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Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 27, 2014 11am - 2pm

St Bronislava Church, 3200 Plover Rd., Plover
31st annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Volunteer to deliver meals, call 715-341-6122
Volunteer at event,

Potato and Buttermilk Supper

Nov 14, 2014 4pm - 7pm

Trinity Lutheran Church, Athens, Wisconsin
An "all you can eat" potato and buttermilk pancake supper at Trinity Lutheran Church, Athens. Menu includes pancakes, sausage links, pure maple syrup, applesauce, cranberry relish, French bread, coffee, milk and desserts. Adults $7.00. Kdn. - gr. 8 $3.00 Preschool free. handicap accessable.

Louetta Lavin 715-257-9262


Dec 6, 2014 6pm - 8pm

Christ Lutheran Church,201 N Third St. Eagle River WI
Journey to Bethlehem for a Live Nativity featuring actors, narration, music and live animals at Christ Lutheran Church 201 N Third St. Eagle River WI. Outside performances every 20 minutes from 6-8 PM, last one at 7:40. Join us indoors for free refreshments after each performance and tour the Bethlehem Market.

Christ Lutheran Church


Dec 5, 2014 6pm - 8pm

Christ Lutheran Church,201 N Third St. Eagle River WI
Journey to Bethlehem for a Live Nativity featuring actors, narration, music and live animals at Christ Lutheran Church 201 N Third St. Eagle River WI. Outside performances every 20 minutes from 6-8 PM, last one at 7:40. Join us indoors for free refreshments after each performance and tour the Bethlehem Market.

Christ Lutheran Church

St. Michael's Church Dinner/Polka Mass

Nov 2, 2014 Mass 9:30am, Dinner Follows Until 1:30pm

St.Michael's Parish Center, Main St Junction City
Polka Mass, with dinner to follow. Serving Chicken, Chicken Soup, and all the trimmings featuring our homemade pies.

Jodi Otto 715.457.3195

Real & Simple Women's One Day Conference

Nov 8, 2014 9am - 4pm

Woodlands Church, 190 Hoover Avenue, Plover, Wisconsin
Woodlands Women's Ministry with 88.5 FM The Family and Five Loaves and Two Fish invites you to this year's "Real & Simple" One Day Women's Conference. "Wisdom From the Heart" featuring Debi Fehrman & Becky Alwin. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. $25 registration required. Catered Lunch is included.

Marsha Van Ark

Christmas Tree Lane

Nov 8, 2014 10am - 1pm

Holy Rosary Parish, Owen
Bake Sale & Raffle
Variety of Christmas Cookies, Candies and Special Breads.
Big Raffle for Cash and Several Homemade Items

Come and Enjoy our Silver Tea Luncheon
Serving: Fancy Desserts, Fruit Cake, Nut Breads, Open-Faced Sandwiches, Coffee, Milk and More!

Adults $5.
Children 5-10 $1.50
4 & Under Free

Sponsored by Holy Rosary P.C.C.W.

Contact the church for more information

St. Paul's Pine River Craft Fair

Nov 1, 2014 10am - 3pm

St. Paul's Fellowship Hall, 2604 County Road P, Merrill
St. Paul's Pine River Craft Fair features lunch served by the St. Paul's Ladies Aid. Items to be sold include: homemade cookies and bakery, handcrafted items-jewelry, crochet, knits, candles, and more, 31 gifts, Christmas wreaths and holiday decor.

Contact the church for more info

Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale

Nov 1, 2014 10am - 1pm

Calvary Lutheran Church, N365 Cain Creek Rd., Merrill
The women of Calvary Lutheran Church, Town of Pine River, Merrill will be hosting their Annual Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10am - 1pm. The luncheon includes chili, corn chowder soup and chicken noodle soup, a hot dog plate, many desserts and coffee. Many holiday items will be available for purchase along with wonderful bakery items. All are welcome to join us for lunch, friendship and fun.

Contact the church for more info

Annual Holiday Fair

Nov 8, 2014 10am - 3pm

Neillsville United Church of Christ, Corner of 2nd and Park St.

Visit the Christmas Gift Shop, Twice Around Shop, Greenery, Country Store and Bake Shop. Enjoy Lasagna, Arizona Salad, Oregano Bread, Desserts and Beverage served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. .

Church 715-743-2147

2nd Annual Trunk or Treat Event

Oct 31, 2014 ?

Grace Lutheran Church, Ringle, WI (Hwy JJ/Q)
Halloween Fun! Trick or Treat from Car Trunks-Free Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate

Grace Lutheran Church-Paster Seefeldt

4th Annual - "Shining the Light of Peace"

Nov 14, 2014 6pm - 10pm

Peace Lutheran Church and School 300 Lincoln Street Antigo WI 54409
4th Annual - Christmas Gala fundraiser for Peace Lutheran Ministries. Must be 21. Tickets are $25 and open to the public.

Nikki Heinzen 715-216-2411

Corpus Christi Church Soup Dinner

Nov 9, 2014 10:30am - 1pm

10075 Hwy BB, Bakerville, WI
All You Can Eat Chili & Chicken Dumpling Soup, Cheese, Bread, Pies and Beverages

Carryout Available While Supplies Last $6. per quart

Adults $7.
Age 6-12 $3.
PreSchool Free

Sponsored by Catholic Financial Insurance Chapter 195


The Friends Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 27, 2014 1pm

First Presbyterian Church, 406 Grants Street, Wausau WI
Join The Friend’s for a traditional Thanksgiving Meal
Thursday, November 27, 2014, Thanksgiving Day
At 1:00 p.m.
At First Presbyterian Church
406 Grant St., Wausau, WI

For those unable to attend, home delivered meals
will be available.

To order home delivery, volunteer time or services, or
further questions Please call 715-842-2469 beginning Monday, November, 17, 2014, between 3:00 p.m. And 6:00 p.m.

Calls will not be taken after 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014

All are welcome and reservations are not needed for the
meal at the church.

Please do not call the church office with reservations or questions.

Joan Kuehl 715-842-2469

Holiday Extravaganza/Craft and Vendor Sale

Nov 22, 2014 9am - 5pm

103 North Fourth Ave, Edgar, WI, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Dining Hall
Tupperware, Thirty-one, Papered Chef, Avon, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, Rainbow, Carol's Candies, Scholastic book Fair, crafts, and More.

Chili or chicken soup Lunch 11am to 1 pm, carry outs available.
Baked Goods and Christmas Wreaths.
Proceeds go to St. John's Home and School.

Come get your Christmas shopping done early and warm your tummy with a bowl full of yummy.

Patty Myszka, cell 715-897-8810

PCCW Annual Christmas Bazaar/Fish & Shrimp Fry

Nov 21, 2014 4pm - 7:30pm

103 North Fourth Ave, Edgar, WI, at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church Dining Hall
Serving: Large, Small, and Children’s Fish Fries. Large Shrimp Dinners. Shrimp & Fish Combo Dinners.
Homemade dessert call also be purchased.
There will also be a bake sale, a book fair, and a Children's Only Shop.
Raffle Drawings at 7:30 p.m.
Hope to see you there!

Patty Myszka, cell 715-897-8810

Holiday Fest Arts and Craft Show

Nov 8, 2014 11am - 1:30pm

St. Paul's United Methodist Church 600 Wilshire BLVD, Stevens Point, WI
Unique Artwork, Bakery, Door Prizes, Entertainment, Soup and Salad Bar (11:00-1:30) Benefits Holiday Baskets

Cathy Martin 715-341-8426

Catholic Order of Foresters Court 475 Annual Pancake Breakfast

Nov 2, 2014 8am - 12:30pm

St. Philip Church, Wagner Hall, Rudolph
Potato and Buttermilk Pancakes - Bake Sale - Pete's Pork Sausage Patties - Applesauce and Sweet Rolls

Adults $7.
Ages 6-12 $3.
5 and Under Free

Mass at 8:30am

All proceeds and matching funds will be used to renovate the convent to accommodate CCD classes

Visit the Grotto

For more info contact Rita at 715-435-3182

St. Paul's Saturday Shopping Trip: Mall of America & IKEA

Nov 29, 2014 Bus Leaves at 7am, and Leaves IKEA for Home at 7pm

Mall of America & IKEA; Minneapolis, MN
Cost: $35/Person includes round trip transportation on a Lamers' Coach Bus, snacks on the bus, and automatic entry into prize drawings on the bus! *Shopping and meals not included. More information available online at

Tania Grisham; (715) 842-3733

2014 Wonder of Christmas: "The Christmas Dream"

Dec 19, 2014 7pm

St. Paul's United Church of Christ; 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Join us as we celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in a current way! Special effects lighting, fog machine, and surround sound media enhance this wonderful Christmas experience for the whole family. One Show Only! Free Admission- Free Will Offering.

Tania Grisham; (715) 842-3733

Fall Extravaganza Expo

Nov 8, 2014 9am - 4pm

N2519 Hwy K, Merrill, Wisconsin
Crafters, artists, and independent distributors will be sharing and showing their items.

New Testament Church 715-536-8554

KOINONIA Retreat Weekend

Nov 7, 2014 - Nov 9, 2014 Friday 4:15pm - 1-pm, Saturday 8:15am - 10pm, Sunday 8:15am -4:30pm

St. John's the Baptist Catholic Church, 125 N. 4th Ave., Edgar, WI 54426
Koinonia is a community experience in Christian living designed especially for adults to encounter Jesus. Koinonia is a Greek word St. Paul used to designate "community". The theme of the weekend is the Paschal Mystery, the death and resurrection of Christ.

This faith experience consists of meditation, discussion, reflection, sharing, prayer, and liturgical celebration.

Koinonia will be held:

November 7, 2014 (Friday) 4:15PM - 10:00PM
November 8, 2014 (Sat.) 8:15AM - 10:00PM
November 9, 2014 (Sun.) 8:15AM - 4:30PM

All meals will be provided. The registration fee is $40.

For an application or more information contact the rectory at 715-352-3011 or Michelle Socha at 715-507-1975. Deadline for registration is by October 31, 2014.

St. John's rectory at 715-352-3011 or Michelle Socha at 715-507-1975

Home Party and Craft Show

Nov 1, 2014 9am - 3pm

St Paul Lutheran Church Stevens Point
Over 30 crafters and vendors, free admission

St Paul Lutheran

GriefShare - Grief Support Group

Sep 22, 2014 - Dec 15, 2014 9am - 10:45am

Immanuel Baptist Church - 5100 Hummingbird Road, Wausau, WI
Grief Recovery Support Group

Call 715-359-2422 or for more information. -

Celebrate Recovery

May 13, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays at 7pm

Highland Community Church Wausau
Celebrate Recovery is a program designed to help those struggling with hurts, hang-ups, and habits by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process.

Jim 715-581-1277

Tim 715-551-3769

Bags of Love Food Pantry

Mar 10, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 Mondays through Wednesdays 9am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Grocery assistance available for Marathon County Residents. *Bring picture ID. *No income verification required.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Tiny Tots Closet

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 10am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
FREE diapers for those in need. *Bring picture ID & proof of parent or guardianship of a diaper-age child. (Birth Certificate, Crib Card, or WIC card preferred). Limit: 2 dozen diapers/visit. Limit 1 visit/month.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Neighborhood Meals

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6pm

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Each week a local business, church, or family sponsors a meal that is prepared and served hot to hungry members of the Wausau Community. *No ID or income verification needed. Simply show up and eat- no questions asked!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Mar 4, 2014 - Mar 3, 2015 10am - 11am

Mountain of the Lord Lutheran Church, 5506 Bittersweet Rd., Town of Rib Mountain
The Registered Nurses of Mountain of the Lord Church will offer a free blood pressure screening open to the public on the first Tuesday of every month.

Lori Tollard, Administrative Assistant
or Molly Monday, RN

Community Bible Study

Jan 16, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015 9am - 10:30am

TLC Travel Agency Rapids Mall, Wisconsin Rapids
A Christian Community Bible study open to men and women. A new speaker every week shares on insights to having a closer relationship with God.

Susan Swidryk 715 325-5683
Pastor David Mickelson, Victory Christian Church 715 421-3909.

Compassionate Friends Support Group Meeting (FREE Adult group for Parents/Grandparents/Family of children who have died

Jan 15, 2014 - Dec 17, 2014 3rd Wedneday of Each Month 7pm - 9pm

St. Matthew's Parish Center/229 S. 28th Ave. Wausau, WI 54401/Parking lot and Parish Center are east of & behind school. Enter first door adjacent to additional parking/building parking
If you live in the Wausau/Marathon County, or in any neighboring communities, and you or your family member has suffered the death of a child, The Compassionate Friends is here to help you, while also providing support for the entire family. We have FREE, monthly, face-to-face meetings that provide a safe place to listen to other's grief experiences, or share your own. Talking and attendance is not mandatory.
When you call our Chapter Leader, we will be happy to put together a free, customized packet of bereavement materials for you.
Discussions, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, books, audio, video, and many bereavement resources available

Contact the Parish Office for Contact Information

Celebrate Recovery

Jan 18, 2011 - Dec 27, 2011 Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Highland church
Faith Based 12 step program for addictions, hang-ups and habits.

Highland church office