First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church of Petoskey, 501 E. Mitchell, downtown, has worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, June 30. The worship style is a blend of contemporary and traditional. The Rev. Bob Lueck is nearing retirement. Celebrate his ministry with us as he leads his three remaining services: June 30, July 7 and July 14. Youth group with Jake Tracy presents Worship At the Waterfall at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 30. For more information call the church office at (231) 347-4792, or visit petoskeypres.org.
Fresh Start Church
Fresh Start Church offers a mid-week service at 7 p.m. each Thursday. This week’s message is titled No Turning Back with pastor Judith Harrington ministering. Sunday, June 30, apostle Robert Lemon of Harvest Fire Ministries from California will be ministering. Service time is 10 a.m. Bible study is at 10 a.m. each Tuesday with pastor Harrington on the book of Acts. Children’s ministry and nursery is available at each service. Fresh Start is located at 2501 U.S. 31 North, Petoskey, and can be reached at (231) 347 0083. Visit www.fresh-start-church.org.
New Life Anglican Church
New Life is now hosting services at its new church home at 219 State St., Petoskey. At 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, the Rev. Michael J. Bridge will celebrate the sixth Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist Rite II. Nursery is available during the service for infant through grade three. New Life men’s breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at Big Boy Restaurant. For more information call (231) 347-3448 or visit us at: www.newlifeanglican.com.
Petoskey United Methodist
The Petoskey United Methodist Church gathers for worship at 10 a.m. each Sunday throughout the summer. The Rev. James Mitchum will bring the message on Sunday, June 30. A fully-staffed nursery and children church are available every Sunday. The service is also broadcast on WMKT 1270 AM or 102.3 FM at 11 a.m. Call the church office at (231) 347-2733 or visit www.petoskeyumc.org.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Petoskey will host its annual Independence Day potluck at 1072 S. Lamkin Road on Lake Michigan at noon on Sunday, June 30. Newcomers, children, summer folk are all welcome. Bring a dish to share. Tableware and beverages will be provided. Look at the website www.unitarinanpetoskey.org for directions and information, or call (231) 622-1588 (program chair).
The next regular meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 7, at the Oden Community Building.
Trinity Missionary Church
Trinity Missionary Church meets at 600 N. Division Road in Petoskey on Sundays at 10 a.m. for worship and 9 a.m. for Christian living classes for all ages. Pastor Steve Beigle will conclude the series on the seven churches of Asia Minor in Revelation 2 and 3. This Sunday’s message from Revelation 3:14-22 and the Church in Laodicea. Music is led by Esther Firman. Adult Christian living classes feature a presentation by Dave and Dorcas McDeavitt, missionaries to the Kurds. The McDeavitts will also share during the morning worship service. Call the church office, (231) 347-3362 or check www.tmchurch.com.
Cross of Christ
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates a single 10 a.m. Holy Communion service and welcomes new members on June 30. Supervised nursery available. Bible study and other weekly events are on hiatus this week for the Fourth of July holiday. All are welcome to join the all-encompassing Christian congregation at 1450 E. Mitchell, Petoskey. (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; email@example.com.
Agape Church begins worship celebration 11 a.m. Sundays; Nursery care provided. Pastor Karl Furstenberg will share a message of hope from God’s Word. Colossal Coaster World vacation Bible school starts 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, July 7-11, and runs from 5-8:30 p.m. with dinner each night. All children grades kindergarten through sixth-grade grads are welcome. Registration is now available by email or calling the church office. Find Agape at 3003 E. Mitchell Road, Petoskey. Call (231) 347-6228; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; online: www.faithstreet.com/church/agape-baptist-church-petoskey-mi.
Beautiful Savior Lutheran
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church of Petoskey will be hosting its annual “Superkids” vacation Bible school 6-8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, July 9-11. The event takes place 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and will feature the theme “Family Game Time.”
Participants will learn important themes from God’s Word using familiar family board games. The event is for kids age preschool-fifth grade. The cost is free. Beautiful Savior is located at 1825 W. Sheridan Road, Petoskey. For more information visit Facebook: Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church — Petoskey.
Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church LCMS, 500 W. Mitchell St., Petoskey, has services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, with adult Bible class at 9:15 a.m. Contemporary service starts at 7:07 p.m. Monday, July 1, preceded by a free community dinner at 6:30 p.m. in Festival Park, on the waterfront. A special service of sacred and patriotic music will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 7, featuring soprano, Elizabeth Stoner-Cameron, pianist Stephanie Overton-Cope and music director, Dave Pugh. For more information, phone (231) 347-3438 or visit zionlutheranpetoskey.org.
Petoskey Church of God
The Petoskey Church of God, formerly located at Concord Academy, has move to its new church home at 319 Waukazoo Avenue, Petoskey, formerly New Life Anglican Church. Petoskey Church of God worship service begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30.
Alanson United Methodist
ALANSON — “Let Freedom Ring” is the patriotic choral cantata at the Alanson United Methodist Church, 7330 Chicago Street at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. The musical worship includes the songs “This Is My Country,” “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “Sweet Freedom’s Song” and “God Be Our Guide.” Holy Communion will be served by pastor Mary Sweet and congregational hymns will be chosen by attendees. Visit umcalanson.com for more information.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON — The annual Alanson Church of the Nazarene yard sale is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 28-29, at the church, located on the corner of M-68 and Mission Road in Alanson. All proceeds go to purchase food for the pantry. The pantry, open 4-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday, serves up to 60 families each week with food boxes, a hot meal, and clothing from the Clothes Closet. Questions can be directed to the church office, (231) 548-5462.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY — The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant for the 9 a.m. Sunday, June 30, Eucharist service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity. After the service, a special coffee hour will take place on the church front porch. Summer parish members and our high school and college graduates will be honored guests. Nativity is located at 209 Main St., Boyne City. Visit episcopalboyne.org or call(231) 582-5045 for more information.
St. Matthew’s Church
BOYNE CITY — Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) summer inquiry sessions are at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Matthew’s Church in Boyne City. Anyone who may have an interest in the Catholic faith is invited to attend.
First Presbyterian Church
BOYNE CITY — First Presbyterian Church at 401 S. Park St., Boyne City, has worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, led by the Rev. Elizabeth Broschart. An infant and toddler room is available in addition to the Children in Worship program for students age 4 to grade four. The service will be followed by fellowship. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of the month. For more information call (231) 582-7983 or visit the church website at http://fpboyne.org/.
Zion United Church of Christ
BRUTUS — The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus has services at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. Pastor LeRoy Sutfin’s sermon is titled “Fan Or Follower.” Scripture is from Luke 9:57-62. Sunday school is provided for children during the service. Women’s fellowship will meet at noon on Tuesday, July 2, for potluck and a meeting. Phone (231) 539-6571 or visit zionuccbrutus.org.
Christ Episcopal Church
CHARLEVOIX — Christ Episcopal Church has an outdoor service planned for 10 a.m. Sunday, June 30, at Ferry Beach. The Rev. Thomas Guback, of Northport, will celebrate the sixth Sunday after Pentecost at the pavilion at the north end of Ferry Beach in Charlevoix. All are welcome and dress is casual. Call (231) 547-6322 or visit www.christepiscopalchurch.net.
Community Reformed Church
CHARLEVOIX — Community Reformed Church, Charlevoix, will conclude its five week series titled, “Love, Sex, & Dating: Have the Rules Changed?” on Sunday, June 30. The message will come from Proverbs 14:8,15 and is titled, “Preparing to Keep Your Promises.” Services are 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. with nursery available at the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. For more information, contact the church office at (231)547-9482.
Redpath Memorial Church
CROSS VILLAGE — The Rev. John Jeffrey from Harbor Springs will conduct the 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, service at Redpath Church in Cross Village. Breakfast will follow in the Cross Village town hall, one block from the church, hosted by Lynn Ribits. All are welcome.
St. John Nepomucene
EAST JORDAN — Mass will be celebrated at St. John Nepomucene parish in East Jordan at 7 p.m. on Saturdays through Labor Day weekend.
East Jordan United Methodist
EAST JORDAN — East Jordan United Methodist Church located at the corner of Fourth and Esterly streets will begin worship at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14, Galatians 5:1, 13-25 and Luke 9:51-62 for his sermon, “Can You Ride Out a Raindrop?” Community prayer walk begins 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at the church. Women’s Bible study meets at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. All children are invited to come to Krafty Kids and make free crafts from 2-4 p.m. on Saturdays. Pastor Posnik can be reached at (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or by email: Servant1@Reagan.com.
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. Sunday, June 30. Pastor Gary Mindel continues the series Enemies of the Heart with “Anger.” There will be no Wednesday evening Bible study this week. Prayer group meets at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday and youth group gathers at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information about these activities at Harbor Light, phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
HARBOR SPRINGS — Stutsmanville Chapel vacation Bible school sports camp dates go through this week and feature instructional activities in different sports (soccer, basketball, golf and baseball) as well as Bible stories and music. Registrations are available awww.stutsmanvillechapel.org or parents may register on site. Sunday school for children and adults is from 9:15-10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. Pastor Ed Warner will share in the worship service at 10:30 a.m. and Communion will be celebrated. Gretchen Gregory of Voice of the Martyrs will be sharing at 7 p.m. during the monthly elder prayer time.
First Presbyterian Church
HARBOR SPRINGS — The Rev. Jim Pollard will preach at both 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday, June 30, services at First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Springs. Guest harpist Alizabeth Nowland will provide special music at the later service. Pastor Pollard will lead “Confronting the news with scripture” at 9 a.m., with a current event from the news of the week and a Bible passage that relates to that event. After the second worship service, all are invited to attend the “Patti Cakes and Sweetie Pie” auction, raising funds for youth mission groups. Young Life car wash is 9 a.m.-noon in the church parking lot. Visit www.fpchs.org or call (231) 526-7332.
Horton Bay United Methodist
HORTON BAY — On Sunday, June 30, the Horton Bay United Methodist Church will have adult Sunday school class at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. with pastor Michael Niehardt speaking on “CSI; Good and Evil.” Scripture will be from Revelation and Ephesians. After the worship there will be a fellowship time for everyone. There will be a Bible study on Wednesday. The Taylors, a world renowned gospel quartet, will be featured at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7, worship service.
Bliss Missionary Church
LEVERING — Bliss Missionary Church , located at 15 Sturgeon Bay Trail, Levering, has Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 30, followed by worship service at 11 a.m. on discipleship; nursery care provided for morning services. Evening service is at 6 p.m. on how get more out of your Bible. Youth group meets 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information call (231) 537-4986 or email email@example.com.
New Hope United Methodist
LEVERING — New Hope United Methodist Church, 4516 U.S. 31, Levering, has its weekly service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the message “Our Beautiful Cages.” Scripture reading is from Galatians 5:1, 13-25. There will be special music from the choir. A staffed nursery is available for children under 3. Children’s church is available for children preschool on up after the children’s sermon. A time of fellowship and refreshments follows the service. For more information, call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeum.org.