Upcoming Events at JAPC
Church Address: 8625 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48214
Fall/Winter Office Hours : Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Join us this Sunday for our 10:30 a.m. worship service when our Parish Associate, Louis Prues, will preach on Joshua 4:1-8. His sermon is titled “A Visible Sign”.
The Annual Mission Ingathering of the Presbyterian Women of the Presbytery of Detroit is in "gathering mode" now until the October 15 donation deadline. The project collects articles for overseas hospitals in Africa and over 35 local agencies and other non-profit agencies in our Presbytery including our own PWDP mission the Second Mile Center in Detroit. Please stop by the PWPD Mission Ingathering bulletin board in the Main Hallway to see directions on how you can help.
The Tutoring T.R.E.E. program continues it's 31st year on Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tutors and enrichment leaders are always needed. It only takes two hours per week to make a difference. If you are willing to help by volunteering to tutor or to provide healthy snacks, call or email Kathy Chateau.
The monthly Presbyterian Women of all Detroit area groups will take place at JAPC on October 1 at 9:45 a.m. The business meeting will commence and conclude with lunch served in the dining room. Our organization has been an integral part of Presbyterian activities worldwide including gun control, human trafficking, spiritual development, etc. Join us as we learn what committed women can do. Call the Main Office to make your reservation.
Yoga Class (Slow Flow) continues Saturday, October 4 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.) in the Youth Pit. The minimum donation is $5 per class or $12 per family. Free mat usage. All are welcome.
Have a Pet? JAPC will hold the Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. on the Terrace. This year’s blessing will be in remembrance of Mary Waterstone, a true advocate of all creatures, large and small. We request that animals be on a leash or in a carrying container. Following the blessing, there will be refreshments for all participants (humans and pets).
The Sunday Bible Study, led by Louis Prues, focusing on "The Text for the Day", continues next Sunday, October 5 at 9:00 a.m. in the Guild Room.
World Communion Sunday is October 5. As we gather around the Lord’s Table with Christians around the globe, we will remember and affirm our oneness in Christ. To enrich our worship, we invite members and friends to lend cloths (representing ethnic and cultural traditions) to cover the Communion Table. Please bring the cloths to the church by October 2.
“Bible and Brew” will resume meeting again on Sunday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m., at City Kitchen, 16844 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. The topic for the evening will be SIN. Scripture study Genesis 3. Questions? Contact Lou Prues.
Fall Garden Clean-Up - Garden Angels needed! On Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m., the Garden Committee will clean and prepare the gardens for winter (please bring your own tools). If you can help, please sign-up in the Main Hallway.
The monthly Men's Breakfast continues on Saturday, October 18 at 8:30 a.m. in the Guild Room. The discussion led by Peter Smith will look at several chapters from Jim Walis' book, On God's Side. Copies of the reading selection and reservation sheet are on the Main Foyer Table.
"Tea and Chatter" will meet on Tuesday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m. at Just Delicious Scones (28750 Utica Road, Roseville). Kathi Johnson will be hosting. To attend, please sign-up in the Main Hallway.
The Presbyterian Women Present: The Parable Players, a branch of Magic Carpet Theatre, will present “At His Feet” on Saturday, October 25. Three vignettes from the Bible will be presented with music interwoven with the play. “At His Feet” has been presented all over Michigan and we are pleased to have this production here at JAPC. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. with the play commencing at 10:00 a.m.
Euchre Night on Saturday, October 25 (7:00 - 10:00 p.m. ) Allyn and Pam MacKay are hosting a fun evening of Euchre. Space is limited to 14 players. Beverages and table snacks will be provided. Sign up in the Main Hallway and indicate what you will bring to share (appetizer or dessert). If you have any questions, please contact Pam.
JAPC will host a Blood Drive Wednesday, October 29 from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Mark your calendars and plan to join us to donate and/or volunteer during this important event. Connie Sfire is chairing the drive. Please do not give blood at another facility after September 3 if you are going to donate at JAPC.
Interested in Church membership? Our next New Member Class will be on Sunday, November 9 at 9:00 a.m. in Dodge Hall. Need additional information, speak to one of the Pastors or call the Church Office.
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