Event Blog


Adult Christian Education, September and October

Adult Christian Education We welcome all members and the public at large to attend these educational and social activities. Fall 2018  Sunday Morning Bible Study This fall, Rev. Rob Carlson will be teaching a Bible Study most Sunday mornings entitled, "Jesus--Now and Then: Reading the Gospel through the Eyes of Mark and Luke.” The class will meet at 11:30 A.M. in Room 108. (If the room is too crowded, we will move over into the Chapel). If you have ever wanted to start a regular practice of reading the Bible, if you have wondered about the history, the cultures, ...

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Sept 16 – Birthday Celebration

  Join us after church on Sept. 16 as we celebrate our September birthdays with cake & punch.  Check the kiosk to ensure that your family's birthdays are listed.

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September 9 – Rally Sunday

Sunday, September 9, our worship experience will be lead by the Arlene McDaniel Jazz Quintet. They will be playing music by Duke Ellington, Leonard Cohen, some traditional blues and spirituals, as well as an original composition. The musical and liturgical themes will express the human desire for the kingdom of God--a theme that pervades the Gospel of Mark, which is the source of much of our preaching and teaching this fall. The quintet features piano, bass, drums, saxophone and flute. It will be a lively, joyous  time of worship culminating in the celebration of the ...

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PeaceQuest 2018

Peace Quest 2018 will  be held at various sites in the Lansing area during the month of September. Here is the link to the event schedule: https://peacequestgreaterlansing.org/event-schedule/ . The Presbyterian Church of Okemos is cosponsoring two movies during the month. On Tuesday 9-25-18 the movie "Out of Order" will be shown-as of this writing the time and location were not available at the Peace Quest website. On Thursday 9-27-18 the movie "Trails of Tears" will be shown at 7 pm at Studio C at the Meridian Mall in Okemose. Readers are encouraged to use the ...

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Aug 22- Local judges share personal accounts with community

OUR BELOVED WORLD: LOCAL JUDGES REFLECT ON LIFE, WORK AND FAITH The Michigan State University and City of East Lansing 2018 selection for One Book One Community is, My Beloved World, a memoir by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States. Inspired by One Book One Community, the Interfaith Clergy Association of Greater Lansing invites you to an evening of storytelling as local judges share personal accounts of their lives, their work and their faith. Please join us on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek (1924 Coolidge Rd., ...

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Church Picnic – August 19

Church Picnic Please plan to join us after church on August 19. Main dish will be provided, please bring a salad or side dish. Questions? Contact Jane Bobay. Dessert will be Birthday cake, celebrating with those who have August birthdays. Make sure your family’s names are listed on the kiosk.

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Ludwig’s Mission in Niger

The Mission Committee, with donations provided by our congregation,  has has helped support  the Mission of the  Ludwig family  in the African country of Niger. Here is a brief introduction to their mission: Position: Leadership Development and Evangelism Trainer Location: Niger Ecumenical Partner: Evangelical Church in the Republic of Niger (EERN) Mission co-workers: Rev. Michael Ludwig and Rachel Ludwig Position Description Michael Ludwig works with leaders of the Evangelical Church in the Republic of Niger (EERN) to use Community Health Evangelism (CHE) as a ...

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Church Picnic – June 10th

Join us for a fun-filled Church Picnic with delicious food and games for kids! It will be Sunday, June 10th after church. Hot dogs, brats, chips, and drinks will be provided by Parish Life. Please sign up to bring beans, side dishes, salads, or desserts at www.perfectpotluck.com. Last Name: Parish Life    Password: PCO2018...

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Family Camp, May 25-27

Adults and children have plenty of fun activities and bonding moments with our PCO church family. Family Camp is May 25-27. This is a great way to get to know others in a relaxed family environment! Enjoy archery, yoga, boating, catch & release fishing, hiking, biking (BYO), campfires, family skits, singing, outdoor educational activities, Capture the Flag and S’mores! Hang out in Hammock Hollow with songbirds & children playing nearby. Sleep in tents, cabins, Focus Hall, or the Lodge. Register early if you want a room in Focus Hall. All are welcome! Register at ...

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20 Year Celebration Hymn Sing on May 6

To celebrate Dr. Marlene Brewbaker’s over twenty years of service to our congregation as organist and music director, we will be joined on Sunday, May 6, by Dr. Stephen Rush, a renowned classical and jazz musician at the University of Michigan. Dr. Rush will perform during our worship service and then lead a “hymn sing” in Fellowship Hall during our regular education hour. Special snacks will also be provided. Please join us to hear what promises to be some great, innovative takes on some old musical favorites and to thank Marlene!

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