- Saturday, June 19, 2010
Faith in Brief: 06/19/2010
'Beach Party' VBS will start Sunday; Calvary VBS has high seas theme; Local clergy invited to coffee hour; Choral concert has all-American music; Point Betsie topic of first in series; and moreContinued ...
- Saturday, June 12, 2010
Churches give up lawns to feed the needy
At The Caring Kitchen in Delray Beach, Fla., which serves 7,100 meals a month on a $600 budget, there isn't money for fresh produce.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 06/12/2010
Conference for parents offered; United Methodist Women host dinner; Gospel singer will perform at service; Alden church holds 'High Seas' VBS; VBS blasts off at Empire church; Men's Club is selling Maine lobsters; Challenge for youth, VBS for all ages; Church will set sail on VBS adventure; Weekly Bible talks begin Thursday.Continued ...
- Saturday, June 5, 2010
Inspired: Songwriter's themes include kids, nature
Kathryn Christian wrote the songs that appear on "I'm a Michigan Kid" in about six months and recorded the album in her home recording studio.Continued ...
Albert Lewis: Differing opinions open windows, minds
My friend and I are in agreement that political parties voting against the proposals of the opposition purely out of antagonism is both unhealthy and non-productive.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 06/05/2010
Peace Lecture series continues; The Rev. Tupper will preach on Sunday; Time for burgers and brats cookout; Chautauqua program postponed until fall; Concerts by Battle Creek Boychoir; and moreContinued ...
- Saturday, May 29, 2010
Difference doesn't equal 'wrongness'
Chicago-born Brad Hirschfield was 17 when he joined a settlement of religious Zionists outside the West Bank City of Hebron.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 05/29/2010
Central United offers quiet space; Program explores science and sacred; Church will hold worship at the lake; Benefit dinner for Chinese orphanage; Open house at Jubilee House; Two local 'Valiant Women' honored.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 22, 2010
Healed: Speaker says Christian Science is key
Healing is a major component of Christian Scientist principles. It involves the growth an individual's "devotion to living a Christ-like life," Adams said. Healing may be sought not just for physical ailments but also for emotional and financial problems, a misbehaving child or a community-wide drug problem, Adams said.Continued ...
Albert Lewis: Frost poem hits home
I read and wonder as I consider walls and barriers around the world: Might the "offense" be multidimensional? Is it possible to offend the people who are excluded as well as the sensibilities and ultimate values of those who are on the "other" side of the fence? Is there a correct side or a safe side?Continued ...
Religion in Brief: 05/22/2010
Spring conference for local women; Carnival benefits child care center; Church hosts quilt show and bake sale; Cemetery work bee and potluck planned; Chautauqua series continues with filmContinued ...
- Saturday, May 15, 2010
Lutherans split over gay clergy issue
Not all ELCA congregations have seen that level of turbulence over the ELCA's decision last August to allow pastors in committed same-sex relationships to serve openly. But by most accounts, it has been a confusing and murky time in the nation's largest Lutheran denomination.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 05/15/2010
Adult lecture series at UU Congregation; Men fry up fish for church dinner; Get your motorcycle and 'Ride 2 Haiti'; Discussion will follow film screening; Local church hosts Global Day of Prayer; plus more.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 8, 2010
WRITE Inspiration: Group shares ideas, critiques
Johanna Johnson frowned in concentration as she labored over a short story. Beside her, dad Tom Johnson silently critiqued some prose. The pair were at a recent meeting of West Side Writers, a new church group.Continued ...
Faith In Brief: 05/08/2010
Church continues Chautauqua series; Bible College chorale will sing; Free adoption and foster care meetings; Fife Lake church marks 125 years; plus more.Continued ...
- Friday, May 7, 2010
Local Worship Listings
A listing of area places of worship including locations and contact information.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 1, 2010
Offering Hope: National ministry is based in TC
The U.S. is one of six "mobilizing countries" in the Christ's Hope International network, an African-based ministry that works in eight nations in sub-Saharan Africa. That's the area hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic.Continued ...
Faith in Brief: 05/01/2010
Church will give away clothing today; Knights of Columbus hold canister drive; Festival of the Arts showcases students; Kalkaska church will offer new ministry; Dessert theater and talent show slated; and moreContinued ...
Faith Calendar: 05/01/2010
Religion Calendar is published weekly by the Traverse City Record-Eagle.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 24, 2010
Obscure interest helps man land job as Pope's attorney
As the Vatican reels from a sex abuse crisis, it has turned to an unusual advocate: a tennis-loving, Saab-driving attorney from Berkeley, Calif.Continued ...
U2's music centerpiece of local service
The songs of U2 will rock the Presbyterian Church in Traverse City Sunday.Continued ...
Bryan Berghoef: Merits of losing your way
I recently traveled to a relatively large city that I was unfamiliar with: Belfast, in Northern Ireland. I left the guidebook in the hotel room. I refused to consult the map.Continued ...
Local church celebrates World Labyrinth Day
Unity Church will use its labyrinth to help celebrate World Labyrinth Day.Continued ...
Faith In Brief: 04/24/2010
Gospel sing will feature puppet show; Seven Glory will give performance; Spring clothing give-away being planned; Fashion show of wedding gowns; Benzie County holds Day of Prayer; plus more.Continued ...
- Friday, April 16, 2010
Chip Roush: Fast Day rooted in history
Fast Day was once a national holiday. The "opposite of Thanksgiving," instead of a feast and celebration, it featured a fast and contrition. It was even at the opposite end of the calendar, in April rather than November.Continued ...