Wayland: Church centennial
WAYLAND—Parishioners and guests will celebrate the centennial for SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church of Gun Lake on Sunday, July 9.
The 100th anniversary of the church will be celebrated with the morning’s 9:30 a.m. Mass, led by Bishop Paul Bradley of the Kalamazoo Diocese and SS. Cyril and Methodius’ current pastor, the Rev. Alphonse Savarimuthu.
Ice cream, music and games for kids and adults are planned, along with a luncheon provided by the church’s Men’s Club and parish families. The menu will include Slavic foods to honor the church’s founders, farming families of Czechoslovakian and Hungarian heritage who settled in this region and built the church in 1917.The church is at 159 131st Ave., Wayland. For more information, visit www.sscmparish.org.