Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 3, 2010

Faith Calendar: 07/03/2010

Religion Calendar is published weekly by the Traverse City Record-Eagle. Information may be mailed to Record-Eagle, 120 W. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49684; fax to 946-8632; e-mail Items should be sent at least two weeks in advance. All entries are subject to editing and are published on a space-available basis. For a list of places to worship in the Grand Traverse area, go to


Family Learning Center, 6-8 p.m., Wed., July 7; 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. family worship, 7-8 p.m. classes for all ages. Free. Revival Center of Cadillac, 984 Plett Road, Cadillac; Lori Nyman, 231-878-0203.

"Spirituality: Untapped," 7 p.m., Thurs., July 8; Discussion of ethics, faith, religion and other topics, sponsored by Church in the Hills and First Baptist Church of Bellaire. Short's Brewing Company, 121 N. Bridge St., Bellaire;

Pub Theology, 8 p.m., Thurs., July 8; Beer, conversation and God, all religions/perspectives welcome. Right Brain Brewery, 221 Garland St., Traverse City; http://watershedtc.ning,com/group/pubtheology.

"A Learner's Minyan," 10-11 a.m. one Saturday a month, learn Shabbat prayers, no Hebrew required; Logan Valley office complex, 3143 Logan Valley Road; call Ahavat Shalom Congregation, 929-4330.

Trinity School of Transformation, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. one Saturday each month, year-long Bible study focusing on theme "With God Life"; Faith Reformed Church, 1139 E. Front, TC; Jo Panter, 947-8920; Dr. Mark Hoffman, 935-1749.


St. Philip's Men's Club lobster sale, orders accepted through Aug. 1; $15 for 1 1/4-pound Maine lobsters; proceeds benefit Benzie Area Christian Neighbors and the Benzie County Baby Pantry. Lobsters must be purchased in advance and can be picked up live or cooked from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 6. To order or for details, call Bob Gilbert, 882-4353, or Jim Searls, 882-9818. St. Philip's Church, 785 Beulah Highway, Beulah.

Trinity Women's Fellowship bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat., July 3; Baked goods, arts and crafts, rugs and placemats just off the loom; "Stone Soup" lunch, take-outs available. Trinity Church UCC, 103 N. Warren, Northport.

Summers at the Lake worship, 8 a.m., Sun., July 4; Everyone welcome, bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Sponsored by Northern Lakes Community Church. For details, call 935-4556. Taylor Park, north shore of Long Lake, Traverse City.

Welcoming Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wed., July 7; Residents and visitors invited to celebrate the area. Held rain or shine. Program of local interest, children's activities coordinating with the topic of the evening (Wes Blizzard will talk about the arts in Benzie County and demonstrate pottery techniques). Supper, outdoor vespers, dessert and question/answer time with the speaker. Bring blankets or folding chairs. For details, call 882-4241. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah.

Wii Play Sports session, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Thurs., July 8; Public welcome, $2 donation requested per session. For details, call the Friendship Community Center, 271-4630. Friendship Community Center, 201 Broadway, Suttons Bay.

Cherub Tales story time, 11-11:30 a.m., Fri., July 9; Favorite Bible stories and adventures based on Christian values for toddlers/preschoolers. Holy Angels Preschool and Elementary, 130 E. 10th St., Traverse City.


Moms Group, 9:30 a.m., Sun., July 4; For mothers of all ages; child care available. Traverse Bay United Methodist Church, 1200 Ramsdell Road, Traverse City; 946-2471.

neXus coffeehouse-style worship gathering, 11 a.m., Sun., July 4; "Outside the pew" in the Westminster Room. The Presbyterian Church 701 Westminster, Traverse City; 946-5680.

"The Quest" men's group, 6:30 a.m., Tues., July 6; Flap Jack Shack 3980 N. U.S. 31 South, back room, Traverse City. 421-1403

Friendship Program, 7 p.m., Tues., July 6; To help developmentally disabled adults understand Christian faith. Fellowship Church, 2555 Garfield Road, Traverse City; 938-1730 or 947-6420.

Men's Fellowship, 6:30 a.m., Thurs., July 8; Focusing on the Men's Fraternity series "The Great Adventure" by Robert Lewis. First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road, Traverse City.

Mothers of Preschoolers (M.O.P.S.), 9:15-11:15 a.m., Fri., July 9; Free child care and registration. Zion Lutheran Church, Petoskey; 231-622-3839.

Food Pantries

Peninsula Bible Church Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m., Mon.-Fri; 946-9451. Corner of Titus and Fair streets, Traverse City.

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 a.m.-noon, Mon., July 5; or by appt.; drop off food donations during pantry hours or on Sun. Serving northwest Grand Traverse and northeast Benzie counties. U.S. 31, Interlochen; 276-6372.

Kingsley United Methodist Church, 7-8 p.m., Wed., July 7; No appt. necessary. 113 E. Blair St., Kingsley; 263-5278.

Revival Center of Cadillac, 8:30 a.m., Wed., July 7; Bring a container to transport food. 984 Plett Road, Cadillac; 775-2662.

St. Michael's Lutheran Church LCMS, 1-3 p.m., Wed., July 7; 912 S. Garfield, Traverse City.


Peninsula Bible Church meals, 5:30 p.m., Sat., July 3; Free, everyone welcome. Corner of Titus and Fair streets, Traverse City.

St. Francis High School meals, noon, Sat., July 3; St. Francis High School, 123 E. 11th St., Cafeteria, Traverse City.

Trinity Lutheran Church meals, 5 p.m., Daily; 1003 S. Maple St., Traverse City.

Front Porch Community Cafe Meals, Mon.-Sat.; Nutritious, affordable meals; Front Porch Ministry, Main St., Ellsworth.

The Salvation Army meals, noon, MWF; 1239 Barlow St., Traverse City.

First Church of the Nazarene meals, 5:30 p.m., Tues., July 6; 1023 S. Division, Traverse City.

Community meal, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Wed., July 7; Open to public, donations welcome but not required. United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

Family dinner, 6 p.m., Wed., July 7; Revival Center of Cadillac, 984 Plett Road, Cadillac; 775-2662.

Central United Methodist Church meals, noon, Thurs., July 8; 222 Cass St., Traverse City.

Faith Reformed Church meals, 5:30 p.m., Thurs., July 8; 1139 E. Front St., Traverse City;.

Grace Episcopal Church meals, noon, Fri., July 9; 341 Washington St., Traverse City.


Outdoor prayer/meditation, 11-circuit labyrinth, always open, on private property 7.2 miles west of Interlochen Corners, north side of highway. Robert and Pauline Alley 16488 Honor Highway; 275-6039 or 342-1366.

Business Eucharistic Prayer Service, 12:15 p.m., Tues., July 6; For anyone wishing to create time for prayer during the work day. Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington St., Traverse City; 947-2330.

Cenacle of Divine Mercy prayer meetings, 6-8 p.m., Tues., July 6; Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 720 Second St., Traverse City; 941-8410.

Community Prayer Breakfast., 7 a.m., Tues., July 6; Kalkaska United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

Community-wide prayer for Traverse City, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Wed., July 7; Sponsored by Transformation Traverse City and Church of the Bay. TC Country Club, 1725 S. Union St., Traverse City; 943-8760.

Silent meditation, 8-9 a.m., Wed., July 7; Mostly-silent prayer session; not necessary to stay the entire time. Unity Church, 3600 Five Mile Road, Traverse City; 938-9587.

Deeksha (The Oneness Blessing) prayer service, 1 p.m., Fri., July 9; With Jane Hale and Daniele DeVoe. Higher Self Bookstore, 328 E. Front St., Traverse City; 941-5805.

Quiet time, noon-1 p.m., Fri., July 09; For meditation, prayer, scripture or reconnecting with Christ's spirit. Printed prompts available; member of the congregation on hand to answer questions. Central United Methodist Church Chapel, 222 Cass St., Traverse City.


Singles for ChriSt., Sat., July 3; For singles 40/older; sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church, Petoskey. Call for details or schedule of activities; TBD; Frieda Lewitt, 231-347-5747.

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (Kalkaska), noon, Daily ; Kalkaska United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

Alcoholics Anonymous (Kalkaska), 8 p.m., Sun., July 4; Kalkaska United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

Families Anonymous support group, 6 p.m., Sun., July 4; Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City; 231-883-8909.

Alcoholics for Christ support group, 7:30 p.m., Mon., July 5; Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City; 938-2654 or 631-2493.

Christian Recovery Group, 8 p.m., Mon., July 5; 12-step Christian approach to recovery. The Salvation Army, 1239 Barlow, Traverse City; 946-4644.

DivorceCare support group, 7-9 p.m., Mon., July 5; Weekly video seminar series and support group for people who are separated or divorced. Participants may join anytime. Kalkaska United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

Project Unity for Life support group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mon., July 5; Informal seminars for men; programs for those on parole, probation or with substance abuse problems. Free, light meal served; court slips can be signed with approval. Project Unity for Life, 900 E. Front St., Suite 200, Traverse City; 929-4446.

"Aftercare" support group, 6:30 p.m., Tues., July 6; fellowship and prepared meal, followed by lesson and then gender-specific discussion/prayer groups. For men and women who have been incarcerated. Fresh Wind Christian Community Ministry Center, 269 N. Michigan Ave., Beulah; Rev. Chuck Towersey, 882-7113 or 499-4381.

"Free at Last" women's support group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wed., July 7; Project Unity for Life, 900 E. Front, suite 200, Traverse City; 929-4446,

Ladies Alcoholics Anonymous (Kalkaska), 8 p.m., Wed., July 7; Kalkaska United Methodist Church, 2525 Beebe Road, Kalkaska.

"The Rock" co-ed addiction support group, 7-8:30 p.m., Fri., July 9; Christ-centered, 12-step addiction recovery groups. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 402 W. Ninth St., Traverse City.

Christian Recovery Group, 8 p.m., Fri., July 9; 12-step Christian approach to recovery. The Salvation Army, 1239 Barlow, Traverse City; 946-4644.

Open Door, post-abortion healing ministry, TC; for day, time and location, call 378-4962 or e-mail

Homosexuals Anonymous, a Christian support group to help men and women find freedom from homosexuality; for details, leave a confidential message, e-mail or call (610) 779-2500 or (800) 288-HAFS.

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