mitchell in Petoskey; phone (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; email@example.com.
Petoskey United Methodist Church
The Petoskey United Methodist Church summer worship is at 10 a.m. on Sundays through Sept. 2. A fully-staffed nursery is available for children ages infant through 3 years. Children's worship is available following the children's message by the pastor. The worship service is broadcast on WMKT 1270 AM or 92.1 FM at 11 a.m. For information call the church office at (231) 347-2733, or visit www.petoskeyumc.org.
First Christian Church
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St. in Petoskey has worship at 10 a.m. on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17. Pastor Jeffery Watton's sermon will be "The Father Heart of God Comes Father's Day," based on 2 Corinthians 6:18. All area youth grades six-12 are invited to the "Generation Next" youth ministry gathering following the service at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. For more information call us at (231) 347-6181 or visit www.fccpetoskey.org.
Unitarian Congregation of Petoskey
The Unitarian Congregation of Petoskey celebrates its annual flower service 11 a.m. Sunday, June 17, at the Oden Community Center on Luce Street in Oden. All are welcome and fellowship will follow the service.
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church pastor Casey Smith will describe the healing of Peter's heart after his failure at Jesus' arrest at the 10 a.m. Sunday, June 17, service. In the 6 p.m. service pastor Smith will explore Zechariah's preparation of Israel for the Messiah. The church address is 502 Michigan St. in Petoskey. The morning service is broadcast live at 10 a.m. on 1270 AM.
Alanson United Methodist Church
ALANSON -- All are welcome to worship at the Alanson United Methodist Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, for Father's Day. Pastor Mary Sweet's message will be "Caution: God at Work II" based on scripture from Psalm 2 and 1 Samuel 16. Congregational hymns will include "Open My Eyes" and "Gather Us In." Children's Sunday school is at recess until fall. Visit www.umcalanson.com for more information.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON -- Alanson Church of the Nazarene Sunday worship service starts at 11 a.m. and Sunday school classes for all ages, starting at 9:45 a.m. Small group meets 5:30 p.m. Mondays. Wednesday night men's and women's Bible study groups meet at 6:30 p.m. after the food pantry, which is open from 4-5:30 p.m. The church is on the corner of Mission Road and M-68; phone (231) 548-5462.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY -- The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant at the 9 a.m. Sunday, June 17, Eucharist service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity. Coffee and treats will be served in the church basement immediately following the church service. The Rev. Gary Hamp, Traverse City, will be celebrant on June 24. Nativity is located at 209 Main St., Boyne City. Call (231) 582-5045 for more information.
Boyne City First Presbyterian Church
BOYNE CITY -- The congregation of First Presbyterian Church at 401 S. Park St., Boyne City invites you to share worship with them at 11 a.m. each Sunday. The Rev. Broschart will be leading worship. Boyne City First Presbyterian Church will host its annual rummage sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, June 15, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at 401 S. Park. For more information call (231) 582-7983.
Northern Michigan Holiness Camp Meeting Association
BOYNE CITY -- Northern Michigan Holiness Camp Meeting Association's 101st camp meeting continues today, Thursday, June 14, through Sunday, June 17, at the camp tabernacle on North Park Street in Boyne City. The Rev. Gary Bond, singer/evangelist, leads camp at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 17.
Zion United Church of Christ
BRUTUS -- The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, will hold services 11:15 a.m. Sunday June 17. Pastor Mike Sanders sermon is "In His Own Words: Who Jesus Said He Was." Scripture is from Mark 8:27-30. Sunday school is provided for children during the service. The annual church picnic will be after the service on Sunday, June 21. Phone (231) 529-6571.
Community Reformed Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix continues its summer series, "Love Does Win" on Sunday, June 17. The message is coming from Luke 16:19-31 and John 3:16-17 and is titled, "Salvation AFTER Death?" Services are at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. Nursery is offered during the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. For more information contact the church office (231) 547-9428.
First Congregational Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Sunday, June 17, First Congregational, UCC of Charlevoix offers two worship services. Michigan Beach service is at 8:30 a.m., and the traditional service is at 10:30 a.m., where pastor Neil Wilson will share a message titled, "Another Point of View." A coffee fellowship follows. Bible study is 10:15 each Tuesday. First Congregational Church, 101 State St., Charlevoix, (231) 547-9122.
Greensky Hill United Methodist Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Greensky Hill United Methodist Church's "Cross fish fry" with french fries, coleslaw, carrot salad and lemon pie, is served 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the church, 08484 Greensky Hill Road, Charlevoix. Cost is $10 for adults, children 12 and younger, $5. Call (231) 547-5009 for more information. The church's annual craft fair and flea market is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Food and drink for sale all day, door prizes on the hour, no admission fee.
East Jordan Community Church
EAST JORDAN -- On Sunday, June 17, the East Jordan Community Church service will be at 9:30 a.m. A Father's Day sermon will be given by pastor Jason. Nursery will be open. Kids church meets for ages 3 through fifth grade during the 9:30 a.m. service. Celebrate Recovery begins 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Walloon campus. Call the Walloon Lake Community Church office, (231) 535-2288, for more information.
East Jordan United Methodist Church
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan United Methodist Church will begin Father's Day worship service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 17. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 11-13, 14-17, Mark 4:26-34 and 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 for his sermon, "Sorry? Really?" Women's Bible study 9 a.m. Thursday, June 21. The church is passing out ice cream at EJ Freedom Festival 8-9 p.m. Friday, June 15. Contact the pastor (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harbor Springs United Methodist Church
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The Harbor Springs United Methodist Church will worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 17, with special music from the chancel choir especially for fathers. Pastor Mary Sweet's message will be "Caution: God at Work II" based on scripture from Psalm 2 and 1 Samuel 16. Children's Sunday school will be offered during the service with coffee and treats fellowship following services. Visit www.umcharborsprings.com for more information.
Harbor Light Community Chapel
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Harbor Light Community Chapel worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 17, Father's Day. Pastor Gary Mindel continues the series on Jonah with "You're Kidding, Right?" There will be no mid-week services because of vacation Bible school.
The Mission to Haiti Outreach Team will have a huge yard sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30. Phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Father's Day will be celebrated in both services on Sunday morning, a more traditional service at 9:30 a.m. and a more relaxed, contemporary service at 11 a.m. at Stutsmanville Chapel. Baby dedication will be a part of the first service. Nursery is provided in both services. Children's church and adult Sunday school classes meet during the 11 a.m. service. Visit www.stutsmanvillechapel.org or call the church office at (231) 526-2335.
Harbor Springs First Presbyterian Church
HARBOR SPRINGS -- On Sunday, June 17, the Rev. Jim Pollard will continue the sermon series "Fruit ... it does a body good" with the focus being on "Joy," at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs. Services are at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Dore Furstenberg will be the featured vocalist at the 10 a.m. service, singing two Mark Hayes' arrangements of spirituals. First Presbyterian will host the fifth annual 'Cruise-In' Car Show from 9 a.m.-noon, with refreshments being served outside after the second service. Vacation Bible school starts June 18, with registration available online at www.fpchs.org or by calling (231) 526-7332. The church is located at the corner of West Lake and Cemetery roads and is completely handicap-accessible.
New Hope United Methodist Church
LEVERING -- New Hope United Methodist Church, 4516 U.S. 31, Levering, will honor all fathers at its weekly service 9 a.m. Sunday, June 17, in celebration of Father's Day. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the message "Fathers With Faith." Scripture reading is from Mark 9:14-27. The choir will be sharing "Great Is The Lord."A staffed nursery is available for children. Bring returnable bottles and cans to be refunded for a donation to the local food pantry. Call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeum.org.
Walloon Lake Community Church
WALLOON LAKE -- At Walloon Lake Community Church on Sunday, June 17, the sermon will be given by pastor Jeff titled "The Earthly Father of Jesus" from Matthew 1:18-25; 2:13-15; and 2:19-23. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Baby and child dedication will take place at both services. Fathers will be honored. Celebrate Recovery meets 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Call the church office for more information at (231) 535-2288 or check www.walloonchurch.com.