UPCOMING EVENTS

TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME ZONE.  All updates, weather cancellations will be on the facebook page.


2024 Schedule

*send message for directions/further info for each event

 

Mondays: Wild School 11AM: Chance for parents to gather/talk while kids play.
Rotating hosting family each week. Message Rachelbarker0506@gmail.com to be added to list.

Bi-weekly TBA: We are beginning an "Elders Speak" social group at Lost Creek Senior Independent Living Community.
Every 3rd Thursday/month 12pm: Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib: A time to learn more if U.P. is the right spiritual fit for you.

Come alone/with a friend, or enjoy an hour of companionship for those already attending regularly.

Head up to 2nd floor meeting room.  Just drop in!

 

- January –

Sat. January 6: "Gathering in Nature:  A Winter Wonderland" Prayer Service, 11AM St. Ignace Straits Park

Sat. January 20: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk, 4PM Lake Linden School Forest Cabin & Trails

Sat. January 20:  U.P. Wild Delta County 4:30PM, Hosted by Bobbi & Cynthia Address: 9450 25.75th Lane, Rapid River

Sun. January 28: Nature Prayer Service, Morgan Chapel 4PM 201 E Ridge St.

 

- February -

Sat. February 10 11AM: Valentine Making Party for Room at the Inn, St. Paul's Basement 201 E Ridge St.

Sat. February 17 4PM: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk Swedetown Trails, directions click here

Sat. February 17 2PM CST: INAUGURAL EVENT! Time in Nature, conversation, hiking, spiritual reflection.

Sun. February 18 2PM: U.P. Wild Delta County "Sound Healing"

Sun. February 25 4PM: Nature Prayer Service: Making Gratitude Jars, Morgan Chapel 201 E Ridge St.

 

- March -

Sat. March 16 4PM:  U.P. Wild Keweenaw Wilderness Walk St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Potluck Dinner, Marsin Nature Retreat, directions click here

Thrs. March 21 Noon: Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Sun. March 24 Service begins at 3PM:  Pine Sunday Outdoor Bonfire Service, Honalee Retreat Center

Fri. March 29 4PM: MQT Outdoor Stations of the Cross, Park Cemetery Fit Strip Trail

Sun. March 31: Easter No Nature Prayer Service

 

- April -

Sat. April 13 12:15PM:  MQT Movie Day @ Thomas Theaters, "Philadelphia Eleven"

Thrs. April 18 Noon: MQT Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Thrs. April 18 7PM:  Interfaith Water Stewards Event, Messiah Lutheran

Introducing an initiative to help protect and ensure good quality drinking water in our area.

Sat. April 20 10AM: MQT Earth Day Service Project : Volunteering with Partridge Creek Farm!

Sun. April 21 4PM: U.P. Wild Keewenaw Wilderness Walk, Boston Pond Nature Center: Directions here

Sun. April 21 3PM: U.P. Wild Delta County "Spring to New Life: Diversity in our Midst", Dutch Mill Rapid River

Sun. April 28 4PM:  MQT Nature Prayer Service, Morgan Chapel 201 E Ridge St.

 

- May -

Sat. May 4 9AM: "Dash for Trash" a service project in partnership with the Big Bay Stewardship Council.

May 11-19:  Sowing Seeds Wilderness Walks across the UP:

Full Details & Directions for each hike are HERE

Wakefield:  Sat. May 11 10:00am All Saints Lutheran Church

Marquette:  Sat. May 11 11:00am Eagles Nest Community Forest Trail

Paradise:  Sat. May 11 12:00pm Upper Tahquamenon Falls

Crystal Falls:  Wed. May 15 7:00am CST  Fortune Lake Camp

Minocqua, WI:  Sat. May 18 3:30pm CST Ascension Lutheran Church

Porterfield, WI:  Sun. May 19 3:00pm CST  Wickman Family Farm

Rapid River:  Sun. May 19 2:00pm  Rapid River Ski Trails

Hancock:  Sun. May 19 4:00pm: Porvoo Park

Thrs. May 16 Noon: MQT Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Sun. May 26 4PM: MQT Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo w/ Forest Bathing

 

- June -

Sat. June 8 10-3PM:  Visioning & Dreaming Together U.P. Wild into the Future, Registration Required MQT (lunch provided)

Sun. June 9 4PM:  U.P. Wild St. Ignace Nature Prayer Service, Ojibwa Museum

Sat. June 15: Interfaith Water Stewards Cedar Tree Planting, Republic, MI

Wed. June 19 7PM: U.P. Wild Keweenaw Wilderness Walk, TBA

Thrs. June 20 Noon: MQT Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Thrs. June 20:  Celebrating our Wild Areas with Citizens for a Safe and Clean Lake Superior

Sat. June 23: MQT Summer Wilderness Walk, Wetmore Landing (FREE Recreational Passes)

Sun. June 30 4PM: MQT Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo w/ Forest Bathing

 

- July -

Fri. July 12 3:30PM: MQT Rock Painting at Picnic Rocks

Sat. July 13: Worship in the Wild Hike, Northern WI

Sun. July 14 10AM: Negaunee Mining Caving Grounds, Land Prayer & Wilderness Walk

Wed. July 17 7PM: U.P. Wild Keweenaw Wilderness Walk, TBA

Thrs. July 18 Noon: MQT Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

Sat. July 20:  MQT Kid’s Foraging Adventure w/ guide Sarah

Sun. July 28 4PM:  MQT Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo w/ Forest Bathing

 

- August -

Aug. 9-12:  Intergenerational Peace Camp, Fortune Lake, Register:  https://forms.gle/mkUFtbRvzqNaN4187

Aug. 12-13:  U.P. Wild Retreat: Training & Nurturing Leadership for Branches, Fortune Lake

Wed. August 14 7PM: U.P. Wild Keweenaw Wilderness Walk, TBA

Thrs. Aug. 15 Noon: MQT Wild Coffee Hour at The Crib, upstairs room- drop in and learn more!

TBA: MQT Wilderness Adventure: Kayaking + Eucharist, Bass Lake @ Honalee, Gwinn

Sun. August 25 4PM:  MQT Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo 4PM w/ Forest Bathing

 

- September -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk:

TBA: Blessing of the Monarchs 4th Annual, U.P. Wild Delta County

Sun. September 29:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo 4PM w/ Forest Bathing

 

- October -

Sat. Oct. 12: Seney Wildlife Refuge Walk for the Wild 2024!

Sun. October 27:  Nature Prayer Service, Presque Isle Gazebo 4PM w/ Forest Bathing

 

- November -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk

Sun. November 24:  Nature Prayer Service, St. Pauls Chapel

 

- December -

TBA: Marquette Wilderness Walk

Sun. December 29:  Nature Prayer Service, St. Pauls Chapel

Tues. December 31:  Centering into 2025 Zoom

 

 

 



NATURE PRAYER SERVICES

WILDERNESS WALKS

Rotating Saturday of each month

We  explore revolving locations through walks and hikes together stopping for prayer/reflection along the way.

NATURE PRAYER SERVICE

Every last Sunday of each month

Our Nature Prayer Service is our time to gather in community.  What to expect: Welcome to our Bioregion, Passing the Peace, Wilderness Reflection, Wander & Ponder, Sharing Circle, Shared Prayers & Incense, Closing Poem. Community time to mingle with hot tea & snacks. Introverts welcome. We will NOT be meeting at the Bandshell until April 2023.  We are meeting Jan-March at St. Pauls candle lite chapel- 201 E. Ridge St. use parking lot door.

DELTA COUNTY SERVICE

Rapid River, MI

U.P. Wild Delta County is hosts a monthly Nature Prayer Service. Time for grounding, wilderness reflection, sharing circle, and prayers.  A wonderful welcoming and diverse community- open to all.  For meeting date/location email: Kathy Kathyvb555@gmail.com

 

SHARING STORIES HEALING GROUP

 Marquette, MI

A story group is a small group in a brave safe space consisting of a trained facilitator and up to six participants.  One of the primary ways you are invited to engage at Story Groups is by sharing written stories from your childhood and young adult life.  Our Story Group will meet for six consecutive Thursdays 6-8pm and beginning on February 23, 2023.  Cost is $200/per participant and space is limited to 6 people.  To RSVP or for more information contact Grace at info@upwild.org.

 

A TIME TO BE...

TOGETHER IN COMMUNITY

EVERY LAST SUNDAY PER MONTH


A GLIMPSE AT OUR PAST EVENTS

Every month we hope to offer multiple events based on interest and co-creators:

  • Wilderness Walks at a revolving location within Marquette County (& beyond)

  • Nature Prayer Service @ Presque Isle Park

  • Family-friendly and kid inclusive offerings

  • Story sharing circles (open to topic ideas)

  • Virtual Wilderness Walks for those outside of the U.P.

  • Field Trips to learn sustainability, food resislience, native species, ect

  • Prayer Sit-ins at locations in need of healing or under threat by industrialization