Faith Calendar

Sunday

Jesus in His Jewish Context

The 2016 Adult Fall Series. Speaker Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, professor, New Testament & Jewish Studies,Vanderbilt University. 10:15 a.m.: Piety, Politics, Practice and Prayer. 12:15 p.m.: Common Mistakes Between Christians and Jews. Kirk in the Hills-Refectory West End, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or kirkinthehills.org.

Music at Cherry Hill

Inaugural concert featuring organist Dr. Eileen Guenther, professor of church music, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington. 3 p.m. Free. (continues Mon.: Clergy-Musician Relationships: Dr. Eileen Guenther, keynote speaker; co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor and Detroit Austin Pipe Organ chapters. 6 p.m. dinner and 7 p.m. program. $15. Reservations required.). Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, 24100 Cherry Hill, Dearborn. (313) 563-4800 or CherryHillChurch.org.

Women’s Day: Christian Women Serving the Lord with Gladness

Guest speaker: Dr. Hugh Dell Gatewood, president, Women’s Auxiliary, National Baptist Convention USA Inc. 10 a.m. New Bethel Baptist, 8430 Linwood, Detroit. (313) 894-5788.

Wednesday

Moving with the Spirit

An eight-week class to soothe the body, mind and soul. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $40. St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 27475 Five Mile, Livonia. (734) 422-1470, ext. 17 or sppc.org.

Jesus in His Jewish Context: The Parables

2016 Adult Fall Series. Speaker: the Rev. Robert Sheldon, interim pastor. 6:30-8 p.m. (continues Oct. 19: Speaker: the Rev. Troy Hauser Brydon, pastor). Kirk in the Hills-St. Andrew’s Room, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or kirkinthehills.org.

Oct. 15

Songs for the Sabbath: A Hymn Festival

Explore in song a time when we can separate ourselves from the demands of the world while we rest and re-connect with God. 5 p.m. Free admission. St. John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill, Farmington Hills. (248) 474-0584.

Detroit Concert Choir 30th Season Anniversary Concert

Featuring contemporary a capella compositions, American folk and gospel, and great classical works with orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Adults, $20; seniors, $18; students, $10. Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church, 211 Moross, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 882-0118 or detroitconcertchoir.org.

Oct. 16

Once Upon A Time: Stories from the Savior

Featuring special musical guests: Christian rock band, The Katina’s. 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. worship services. Orchard Grove Community Church, 850 Ladd, Walled Lake. (248) 926-6584 or orchardgrove.org.

Jesus in His Jewish Context: Picturing Jesus

2016 Adult Fall Series. Speaker: Tracee Glab, curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Flint Institute of Arts. 10:15-11 a.m. Kirk in the Hills-Refectory West End, 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 626-2515 or kirkinthehills.org.

Encounter: Spend A Little Time with Jesus

Speaker: Father John Fletcher, OC. Music led by Surrender (confession and prayer teams available). 7:15-8:15 p.m. St. Paul on the Lake, 157 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 885-8855 or stpaulonthelake.org.

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