Under a normal umbrella, the following opportunities would be offered - please note this season we will be following the guidelines in the box to your right/below.

Youth Ministry

The Coordinator of Bay View Youth Ministry is Bay View member Marcia-Anne Beard Dunbar,  assisted by her husband, the Rev. Earl Dunbar. Earl is a minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church. Marcia-Anne is delighted to find another way to use her religion/psychology degree as well as her teaching certificate. Earl is glad to have another opportunity to use his Christian Education major from seminary. Marcia-Anne and Earl currently live in New Hampshire, where Marcia-Anne homeschools their two sons, Jonathan and James. In the summer, they enjoy living in Bay View. She is very pleased to be given the opportunity to coordinate youth ministries at Bay View.

Children’s Sunday School (under 11) meets in Hitchcock Hall.

Youth ages 11 to 12 also meet on the top floor of Hitchcock. Middle Youth, ages 13-15 meet downstairs in Evelyn Hall.

Leader’s In Training may choose this class or join the Leaders in Sunday School. Older Youth, ages 16+, and Young Adults are welcome to join one of the Adult Sunday School classes available.

A “20-Something” Bible Study is held on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Crist Hall. Anyone of that age group is invited to drop in.

Youth Group (ages 11-15) meets each Wednesday at Hitchcock Hall at 6 p.m.

True North- Leader Christian Fellowship meets Sundays at 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Clubhouse.

Each group will also be doing a service project in the Petoskey/Harbor community during the season.

Not a member? Learn more about membership opportunities in Bay View.

The Bay View Association is located just outside of Petoskey, Michigan on the shore of Little Traverse Bay.

1715 Encampment Ave
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-347-6225



Our Mission

To be an institution in which Christian values and traditions are central; To enrich the human experience for individuals and families within Bay View and the surrounding community through a seasonal program of religious, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities; to provide a Christian perspective in a changing world.

The Bay View Association is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Click to read Our Vision.