St. Matthew's hosting race to benefit local food pantries September 27
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Bridgeport invites the public to join them in Taking Steps Against Hunger on Sunday, September 27 for a four or six mile run/walk race on the country roads of Bridgeport Township. The event begins at 2pm.
The congregation will donate one hundred percent of all registration fees to four hunger programs including the Bridgeport Food Pantry, the Saginaw Metro Ministries Food Pantry, the I Support the 1% pantry and the Ev. Lutheran Church in America World Hunger program.
To join the race, registration is available on-line at the church website www.stmatthewsbridgeport.org at the "Taking Steps Against Hunger" link. Entry forms are also available at the church office located at 6065 King Road, Monday through Friday 9am-2pm.
Early registration fees, before September 11, are $15 for 13 and older; $5 for children 6-12; children under 6 are free.
Funding for the event is provided by the Bertha Wilson memorial Trust Fund of Saginaw Metro Ministries and a Thrivent Community Action grant along with supporting donations from area businesses.
For further information, call St. Matthew's (989-777-5747).
Faith Summer Camp
Faith Lutheran Preschool and Childcare is currently enrolling children up to fifth grade for Summer Camp.
The camp has started and will run through September 4. Children can come anytime between 6:30am and 6pm. The cost varies by the length of time the child attends the camp.
The camp includes activities, crafts, meeting special visitors, and field trips. Recently, campers visited the Weiss Dairy Farm and the Lamplighter Flower Shop in Bridgeport.
To register, call Preschool & Childcare Director Crystal Claus at 989-777-2702. The school is located at 4241 Williamson Road, Bridgeport.
Bridgeport Flea Market every Thursday this summer
The Historical Society of Bridgeport has started their Flea and farm market at the Bridgeport Historical Village, 6190 Dixie Highway. It will be every Thursday from now until end of September. Interested vendors are to bring tables and chairs and set up in the village. There is no cost to vendors. The time to set up is 8-9am and hours are from 10am-5pm each Thursday.
Summer Concerts will begin on July 7 in the Bridgeport Historical Village. They will be every Tuesday at 7pm. The bands all volunteer their time and they are local area bands. This year comedians and a children’s fun concert are scheduled in August. There will be popcorn and pop to purchase.
In the case of rain, it is held inside the Old Town Hall.
Preschool, childcare openings at Faith Lutheran
Openings for Preschool and Childcare are now available at Faith Lutheran Church, 4241 Williamson Road, Bridgeport.
For information or enrollment contact (989-777-2702).