Event Blog


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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Jazz Weekend, Mar 2-3

This year our church welcomes jazz vocalist and educator Sunny Wilkinson as the guest artist for Jazz Weekend 2019. The Saturday evening concert, March 2nd at 7:00pm, will feature the Sunny Wilkinson Quartet performing selections from her widely acclaimed CD "Into the Light" (2018). The album offers exceptional interpretations of a variety of music from intimate ballads to up-tempo tunes, including original compositions. Sunny's Quartet features well-known jazz performers Ron Newman on piano, Ed Fedewa on bass, and Larry Ochiltree on drums. The concert is free and ...

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Adult Christian Education, Winter 2019

Adult Christian Education We welcome all members and the public at large to attend these educational and social activities. Winter 2019  Adult Ed series: “Going Deeper: the Refugee Crisis” in the Chapel, 11:30 A.M. January 13—Dr. Stephanie Nawyn, is the Co-Director for Academic Programs at the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) and an associate professor in the Department of Sociology with expertise in gender and migration.  Stephanie will talk to us about the historical support of refugees from the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian traditions, and ...

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Jan. 13- Annual Chili Cook-off and Game Night

Join our church family for a delicious & fun Chili Cook-off & Game Night. We will enjoy a variety of chili dishes at 5:00 with games beginning around 6:00. What better way to spend a chilly winter evening! Click on the link below to sign up to bring chili, a side dish or dessert to share with the group.  This is an event for all ages so come along and enjoy the night with us. Event Name: Chili Cookoff 2019; Password 6621; Coordinator Name:  Major, Perfect Potluck Signup opens in a new window.

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Christmas Worship

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Sunday Morning, December 23, 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. Candlelight & Communion Christmas Eve Worship,  December 24, 8:00 p.m. This is a traditional Christmas Eve worship service that tells the Christmas story through lessons, carols and candlelight. We observe the Sacrament of Communion.

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Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner Are you looking for a place to enjoy Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day? Parish Life will once again have our Christmas Potluck Dinner at church on Dec. 25th at 1:00. If you would like to attend, please write your name & the dish you are bringing  on the sign-up sheet found in Fellowship Hall. If you have questions, please contact Deb Major at parishlife@okemospres.org.

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Giving Tree, Dec. 9

The Giving Tree Advent Project Our church is providing gifts for four refugee families this year.  There are nine adults and nine children.  Gifts include items such as coasts, boots, clothes, bedding, towels, hygiene and cleaning products.  Please consider participating by: Choosing gift tags from the Giving Tree in Fellowship Hall Signing the color-coded master list on the table next to the tree indicating which person and gift you are purchasing Bringing the UNWRAPPED gifts back by December 9th Attaching the TAG securely to the gift Putting the ...

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Alternative Christmas Market, Dec. 2

The PCO Alternative Christmas Market will be held after worship, 11:30 – 1:00, on December 2 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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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 Saturday, Dec.1, at 7:00 p.m.  The Concert will feature the Chancel and Handbell choirs accompanied by an MSU brass ensemble, cello, flute, and percussion. A variety of Christmas music will be presented, including carol arrangements and congregational singing. Admission is free. Proceeds from a free will offering will benefit ...

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