for the Week of 1/23/2022

Sunday, January 2,0 2022

Worship at 10:30 a.m.

Rev. Matthew Nickel preaching

Scripture:  1 Corinthians 13:1-13


​​The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will take place on Sunday, January 30, immediately following the 10:30 AM service of worship in the sanctuary for the purpose of celebrating the ministries the church over the last year and approving the Pastor’s Terms of Call, and listening God’s call to continue to follow and serve Christ in the heart of Detroit. 


We are so happy to welcome our children and families to church.  Our Nursery and Church School are open on Sundays. Our nursery, for infants - kindergarten will be open from 10:15am until 10 minutes after service ends. Parents must sign in, and children will get a  temperature check.  Church School students, grades 1-6, begin at worship and then are dismissed to class. Parents must also sign students in. All children 3 and over, and all adults, will wear masks at all times.  Please contact Kathy Chateau more information or if you have any questions (

Children’s Programs Paused — Church school and childcare on Sunday mornings will be paused and will not meet through Sunday, January 30.  The decision was made by the Parish Life Committee in consultation with staff due to the increased Covid-19 infections and potential for community spread among children. These ministries are intended to return to their normal schedule on Sunday, February 6.

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:

Free Food Distribution on Fridays

JAPC is distributing food every Friday in January from 11am until noon in the church parking lot.  JAPC gives bags of dry pantry goods with some fruits, vegetables and dairy and 175 dinners (feeds 4-6 people) to any who may find it helpful.  Distribution is "contactless".  All food is first come, first serve, so arrive promptly.  VOLUNTEERS:  Sign up online by clicking here.

Join the Card-Makers!

The group will meet in the Guild Room on Thursday, February 9 (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) to create seasonal cards for ill and shut-in church members.  Call the church office for more information.



JAPC publishes a bi-monthly newsletter called The Calendar listing the activities and news of our faith community. Click below for the archive of past newsletters.