Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 17, 2010

Faith in Brief: 07/17/2010

Two local 'Valiant Women' honored

Traverse City — Church Women United recently honored two local members as "Valiant Women."

Marie Korb is a member of First Christian Church. Lucille Miller is a member of Grawn United Methodist Church. They both are very active in Church Women United, their churches and the community.

Local Church Women United President Vera Sparks presented Korb and Miller with awards at the Church Women United State Assembly in Lansing and thanked them for their dedication and service.

Program by Grow Benzie volunteer

Beulah — Area residents and visitors are invited to learn why "Grow Benzie" helps makes Benzie County a special place at the final "Welcoming Wednesday" program of the summer.

Mary Ann Hendricks, a founding volunteer of Grow Benzie, will be the guest speaker at the program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 8190 Lincoln Road. The program will be preceded by a picnic supper and will be followed by a short vespers service. The Rev. Shelaine Bird will lead the service, with music by vocalist and guitarist Lisa Packard.

Call the church office, 882-4241, or visit

Ham and German potato salad lunch

Arcadia — Trinity Lutheran Church invites the public to its annual Ham & German Potato Salad Luncheon.

The meal will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the parish hall on Third Street.

Summer Church hosts retired pastor

Leland — Dr. John Stewart will be the guest speaker at the Sunday, July 25, Leland Summer Church service.

Stewart is a retired Presbyterian pastor and a retired professor at Princeton Theological Seminary. He will address the congregation at the 9:30 a.m. worship service at Leland Community United Methodist Church, 106 N. Fourth St. The public is invited. Call 256-9161 or visit

Public invited to 'Concert of Love'

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