We have a lot planned for 2020 in the Open Hearts Club. Teens and tweens of all backgrounds and from any faith tradition—or none at all—are welcome to our open and inclusive teen gatherings.
Join us for engaging, meaningful, beautiful worship during the holiday and Christmas season. We are an open and inclusive church in downtown Dexter, Michigan. Everyone is welcome here! See the full schedule here . . .
Saturday, December 7, 10am–2pm (until cookies are sold out). Enjoy a variety of local, homemade cookies to share with family and friends during the busy holiday season, including a small selection of gluten-free cookies.
Thursday, December 5, 5-7pm. Join us for our December meeting, with a “white elephant” gift exchange, craft activity, and snacks. Or come on November 14 for a community dinner with our young folks and their friends and families.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, August 10 | 11am until sold out! Saint James Episcopal Church in Downtown Dexter, 3279 Broad Street
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.
Thursday, July 18, 6:30–8:30pm. Why do so many people want to enter the US? What happens to children at the border? Join us to consider the basics of human dignity and human rights, the desperate need for humanitarian aid, and our own responsibilities at the border.