Petoskey United Methodist Church
The Petoskey United Methodist Church welcomes all for worship every 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 services. The 11 a.m. service is broadcast on WMKT 1270AM or 102.3FM. Sunday school is available for all ages at 10 a.m. (231) 347-2733, or visit www.petoskeyumc.org.
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First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church, 501 E. Mitchell St., downtown Petoskey, has worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The worship style is a blend of contemporary and traditional with an abundance of music. Preschool through fifth-grade students are dismissed following the children's sermon for Sunday school. Middle/high schoolers meet for youth group at the church at 5:30 p.m. Sundays. (231) 347-4792.
Cornerstone Church mid-week service is 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 20, with pastor Judith Harrington ministering a message titled "Issues of the Last Days" which will incorporate several Bible prophesies. At 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, the Rev. Jay L. Harrington will be ministering a message on "Fulfilling Your Calling." Children's and nursery ministry is provided. The church is located at 2501 U.S. 31 north. (231) 347-0083 or www.cornerstone-petoskey.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, is at 10 a.m. and children's church follows. Jobs for Life class to help unemployed or underemployed is still open to anyone interested 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday for 8 weeks. To register contact Josie at (231)347-6890; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cross of Christ Church
Cross of Christ Lutheran, ELCA, celebrates Holy Communion services at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Rally Day kick off for Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Family Fall Fun Fest and chili cook off happens 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday night Bible study meets at 5:30 p.m. at Grand Traverse Pie Co. The church is at 1450 E. Mitchell, Petoskey. (231) 347-5448; www.lutheransonline.com/crossofchristlutheranchurch; email@example.com.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Sunday, Sept. 23, Emmanuel Episcopal Church will celebrate 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20) with Rite I service at 8 a.m. and Rite II sung choral Eucharist at 10 a.m. Celebrant will be the Rev. Greg Brown, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Informal Bible study and Holy Eucharist are at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Holy Eucharist according to the 1928 Prayer Book is at 11 a.m. on Thursdays.
First Christian Church
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, will have Ken Osborne's musical ministry worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. All are welcome. There will be a special coffee hour following the service. The church community kitchen lunch is served 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays, and the food pantry is from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday. Call (231) 347-6181 or visit www.fccpetoskey.org.
New Life Anglican Church
At New Life Anglican Church, 619 Waukazoo Ave., Petoskey, the Rev. Michael J. Bridge will celebrate the 17th Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. New Life men's breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. J.W. Filmore's Restaurant in Petoskey. Adult and youth Sunday school classes are at 9 a.m. Call (231) 347-3448 or visit www.newlifeanglican.com.
Alanson United Methodist Church
ALANSON -- Alanson United Methodist Church will worship at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, with Pastor Mary Sweet bringing the message. The Chancel Choir will be singing "Renew Me" under the directorship of Marion Kuebler and children's Sunday school will be available during the worship hour. Annual Church Charge Worship & Conference will be held at the Alanson UMC at 6 p.m. with district superintendent Rev. Anita Hahn presiding. A potluck supper will follow the conference.
Alanson Church of the Nazarene
ALANSON -- Alanson Church of the Nazarene is located at 7489 Mission Road. The church phone number is (231) 548-5462. Pastor Schmitt's sermon this week is the "Ifs, Ands and Buts" of the Bible. The message looks at what God's Word has to say about blessings following obedience. Weekly ministries include a food pantry/soup kitchen, clothes closet and Bible study groups for men, women and children.
Episcopal Church of the Nativity
BOYNE CITY -- The Rev. Gary Hamp will be the guest celebrant for the 10 a.m. Eucharist service on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Episcopal Church of the Nativity. Coffee hour will be held in the church basement at the conclusion of the service. The vestry meets Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the church basement. Nativity is located at 209 Main St., Boyne City. (231) 582-5045.
Boyne City United Methodist Church
BOYNE CITY -- The Boyne City United Methodist Church, 324 S. Park St., worship is 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Pastor Wayne McKenney will give the message. Children's programming is held during the service for preschool through fourth grade. 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, 3057 Mill St., worship is at 9:15 am. Sunday, Sept. 23. Pastor Wayne McKenney will give the message. Children's programming is during the service for preschool through fourth grade. 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, service is 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Coffee and fellowship follow the service. Pastor Mike Sanders will lead the service. The study of "Experiencing God," third unit, will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. (231) 529-6571.
Charlevoix United Methodist Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Charlevoix United Methodist Church Sunday worship is casual and begins at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. at 104 State St. (corner of Clinton Street) 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. www.chxumc.com. Like Charlevoix United Methodist Church on Facebook.
Greensky Hill United Methodist Church
CHARLEVOIX -- Greensky Hill United Methodist Church, 08484 Greensky Hill Road off Old U.S. 31, Charlevoix, will serve its harvest dinner 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in its fellowship hall (Susan Hall). Adults, $10; children, $4. The menu includes turkey, ham and all the trimmings. For more information, call (231) 547-2028.
Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix
CHARLEVOIX -- Sunday, Sept. 23, the Community Reformed Church of Charlevoix continues its series on discernment. The message is coming from John 15:1-17 and is titled, "Power Source." 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.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
CHARLEVOIX -- First Congregational, UCC of Charlevoix offers two worship services Sunday, Sept. 23. First Light 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, "What Were You Talking About?" Bible study is held each Tuesday morning at 10:15 a.m. at 101 State Street, Charlevoix, (231) 547-9122. www.chxucc.org.
East Jordan United Methodist Church
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan United Methodist Church worship is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Pastor R.A. Posnik will use scriptures from James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a and Mark 9:30-37 for his message, "Listener or Boaster." Soup, salad and dessert supper, by donation, is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Proceeds to benefit East Jordan students in need. Call (231) 536-2161 or (231) 536-7596 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Jordan Community Church
EAST JORDAN -- The service starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at East Jordan Community Church. The sermon title will be "Lies That Wreck Relationships: Love is a Feeling..." from John 13:34-35 given by pastor Jason Richey. Fall programs begin at 11:15 a.m. The food pantry will be open 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Walloon campus. Call (231) 536-2299 or (231) 535-2288.
Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs
HARBOR SPRINGS -- At 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the traditional service at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, the Rev. Jim Pollard will preach from Numbers 11:4-35 on the topic "The Stress that Moses Dealt With." The Chancel Choir will sing "In All Things God Works for Our Good" and guest soprano soloist Chandler Cummings will sing Gounod's "The King of Love My Shepherd Is" for the offertory. 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 Sunday worship service at 10 am. A mid-week service is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Sunday, Sept. 23, Dr. Alex Philip will speak about his outreach, New India Evangelical Association. Wednesday evening's Bible study is a time of music, prayer and ministry. (231) 347-5001, or visit www.harborlight.org.
HARBOR SPRINGS -- AWANA Clubs meet on Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. with Bible Clubs for age 3 through sixth grade. Sunday worship service is held at 9:30 a.m. At 11 a.m. an adult class facilitated by Brian Welsh meets in the sanctuary using a video curriculum titled "Word Pictures." Mark Smith facilitates another adult/youth class at 11 a.m. titled "Does God Exist?" Youth group meets at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evenings.
Harbor Springs United Methodist Church
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Harbor Springs United Methodist Church will worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 with Pastor Mary Sweet bringing the message. The Chancel Choir will be singing "Renew Me" under the directorship of Marion Kuebler and children's Sunday school will be available during the worship hour. Annual Church Charge Worship & Conference will be held at 6 p.m. at the Alanson UMC with district superintendent Rev. Anita Hahn presiding. A potluck supper will follow the conference.
New Hope United Methodist Church
LEVERING -- New Hope United Methodist Church, 4516 U.S. 31, Levering, service is 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. Pastor Vaughn Thurston-Cox will bring the sermon "Who Is The Greatest?" Scripture lesson is from Mark 9:33-37. A time of fellowship and refreshments follows the service. Bible study with pastor Thurston-Cox is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. MDOT road pickup is 4 p.m. Tuesday. Call (231) 537-2000 or visit www.newhopeum.org.
Walloon Lake Community Church
WALLOON LAKE -- The sermon title will be "Lies That Wreck Relationships: Love is a Feeling..." from John 13:34-35 given by Pastor Jason Richey at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Walloon Lake Community Church. Fall programs begin at 11:15 a.m. The food pantry will be open 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. There will be a men's prayer group at Darlene's restaurant starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (231) 536-2299 or (2310) 535-2288.