News

Sturgeon Bay churches remember loved ones with special service

The holiday season is not a joyous time for everyone and three Sturgeon Bay area churches are making sure they are not alone on the longest night of the year. The third annual “Longest Night” service will take place at Friends Community Church on the day of the Winter Solstice. The service centers around special hymns and passages to help people cope with the loss of loved ones during the holiday season, a time when deaths usually spike according to a 2013 study. Friends Community Church Pastor Nancy Bontempo hopes people who attend the service realize that on the longest night of the year, things get brighter.

 

 

The “Longest Night” service, also known as a Blue Christmas liturgy, begins at 6:30 p.m. on December 21st at Friends Community Church in cooperation with Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and Tanum Forest Lutheran Church. 

Search Our Site

Current Weather

STURGEON BAY WEATHER

CANCELLATIONS

Poll

Will you follow the newest CDC guideline for vaccinated people to wear masks in public indoor facilities?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Birthday Club

Sports Poll

Do you agree with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers' decision to bring back Randall Cobb?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Obituaries are provided as a service of the

Schinderle Funeral Home of Algoma

Obituaries

Click Here for more Obituaries

Obituary posting fee is $25

Newsletter

Sign up for our Daily Electronic Newspaper!

Get the latest news with our Daily Electronic Newspaper delivered to your inbox.

Get the latest updates for Big Deals delivered to your inbox every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.