Upcoming Events at JAPC
The Crafters will meet on Monday, June 17 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) in the Guild Room. If you have questions, please contact Rae Ellen Firestone (586-294-1093).
Men of the Church are invited to a barbecue (rain or shine) at the Manse (Peter and Linda Smith’s home) on Monday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. A steak dinner, assorted salads and dessert will be served (Cost: $13 per person.) Sign up in the Main Hallway and bring a chair to share.
The Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Jim Ruffner will be held on Friday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m., in the Sanctuary Join us as we remember the myriad of ways Jim enriched the church’s ministry and touched our lives.
Join us for worship next Sunday, June 23 at 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. when Peter Smith will preach on Galatians 3:23-29. The sermon title is “You are ADOPTED!”
Summer Worship Schedule begins on June 23. At 8:30 a.m., an informal and abbreviated service will be held in the Zaun Chapel. At 10:30 a.m., our traditional worship service will be in the Sanctuary with Church School for our younger children (Crib - 2nd Grade). Children’s activity bags will be available at both services.
THE CREW will meet on Belle Isle on Thursday, June 27 (please note date change) at 11:00 a.m. for a picnic lunch. They will proceed to the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for a 12:30 p.m. guided tour. (Cost $5). Contact Dianne Rentschler for more information. Please sign-up in the Main Hallway.
Family Fun at the Detroit Zoo - Families with young children (birth - elementary school) are invited for a morning of fun at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday, June 29. We will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a potluck breakfast and then go on a guided tour. (Cost: Adults - $14, children 2 to 14 - $9, under 2 - free; parking - $5 per vehicle, guided tour - $2 per person). For more information, please contact Katy Doyle-Hohf.
The first concert in our Summer Carillon Series will be on Sunday, June 30, during the coffee fellowship on the Terrace. Ann Arbor Carillonneur, Carrie Poon will open the series with a program of Americana for Independence Day and tunes to welcome summer.
The Creative Arts Day Camp, sponsored by JAPC, will be held at the Church for three weeks, Monday-Friday, July 8-26, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for children grades 2 - 5. (Week Three - July 22 is also open to Middle School students, grades 6 - 9.) Scholarships are available. Information and registration sheets are available on the Main Foyer Table.
Can you help prepare and serve lunches during the Creative Arts Day Camp (July 8 - 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon)? You could help for one day or several times during the three week event. Sign up in the Main Hallway. For more information, contact Kathy Chateau.
Tea and Chatter: Summer is the perfect time for tea and chatter in the company of good friends outdoors! Tea and Chatter will meet on Tuesday, July 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the home of Valerie Yinger. Sign up in the Main Hallway and indicate what you are bringing to share.
The Card-Makers will make handmade greeting cards for our US service personnel who are stationed overseas on three consecutive Monday evenings (July 30 and August 6 & 13) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the church. All material will be supplied along with samples and suggestions for card designs. (Please bring your own scissors.) Questions? Contact Linda Smith.
Join us for old-fashioned church family picnic on Sunday, August 11, at 1:00 p.m. at Patterson Park (Grosse Pointe Park). We’ll have games, food and good old-fashioned fun! There may even be some exciting prizes! All ages welcome. Bring a friend and a dish to pass. Sign up in the Main Hallway.
Save the Date! The Barnabas “Swing 4 Dreams” Golf Outing Fundraiser will be held at the Sycamore Hills Golf Club (Macomb) on Sunday, September 8 at 1:30 p.m. Information is available on the Main Foyer Table.
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