CALENDAR, EVENTS, & NEWSLETTER
In-person physical worship has resumed on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to allot time for the health safety screening.
Face masks will be required to attend service. If you do not have one, one will be supplied.
Hand sanitizing station will be located throughout the building.
for the Week of 10/25/2020
Sunday In-Person Worship for Communion Sunday, November 1
Scripture: 1 John 3:1-3
Sermon: "Cooking with the Saints"
Preaching: Rev. Matt Nickel
This Sunday we welcome carillonist Eva Albalghiti to All Saints worship. A PhD student in Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Eva learned her carillon skills at Yale University and continues to use them playing weekly programs in Ann Arbor. We are delighted to have her with us to play before and after worship.
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: https://vimeo.com/japcdetroit
Session approved returning to the sanctuary for worship on Sundays at 10:30AM. We will be taking significant precautions to maintain safety of those who attend. To learn more about what to expect and to know how to prepare if you plan on attending, please read this summary Session has prepared to help church members: https://bit.ly/japcreentry
Church Office Resumes Regular Hours but Open by Appointment Only
The church office has resumed regular hours but is open by appointment only. You may continue to connect with staff by email. You can reach the Church Secretary Margie at firstname.lastname@example.org, Bookkeeper Phyllis at email@example.com or Pastor Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Garden Clean-up
Garden Angels needed! On Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 a.m., the Garden Committee will clean and prepare the gardens for winter (please bring your own tools.). Even if you can only help for an hour or two, your time is appreciated
Tutoring TREE will begin a 7-week semester starting Tuesday, October 13 from 4-5pm. We are running virtually using zoom so that each tutor will have 2 students. We are in need of 2 tutors to help with basic reading and math. Please contact Kathy if you would like to volunteer to be a virtual tutor once a week for an hour from your home.
Sunday Usher Sign-Up
As the church returns to in-person worship, ushers are needed for Sunday mornings from 9:30am-11:30am. If you are willing and able, please use the link to sign up. On the signup website there is a link to the responsibilities that you can download and print. If you need helps signing up, please contact the church office. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/JAPCushersignup.
Fresh Food Boxes on Fridays
JAPC is distributing fresh food boxes every Friday at 11:00am in the church parking lot. Through our partnership with Food Rescue US, JAPC gives thirty 25 lb. boxes of fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy to any who may find it helpful. Distribution is “contactless”. All food boxes are first come, first serve, so arrive promptly. VOLUNTEERS: Sign up online at https://bit.ly/JAPCproduce.
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.