Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 17, 2012

Body and Soul in Brief: 11/17/2012


Interfaith service

Traverse City — An Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held Monday, Nov. 19, at Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington St.,

Led by Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy and laypeople, the evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by prayer, music and words of wisdom on Thanksgiving from the various religious traditions. The community is welcome. For details, call 947-2330.

Lupus support

Traverse City — The next meeting of the Lupus Support Group will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Munson Healthcare, 802 Munson Ave. Spouses are welcome. For details, call 922-2992.

Urgent Care hours

Traverse City — The Munson Urgent Care Clinic will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22. The clinic is located at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. For details, call 935-8686.

Thanksgiving meal

Bear Lake — Bear Lake United Methodist Church will host a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Holiday cookie walk

Traverse City — The United Methodist Women at Central United Methodist Church will hold their annual cookie walk starting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the church, 222 Cass St.

Small boxes are $6; large boxes $8. Profits support mission projects. Also planned is a Wonderful Wednesday meal followed by holiday arts and crafts, music and fellowship for all ages from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

DivorceCare series

Traverse City — A new session of DivorceCare Recovery Seminar and Support Group starts Thursday, Nov. 29, at First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road.

The biblically-based, weekly video series and support group is for people who are separated or divorced. Sessions meet from 7 to 9 p.m. for 13 Thursdays at the church. Sessions are self-contained and participants may join anytime.

A $15 donation covers materials and child care is available when planned in advance. For details or to arrange child care, call 947-6698.

Crafters sought

Kalkaska — Applications are being accepted for the Christmas in Kalkaska Holiday Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Birch Street Elementary School.

Vendor fees are $25 for an 8x10 space; $15 for a 5x8 space. Applications are available at or contact Deb Ball-Odeh, 258-9590 or