for the Week of 4/4/2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Scripture:  Matthew 28:5-10, Luke 24:13-14, 28-34, and John 20:19-23

Rev. Matthew Nickel preaching

​​​Recordings of Sunday Worship


The worship service will be recorded and made available after worship. A link will be emailed out when it is available. You may visit our online worship video page here:

Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church has resumed in-person worship for the 10:30 AM service. Session approved the decision. The church's established safety practices will continue in order to promote the safest environment for worship within our ability. I


Worship will continue to be live streamed to Facebook and recordings will be available following worship at Noon on Vimeo. We are so please to have so many of our worshiping body gathering together online from near and far as well.


Whether we see you online or in-person, we look forward to gathering to worship together.

Here are some other ways of accessing worship:

Livestream on Facebook each Sunday at 10:30 AM.

Watch recordings on Facebook following worship.

Watch recordings on Vimeo following worship.

Watch recordings from the church website:

​​Church Office Closed but Open by Appointment Only

The church office is closed but is open by appointment only. You may continue to connect with staff by email. You can reach the Church Secretary Margie at, Bookkeeper Phyllis at or Pastor Matt at


Free Food on Fridays

JAPC will have contactless free food distribution in the parking lot Friday, April 9 starting at 11a.m. Quantities are limited so it is suggested you arrive early.

Food includes: Food Bags with dry pantry goods and staples, bread and some fresh produce. Dinners (feed 4-6).

VOLUNTEERS: Sign up online at  


Online Prayer Group

Close your day with a short prayer service from the Book of Common Worship. Together, we offer prayers for our church, community, and world. The service is will be held on the second and forth Thursdays of the month (April 8 & 22) at 7:00pm on Zoom. For video go to: Meeting ID: 869 7656 7804 Passcode: 123 - to participate by phone dial 312-626-6799, enter Meeting ID: 869 7656 7804 and use Passcode: 123


Sunday Forum:  DIA Exhibition on Robert Blackburn & American Printmaking

On April 11, at 2:00 pm on Zoom, Clare Rogan, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Detroit Institute of Art, will give an informal Zoom talk about Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003) and the diverse creative community he fostered. Born of Jamaican immigrants and raised in Harlem, Blackburn's career spanned from the Harlem Renaissance to the turn of the twentieth century. The exhibition, Robert Blackburn and American Printmaking, was organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), and will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts March 20 - September 5, 2021. Zoom Details: Meeting ID: 819 1179 7655 Passcode: 54321 OR Dial by your location  +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 819 1179 7655 Passcode: 54321 



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