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
Make plans to join us this Scottish Sunday, November 23, 10:30 a.m. It is a special day in the life of JAPC with the sound of bagpipes and the "Kirkin' of the Tartans". Our Pastor, Peter Smith, will preach on Psalm 31, selected verses and Ecclesiastes, selected verses. His sermon is titled “In God's Hands!”. Following service, a Coffee Hour, chaired by Barb Lathrup and Sally Wicks, will be held in the Dining Room, highlighted by Scottish music and dancing. Help us make it a grand "Ceilidh". The sign-up sheet on the back page of the bulletin insert and on the table in the Main Hallway identifies a variety of ways 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 Card Makers will meet on Thursday, November 20 (10:00 - 1:00 p.m.) in the Guild Room to create Christmas cards for ill and shut-in church members. To attend, please sign-up in the Main Hallway. Questions? Contact Linda Smith.
Yoga Class (Slow Flow) continues Saturday (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.
The Sunday Bible Study, led by Louis Prues, focusing on "The Text for the Day", will continue Sunday, November 30 at 9:00 a.m. in the Guild Room.
The Crafters need help stocking their Pipers Pantry during Scottish Sunday, November 23 and on Sunday, December 7. If you would like to donate a homemade baked good, bread, jelly or condiment, contact Joyce Catlin. Please label the item and include your name.
Cookies are needed for Holiday boxes for our shut-ins. Assist our Pastor in making the holidays a wee bit brighter for members and friends who cannot be with us. If you would like to donate homemade holiday cookies, please sign-up in the Main Hallway. The cookies need to be at the Church by Sunday, November 30. Questions? Contact Linda Smith or Bunny Rentschler.
"Hanging of the Greens" - Your help is needed as we continue the tradition of the "hanging of the greens" at various times from Tuesday, December 2 through Saturday morning, December 6. Trees will be decorated, garlands and wreaths hung and creches assembled. If you would like to help, call the Church Office (313 822-3456) or sign-up in the Main Hallway.
Contemplative Advent Service - Start the Advent Season with peace and calm in your spirit. Join us for a contemplative prayer service on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. The service will be an opportunity to involve your mind and soul in learning new ways of praying to God by reflecting on the meaning of Advent and the Christmas story. Please sign-up in the Main Hallway.
"Bible and Brew" resumes Sunday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m., at City Kitchen, 16844 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. The evening's topic will be "God Becomes Human...Really?" (scripture John 1:1-18). Questions? Contact Lou Prues.
"Tea and Chatter" will meet Tuesday, December 9 for an 11:30 a.m. lunch at Cotswold Cafe (Ford Estate, 1100 Lake Shores Road, Grosse Pointe Shores). The sign-up sheet is in the Main Hallway and reservations are limited to 12 ladies.
The '14-'15 Concert Series continues with "A Jubilant Song"presented by the Community Chorus of Detroit on December 12 (7:30 p.m.) and December 13 (4:00 p.m.). Tickets are available online at www.communitychorusofdetroit.com for $20 or at the door for $25.
Men - mark your calendars! The Annual Presbyterian Men's Advent Communion Breakfast will be Saturday, December 13, (7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) at First Presbyterian Church (701 Church Street, Plymouth 48170). Reservations ($15 per person) must be maid online by December 4.
The "Brunch Bunch" will be gathering on Sunday, December 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (788 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores). The cost is $20 which includes coffee and tea. The reservation sheet is in the Main Hallway.
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