Event Blog


Golf Outing, July 13

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PCO – PARISH LIFE GOLF OUTING SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019 MEN / WOMEN / TEENS – all ages and skill levels An enjoyable, fun-filled morning of golf is planned on Saturday, July 13 at Meridian Sun Golf Club in Haslett.  We will play a 9-hole 4-person scramble format with shot-gun tee time at 9 am.  A hot dog/hamburger lunch will be served following golf. The outing includes 9 holes of golf, a cart, range balls, and prizes ….all for $25 per person.  PCO experienced golfers will be available to give golf tips prior to tee time if you are a beginner or rarely ...

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Jazz in June, June 8-9

The Presbyterian Church of Okemos invites you to a community picnic and jazz concert on Saturday, June 8th. Both the picnic and concert are free and open to the public. The picnic begins at 4:00 p.m. with food, games and activities, and entertainment for the entire family. Live music will be provided by well-known local Jazz pianist, Arlene McDaniel. The evening concert at 7:00 p.m. will feature the Dave Bennett Quartet. A multi-instrument phenomenon, Dave Bennett not only is a clarinet virtuoso, but also plays electric guitar, piano, drums, and vocal. He has ...

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Vacation Bible School July 9-12

Come SHINE! with us at Vacation Bible School!  July 9-12 , 9am-noon. This year’s focus is on Living In God’s Light-we will shine a light on ourselves, our friends and neighbors, and of course, on God and his love and light for us! We will provide a small snack each day, so please let us know on the registration form if your child(ren) has any allergies. Each day will have great art, music, seminar, and plenty of games to play! Come SHINE! with us!  Contact Sue Schnackenberg, Director of Children and Youth Ministries with any questions!  Phone: 517‐3...

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Racial Justice Series in May

This May, Adult Education is hosting several opportunities for conversations around racial justice. Kent Workman will lead Adult Church School sessions in the chapel on May 12 and 19, “Race, Bias and Privilege: It’s Time To Talk.”  Kent has worked with the Lyman Briggs Multicultural Alliance, COLORS (Council of Leaders Opposing Racism), the Office of Inclusion, and LGBT community.  Kent was awarded the All University Excellence in Diversity Lifetime Achievement Award. Rev. Dr. Melanie Morrison will speak at our church on Sunday, May 19, 6-7:30pm on “Beyond ...

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Youth Sunday May 5

      Our 21 active youth chose Gratitude for the theme of this year’s Youth Sunday on May 5. The two graduating seniors, Michael Corder and Jacob Gierman will be giving the sermon. The youth will present a mini play, A Thankful Heart Wish, for the children’s sermon. This church is blessed with amazing young people who have worked hard to prepare a meaningful worship service. Please join us. Above are photos from last year's Youth Sunday.

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Family Camp May 24-26

Meals are prepared for us, dishes washed, activities planned and offered, we just kick back and enjoy! Arrive Friday 4 p.m.‐7 p.m. and choose archery, yoga, boating, fishing, campfires, singing, sʹmores and of course Capture the Flag. Worship on Sunday morning and check out at 2 P.M.

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Holy Week Worship

Palm Sunday, April 14 10:00 A.M., Worship with Palm Processional, Festive Music, Children’s Choir Wednesday, April 17 10:00 A.M. , Praying with the Stations of the Cross Maundy Thursday, April 18 6:00 P.M. Soup & Bread Supper, 7:00 P.M. Worship with Communion and Tenebrae Tenebrae services, which are held in the last three days of holy week, go back to at least the 9th century.  The word "tenebrae" is Latin for "shadows" or "darkness," and the service is marked by the gradual extinguishing of candles/lights in a specified order.  The Presbyterian Church of ...

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Fauré Requiem, Apr 19

The Presbyterian Church of Okemos presents the Fauré Requiem in D Minor on Good Friday, April 19th, at 7:00 p.m. The Chancel Choir will be joined by soloists and orchestra from the MSU College of Music. The event is free and childcare is provided. Written in the late 1880's, the work is scored for mixed chorus, soprano and baritone soloists, orchestra, and organ, and offers a uniquely serene view of death in stark contrast to the dark solemnity that defines other Requiem settings. Fauré describes his Requiem as follows: "It has been said that my Requiem ...

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Refugee Benefit Concert, Mar 16, 7 pm

The Presbyterian Church of Okemos Choir is one of seven choirs performing in the All Faith Alliance for Refugees (AFAR) Refugee Benefit Concert. 7 p.m., March 16, 2019 University Lutheran Church 1020 S Harrison, East Lansing From 2008 – 2018, Saint Vincent’s resettled 5,450 individuals, an average of over 500 per year. Many of them, especially those resettled recently, continue to come there for employment assistance and services such as interpretation for health appointments, English classes, housing issues, educational support, Living in America classes ...

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Lenten Opportunities 2019

We are pleased to offer multiple opportunities to grow your faith and share in fellowship during Lent with Devotion/Reflection sessions, 'Cultivating and Letting Go', and a Tuesday night dinner series catered by local immigrant restaurants exploring different prayer traditions, 'Rhythms of Prayer'. Reservations are required for the Tuesday night dinners. Ash Wednesday On Ash Wednesday, March 6, we will worship at the community service 7 p.m., at Haslett Community Church, 1427 Haslett Rd, Haslett, MI 48840. Weekly Devotion and Reflection Sessions Lent is a ...

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