Good News & Announcements

January 19th Newsletter

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Happening This Week at First Presbyterian Church of Troy


8:30 Adult Sunday School

10:00 Worship

12:00 Korean Worship


6:30 Session Meeting


7:00 Pub Theology


7:00 Book Group

7:30 Women’s A. A

7:30 Korean Worship


12:00 GEMS

2:00 Bible Study at church

7:00 Choir Rehearsal


10:00 A. A. Group


9:00 Parish Council Summit

2:30 AOK


8:30 Adult Sunday School

10:00 Worship

12:00 Korean Worship

GEMS: God’s Elegant Mature Servants
We welcome you to GEMS on Thursday January 23rd at 12:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The speakers will be Wayne and Sharon Goeman. Their presentation will be about their mission trip to Puerto Rico. The menu for lunch will include lasagna, salads, vegetables and desserts. There are two sign-up sheets on the bulletin board in the narthex. Please sign up if you plan to attend, and if you would like to bring a dish to pass. Hope to see you and a friend! For more information, please contact Debbie Leafdale or Joyce Jarnick.

Pub Theology
Pub Theology meets again on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 pm, at Tavern on the Main, 235 S. Main in Clawson. Come join this casual group as we relax over appetizers and beverages of your choice!

Movie Morning
We are moving Movie Morning up one week to Wednesday, February 5th, still at 10:00 a.m. Mark your calendars, please. More details to follow!

Book Group
Book Group will meet this Wednesday, January 22, at 7:00 pm, to discuss We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter. All are welcome!

ALPHA at the Kirk
Join us for an 11-week Alpha course that explores the basics of our Christian faith through thought-provoking videos and engaging discussions! Dinner is part of the class on Thursdays, starting January 30, at 6 p.m. for 11 weeks in the St. Andrew’s Room. Let’s eat, watch, ask questions, and grow together! For questions, please see the bulletin board in the narthex, or contact Wendy Arnold at .
Register at:

Bible Study Location Change this Thursday
The Bible Study that normally meets at Barnes & Noble will meet at church this week at 2:00 pm, following GEMS.

TIG (Troy Interfaith Group) KYND (Know Your Neighbor Daily)
Join us for the Troy Police Dept. co-sponsored meeting on Dr. Martin Luther King Day, January 20, at 7:00 pm, at the Troy Police Dept. Emergency Services building, 500 W. Big Beaver. We will show the film “Not In Our Town: When Hate Happens Here” with a discussion to follow, led by Cathy Russ, Director of the Troy Public Library, with input from Police Chief Frank Nastasi. It will focus on how we can actively reduce intolerance and promote peace in our communities.

MLK Convocation Service/Worship Service
Sunday, January 19, at 4:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, 1669 West Maple. Worship service, and speaker Charon Barconey, Associate Executive Presbyter. Wear bright colors and come listen to a multi-church choir for this commemorative service, with reception to follow!

Daily Devotional
Do you like to read daily devotionals anytime of the year? The following link will take you to the Presbyterian Mission website where you can find daily readings for today and beyond:

Mark Your Calendar with these Upcoming Events:
-Session Meeting, Monday, January 20, 6:30 pm, Fellowship Hall
-Book Group, Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 pm
-GEMS, Thursday, January 23, 12:00 pm, Fellowship Hall
-Bible Study, Thursday, January 23, 2:00 pm. in the church