Upcoming Events at JAPC
Church Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon.
The Sunday Bible Study, focusing on “The Text for the Day”, continues every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. in the Guild Room. Join in and get a “head start” on the morning’s sermon by reflecting on its biblical text.
Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. Concurrent with the service is a Church School program for children for Crib - 8th Grade.
This Sunday, March 9, our Pastor, Peter Smith, will preach on Matthew 4:1-11. His sermon is entitled, "Ever Tempted?".
The Tutoring T.R.E.E. needs your help! The T.R.E.E. continues on Tuesdays afternoons from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Tutors and enrichment leaders are needed. Volunteers can also provide “healthy” snacks and juices. If you want to help, contact Kathy Chateau.
Middle School Learning Academy - Richard Jewell is teaching a Creative Writing/Acting workshop and Ammil Garrison is offering a Martial Arts class. All 6-8th graders are welcome to participate. To help with the program or to donate a snack, contact Kathy Chateau.
Yoga Class (Slow Flow) continues on Saturday mornings (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.) in the Youth Pit. The cost is $5 per class, $12 per family. Free mat usage. All are welcome
Our Lenten Communion Breakfasts begin on Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30 a.m. in the Zaun Chapel. The ½ hour service will be followed by a continental breakfast in the Guild Room. Join us before work for this special time of worship and fellowship.
Lenten Study (Wednesdays , March 12 - April 9, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.). This year's study will use Adam Hamilton's book, "Final Words". In this five-session video-based study, Hamilton explores Jesus' final words spoken from the cross as seen and heard by those who stood near the cross and their impact for our lives today. There is a sign-up sheet in the Main Hallway. You can purchase the book ($10) in the Church Office.
The Indian Village Pancake Breakfast will be held at the church on Saturday, March 15, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. ($7 adults, $4 children 3-8 and free for children (1-2 years). Monies raised support the I.V. Women Garden Club’s Scholarship Fund and civic improvements in the Village.
Presbyterian Women - Join other women of the church for “Coffee with Eileen” on Saturday, March 15 (10:00 to 11:30 a.m.) at the home of Karen Wininger. Eileen Jewell, a church member and seminarian at McCormick Theological Seminary, will be the guest speaker. It promises to be a relaxed, fun filled, spiritual event. Reservations are necessary and limited to twenty guests. Make your reservation at the Main Hallway tables.
Interested in exploring church membership? Our next New Member Class will be on Sunday, March 16, at 9:00 a.m., in Dodge Hall. Questions? Speak to one of the pastors or call the Church Office.
The Sunday Forum, on March 16, welcomes Paul Hillegonds as its speaker. Paul has held significant positions in our city. He is Chair of the Regional Transit Authority and senior vice president for corporate affairs at DTE Energy. The Forum will begin at 11:45 a.m. in Zaun Chapel.
JAPC will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 19 (2:00 - 7:30 p.m). Mark your calendar and join us to donate and/or volunteer. Laura Boyle is chairing the drive. If you are going to donate at JAPC, do not give blood at another facility. Call the church if you want to donate.
The Card-Makers will meet on Thursday, March 20 in the Guild Room (10:00 - 1:00 p.m.) to create Circle of Care cards and Ester cards for church members experiencing illness or physical limitations. Sign-up in the Main Hallway.
The next Men’s Breakfast is on Saturday, March 22 (8:30 a.m.,Guild Room). Peter Smith will lead the discussion on selections from Thomas Moore’s book, "Writing in the Sand - Jesus and the Soul of the Gospels". Copies of the selection and reservation sheet are on the Main Foyer Table.
Jazz at JAPC on Sunday, March 23, at 4:00 p.m., will be presenting "Jazz and Spirituals of ‘The Duke’" featuring Charles Boles and his quartet. The event will also utilize the talents of our very own Deborah Nero on vocals, guest artist George Benson on saxophone, Stephen Warner, on piano, and a few members of the JAPC Chancel Choir. Come (and bring a friend) and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of jazz.
Spring Clean-up! Volunteers are needed on Saturday, March 29, (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) to get a "jump start" on Spring cleaning. If you can donate an hour or two or the whole morning, there are a myriad of tasks to be completed. While some require special expertise, most demand just a willing spirit.
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