Event Blog


February Birthday Celebration- Feb. 18th

Join us for cake and punch to celebrate all of our February birthdays on February 18th right after church.  What a perfect way to be in fellowship with your church family!

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Ash Wednesday Worship 2-14

Weds February 14th, 12:00 Noon & 7:00 P.M. Join us for two Ash Wednesday Worship services at Faith Lutheran Church (4515 Dobie Road, Okemos).  We will worship with our ecumenical partners from the community.  Both services will include an invitation to Lenten discipline, imposition of ashes, and Holy Communion.  Rev. Alice Fleming Townley will give the homily at both services.

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Lenten Study Opportunities

Lenten Classes: Beginning the week of Sunday, February 18  The Cup of Our Life: a Guide to Spiritual Growth, by Joyce Rupp Devotional Books available at church and at Schuler’s Bookstore for $15 Four small group opportunities to discuss The Cup of Our Life: Sunday mornings during the CE hour at church; led by Andrea Kaitany Monday evenings, 6:00—8:00 P.M.; led by Doug and Jane Paterson Dinner and discussion at the Coaches Corner, a private dining room within the restaurant of the Michigan Athletic Club, 2900 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing.  ...

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Jazz Weekend, Feb 10-11

The Presbyterian Church of Okemos presents a weekend of jazz February 10th-11th, with music provided by the Dave Bennett Quartet. Events kick off with a FREE Jazz Concert on Saturday February 10, at 7:00 p.m. and concludes with the Jazz Worship Service on Sunday February 11 at 10:00 a.m. Nursery care is provided at both events, with a pancake breakfast following the Jazz Worship Service. This year features clarinetist Dave Bennett, with pianist Arlene McDaniel, Jeff Pedraz on bass and Doug Cobb, drums. A multi-instrument phenomenon, Dave plays clarinet, ...

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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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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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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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