Faith events across Metro Detroit


Bulk Trash Weekend: Part 1: Cleaning Out Our Mind, Health, Finances, Emotions & Spirit

Workshops sponsored by Righteously Empowered Anointed Ladies (R.E.A.L.). Special guest: Coco. Guest presenters: Min. Enna Bachelor, Dori Freeland, the Rev. Wanda Merriweather and Diane Chappelle. 8:30 a.m. $25 (includes continental breakfast and light lunch). St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, 11359 Dexter, Detroit. Registration required for workshops. (248) 599-1455.

‘The Cross and the Light’

Music concert and digital media experience featuring music by Tim Bowman Jr. 8 p.m. First two rows, $35; General admission, $20. St. Hugo of the Hills Church, 2215 Opdyke, Bloomfield Hills.

Faith Is Taking Them Somewhere

Conference. 10 a.m. Straight Gate International Church, 10100 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 491-8430.


Pastor and People: My Cup Runs Over With Joy: Anniversary Worship and Celebration

Featuring guest preachers. 7:30 a.m.: the Rev. Dr. Larry Smith, senior pastor, New St. Mark Baptist Church, Detroit. 11 a.m.: the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Nelson, Third New Hope Baptist Church, Detroit. New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, 6330 Pembroke, Detroit. (313) 341-4204 or

Sexuality and Faith

Discussion of “Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence” written by Dr. Kate Ott of Drew University. A limited number of books available at the church’s Christian Education office or at Barnes & Noble. 10 a.m. Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-5330 or

A Spiritual Family Reunion: Come Home For A Day

Speaker: Bishop Henry Davenport. Featuring old-fashion singing and devotion the old time religion way. 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Solomon’s Temple, 2341 E. Seven Mile, Detroit. (313) 893-1230 or

Teen-Made: Praise of God

3 p.m. Interfaith Center, 2231 Caniff, Hamtramck. Reservations required. (313) 530-2777.

Bulk Trash Weekend: Part II: Worship Experience III

Presented by the Righteously Empowered Anointed Ladies (R.E.A.L.). Guests: the Rev. Maymette Dolberry, Dr. Patricia Havis, Mary Wynn, the Rev. LaTonya Pettigrew, and Elder Sheila Vann. Special guest Psalmist: Pastor Lisa Page Brooks. 4 p.m. Free. St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, 11359 Dexter, Detroit. (248) 599-1455.


‘Do You Believe?’

Movie discussion. 7-8:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 39020 Five Mile, Livonia.


‘The Cross and The Light: Concert Experience’

Musical journey through Christ’s Passion to Pentecost using the latest in projection technology that transforms church walls into a virtual canvas that surrounds people and immerses them in the beauty of creation, the majesty of music, and the wonder of God. 8 p.m. (continues with 10 a.m. student show and 8 p.m. performances Friday). $10 students; $35 first two rows evening show; $20 general admission evening show. St. Patrick Parish, 9086 Hutchins, White Lake.

Does Religion Matter, Anyway?

Speaker: the Rev. Dr. Lawrence Ventline. 5:30 p.m. Hamtramck Public Library, 2360 Caniff. (313) 530-2777.

Daughters Claiming Their Inheritance 2015: Women Empowering Women: Girl Talk

Presented by Cornerstone Women of Living Bread Ministries, International. 7 p.m. Free. Embassy Suites Hotel, 28100 Franklin, Southfield. (313) 534-4704 or


Daughters Claiming Their Inheritance 2015: Women Empowering Women

Conference Host and Speaker: Prophetess Joyce M. Hogan. Featuring Prophetess Michelle McClain-Walters of Crusaders Ministries, Chicago, Ill.; Apostle Veter Nichols of New Covenant Life Ministries, Port Huron. Guest Psalmist: Pastor Karen Bruce of Going Forth Ministries Int’l, Detroit. 9 a.m. (continues April 25) Adults, $55; young ladies ages 13-17, $10. Embassy Suites Hotel, 28100 Franklin, Southfield. Registration required. (313) 534-4704 or

Sexuality and Faith

Community members of all ages are invited to a series of workshops on the subject of sexuality and faith led by Dr. Kate Ott of Drew University. 7:30-9 p.m. Free. Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Registration deadline Monday. (313) 882-5330 or

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