Patronal Feast: St. Joseph Day of Prayer

Parish mission talks by Fr. Chris Alar at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.; Mass at 8 and 11 a.m. (part of parish mission); 2 p.m. Mass in Spanish; 6 p.m. Latin Extraordinary Form, followed by a candlelight procession, Stations of the Cross, public rosaries, novena prayers, veneration of relics and church tours. Italian dinner: 12:30-5 p.m.; dessert reception: 8 p.m. St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 1828 Jay, Detroit. (313) 393-8212.

The Road to Resurrection

Preaching: The Rev. Solomon Kinloch Jr.: 5 p.m. Saturday and all services Sunday: Special musical guest: Vashawn Mitchell (continues 6:30 p.m. Monday: Special musical guest: William McDowell; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday musical guest: Anthony Brown; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday musical guest: Tasha Cobbs; 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday musical guest: Jonathan Nelson; Noon, Good Friday musical guest: Donnie McClurkin. Triumph Church-North Campus, Millennium Centre, 15600 J.L. Hudson, Southfield. (313) 386-8044 or

Sister’s Easter Catechism

“Why isn’t Easter the same day every year like Christmas”’ and “Will my bunny go to Heaven?” The latest in the funny Late Nite Catechism series. 7:30 p.m. VIP seating, $30; general admission, $20. Monroe County Community College, 1555 S. Raisinville, Monroe.


Palm Sunday

Celebrate the Lord’s triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. 7:30 and 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Empowerment Church, 24300 Southfield Road, Southfield. (248) 234-8357.

The Finale: Still Standing Strong: Celebrating the 39th Pastoral Anniversary of Bishop Edgar L. Vann

Speaker: Bishop Liston Page. 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Second Ebenezer Church, 14601 Dequindre, Detroit. (313) 867-4700 or

Exploring the Disciplines of Lent: The Passion of Christ Engraved

Presenter: Tracee Glab, curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Flint Institute of Arts. 10 a.m. Kirk in the Hills-Refectory, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or

Second Baptist Church’s 180th Anniversary Worship Service

Preaching: Pastor Kevin M. Turman. 10:30 a.m. Second Baptist Church, 441 Monroe, Detroit. Church banquet speaker: The Rev. Theodore T. Turman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Detroit. 2 p.m. $75. The Roostertail, 100 Marquette, Detroit. (313) 961-0920.

Palm Sunday: Prophetic Empowerment Service

Prophet Jonathan Ferguson. 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Word In Action Christian Center, 19760 Meyers, Detroit. (313) 864-5300 or

Sons of Wings Holy Week Revival

Guest speaker: Pastor Dewayne Cureton. 3:30 p.m. (continues 6:30 p.m. Monday with speaker Pastor Cedric Jones; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday speaker: Pastor Henry Timmons; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday speaker: Pastor Vincent Matthews; 6:30 p.m. Thursday speaker: Pastor Lee Jackson; 6:30 p.m. Friday speaker: Pastor Maurice Jackson). Wings of Love Missionary Baptist Church, 17133 John R, Detroit. (313) 867-7411.

Southwest Second Jurisdiction of Michigan Church Of God In Christ

Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr., chief apostle; 3:30 p.m. The Word of Truth COGIC, 7107 Rivard, Warren. (586) 754-9673.

Palm Sunday Miracles Service: An Evening with Heidi Baker

Worship and prayer for the sick. 6 p.m. New Hope Assembly of God, 14000 Racho, Taylor.


Spring revival

Speaker: Pastor E.L. Branch, Third New Hope Baptist Church. 7 p.m. (continues Tuesday and Wednesday). New Providence Baptist Church, 18211 Plymouth, Detroit. (313) 837-0818.


4th annual Muhammad — The Messenger of Peace Symposium

Presented by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Henry Ford College, Admin. Services Conference Center-Bldg. L, Forfa Auditorium, 5101 Evergreen, Dearborn. Registration required.

Holy Week Concert featuring Kurt Carr

7 p.m. VIP reserved seating, $35; general admission, $20. Greater Christ Baptist Church, 3544 Iroquois, Detroit. (313) 924-6900,, and


Michigan District Baptist Association Women’s Ministry Uplift Meeting

10 a.m. New Bethel Baptist Church, 8430 C.L. Franklin, Detroit. (248) 943-9609.

Maundy Thursday: Tenebrae Service & Meal

Reenactment of the Last Supper with a combined Good Friday Service. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Empowerment Church, 24300 Southfield Road, Southfield. Limited seating; reservations required. (248) 234-8357.

Gospel Stage Play

Strip clubs, fast cash and power lead a young man from the streets of Detroit on a journey that changes his life forever. Starring Clifton Powell, Isaac Carree and Tim Bowman Jr. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 p.m. March 26. Balcony: $35.50; main floor: $35.50-$42.50; VIP: $55. Tickets available at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, God’s World and Ticketmaster. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway. (313) 590-2936.


Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche Speaks

Recognized as an incarnate lama. 7 p.m. $10. Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 647-2380, (734) 994-3387, or

Good Friday Service

Holy Communion served. 7 p.m. The Lost and Found Rehabilitation Christian Center, 25536 Lahser, Southfield. (248) 506-8856 or

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