New Year's Eve at Revival Center
CADILLAC — The community is invited to an end-of-year chili/soup cookoff and sledding party at Revival Center Church.
Activities on Saturday, Dec. 31, will start with sledding at 4 p.m. down Cross Hill, followed by the cook-off at 6 p.m. at the church, 984 Plett Road. There also will be a snowman-building contest and more. First and second place prizes will be awarded for the best chili and the best soup.
For more information, call 775-2662.
Evening of Sacred Chant rescheduled
TRAVERSE CITY — An Evening of Sacred Chant with Rabbi Chava Bahle has been rescheduled.
The event, originally set for Dec. 21, will now be held at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Yen Yoga, 332 E. Front St. For details or reservations, call 421-5496.
Groups help sexually abused to heal
Cadillac — The United Methodist Church of Cadillac will offer sexual abuse recovery groups for men, women, children ages 10-12, and teens.
The groups will meet for 12 Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. starting Jan. 6 at the church. All groups are confidential and free and are facilitated by trained survivors and licensed counselors. They are sponsored by Healing Private Wounds.
To register children and teens, call 429-0009. To register men or women, call 743-6213 or 775-6804. For more information, visit www.healingprivatewounds.org.
Women's Ministry sponsors seminar
KALKASKA — The Women's Refresh Ministry at Bear Lake Christian Church will sponsor a half-day seminar.
The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the church on M-72. It will feature a lecture by Beth Moore, founder of Living Proof Ministries. Free brunch will be provided.
To learn more, call 384-2489 or visit www.bearlakechristianchurch.org.
Tornado inspires changes in giving
TOLEDO, Ohio — The season of giving began early this year for Mainstreet Church in Walbridge, Ohio.