The annual American Cancer Society events will take place in May and June.
New Baltimore and Chesterfield Township residents will take steps to fight cancer during Relay for Life events this year. Get involved in the cause Fund-raising for the American Cancer Society has already begun for the events that attract survivors, their loved ones, volunteers and community leaders. See more Relay for life coverage Why do you relay? Tell us in the comments' section below why you will join the relay and how the disease has touched your life.
Rev. Peter Perella left the historic New Baltimore church for new position in Chicago.
Parishioners at St. John's Lutheran Church of New Baltimore bid farewell Sunday to Rev. Peter Perella during his final service. Perella is leaving Michigan to become director for worship formation and liturgical resources at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Chicago. Speaking during his last sermon, he told members of the small, historic church, "Today is not about me; it is about Jesus Christ." He reminded the congregation that God's love is never-ending. The young pastor came to the church in August 2005. He and his wife, Katie, and their two daughters have been closely tied to the community through the church. In a letter to the congregation Perella said, "You have ministered to me in more ways than I have to you, and I …