TRAVERSE CITY — Unity of Traverse City will hold its annual cookie sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the church, 3600 Five Mile Road. Cookies are $7 per pound. For details, email Evelyne Verret, email@example.com.
Advent Quiet Time
TRAVERSE CITY — The Centering Prayer Community at Grace Episcopal Church will host an Advent Quiet Time on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The community is invited to gather from 10-11:15 a.m. at the church, 341 Washington St., for a time of silence, scripture, meditation and Taize singing designed to nurture the soul. Call 947-2330 to learn more.
INTERLOCHEN — The Katharine Guild at Redeemer Lutheran Church will host its 14th annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The event will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church, Rogers Road and U.S. 31. Homemade cookies will be sold for $7 a pound. There also will be a silent auction and a kids-only gift shop where children may purchase gifts for their parents. Proceeds benefit the Katharine Guild’s ministries and community projects.
TRAVERSE CITY — St. Francis Parish will host its Christmas Festival on Sunday, Dec. 8.
The festival will be held from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the St. Francis High School gym on East 11th Street. There will be an old-fashioned chicken dinner, a Christmas cookie sale, a $10,000 grand prize raffle and more. The meal is $8 for adults, $6 for children and $30 per family. For details, call 947-2460.
Love Lights shine
TRAVERSE CITY — Munson Hospice will host its 18th annual Love Light Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 8.
The event starts at 2 p.m. at Traverse City Art and Design Studio, 1207-C Woodmere Ave., and honors loved one who have died. It includes an inspiring message by the Rev. Homer Nye, an opportunity to enjoy artwork and time for reflection. A reception follows the service.