Shifting Gears: Climate Change & the Auto Industry

Shifting Gears: Climate Change & the Auto Industry

Thursday, November 7, 6:30–8:30pm. Transportation is the biggest source of carbon emissions in the US. What effect do greenhouse gas emissions have on the planet’s climate? How can individuals change behaviors and advocate for policies that help reduce emissions?

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Grace and Thanksgiving: Songs of Gratitude

Grace and Thanksgiving: Songs of Gratitude

Sunday, October 13, 4:30pm. Early American and European hymns and anthems help us explore God’s abundant love for us and our own grateful response for the fall harvest and all that the land gives us. Music of Billings, Pachelbel, and Alice Parker and Robert Shaw’s celebrated setting of Amazing Grace.

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The Human Face of Incarceration

The Human Face of Incarceration

Thursday, September 26, 6:30–8:30pm. How do the US’s high levels of incarceration affect our communities? What alternatives do we have to imprisoning those who break the law? Join us to discuss and unpack our sentencing practices, the ongoing war on drugs, mental illness and incarceration, and what restorative justice can do for communities.

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Open Hearts Club—Kickoff 2019

Open Hearts Club—Kickoff 2019

Thursday, September 12, 5–7pm. Join the first Open Hearts Club meeting of the year. Get to know each other and plan out meeting times and activities for the coming months over snacks, caramel apple making, crafts, and other fun activities. All youth ages 11 and older are welcome.

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Chill Out at Saint James

Chill Out at Saint James

Whether or not you’re buying chicken dinners at the Chicken BBQ, all are welcome into our air-conditioned building on Dexter Daze weekend—anytime between 11am and 3pm on Friday and Saturday.

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Chicken BBQ

Chicken BBQ

Saturday, August 10 | 11am until sold out! Saint James Episcopal Church in Downtown Dexter, 3279 Broad Street

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Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, July 28, 10:45am. God is the creator of all living creatures, and we are called to care for God’s good creation. Join us as we bless the animals around us—large and small—that fill our lives with joy . . . and perhaps a little mischief.

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Open Hearts Pride Picnic

Open Hearts Pride Picnic

Friday, June 7, 5-8pm. Open Hearts Pride Picnic. Games, music, and other activities begin on the front lawn at 5pm. Wear colorful clothes, if you like, and join us for a time of fellowship hosted by the youth of the Open Hearts Club. Dinner is $1 and will be served soon after 5pm—grilled hot dogs, veggie options, chips, and a beverage.

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Playing for Parkinson’s

Playing for Parkinson’s

Sunday, April 28, 4pm. Playing for Parkinson’s. A Concert to Benefit the Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation. Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music in a wonderful setting for a worthwhile cause.

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Hope for the Journey

Hope for the Journey

Sunday, April 7 4:30pm. Gather with us to hear and sing music that will remind us God’s love for us, fill our hearts with song, and strengthen us for the road ahead. Reception to follow.

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Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness

Sunday, March 3, 4:30pm. What is light, and what does it do? We often think of God as invisible. This evensong program invites us to think about ways God is visible in our lives and our world. Featuring the music of Egil Hovland, Thomas Tallis, Robert White, the Taizé Community, and Blind Willie Johnson.

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