Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 19, 2014

Body & Soul in Brief 04/19/2014

Easter Vigil

TRAVERSE CITY — First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road, will offer an Easter Vigil service today, April 19.

The service of light and water starts at 6:30 p.m.

It is adapted from an ancient liturgy of the church proclaiming the cosmic significance of God’s saving acts in history and includes Communion and a optional renewal of baptism. The Psalm 21 praise team will lead the music and a nursery will be available for children ages 3 and younger.

Parkinson’s group

TRAVERSE CITY — The next Parkinson’s Network North support group meeting will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E. Front St. For details, call 947-7389.

Nursing advising event at NMC

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Valley State University will be at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center to offer advising services for the RN/BSN and MSN Hybrid programs.

Services will be available from 1-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the University Center, Dendrinos Drive off Cass Road. For details or to schedule an appointment, call 995-1785 or email

Single adults breakfast

TRAVERSE CITY — Single adults are invited to a quarterly breakfast at Bay Pointe Community Church, 6880 Secor Road.

The event will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 26.

Participants will explore God’s word, the normalcy of conflict and God’s plan for their journey to peace and stronger relationships. For details or to register, call 922-9882 or visit

Wycliffe banquet

TRAVERSE CITY — Wycliffe Bible Translators missionary Andy Ring and his wife, Kate, will be the guest speakers at the Saturday, April 26, Wycliffe Associates banquet.

The Rings have ministered in Africa for 30 years. They helped convert the Lelemi language into written form so the people could have the Bible translated into their native tongue and also pioneered a new, multi-language approach to Bible translation that resulted in four New Testaments being dedicated within nine years.

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