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Mariners’ Church Anniversary Weekend-Oct. 20-22

Please join us for our three-part celebration of the Mariners’ Church 175th anniversary!

Part 1, Friday, October 20, 6:30 p.m. — Parish Dinner at the beautiful DAC

  • Parish Dinner Celebrating 175 Years — all are welcome!
  • Detroit Athletic Club, $65 per person
  • Contact Charlotte McKenzie- TODAY, 313.259.2206 for details and reservations

As a reminder, business attire is required at the DAC for those ages 14 and older. Denim is not allowed at any time at the DAC.

Part 2, Saturday, October 21, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. — Open House at Mariners’ Church

  • 1:00 p.m. Open House begins with snacks and beverages offered
  • 1:30 Ceremonial Flag Raising with U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Honor Guard
  • 1:45 Welcome remarks, Ken Morse, Chairman of the Mariners’ Board of Trustees
  • 1:50 Bishop Peter Beckwith, Rear Admiral (lower half), Chaplain Corps, United States Navy (Retired), and Chaplain Emeritus of Hillsdale College, invocation
  • 2:00 Presentation of Spirit of Detroit Award and other acknowledgements
  • 2:30 Detroit Fireboat Water Show (on riverfront near the Port of Detroit)
  • Tours, snacks and conversation until 4:00 p.m.

Throughout the afternoon, historical and information tours of the church will be offered.

Part 3, Sunday, October 22, 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. — Holy Communion at Mariners’ Church

All are invited to worship with Bishop Peter Beckwith and members of the Mariners’ congregation for Holy Communion. Mariners’ outstanding full choir will join the 11:00 a.m. service.

Parking for the celebration activities at Mariners’ Church is free and available in the Ford Underground Parking Garage located at the corner of E. Jefferson and Woodward Avenues.

We look forward to seeing you during this historic weekend!

The Trustees of Mariners’ Church
170 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 259-2206

Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap _Page_1“Theology on Tap” is meeting every Wednesday from 6-8 pm at Grand Trunk Pub on Woodward near Congress in Detroit.  Our current discussions are centered around theologians like Dietrich Bonhoffer and Francis of Assissi and many others.  We share our thoughts on such questions as “When do we pray and to whom,  (God, Christ)?”

Please join us.

Festival of Lessons and Carols, Epiphany

Please join us this Sunday morning, January 2nd, at 11 o’clock, as we continue our Christmas celebration with the “Festival Service of Lessons and Carols for Christmas.” This beautiful service includes the celebration of Holy Communion where all baptized adult Christians are welcome to receive the holy elements in our beloved “House of Prayer for All People.”

Next Sunday, January 9th, we will be observing The Epiphany, the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles.

O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Advent and Christmas Holidays at Mariners’

Mark your calendars!

Sunday, November 28, Advent Sunday:
8:30 a.m. — The Holy Communion.
11:00 a.m. —The Festival Service of Lessons and Music for Advent with The Holy Communion.

Thursday, December 2, 9 and 16Thursdays in Advent:
12:10 p.m. — The Holy Communion.
12:35 p.m. — Advent Recitals.

Friday, December 24, Eve of Christmas:  7:30 and 11:00 p.m.
The Festival Choral Eucharist at both services.

Sunday, December 26, St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr:
One only service, 11:00 a.m.
The Holy Communion.

Sunday, January 2, The Second Sunday after Christmas:
8:30 a.m. — The Holy Communion.
11:00 a.m.— The Festival Service of Lessons and
Carols for Christmastide with The Holy Communion.

A printable copy is also available.

Memorial Service at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Fr. Rich Ingalls will be officiating at a memorial service at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum on Whitefish Point, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, this coming Wednesday evening. The ceremony will mark the 35th anniversary of the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, lost with all hands on November 10, 1975. The 7:00 pm service will be attended by relatives of the lost crew, Naval Sea Cadets, US and Canadian Coast Guard, members of the International Ship Masters Association, and cadets from the Maritime Academy, among others.