Event Blog


An Evening of Lessons and Carols, Friday, December 13th

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, December 13th at 7:00 p.m. This year’s program will feature the MSU Children’s Choir and the church’s Chancel and Handbell Choirs, with instrumentalists from the MSU College of Music. A variety of Christmas music will be presented, including carol arrangements and congregational singing. Admission is free and nursery ...

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Chili Cook-Off and Game Night- Nov. 3rd

Chili Cook-off & Game Night Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 5:30 PM Join our church family for a delicious & fun Chili Cook-off & Game Night. We will enjoy a variety of chili dishes at 5:30 with games beginning around 6:15-7:30. What better way to spend a beautiful fall evening! Click on the link below to sign up to bring chili, a side dish or dessert to share with the group. Feel free to bring along your favorite game, too! This is an event for all ages so come along and enjoy the night with us. Click here to sign-up

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Paris to Pittsburgh, Oct. 29

Join us for a FREE screening of Paris to Pittsburgh, a new documentary film from National Geographic, produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies -- narrated by Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”).  This screening will take place at 7:00 PM on Tuesday evening, October 29, at Studio C Theaters in Okemos. This film is offered through Interfaith Power and Light.  The Okemos screening is being sponsored by the following local faith communities:   Williamston United ...

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Crop Walk, October 13

The Annual CROP Walk is scheduled for Sunday, October 13 from 2:00-5:00 p.m., starting and ending at Grace United Methodist Church at 1900 Boston Boulevard in Lansing.   The route is 6.2 miles (10K).  Members are encouraged to walk, rock, or support those who do through donations and prayer. In addition to raising funds to alleviate hunger, the walk itself draws attention to the problems of hunger and income inequality. The money gathered by walkers will be used to combat hunger in Lansing, the U. S., and the world. In Lansing, one-fourth of the funds go to agencies ...

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Interfaith Conversations, Oct 27, Nov 15

Ongoing Interfaith Conversations Deepening relationships and understanding With our Muslim Neighbors, Sunday, October 27, 4:45—6:30 P.M.  at the Presbyterian Church of Okemos “Sacred Pilgrimages and Journeys,” panel discussion with Imam Sohail Chaudhry, Rev. Carlson and Rev. Townley at The Presbyterian Church of Okemos. Catered dinner and table conversations Childcare available Sign-up With our Jewish Neighbors, Friday, November 15, at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 1924 Coolidge, East Lansing  6:00  P.M. :  Orientation with ...

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Rally Day 2019: Wade in the Water, Sept 8

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Come see all the special opportunities to grow in faith and service. 10 a.m. Jazz Worship Service with the Arlene McDaniel Quartet featuring flutist Lauren Rongo. 11:15 a.m. Christian Education noon. Jimmy John's subs and condiments. No need to bring anything! Some committees will also have information tables to share their activities and service opportunities.

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Free Movie Night: Entre Nos, Sept 16

Free Movie Night: September 16, 7pm, Studio C in Okemos Entre Nos (not rated, suitable for wide variety of audiences.) Entre Nos is inspired by a true story of an immigrant family in The United States. Mariana left her impoverished hometown in Bogota, Colombia with her two young children, Gabriel and Andrea, and headed to the USA to be reunited with her husband. It is a timely story of tragedy, courage, and resiliency.  Sponsored by the Mission Committee as a PeaceQuest activity.  All are welcome.  

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GIL-School Supply Needs 2019-2020

At the 8-14-19 PCO Mission Committee meeting it was suggested that our congregation could help GIL students by donating school supplies for the 2019-2020 school year. Paula Franz, GIL Principal, was contacted to determine specific needs for school supplies. Here is her 8-22-19 reply: Thank you for reaching out! Our school supply list isn’t very big, but a few things we need are: Flash drives Copy paper Folders (two pocket with the 3 prongs in the middle) Here is a link to our classroom wishlist on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/ideas/amzn1.account.AHUXF...

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PEACEQUEST 2019, Sept 27-29

2019 marks the fifth consecutive year that the Greater Lansing Area will be participating in the celebration of peace activities.  There is a schedule of events available at www.peacequestgreaterlansing.org. PCO members will be participating in some of the events as follows: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 Event: Michigan Committee for Refugee Resettlement Conference Time: 8:00 am – 4:00pm Location: Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue Lansing, MI 48933 Registration: www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCRRRegistration SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 Event: Greater Lansing ...

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Peace and Global Witness Offering

The Peace & Global Witness Offering our church supports provides the tools and resources for us to be peacemakers. For example, PCO’s 25% share of the Offering helps support the mission of Michael and Rachel Ludwig in Niger. 95% of Nigeriens are Muslim and less than 1% are Christian. The Ludwigs’ work has focused on strengthening the community and health of both Muslims and Christians and has met with some successes in dealing with conflict. The Presbytery of Lake Michigan receives 25% of the offering to use in their peacemaking efforts and the remainder goes to ...

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