SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
10:00 AM - Worship Service
Coffee & Cookies served in the downstairs Fellowship Hall following Worship every Sunday
9:45 AM - Nursery Care is available through end of Worship Service
9:00 AM - Adult Sunday School
10:15 AM - Youth Sunday School
Children are dismissed to class after Children's Time with Pastor
Music & Worship
Music is a vital part of the worship experience.
Click here on Music & Worship to learn more about our wonderful music program
Large print Hymnals
Large print Bulletins/Order of Service
Wireless hearing devices
Pews with seat cushions
Kid's activity bags (pick up in back of church)
Elevator access to Sanctuary (main entrance on Monroe St)
Recordings of past services available in church library and online on Podcast page
Ritual of Friendship
Please don't forget to sign and pass along the Ritual of Friendship Book found in the center aisle end of each pew of the sanctuary. Include your address and phone number and indicate if you'd like to be contacted. It's one of our little ways of getting to know new faces in Worship.
Church Office (Sept 7 -June 15 ):
Monday through Friday... 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Summer Office Hours (June 20 (Father's Day to Labor Day) to Sept 6 )
Monday through Friday........ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Office phone: 248.673.7805
Tech Support: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since there are a number of new faces this year this is a friendly reminder to please make sure all monthly informer articles are submitted to the church office no later than the Sunday immediately following the meeting of the Session which is the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
If you'd like an announcement placed in the weekly bulletin for Sunday service please make sure you contact the church office prior to 1:30pm on Wednesday.
Please check all events below since sign up sheets are due in advance. Thank you!
Kroger Rewards Renewal
To renew the Kroger Community Rewards Program for 2015
All participants must sign up yearly (beginning the month of April and continuing into May) for the program in order to earn funds for our Scrip Program in 2015. Complete details for sign up are found in the April Informer monthly newsletter.
The April 2015 Informer is available online now. Please go to the Monthly Newsletter link found on the left.
Music & Worship
Thursday, April 2nd, 6:15pm
Congregational meal and service around the tables
Maundy Thursday service of Holy Communion 6:45pm. Foot washing service imitating Christ's service and humility toward his disciples.
Theme: Jesus laid aside his robe, took a towel, poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples feet.
Resurrection of the Lord/Easter, April 5
*Brass Ensemble Prelude begins at 9:30 a.m.
We invite you to enjoy our Choirs, our Handbells, our Brass accompanist quintet! We will be serving the sacrament of Holy Communion on Easter.
Scriptures: Isa 25:6-9; Psalm 118:14-24;
Luke 24:13-31 Emmaus Road Appearance
2nd Sunday of Easter Season, April 12
Scriptures: Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133;
John 20:19-28 Tom confesses: My Lord, My God!
Title: Sent Out in Peace to Proclaim the Good News!
3rd Sunday of Easter Season, April 19
Scriptures: Psalm 4; 1 John 3:1-7;
Luke 24:36-48 Christ appears in Jerusalem
Theme: See my hands and feet, it is really me! Handle Christ: partake of Christ!
Cindy Baird speaks to us on the topic of The Eucharist
4th Sunday of Easter season April 26
Scriptures: Psalm 23; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18
Theme: I am the Good Shepherd, who lays down his life
Guest Mission speaker, Ruth Azar, Director for the Second Mile Mission Center
We welcome some of her youth worship leaders accompanying her today.
Join us during our Hospitality Hour to meet and greet Ruth and the youth!
Take-a-Sack for Lighthouse
April is the month to bring donations of food and personal items for our “Take a Sack, Bring it Back” project. All items will be taken to Lighthouse North where distribution takes place.
Sacks (with a list of suggested items) will be available beginning March 31st. They will be located on card tables near each major church entrance during April.
You can bring your food and personal items any time during the month of April. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.
Mom2Mom Sale May 30th
Time to start collecting your used baby, child, and teen items in your home for our 3rd annual Mom2Mom sale. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Group trip to the New Wilmington Mission Conference. Contact Julie Stinson or Lori Warholak to rent space or donate items.
Third Graders Wanted!
If your child is in the Third Grade this year, please submit their name(s) to the church office by the April 30. Then, mark your calendar for a special presentation on May 17 during service. All third graders will receive bibles from Christian Education Committee. Age-appropriate bibles will help the children follow the teachings of Jesus and grow closer to scripture.
Calling All High School, College and Trade School Grads
Any congregation member graduating this year from high school, college or any other institute of higher learning, please let us know by submitting your name, school of graduation and a brief statement of your future goals to the church office by April 30. All grads will be honored during a June service. Look in the May Informer for more information. Thank you for helping us celebrate your extraordinary accomplishment.