Church Women United will meet
Traverse City — First Christian Church will host the Thursday, Dec. 2, meeting of Church Women United. The program title is "Come! Celebrate Jesus."
The group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 3686 S. Airport Road, next to Best Buy. Men are invited. Attendees should bring a dish to pass for the fellowship luncheon. Table service will be provided and there is no mission collection this month.
Advent event for area women
Traverse City — All area women are invited to start the four-week journey to Christmas with an "Advent by Candlelight" event sponsored by Traverse City Area Catholic Women.
The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the St. Francis High School dining hall on East 11th Street. A free-will offering will be collected.
Seating is limited and reservations are requested. For details or reservations, call 313-2729 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katherine Guild hosts cookie walk
Interlochen — The Katherine Guild of Redeemer Lutheran Church will hold its 11th annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 4.
The event, which also features crafts, a silent auction, baked goods and a soup luncheon, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church at Rogers Road and U.S. 31. Cookies will be sold for $5 a pound. There also will be a "Kids Only" gift shop where children can Christmas shop for their families.
Proceeds support Katherine Guild ministries and community projects. Call 645-1263 for more information.
Holiday Marketplace and angel sale
Traverse City — The Martha Guild at St. Michael's Lutheran Church has created a "heavenly host" of angel ornaments to complement its Christmas Marketplace.
The community is invited to shop for crafts, baked goods and angel ornaments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in the church fellowship hall, 912 S. Garfield Ave.