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 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.
The Rev. Michael Genung will be ministering at Cornerstone Church at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 25. Genung is a lead elder at Beacon Ministries located in Ludington. His testimonies of his former life of various addictions reveals the true heart of God for a restored life. Pastor Judith Harrington will minister a message titled "Know the Difference" taken from Ezekiel 44:23 at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Nursery and children's ministry is provided. Cornerstone Church, 2501 U.S. 31 North; (231) 347-0083; www.cornerstone-petoskey.org.
Beautiful Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church
Beautiful Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1825 W. Sheridan, Petoskey, will host a pumpkin festival at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The family event includes a chili cook off, pie contest, apple bobbing, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin carving and crafts for all ages. Phone (231) 675-7592; visit Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Petoskey on Facebook.
First Christian Church
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., has worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Jeffery Watton's sermon will be "The Godly Vote" based on scripture from Joshua 24:14-15."Early Bird" Bible study begins at 9 a.m. led by pastor Jim Mort. The youth group "Generation Next" will have lunch and activities following the service from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Community kitchen lunch is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays. Food pantry is open 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays. (231) 347-6181; www.fccpetoskey.org.
New Life Anglican Church
Wally Stansbury will be the speaker and Tim Strauss will celebrate the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at New Life Anglican Church, 619 Waukazoo Ave., Petoskey. Nursery is available. New Life men's breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at J.W. Filmore's Restaurant in Petoskey. Bible study on Acts is 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Call (231) 347-3448 or visit www.newlifeanglican.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. Bible studies, all ages, is at 10 a.m. and children's church follows. DivorceCare class is offered 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Email or call church office for more information. Agape is at 3003 E. Mitchell Road, Petoskey. Call (231) 347-6228; email: email@example.com; online: www.facebook.com/agapechurchfamily.
First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church, 501 E. Mitchell St., downtown Petoskey, has worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The worship style is a blend of contemporary and traditional, including a praise band and choir. A supervised nursery is provided. Following the children's sermon, preschool through fifth-grade students are dismissed for Sunday school. The Amazing Race city-wide youth scavenger hunt is Friday, Oct. 26. Phone (231) 347-4792 for more information.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Sunday, Oct. 28, Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Petoskey will celebrate the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25) with Rite I service at 8 a.m. and Rite II sung choral Eucharist at 10 a.m. Child care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Celebrant will be the Rev. Greg Brown, rector of thew church. Informal Bible study and Holy Eucharist are at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Holy Eucharist according to the 1928 Prayer Book is held in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
Cross of Christ Lutheran
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates reformation with a single Holy Communion service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. Nursery available at 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9:45-10:45 a.m. Following service there will be a German-themed stewardship meal. Confirmation class meets 5-7 p.m. Men's study group meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Cross of Christ, 1450 E. Mitchell, Petoskey; (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trinity Missionary Church
Trinity Missionary Church will have a harvest festival for all ages from 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. There will be games, prizes, refreshments and more. The church is located at 219 State St., Petoskey. For more information, call the church at (231) 347-3362.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON -- Pastor Schmitt will be starting a series called "Zeros to Heroes" in worship services at Alanson Church of the Nazarene. It illustrates how God used men and women from the Bible in extraordinary ways. Sunday school classes for all ages start at 9:45 a.m. The church "Trunk and Treat" harvest festival is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the church.
A cash drawing will be held at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. You must be present to win. No devil, witch or scary costumes.
Alanson United Methodist Church
ALANSON -- The Alanson United Methodist Church welcomes all to Sunday worship services at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Mary A. Sweet's sermon is based on scripture from Job 42 and Mark 10. The chancel choir will be singing and the congregational hymns will include "Wonderful Words of Life" and "Open My Eyes That I May See." A special offering will be taken for United Methodist Committee On Relief to assist with hunger needs. Children's Sunday school is provided. Visit umcalanson.com for more information.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY -- The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant at the 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, Eucharist service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity. Coffee hour will be held in the church basement after the service. Nattermann will be blessing pets for those who bring furry family members to church. Nattermann will make house calls to bless those who remain at their homes. Call (231) 582-5045 if your would like to schedule a blessing for your pet. Nativity is located at 209 Main Street, Boyne City.
Boyne City United Methodist Church
BOYNE CITY -- The Boyne City United Methodist Church at 324 S. Park St. has worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Wayne McKenney will give the message. Children's programming is held during the service. Bible study is at 10 a.m. on Thursdays -- join anytime. Office hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Phone (231) 582-9776.
Boyne Falls United Methodist Church
BOYNE FALLS -- The Boyne Falls United Methodist Church at 3057 Mill St. has worship at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Wayne McKenney will give the message. Children's programming is held during the service for preschool through fourth grade. Worship Cafe and youth group is at 6 p.m. Office hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Phone (231) 582-9776.
Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus
BRUTUS -- The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, has services at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Mike Sander's sermon is "Are We Smart Enough to Be God?" Scripture is taken from Job 38:1-21. Coffee and fellowship will follow the service. Bible study "Experiencing God" Unit 8, will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. Phone (231) 529-6571.
Christ Episcopal Church
CHARLEVOIX -- The Rev. John David will celebrate the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost with Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Christ Episcopal Church in Charlevoix. The church is located on the corner of State and Clinton streets. All are welcome. Call (231) 547-6322 or visit www.christepiscopalchurch.net.
Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX -- This Sunday Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix continues the series titled "In God We Trust." The message is coming from Proverbs 2:1-15 and is titled, "God and Wisdom." The sacrament of Communion will be celebrated. Services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. with nursery at both services. Sunday school for all ages begins at 10:15 a.m. For more information contact the church office (231) 547-9428.
Charlevoix United Methodist Church
CHARLEVOIX -- The mission at Charlevoix United Methodist Church is "to nurture believers in Jesus Christ in ways that show compassion, faith, and love." Sunday worship is casual and begins at 11 a.m. at 104 State St. in Charlevoix. The church is barrier-free, child care is available, and all are welcome. The church office can be reached at (231) 547-2654. Like us on Facebook. Visit www.chxumc.com.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
CHARLEVOIX -- Sunday, Oct. 28, First Congregational, UCC of Charlevoix offers two worship services. First Light, a casual service, is at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall. A traditional service is at 10:30 a.m., where pastor Neil Wilson will share a message titled, "Blindness and Hope." Sunday school is offered during the second service. A coffee fellowship follows. Bible study is at 10:15 a.m. each Tuesday at 101 State St., Charlevoix; (231) 547-9122 ; www.chxucc.org.
East Jordan Community Church
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan Community Church new members class begins 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The sermon title will be "Lies that Wreck Relationships: Great Relationships are Easy to Keep" from 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 given by pastor Jason Richey. Programs for all ages begin at 11:15 a.m. "Trunk or Treat" will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the church. Call (231) 536-2299 or (231) 535-2288 for more information.
East Jordan United Methodist Church
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan United Methodist Church will begin worship service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from Job 42:1-6, 10-17, Hebrews 7:23-28 and Mark 10:46-52 for his sermon, "Do I walk in the WAY, or in the way?" United Methodist Women are having a "Trunk or Treat" for Halloween in the church parking lot 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Posnik can be reached at (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or by email: email@example.com
HARBOR SPRINGS -- AWANA clubs and Bible clubs meet 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Stutsmanville Chapel. Sunday worship service is held at 9:30 a.m. A "Journey to Bethlehem" kick off potluck followed by a dessert auction, which will raise funds for Journey to Bethlehem will begin at noon Sunday, Oct. 28. The annual Journey to Bethlehem is scheduled for Dec. 6-9. Reservations will be taken starting Thursday, Nov. 1, by calling (231) 526-2335.
Harbor Springs United Methodist Church
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The Harbor Springs United Methodist Church worship service is 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Pastor Mary A. Sweet's sermon is based on scripture from Job 42 and Mark 10. The chancel choir will be singing "Here I Am, Lord" and the congregational hymns will include "Wonderful Words of Life" and "Open My Eyes That I May See." A special offering will be taken for United Methodist Committee On Relief to assist with hunger needs. Children's Sunday school is provided during the worship. Visit umcharborsprings.com for more information.
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 held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Sunday, Oct. 28, pastor Gary Mindel continues the series, Healthy Choices with "The Housecleaning Choice." Harbor Light offers several weekly gatherings including a prayer group at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays (except on holidays or when school is not in session), and a youth group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs
HARBOR SPRINGS -- The Rev. Jim Pollard will be preaching at the 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, service at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs. Guest tenor soloist Greg Hill will featured with the chancel choir singing Gounod's "Sanctus." He and Jamie Platte will sing "The King of Love My Shepherd Is" by Harry R. Shelley for the offertory. 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, Oct. 28. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the message "A Brave New World." Scripture is from Revelation 21:1-6. There will be special music from the choir. A staffed nursery is available and children preschool and up have Sunday school after the children's sermon from Kristin Frye. Call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeum.org.
Norwood United Methodist Church
NORWOOD -- Norwood United Methodist Church will conduct service at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The scripture readings for this week will be Hebrews 7:23-28 and Mark 10:46-52. The message by pastor Rap Posnik will be "Do I walk in the WAY, or in the way? Sunday school will begin again 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. All are welcome. Mark your calendars for the hunters' lunch to be served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the old Norwood school house.
Walloon Lake Community Church
WALLOON LAKE -- Walloon Lake Community Church new members class begins 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in room 112. On Sunday, Oct. 28, the sermon will be given by pastor Jeff Ellis titled "Lies that Wreck Relationships: All my Single Friends need to get Married and have a Family" from 1 Corinthians 7. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The Harvest Carnival begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Call the church office for more information at (231) 535-2288 or check www.walloonchurch.com.