Zion Lutheran Church LCMS, 500 W. Mitchell St., Petoskey, preschool program’s Spring Sing is during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, worship service. All are welcome. Regular 8 a.m. service is also offered. Adult Bible class meets at 9:15 a.m. every Sunday. Monday contemporary service starts at 7:07 p.m., preceded by a free community dinner at 6:30 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Mondays. For more information on Zion’s other ministries, phone (231) 347-3438 or visit zionlutheranpetoskey.org.
Petoskey United Methodist
The Petoskey United Methodist Church will start its summer worship schedule this Sunday, May 19, with one service at 10 a.m. The Rev. James Mitchum will bring the message. Nursery care and children’s church will be available. The service will be broadcast at 11 a.m. on WMKT 1270 AM or 92.1 FM. There will be no Sunday school. For more information call the church office at (231) 347- 2733, or visit www.petoskeyumc.org. Visitors welcome.
First Presbyterian Church, located at 501 E. Mitchell St., downtown Petoskey, has worship at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. All are invited. The worship style is a blend of contemporary and traditional, including a praise orchestra and choir. The Rev. Bob Lueck will offer the morning message. A supervised nursery is provided. Youth group meets with Jake Tracy at the church 5:30 p.m. Sundays. For more information visit www.petoskeypres.org or call (231) 347-4792.
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 being formed and available to anyone underemployed or unemployed. Call Jobs for Life coordinator, Josie Bennett, for more information on upcoming class dates 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.
Sunday, May 19, Emmanuel Episcopal Church will celebrate the feast of Pentecost with Rite I service at 8 a.m. and Rite II Choral Eucharist at 10 a.m. Child care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Informal Bible study and Holy Eucharist is at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Holy Eucharist according to the 1928 prayer book is celebrated in the chapel at 11 a.m. on Thursdays.
Cross of Christ
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates Pentecost with Holy Communion services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Nursery at 10 a.m. Craft night is at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17. Thursday night Bible study does not meet this week. The annual rummage sale will take place a week later than usual this year. Cross of Christ is located at 1450 E. Mitchell, Petoskey; phone (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; email@example.com.
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey will observe Pentecost at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Pastor Jeffery Watton’s sermon will be, “My Pentecost Sermon,” from the book of Acts. Early Bird Bible study of the Book of John, at 9 a.m., led by Pastor Jim Mort. For more information, call (231) 347-6181 or visit www.fccpetoskey.org
First Baptist Church of Petoskey
At First Baptist Church in Petoskey, pastor Casey Smith’s message Sunday, May 19, will be, “How’s that working for you?” The service is broadcast live at 10 a.m. Sundays on WMKT, 1270 AM and 102.3 FM. All are welcome at 502 Michigan St. in Petoskey. See the famous antique stained glass windows.
Trinity Missionary Church meets at 600 N. Division Road in Petoskey at 10 a.m. Sundays for worship and 9 a.m. for Christian living classes for all ages. Pastor Steve Beigle continues the series of messages titled “Home Improvement” lasting through Father’s Day. Adult Christian living classes continue with the study, “Exploring Christianity’s 10 Toughest Questions” by Lee Strobel. This weeks question.“ Is Jesus a prophet or the son of God?” Bible studies for all ages start at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call the church office for more information, (231) 347-3362 or check www.tmchurch.com.
New Life Anglican
At New Life Anglican Church, 619 Waukazoo Ave., Petoskey, the Rev. Robert Faulman will give the sermon and Tim Strauss will celebrate The Day of Pentecost with Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Nursery is available during the service for infant-grade three. New Life men’s breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Big Boy restaurant. New Life will be moving to its new church home at 219 State St., Petoskey as of Sunday, June 2. For more information call (231) 347-3448 or visit us at: www.newlifeanglican.com.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON — The message at Alanson Church of the Nazarene at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 19, will be given by the Rev. Foster Schmitt. “Do Not Drift,” Hebrews 2:1-3, focuses on not allowing ourselves to drift or neglect the gospel promising salvation. The church will begin “Sizzlin’ Summer” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning on May 29, with a cookout. Bring meat and two dishes to pass. There will also be a petting zoo for the children. All are welcome.
Alanson United Methodist
ALANSON — Churchgoers are reminded to wear something red to Pentecost Sunday, May 19, worship service at 9 a.m. at the Alanson United Methodist Church, 7330 Chicago St. Pastor Mary Sweet’s sermon is “Come, Holy Spirit” and the chancel choir will be singing “Spirit of God” for special music. Children’s Sunday school is offered during the service and a breakfast fellowship will follow the worship hour. Visit umcalanson.com for more information.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY — The Rev. Peggy Nattermann will be celebrant at Episcopal Church of the Nativity for Sunday, May 19. Coffee hour in the church basement will begin at the conclusion of the 10 a.m. service. Visit www.episcopalboyne or call (231) 582-5045 for more information. Nativity is located at 209 Main St. Boyne City.
BOYNE CITY — First Presbyterian Church at 401 S. Park St., Boyne City, has worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Worship is led by Rev. Elizabeth Broschart followed by fellowship. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of the month. An infant and toddler room is available in addition to the children in worship program for students age 4 to grade four. For more information call (231) 582-7983 or visit http://fpboyne.org/.
Zion United Church of Christ
BRUTUS — The Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, will have services at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, May 19. Pastor Mike Sanders will lead the service. Sunday school is provided for the children during the service. A meeting of the congregation and potluck lunch will follow the service. Phone (231) 529 6571.
CHARLEVOIX —The Rev. Christine Humphrey will celebrate the Day of Pentecost with Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at Christ Episcopal Church. The church is located on the corner of State and Clinton streets, one block west of the main downtown park in Charlevoix. All are welcome. Call (231) 547-6322 or visit www.christepiscopalchurch.net.
First Congregational United
CHARLEVOIX — First Congregational United Church of Christ, 101 State St., Charlevoix, celebrates two services on Sunday, May 19. The more informal first light service is at 9 a.m. in Ransom fellowship hall and the traditional service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary with pastor Neil Wilson officiating and presenting a sermon titled “The Spirit’s Way.” Special music will be performed by the Pilgrim handbell ensemble. Sunday school and day care are provided during the later service. Weekly Bible study is 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays at the church. For more information call (231) 547-9122 or visit www.chxucc.org.
Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX — Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix concludes its five week series on “The Lord’s Prayer” on Sunday, May 19. The message will come from Matthew 6:13 and is titled, “Lead and Deliver Us.” Sunday services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. with nursery at both services. For more information contact the church office, (231) 547-9428. Church summer schedule will begin Sunday, June 2, with three services: 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.
East Jordan United Methodist
EAST JORDAN — East Jordan United Methodist Church will begin Pentecost Sunday worship service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Pastor R. A. Posnik will use scriptures from Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:14-17 and John 14:8-17, 25-27 for his sermon, “Are Ye Able to Adopt?” Sunday school after children’s moments. Refreshments downstairs after worship service.
Community prayer walk begins at East Jordan United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. Pastor Posnik can be reached at (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 ; Servant1@Reagan.com.
East Jordan Community
EAST JORDAN — On Sunday, May 19, the sermon at East Jordan Community will be “Watch Your Step — Your Example Makes a Difference” from 1 Timothy 4:11-5:2. Service times are 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. High school graduates will be honored at the 9:30 a.m. service. At 11:15 a.m., there will be a concert given by Dallas Holm. Celebrate Recovery meets 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 20. Call (231) 536-2299 or (231) 535-2288 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. Sunday, May 19. A mid-week service is at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. This Sunday Jerry Kovacs presents “Two Types of Prayer.” Harbor Light offers several weekly gatherings including a prayer group at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays and youth group at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Phone (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
HARBOR SPRINGS — First Presbyterian Church Harbor Springs begins worship at 10 a.m. on Pentecost Sunday, May 19. The Rev. Jim Pollard will be preaching, the chancel choir and pianist Sally Page and organist Peter D. Sims will play “Give Thanks” for the offertory. Bibles will be presented to the youth. The youth pancake breakfast is 9-10 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m. as a fundraiser for mission trips. Visit www.fpchs.org or call (231) 526- 7332. First Presbyterian Church Harbor Springs is located at the corner of West Lake and Cemetery roads.
HARBOR SPRINGS — Stutsmanville Chapel’s annual fish fry/blessing of the bikes will follow the 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, worship service, which all bikers and visitors are invited to as well. The blessing will follow the fish fry potluck. Bring a dish or two to pass. Pastor Ed Warner will be speaking. Sunday school for children and adults is from 9:15-10:15 a.m. Nursery is provided during both hours and children’s church is during the sermon portion of the worship service. Men’s support groups meet 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and prayer group meets 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to pray for individual as well as other needs.
Harbor Springs United Methodist
HARBOR SPRINGS — Churchgoers are reminded to wear something red to the 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, Pentecost Sunday, worship at Harbor Springs United Methodist Church, 343 E. Main St. Pastor Mary Sweet’s sermon is “Come, Holy Spirit” and the chancel choir will be singing “Spirit of God” for special music. Children’s Sunday school is offered during the service and a coffee fellowship will follow the worship hour. Visit umcharborsprings.com for more information.
Horton Bay United Methodist Church
HORTON BAY — Horton Bay United Methodist Church has worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Michael Neihardt, certified lay speaker from Kalkaska will be speaking. There will be an adult Bible class at 9:30 a.m. A fellowship time will be after the worship service. Everyone is welcome. The Bible study group will meet on Wednesday afternoon.
Bliss Missionary Church
LEVERING — Bliss Missionary Church, located at 15 Sturgeon Bay Trail, Levering, welcomes all to Sunday school at 10 a.m. for all ages, 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 at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information call (231) 537-4986 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ODEN — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Petoskey will meet at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Oden Community Building, 8740 Luce St. in Oden. Carolyn Belknap will present “Shelter from the Storm — Responding to Hurricane Sandy,” based on her experiences with the American Red Cross disaster mental health program. Religious education for children is offered at the same time as the service.
All are welcome for coffee and refreshments after the service. The congregation meets the first and third Sundays of the month, as well as for fifth Sunday potlucks. For more information www.unitarianpetoskey.org or (231) 348-9882. Meetings will be at Oden through October.
Walloon Lake Community Church
WALLOON LAKE — Walloon Lake Community Church Celebrate Recovery meets 7 p.m. today, Thursday, May 16. On Sunday, May 19, the sermon title will be “Watch Your Step: Don’t Fall Down on the Job” from 1 Timothy 6:1-2 given by pastor Jeff Ellis. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. High school graduates will be honored at the 9 a.m. service. Call the church office for more information, (231) 535-2288 or check www.walloonchurch.com.