Event Blog


Policy for announcing service cancellations

We want to remind you about the ways we notify people that our Sunday Worship Service is cancelled. If local authorities deem that road conditions are unsafe, we will cancel Sunday worship by 9:00 am. If our worship is cancelled, you can find out: on the home page of this web site on our Facebook page: facebook.com/OkemosPresbyterian and the announcements e-mail list. Even if we don't cancel for inclement weather, we hope that everyone makes the best decision for themselves about whether it is safe to drive on the roads in their area.

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Christmas Worship

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Sunday Morning, December 22, 10:00 a.m. Worship through Carols, Scripture and Story, 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, followed by Wassail & Cookies. 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 ...

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Christmas Joy 2019-Offering for PCUSA

The Presbyterian Church of Okemos participates in 3 of the 4 annual Special Offerings sponsored by PC(USA). We have already participated in One Great Hour of Sharing during Lent which helped provide for emergency relief in the world.  75%  of the  Peace and Global Witness offering in October goes to the General Assembly of PC(USA) for World Peace causes and 25% to PCO for local peace efforts. The Christmas Joy Offering in December is used by the General Assembly PC(USA) to support institutions of higher learning  for minority students  and to support  current and ...

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Alternative Christmas Market, Dec. 8

The PCO Alternative Christmas Market will be held after worship, 11:30 – 1:00, on December 8 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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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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