Petoskey United Methodist
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 102.3 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.
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. Bible studies, all ages, at 10 a.m. and children's church follows. A free Jobs for Life class is forming now and offered to anyone underemployed or unemployed. Call Jobs for Life coordinator, Josie Bennett, for more information at (231) 347-6890. 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.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church will celebrate fifth Sunday after the Epiphany with Rite I service at 8:30 a.m., and Rite II Sung Choral Eucharist at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Child care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Celebrant will be the Rev. Greg Brown, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Ash Wednesday service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Holy Eucharist according to the 1928 Prayer Book is held in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Thursdays.
New Life Anglican
The Rev. Michael J. Bridge will celebrate the Last Sunday after Epiphany with Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at New Life Anglican Church, 619 Waukazoo Avenue, Petoskey. Nursery is available during the service. Adult and youth Sunday school classes are at 9 a.m. New Life men's breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Petoskey Big Boy restaurant. For more information call (231) 347-3448 or visit www.newlifeanglican.com.
During these dark, freezing months of winter, so many are looking for warmth, light, peace, and companionship. Living Vision meets at Yoga Roots in Petoskey from 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. All are welcome to practice meditation and prayer. For more information contact email@example.com.
Cross of Christ
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates Holy Communion services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m.; Nursery at 10 a.m. Bible study meets at Grand Traverse Pie Co. at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays.
Ash Wednesday service takes place at Emmanuel Episcopal Church at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Cross of Christ is located at 1450 E. Mitchell, Petoskey; (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church of Petoskey
First Baptist Church of Petoskey pastor Casey Smith's Sunday, Feb. 10, message is titled, "Why choose Jesus? He is a fiery God." The morning service is broadcast live at 10 a.m. on WMKT, 1270 AM. Find First Baptist Church on Facebook or visit fbctag for articles and recent messages. The church is located on the corner of Waukazoo and Michigan.
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, has worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Pastor Jeffery Watton's sermon will be "Moses' Veil," based on Exodus 34:29-35. "Early Bird" Bible study begins at 9 a.m. led by pastor Jim Mort. Ash Wednesday Lenten community service is at noon Wednesday, Feb. 13, followed by a soup and sandwich luncheon. The guest minister will be pastor Sherry McGuffin from Cross of Christ Lutheran Church. For more information, call (231) 347-6181 or visit www.fccpetoskey.org.
First Presbyterian Church, 501 E. Mitchell St., downtown Petoskey, has worship at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Rev. Bob Lueck's message concerns what it means to be a transforming church."Joyful Noise" special contemporary music worship event begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. All are invited. Valentine craft night for all ages is 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. For more information visit www.petoskeypres.org or call (231) 347-4792.
Each Thursday at 7 p.m. Cornerstone Church in Petoskey offers a mid-week service. Today, Thursday, Feb. 7, Rev. Linda Murray will minister a message about getting a fresh start with God. Pastor Judith Harrington will minister at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Each Tuesday Pastor Harrington leads a women's bible study. Children's ministry and nursery is offered at all services. Cornerstone Church is located at 2501 U.S. 31 and can be reached at (231) 347-0083 or go to www.cornerstone-Petoskey.org.
Alanson United Methodist
ALANSON -- The Alanson United Methodist Church observes the Transfiguration of the Lord Sunday at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, with pastor Mary Sweet. Gertrude Fairbairn will be the guest organist and will perform special music. Churchgoers are asked to bring in laundry products for donation to the Nehemiah House shelters. A potluck breakfast will follow the service. Ash Wednesday service will be at noon on Feb. 13, with the imposition of ashes, scripture and prayer service. Visit umcalanson.com for more information.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON -- When the body of Christ functions properly (we are the body), service to God and others comes naturally. That is the focus of this Sunday's sermon given by the Rev. Foster Schmitt at Alanson Church of the Nazarene. Bring family and invite friends to worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Sunday school classes are available to everyone starting at 9:45 a.m. The nursery is available for classes and the service. Just a reminder --if the schools are closed on Wednesdays because of inclement weather, there is no food pantry.
St. Matthew's Catholic
BOYNE CITY -- Knights of Columbus, Boyne Valley Council, will serve a spaghetti dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at St. Matthew's parish hall, 1303 Boyne Avenue, Boyne City. Donations for the "Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Spaghetti Dinner" will support religious vocations and Knights of Columbus charities.
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 11 a.m. each Sunday. Rev. Elizabeth Broschart will be leading worship. First Sundays include communion. For more information call (231) 582-7983.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY -- The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant at the 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, Eucharist service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity. Coffee hour will be held in the church basement after the service. Nativity will host a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. Donations for the pancakes, sausage, beverage, and applesauce meal would be appreciated. The Ash Wednesday service will be at noon on Feb. 13. Nativity is located at 209 Main St., Boyne City. Call (231) 582-5045 for more information.
Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus
BRUTUS -- The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, service is 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Pastor Mike Sanders sermon is "The Joy of Trusting Others." Scripture is from Phillippians 2.19-24. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Phone (231) 529-6571 or visit http://www.brutusucc.org/.
CHARLEVOIX -- Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix concludes its six-week series, "Who Stole My Church?" on Sunday, Feb. 10. The message will come from Matthew 17:1-13 and is titled, "We Can't Stay Here." Sunday services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. with nursery at both services. Ash Wednesday service begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Pork roast dinner begins at 5 p.m. that Wednesday.
Wednesday family nights start at 5:15 p.m. with dinner and classes at 6 p.m. For more information contact the church office at (231) 547-9428.
First Congregational United Church of Christ, Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX -- First Congregational United Church of Christ, 101 State St., Charlevoix, offers Sunday worship opportunities at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. First Light, a casual service, is at 9 a.m. and a traditional service is at 10:30 a.m. in the church sanctuary. Pastor Neil Wilson's message is "A Signpost on the Mountain." Sunday school and child care are provided during the second service. A coffee fellowship follows. A special Ash Wednesday service will be at 7 p.m. on Feb. 13. Bible study is offered at 10:15 a.m. each Tuesday. Call (231) 547-9122 or visit www.cvxucc.org.
East Jordan Community
EAST JORDAN -- On Sunday, Feb. 10, there will be two services at East Jordan Community Church starting 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. There will be no child care or Kid Connection at the 8 a.m. service. The sermon title will be "What They Do ... or What God Says?" from Jude 8-16 given by pastor Jason Richey. Classes are at 11:15 a.m. The Food Pantry will be open from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walloon Lake Community Church campus. Call (231) 536-2299 or (231) 535-2288 for more information.
East Jordan United Methodist
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan United Methodist Church, at the corner of Fourth and Esterly streets, worship begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 and Luke 9:28-36, (37-43) for his message, "A Thin Place. Can We Connect?" Sunday school after children's moments. United Methodist Women are sponsoring an all you care to eat Swiss steak dinner 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. Anointing of ashes 8 a.m. on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13. Women's Bible study 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14. Call (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or email: email@example.com.
First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs
HARBOR SPRINGS -- On Transfiguration Sunday, Feb. 10, at the 10 a.m. worship service at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, guest preacher Dr. Larry Wood will speak from Exodus 34 and Luke 9 on the topic "Face to Face." The chancel choir will sing "We Thank You, Lord" and baritone soloist Steve Spencer will sing "He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought!" for the offertory. An adult Bible study meets at 8:55 a.m. every Sunday. First Presbyterian hosts AA meetings 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays at as well as 8 p.m. Thursdays. Visit www.fpchs.org or call (231) 526-7332.
Harbor Light Community Chapel
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Harbor Light Community Chapel, 8220 Clayton Road, Harbor Springs, hosts its regular worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Pastor Gary Mindel continues the series Doing Life Together with "The Power Play." A mid-week service is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Harbor Light offers several weekly gatherings including a prayer group at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays and a youth group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information about these activities and the many other ministries at Harbor Light, phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
Harbor Springs United Methodist
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The Harbor Springs United Methodist Church observes the Transfiguration of the Lord at 11 a.m. Sunday on Feb. 10, with Pastor Mary Sweet. Gertrude Fairbairn will be the guest organist and will perform special music. Ash Wednesday service will be at 6 p.m. on Feb. 13, with the imposition of ashes, scripture and prayer service. All are welcome. Visit umcharborsprings.com for more information.
Horton Bay United Methodist
HORTON BAY -- There will be an adult Sunday school class at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 10, at the Horton Bay United Methodist Church with the worship service at 11 a.m. Deb Cole, interim pastor, will be speaking on this Transfiguration Sunday. After the worship service there will be a fellowship time. Everyone welcome. Ash Wednesday service is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. The exercise group meets 9 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and the Bible study group meets on Wednesday afternoon.
New Hope United Methodist Church
LEVERING -- New Hope United Methodist Church, 4516 U.S. 31, Levering, weekly service is 9 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the Transfiguration Sunday message "Which Moses?" Scripture is from Ex. 34:29-35.There will be special music from the choir.Ash Wednesday services will be held at Alanson United Methodist Church at noon,or Harbor Springs United Methodist church at 6 p.m. with pastor Thurston-Cox and pastor Mary Sweet officiating. For more information, call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeum.org.
Norwood United Methodist Church
NORWOOD -- Sunday service at Norwood United Methodist Church will begin at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. The scripture readings will be Exodus 34 :29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 and Luke 9:28-36 and 937-43. The message delivered by pastor Rap Posnik will be "Can We Connect." Sunday school will be from 10:45-11:30 a.m., studying St. Paul. This Sunday is collection of non-perishable goods for the Good Samaritan Outreach in Ellsworth.
Walloon Lake Community
WALLOON LAKE -- Walloon Lake Community Church's Celebrate Recovery meets 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 7. There will be a men's ministry breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, Feb. 10, the sermon title will be "Watch Your Step -- The Law Can Put You in Jail" from 1Timothy 1:8-11 given by pastor Jeff Ellis. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The food pantry is open 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Call the church office for more information at (231) 535-2288 or check www.walloonchurch.com.