2017-06-29 / Life in Leelanau

More speakers in trio of series

Special speakers will be visiting three Leelanau County churches this summer. Here is the list of speakers and where they will be when:

Omena Presbyterian Church speaker series:

July 2 — The Rev. Jim Porter, copastor, St. Thomas Community Presbyterian Church (Shelby Township).

July 9 — The Rev. Bryant M. Anderson, pastor, Milford Presbyterian Church.

July 16 — Special Music Sunday with Patrick Kuhl

July 23 — The Rev. Troy Hauser-Brydon, senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Grand Haven.

July 30 — The Rev. Matt Fitzgerald, senior pastor, St Paul’s UCC, Chicago.

Aug. 6 — The Rev. Neal Plantinga, Sr. research fellow, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.

Aug. 13 — The Rev. Becky Chamberlain, retired pastor, Kansas City, Kansas.

Aug. 20 — The Rev. Dr. Phillip Reed, pastor, Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. Ewen Holmes, pastor, transitional Presbytery, Mackinac.

Aug. 27 — The Rev. Dr. Peter J.M. Henry, pastor, Grosse Point Memorial Church.

 Sept. 3 — The Rev. Dr. Homer Nye, retired senior pastor, Traverse City Presbyterian Church.

Third annual Glen and Ella Noonan Speaker Series, Empire United Methodist Church:

July 2 — The Rev. Carolyn Waters, retired pastor in the United Methodist Church. Work in youth ministry and Native American missions.

July 9 — The Rev. Faith Fowler, pastor Cass United Methodist Church, Detroit. Her outreach ministries include tiny houses for the homeless.

July 16 — The Rev. Robert Mc- Quillkin, ordained in the Presbyterian Church, USA and served churches in Ohio and Illinois.

July 23 — Professor Jeffrey Weima, professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary.

July 30 — The Rev. Dr. Jack Harnish, retired United Methodist pastor living on Platte Lake.

The interfaith service, with the theme of “On the Dunes,” will begin Sunday and continue each Sunday throughout the month of July.

The services, named for church members the late Glen and Ella Noonan, are at 9 a.m. at the church, located on Michigan Street in Empire.

Leland Summer Church:

July 2 — The Rev. Matthew Hook, lead pastor, Dexter United Methodist Church.

July 9 — The Rev. Sharon Brown, copastor, Redeemer Covenant Church, West Michigan.

July 16 — The Rev. Lee Vander Zee, information not available.

July 23 — The Rev. Daniel Hofmann, pastor, Leland United Methodist Church.

July 30 — The Rev. Benton Heister, director of connectional ministries of West Michigan Conference, United Methodist Church.

Aug. 6 — The Rev. Jack Harnish, retired United Methodist paster and pastor emeritus, First United Methodist Church of Birmingham.

Aug. 13 — The Rev. Wes Granberg- Michaelson, ecumenical advisor to the Reformed Church in America.

Aug. 20 — The Rev. Jeff Nelson, pastor Redford Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

The Summer Church is an additional worship service at Leland Community Methodist Church, 9:15 a.m.

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