- Saturday, August 21, 2010
Brother Parker: TC native is now a friar
Parker Tiffany, 23, recently professed vows of chastity, obedience and poverty as a brother of the Capuchin, an international community of friars modeling themselves after St. Francis of Assisi.Continued ...
Perspectives: Lose 'church,' gain community
This community is actually one that is not turning its back on Christianity so much as openly welcoming people of various beliefs. There is something to admire in this, I would think.Continued ...
St. Matthew celebrates 120 years
The Mancelona church is holding a special service to mark its anniversary.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 08/21/2010
Preview Financial Peace University; Central United hosts community party; 'Amazing Race' will benefit Bethany kids; Marriage training at Bayview Wesleyan; Leland Summer Church series closes; Registration under way for Bible study; 'Living Proof Live' will be simulcast; Register online for Win-Some Women.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 14, 2010
List of kosher animals longer than most think
The biblical rules that govern Jewish diets include a blacklist of animals that may not be eaten, like pigs, vultures or fish without scales. Beef is kosher, pork is not. Trout is kosher, crab is not.Continued ...
Kids' concert promises fun for grownups
For most people, a room filled with screaming children goes into the category of nightmare. But for the guys in Go Fish, it sounds like music to their ears — a dream come true.Continued ...
Faith In Brief: 08/14/2010
Woman to Woman Conference signup; Children invited to explore God's love; Vintage baptism attire on display. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Saturday, August 7, 2010
Helping Haiti: Small TC church helps start orphanage
Christ Community Church, a small Traverse City congregation, is helping to found an orphanage in St. Marc, the coastal province where thousands fled after the January earthquake that leveled the capital city of Port-au-Prince.Continued ...
Orphanage benefit events today
Scenic ride along the Old Mission peninsula; Christ Community Church BBQ and Silent AuctionContinued ...
Perspectives: It is what it is and you travel at your own speed
Somewhere, in the geography of the mind, just between stark reality and denial, is a place called "It is what it is." This land is most often occupied by mourners and people who have received shocking news; those who are trying to cope, to regain their footing and return to the ordinariness of life.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 08/07/2010
Cookout serves burgers and brats; Benefit dinner for Safe Harbor shelter; Program will focus on unity in prayer; Sign up for Ave Maria dinner; and moreContinued ...
- Saturday, July 31, 2010
Congregations struggle in older facilities
Detroit's Metropolitan United Methodist Church's Gothic structure was completed in 1926 at a cost of $1.6 million, at the time the most expensive Methodist house of worship ever built.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 07/31/2010
DivorceCare seminar and support group; Fundraiser benefits Haitian orphanage; St. Michael's holds mega tent sale; Seminary president speaks at service; VBS takes children on the high seas; Worship in the park and potluck lunch; Prince of Peace VBS is for families; Leadership seminar simulcast in TC; Leo Creek Band plays 'On The Hill'; Thrift store holding its summer sale.Continued ...
- Saturday, July 24, 2010
Program combines running, Bible study
Mitchell Hollis developed a 12-week program called "Run for God," which combines Bible study with a 5K training program. It began as a program for members of his home church, but now has nine others. And that's just the start.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 07/24/2010
Free books for kids at Father Fred sale; Strong Tower Radio hosts gospel concert; Christian musician will give concerts; Summer Church hosts guest speaker; Blessing of the Animals for pets; Public invited to strawberry social; VBS will travel to ancient Egypt.Continued ...
- Saturday, July 17, 2010
Bondy to talk about life on kibbutz Sasa
Susan Bondy grew up on a kibbutz in Israel, but not just any kibbutz. The kibbutz Sasa, created in January 1949, is a business success story.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 07/17/2010
Two local 'Valiant Women' honored; Program by Grow Benzie volunteer; Ham and German potato salad lunch; Summer Church hosts retired pastor; Public invited to 'Concert of Love'; Chicken dinner and Summer Festival; Bible church will host day camp; Fair features more than 100 artists.Continued ...
- Saturday, July 10, 2010
Using world's favorite sport to reach out
On this soccer team, accomplishment isn't measured by goals scored or shots blocked.Continued ...
Perspectives: My loss is someone else's gain
I have decided to take care of my body with the same attention and caring maintenance I give my house and car. For each pound I lose I will donate one dollar to the American Cancer Society.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 07/10/2010
Public invited to old-fashioned hymn sing; Book discussion group and potluck; Program on Benzie Historical Museum; Ken Osborne will give gospel concert; Dinner features a 'Taste of Greece'; Summer Church continues in Leland.Continued ...
- Saturday, July 3, 2010
Garden harbors souls for 25 years
Under the meticulously tended flower beds are the ashes of 236 people. The garden, on the grounds of the First Congregational Church on Center Road, is a place for their loved ones to visit and remember.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 07/03/2010
Program on the arts in Benzie County; Christian singles invited to potluck; and moreContinued ...
- Faith Calendar: 07/03/2010
- Saturday, June 26, 2010
Muslim addicts use forbidden substances
Mohammed Al-Turaiki left his traditional Saudi Arabian headdress behind in favor of a blazer and sweater as he made the rounds at one of the United States' oldest addiction treatment centers.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 06/26/2010
Art with 'deeper meaning' sought; Golf course designers give talk; Swiss steak and chicken dinner; New minister at Keswick church; Bazaar at Trinity Church in Northport; Women of Influence host campout event.Continued ...