Good News & Announcements

January 27th 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


2:00 Bible Study


7:30 Women’s A. A

7:30 Korean Worship


8:00 Narcotics Anonymous


10:00 A. A. Group


1:30 AOK Rehearsal


8:30 Adult Sunday School

10:00 Bring-A-Friend Sunday

11:00 Chili Lunch provided by the Deacons

12:00 Korean Worship

Super Sunday: Bring-A-Friend and Stay for Chili!
We hope you can all attend worship on Sunday, February 3rd, and bring a friend! This is a chance for us to engage in fellowship with one another and meet some new people!
After the service, the Deacons are having a Super Chili lunch in keeping with the Super Bowl theme. We will have beef chili, chicken chili, vegetarian chili and turkey chili along with lots of fix-ins including sour cream, tortilla chips, onion, guacamole, etc. and several types of cornbread, too. Dessert includes brownies, cookies and more. Iced tea, coffee, water and lemonade for beverages. AOK is planning to help us with set-up on Saturday. So, if your name isn’t already on the bulletin board to indicate that you’ll be here, what are you waiting for??

Pub Theology
Join Pastor Jasmine and Pastor Jackie Spycher from Northbrook Presbyterian in Beverly Hills for Pub Theology at the Black Lotus in Clawson on Tuesday, January 29th at 7pm.

Traditional Bible Studies not your style? Do you prefer a beer to a cup of coffee? This study is for you! Hope to see you there!

Bible Study Resumes
Our weekly Bible Study resumes this Tuesday, January 15th at 2:00 p.m. Join Pastor Jasmine at Barnes and Noble in Rochester Hills as she journeys through the book of Matthew!

Add Kudos to the Fellowship Hall Bulletin Board!
If you are aware of a special honor a church member or friend has received recently, please post a photo and/or some description of that honor on the board next to the kitchen. Let’s celebrate one another!

Forgotten Harvest Volunteer Opportunity with our Deacons
Louise Glazier has registered our church for another opportunity to volunteer at Forgotten Harvest, 21800 Greenfield Rd, Oak Park. A team of 3-7 volunteers are needed for “warehouse repack” on:
~Monday, February 11th at 9:00 a.m.

There are several ways to get your name on the list!
-Register at Make sure to navigate to the correct day and time. Our Team Name is First Presbyterian Church of Troy & Friends.
-Send an email to with the correct team name and dates.
-Call 248.967.1500.
-Register on the day of volunteering.
Signing a waiver will be required, either on-line ahead of time or in person when we arrive. You need to be able to stand for up to 3 hours (based on our November experience). The mandatory dress code includes long pants and no open-toed shoes, & no jewelry (except wedding rings). Please see Louise G. with any questions, or to car-pool.
We will hope to do this once a month on Monday mornings.

Welcome Rev. Rodríguez!
This morning we welcome Rev. Fernando Rodríguez to the pulpit. Rev. Rodríguez currently serves as the Pastor for Missional Engagement and Stewardship at Kirk in the Hills. He is happily married to Kecelyn and they have two beautiful children, Matías and Sionely. Fernando was born in Trenton, New Jersey and raised in Puerto Rico. He has a Bachelor degree from Rutgers University and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. He has been an ordained Teaching Elder for more than nine years serving in churches in Indiana and Delaware prior to his arrival in Michigan in June of 2017. He also serves the broader church on the Board of Directors of the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Fernando enjoys listening to people’s stories, reading, playing basketball and screaming frantically at the TV while watching his favorite soccer team, FC Barcelona.

Movie Morning
Mark your calendar for the next Movie Morning on Wednesday, February 13, in the sanctuary. Watch for more details including the title of the movie!

Mark Your Calendar with these Upcoming Events:
-Bible Study, Tuesday, January 29th, 2:00 pm, Barnes & Noble
-Bring-a-Friend Sunday, February 3rd, 10:00 Worship
-Movie Morning, Wednesday, February 13th, 10:00 in the sanctuary

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