April 23, 2018 Governor Rick Snyder & Attorney General Bill Schuette The Michigan State Capitol Lansing, Michigan As people of many faiths, we are called by the Creator to guide and lead others to love and care for each other and all of creation. Therefore, we ask that you respond carefully and quickly to an… Read More Bishop’s Letter to Governor Rick Snyder
This weekend’s March For Our Lives demonstration is taking place simultaneously in our nations capital and in hundreds of cities across the country including Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and many more. March For Our Lives is a youth-led movement, sprung from the recent school shootings and gun-related violence. It advocates for stricter gun… Read More Before ‘March For Our Lives’: An Interview with Rachel Cryberg
Nuts and Bolts Blog – October 30, 2017 Greetings, Friends! Let’s play Jeopardy! The category is “Great Weekend Activities” and the answer is “Two days with 400+ of your favorite people with great worship, nurturing workshops, inspiring speeches, lovely music, productive business sessions, and great food.” And the question is, of course, “What… Read More Turning Again to Christ on the Road to Emmaus
St. Matthew’s and St. Joseph’s Church, Detroit commemorates Black History Month with its annual three-week high mass service series which “tells the story-from Africa thru Slavery to Freedom.” It begins at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 with services infused with African drumming, song and dance. Service begins with “Funga,” a traditional African Welcome dance with live drumming.… Read More Black History Month: A full slate of events at St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s, Detroit
Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills presents suicide prevention and mental health awareness speaker and magician Anthony Grupido on Sunday, January 15. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in people age 10-34, fourth leading cause of death in people age 35-54 and seventh leading cause of death for people age 55-64 (according to the Center… Read More Magician to unlock topics of suicide, mental health in appearance at Christ Church Cranbrook
A video produced through Vassar College in New York highlights much of what is going on at Church of the Messiah, Detroit. In it, the story of how the historic church grew from around 40 members in 2008 to more than 300 members today.
I still remember my father writing a large number on the calendar every week or two. Maybe it would start around 782. Next time, 745 and so on, until he made it back to a single-digit number. What was he doing? He was calling the union office at his appointed time, maybe once every week or two.… Read More The Final Word: Doing what it takes to make Christmas feel a little less painful