Religious events that take place downstream – The News Herald



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Events added this week

Downriver Focus on Life Event: The annual Focus on Life event benefiting Michigan’s Right to Life and three Downriver affiliates will be held on October 21 at Metro City Church, adjacent to Home Depot on Eureka in Taylor. Visits to the mobile ultrasound unit start at 6 p.m. The program begins at 7 p.m. and includes interviews with representatives from three programs that support mothers, fathers, and their children: Embrace Grace, Lincoln Park Crisis Pregnancy Center, and Foster Parenting. The opening speech titled “Embracing a Culture of Life” will be delivered by Kristina Karamo who works and volunteers to help mothers in disadvantaged neighborhoods choose life over abortion. She has served on the Black Leadership Committee of Right o Life of Michigan and is currently a member of the board of directors of the Stanton International branch in Detroit. Tickets cost $ 20 for adults and $ 10 for students and are available at the Right to Life of Michigan Resource Center, 2010 Eureka, Wyandotte, or by calling 734-282-6100 or


Life Chain Downriver & Dearborn Area: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 3 on Fort Street in Lincoln Park, Southgate, Wyandotte, Riverview. Telegraph to Monroe, Brownstown, Flat Rock, Taylor, Dearborn and Dearborn Heights. Dix-Toledo highway. at King Road in Woodhaven. Faith Christian Church at 25201 W. Outer Dr., Melvindale, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm For more information or locations, visit After the Life Chain, there will be an open house at Michigan Resource Center’s Right to Life, 2010 Eureka in Wyandotte from 3:30 pm to 5 pm. There will be refreshments and camaraderie. Visitors are encouraged to consider donating diapers or formula to Diaper Drive to benefit local pregnancy assistance centers. For more information, see or call 734-282-6100.

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary: ​​450th anniversary of the victory of Christians over the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, October 7, starting and ending at the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel , Notre-Dame de la Paroisse Scapulaire, Wyandotte, 10th Street, between Oak & Vinewood. Walk or drive your car while praying the 20 mysteries of the Rosary. For more information, email [email protected] 734-934-2599.

Holy Hour: sponsored by the Knights of Columbus at 6:00 p.m. (before 7:00 p.m. Mass) October 14 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2609 Tenth Street, Wyandotte.

Holiday Extravaganza Craft Show Finding Craftsmen: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 13 at Allen Park Presbyterian Church, 7101 Park Ave., Allen Park. Sale of pastries, refreshments. All items must be handcrafted by the craftsman. For more information, call 734-795-6785.

Current events

Sunday School: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Youth, 2803 1st Street, Wyandotte, hosts a Sunday School for Kindergarten to Grade 5 children every Sunday at 10 a.m. The youth group meets once a month for a community service project and a Bible lesson for grades 6 through 12. Face masks are mandatory until further notice in the St. Stephen’s Building. For more information call 734-284-8777 or email [email protected]

Pantry: Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street Rockwood, houses a Pantry, which provides personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, lightly used clothing, and some food items. All items are free. The pantry will open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. If this Monday is a public holiday, the pantry will be open the previous Monday. For more information call 734-379-3711 or

Downstream Women’s Social Group: Join women at Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street, Thursdays approximately 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a chat and friendship. Some ring crafts to work on or board games / playing cards. Some arrive late or leave early, some bring a lunch bag and eat together. No contributions; No religious affiliation required. We wear masks and enter through the side door. For more information, call Emily Dye at 248-478-3412.

Holy hours with display with rosary, Divine Mercy rosary and blessing: sponsored by the Knights of Columbus on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. before the 7 p.m. mass at Notre-Dame du Scapulaire at Notre-Dame du Mount Carmel, Tenth Street and Superior Blvd., Wyandotte. Everyone is invited, not just the Knights.

Pantry: Every Thursday, DownRiver Church hosts an emergency pantry for a one-day dietary supplement for individuals and families living in DownRiver communities. The pantry is open every Thursday between 10 a.m. and noon. Participants must bring their driver’s license or state-issued ID to participate. The DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly, Taylor. For more information, call the church office at 734-442-6100.

DownRiver Church Worship Service: Sundays at 10:30 am Strict social distancing guidelines are in effect. A face mask covering the mouth and nose is required to enter the building. If you are not feeling well, do not come to the worship service; stay home and stay safe. Let us know if you are not feeling well so we can pray for you at Online worship is also available via Facebook Live every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly (between Northline and Eureka) in Taylor. For any questions, email: [email protected] or call 734-442-6100.

Our Lady of the Scapular Parish: Masses are Saturday at 5 p.m. (streamed live on Facebook and available on YouTube), Sunday at 9 a.m. (Polish / English) and 11 a.m. (English). Masses on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday are at 7 p.m. Friday mass is at 12 p.m. except the first Friday when it is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 976, avenue Pape Jean-Paul II, Wyandotte. For more information, visit or call 734-284-9135.

Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, biblical balanced recovery program that helps people overcome wounds, blockages, and habits; it is a Christ-centered program that uses the teachings of Jesus to help individuals break with painful life issues and addictive behaviors in a safe, anonymous and confidential environment; the program is offered at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Kirby Church, 2773 Will Carleton Road, Flat Rock; for more information call 734-789-1260.

Christian Business Men’s Connection: Luncheon that meets the third Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at Ramsey’s, Trenton, 2747 Jefferson just north of West Road. Lunch, guest speakers, open discussions, non-denominational. Lunch is free for new participants. For more information, call John at 734-692-1421 or Milton at 734-675-8999.

Rockwood First Congregational Church Chit Chat: Wednesdays at 4 p.m., led by retired seminary instructor Tony Kramer. The church is located at 22600 Mather Street, Rockwood. For more information, call 734-379-3711. Visit

Recharge: Flat Rock’s First United Methodist Church, 28400 Evergreen, hosts Recharge at 6:30 p.m. on the first, second and fourth Wednesdays and includes songs and an uplifting short message and prayer time; the evening is meant to help start the rest of the week. For more information, 734-782-2565.

Hours of Service: Spirit of Truth Family Church holds Sunday service at 11:30 a.m. at 3744 Carleton-Rockwood Road, South Rockwood, and at 6:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at 22144 North Huron River Drive, Rockwood.


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