Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 22, 2012

Community in Brief: 12/22/2012

FROM STAFF REPORTS
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Grace Church

Traverse City — Christmas worship at Grace Episcopal Church will include family services on Christmas Eve.

On Monday, Dec. 24, family services with child care start at 4 and 6 p.m. Festival Holy Eucharist is offered at 9 p.m. and an Evensong service with Eucharist will start at 11 p.m.

Christmas Day worship at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, will be a simple Holy Eucharist with songs.

The church is at 341 Washington St. For details, call 947-2330.

Kingsley worship

Kingsley — The congregation at Kingsley United Methodist Church invites the community to Christmas Eve worship services.

Candlelight services will start at 6 and 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at the church, 113 Blair St. Child care will be available. For details, call 263-5278.

Christmas worship

Traverse City — Bethlehem Lutheran Church will hold worship services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Services on Monday, Dec. 24, will start at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. There will be one worship service at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day, Dec. 25.

The church is at 1050 Peninsula Drive. Everyone is welcome.

Candlelight services

Antrim County — The community is invited to traditional, carol-filled Christmas Eve services in Mancelona and Alba.

Services on Monday, Dec. 24, start at 7 p.m. at the Mancelona United Methodist Church, 117 E. Hinman; and at 9 p.m. at the Alba United Methodist Church, 5991 Barker St. Both services will close with a candlelight ceremony. For details, call the Rev. Todd Shafer, 587-8461.

Holiday worship

Traverse City — Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1777 High Lake Road, will hold a candlelight service of lessons and carols at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. A Christmas Day Festival service will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25.

Urgent Care hours

Traverse City — Munson Urgent Care Clinic will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Munson Urgent Care is located at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. Holiday hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Christmas Eve; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Christmas Day; and 7 a.m.-10 p.m. New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. For details, call 935-8686.

Youth group ski trip

Traverse City — Plans are being finalized for the Bethlehem Lutheran Church youth group's ski trip to Searchmont Jan. 25-27. The trip is limited to the first 25 to sign up; call Norm Fred, 947-2852.

WOW program

Traverse City — YMCA Youth WOW (Working on Wellness) is a four-month weight management and healthy lifestyle program for young people ages 10-17.

A new series starts Wednesday, Jan. 9, with family orientation at 6:30 p.m. The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 4. The program includes two weekly group training sessions with YMCA fitness staff, a four-month YMCA family membership, four group nutrition sessions and one personal nutrition counseling session.

The cost is $392 for non-members, $272 for current Y members. Scholarship help may be available; call 933-9622 or print the scholarship form at www.gtbayymca.org. Payments may be made monthly if through the Y's bank draft system.