Faith Calendar


Caring & Sharing: Fall Harvest Prayer Breakfast

Presented by New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Women of Faith Ministry. 9-11 a.m. $15. Samaritan Cafe, 5555 Conner, Detroit. (313) 894-5788.

Water Walking Women Doing Amazing Things in God

Presented by Hartford Women United. 9 a.m.: Prayer breakfast. 7 p.m.: Speaker: Evangelist Dr. Ruby J. Bowens (continues 7:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday: Women’s Day: Prayer breakfast, Women’s Day revivalist: the Rev. Dr. Gina M. Stewart, pastor of Christ Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee; Revival: Monday-Wednesday, 6 p.m. lecture series and 7 p.m. service. Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, 18700 James Couzens, Detroit.


Jesus in His Jewish Context: From Exile to the Empire: Setting the Stage for Christianity

2016 Adult Fall Series. Speaker: Robert Beck, adult ministry committee. 10:15-11 a.m. Kirk in the Hills-Refectory West End, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or

Environmental Justice

10:30 a.m.: Speaker: Former State Rep. Rashida Tlaib. Noon: Forum/Dialogue. Central United Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams, Detroit. (313) 965-5422.

Be Strong + Courageous

11 a.m. Tree of Life Bible Fellowship, 3118 Greenfield, Royal Oak. (248) 280-0018 or


Pentecost Explosion 2016: Fully Engulfed

Presentation by J. Drew Sheard Ministries. Psalmists: Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard and Dorinda Clark Cole. Workshop: 9 a.m. Wednesday: Behind the Scenes: How to Make Your Structure As Great As Your Service by Robin Ware, CMP (workshops continue 9 a.m. Thursday: Desperate for Jesus: Developing a Soul-Winning Church by Pastor John Hannah; 9 a.m. Friday: Leader Shifts: How To Be the Leader and Preserve the Legacy by Bishop Joseph W. Walker III). Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday speaker: Bishop J. Drew Sheard, Greater Emmanuel Institutional COGIC, Detroit; 7 p.m. Wednesday speaker: Pastor John Hannah, New Life Covenant Church, Chicago,; 7 p.m. Thursday speaker: Bishop Roderick L. Hennings, Zion Dominion Global Ministries, Amherst, New York; 10 p.m. Friday speaker: Dr. Todd Hall Sr., Shabach Ministries of Praise, Orlando. Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God In Christ, 19190 Schaefer, Detroit. (313) 864-7170 or


Jesus in His Jewish Context: Parables and Practices: What’s Ahead

Speaker: The Rev. Robert Sheldon, interim pastor. 6:30-8 p.m. Kirk in the Hills-St. Andrew’s Room, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or


Coming Out Series: Journey Interrupted

A gripping film about love, intimacy and redemption. Q&A immediately following the movie. 7 p.m. Free. MRCC Banquet & Convention Center, 23401 Mound, Warren. (586) 757-9101.

Oct. 2

Jesus in His Jewish Context: Jesus in the Eyes of Pharisees and Rabbis

2016 Adult Fall Series. Speaker: Dr. Howard Lupovitch, director, Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, Wayne State University. 10:15-11 a.m. Kirk in the Hills-Refectory West End, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or

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