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St. Martin Lutheran Fish Fry Friday, Dec. 8

    The public is invited to an "All You Can Eat" cod fish fry dinner at St. Martin Lutheran Church in Birch Run.  It will take place on Friday, December 8 and held in the fellowship hall, located at 10995 Canada at Gera Roads.  Serving times are 11am-2pm and 4-7pm. The menu includes cod, French fries, Cole slaw, bread, coffee or milk.  Desserts are also available. 

  Tickets may be purchased at the door. Take-outs are available. 

  This event is supported by a Thrivent Action Team. 

“This Week in Agribusiness” to film at St. Lorenz Dec. 9

  The public is invited to come and be a part of the live taping of the 67th annual Christmas at St. Lorenz concert Saturday, December 9 at 6:30pm.

  This year we have the unique privilege of being taped by a crew from “This Week in Agribusiness”, an agricultural based news show produced out of Chicago. Orion Samuelson, one of the hosts of the show, will be present to greet the audience before the concert begins.

  The concert is free and open to the public. Please contact Dr. Scott Hyslop at St. Lorenz (989-652-6141) with any questions.

”Happy Birthday Jesus” pageant presented Dec. 17 at First Presbyterian Church Vassar

  The First Presbyterian Church of Vassar will present the Christmas pageant “Happy Birthday Jesus” on December 17 at 6pm.  The church is located at 250 West Huron Avenue, Vassar.

  The public is invited to come and sing along with the cast during this fun and uplifting musical program.

  Refreshments will follow the program. Call (989-823-7813) for more information. 

Stephen Ministry Special Speakers Series

  Upcoming events will include: January 17, 2018, 6:30pm at Frankenmuth United Methodist Church, Brian WIlson of Crossroads Counseling Ministries in Frankenmuth, on the topic of Depression.

  February 20, 2018, 6:30pm at Frankenmuth United Methodist Chuch, William Gutzwiller, Director of Public Safety at City of Essexville, on the topic of Opioids and Human Trafficking. 

  The March/April dates are to be determined. The speaker at St. Martin Lutheran Church, Birch Run, will be Barb Smith on the topic of Survivors of Suicide .

  These speaker events are free and the public welcome. They are Sponsored by The Stephen Ministry of Frankenmuth United Methodist Church and St. Martin Lutheran of Birch Run. ​

St. John's Play Group Mondays through December 18

  St. John's Lutheran Church, 1200 E. Genesee St., Frankenmuth, will be hosting a play group every Monday morning September 18 through December 18 from 10-11:45am.

  All parents are welcome to bring the little ones and socialize while the kids play in the open gym, make crafts, play games and much more.

  For more information, contact

MOPS open to new members

  All area moms are invited and encouraged to join St. Lorenz MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) group.  MOPS is for mothers with children birth – kindergarten from all walks of life, including pregnant and adopting.  A MOPS group is an open, accepting place for all mothers to experience authentic community, personal growth, practical help and spiritual hope.

  MOPS at St. Lorenz in Frankenmuth has two meeting time options available.  The morning group meets two Fridays a month from September to May from 8:45-10:45am.  Childcare is available for your little ones (five years and younger) during the morning meetings.  The evening group meets on the first Monday of each month from 6:16-8:15pm September to June.

  Meetings include food, insightful speakers, devotion and prayer time, helpful demonstrations, small mom-to-mom discussion groups, crafts, service projects, fellowship, organized play dates and mom nights out.

  This year’s theme is "Free Indeed” based on Luke 4:18-19.

For more information or to register please contact Meg (810-964-9440) or Michelle (919-491-5512) for morning group; Liz (989-737-5271) or Jenny (989-652-4837) for evening group.



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