Event Blog


December Birthday Celebration – Dec. 17th

  Join us after church on December 17th as we celebrate our December birthday members.  The cake will be delicious and the fellowship will be wonderful! See you in church!

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Christmas Worship

Service of the Longest Night, Thursday December 21, 7:00 p.m. Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 501 E. Mt. Hope Ave, Lansing Sponsored by: The All Faith Alliance for Refugees (AFAR) including leadership from our church. See our post for more about the service. Click here. Fourth Sunday of Advent, Sunday Morning, December 24, 10:00 a.m. Christmas Eve Worship and Pageant, December 24, 6:00 p.m. This is a family-friendly worship service that features Christmas Carols and a telling of the Christmas story through a pageant where all children who desire may participate....

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Alternative Christmas Market

The PCO Alternative Christmas Market will be held after worship, 11:30 – 1:00, on December 3 in Fellowship Hall.  Find a gift for your loved ones or dear friends and also benefit those who need a gift the most.  Spread a little Christmas Cheer!  The following organizations will be represented: Advent House Ministries offers weekend shelter and food; outreach to children who come to weekend shelter, including educational assistance; assistance with literacy skills, GED program; two shelter homes for men, one shelter home for women who are victims of domestic abuse, ...

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Giving Tree 2017

The Giving Tree Advent Project PCO is providing four refugee families with Christmas gifts. There are twenty children and eight adults. Gifts include items such as clothes, coats, boots, bedding, towels and hygiene items.  Please consider participating by: Choosing gift tags from the giving tree in Fellowship Hall Sign the master list on the table next to the tree indicating which person and gift you are purchasing Bring the UNWRAPPED gifts back by DECEMBER 10 Attach the TAG securely to the gift and include the RECEIPT In addition, there will be ...

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Lessons and Carols, Dec. 1, 7 pm

Enjoy an evening of Christmas music that will benefit Advent House Ministries!   What better way to savor the true meanings of this joyous season! Please join us at the Presbyterian Church of Okemos for "An Evening of Lessons and Carols" on Friday, Dec.1, at 7:00 p.m.  The Concert will feature the Chancel and Handbell choirs with students from the MSU College of Music accompanied by harp, flute, and organ. Christmas music old and new, and some carols for all to sing. Admission free. Donations will go to Advent House Ministries,  celebrating its 30th anniversary of ...

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Agape Worship Service, Nov. 19

On Sunday, November 19—the Sunday before Thanksgiving—it is our tradition to mark the holiday with an Agape Service. Agape is the Greek word for “love,” the word especially used to refer for Christ’s love toward his disciples. This is the self‐giving love that Jesus commanded his disciples to practice: “Love one another as I have loved you.” The early church often gathered on Sunday nights and brought a variety of foods to share in a feast during their worship service. Our tradition is to observe this practice on the Sunday morning before Thanksgiving by ...

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November Birthday Celebration – Nov. 12th

Join us after church on November 12th as we enjoy birthday cake in honor of all of our November birthday members.  Many thanks to Kathy Richardson for sponsoring the cake this month.

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Directory Photos Nov 12, 19, Dec 3

We need your photo for the new church directory! You may submit a photo you already have and are happy with to directory@okemospres.org or if you would like a new photo, you are welcome to have your (and your family’s) photo taken on these Sunday mornings: November 12, 19, or December 3.  Our student photographer will begin taking photos at 11 after church is and continue until everyone has had a chance to get a photo taken! To make this as convenient as possible, you can sign up on a sheet that will be close to the greeters on photo Sundays, or if you’d like to ...

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Staying Connected Faith-Based Discussion

Join the faith-based discussion: Staying Connected in Times of Difficulty. Hosted by the Presbyterian Church of Okemos and the Islamic Center of East Lansing. November 4, 7-9 pm. RSVP required by 11/2/17. https://goo.gl/uoT9ZP . For a flyer, click here.

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Riffs for the Rift, Oct. 20

The Annual Riffs of the Rift Benefit Concert and Dinner for Simbolei Academy will be October 20 from 6 to 8PM at Presbyterian Church of Okemos. Music will be blues with Deacon Earl and the Congregation and Eastern European/Gypsy music with Leo and the Komradz.  A buffet of home made Kenyan food will include chicken in coconut sauce, beef stew, curried cabbage, yellow rice and potatoes with sweet potato pudding for dessert. Come for the whole evening and just stop by.  $10 suggested donation at the door benefits Simbolei Girls' Academy and Simbolei Literacy Outreach ...

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