The Diocesan Transitions Committee invites you to join in the joyous celebration of the nearly 20 years of faithful service and leadership of Bishop Gibbs and Karlah Gibbs. In honor and thanksgiving for their time here, we invite you to attend the Retirement Celebration & Holy Eucharist and one of three celebrations, planned in various locations across the diocese.
You are cordially invited to attend a
RETIREMENT CELEBRATION & HOLY EUCHARIST
Honoring the Ministries of Bishop Gibbs & Karlah Gibbs
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:00am
St. Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church
2201 South Old U.S. 23 Highway, Brighton
The entire diocesan household is invited to join the Gibbs Family and friends from around the church for this festive occasion. A reception will follow the service. Please mark your calendar, and share this information with everyone in your congregation. Formal invitations will be sent at a later date.
CELEBRATION DINNERS & OPEN HOUSE
Honoring Bishop Gibbs & Karlah Gibbs
Saturday, October 5, 6 – 8:30pm, RSVP info coming soon
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 574 S. Sheldon Road, Plymouth
hosted by Huron Valley and Trinity Deaneries
Saturday, October 12, 6 – 8:30pm, RSVP info coming soon
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 309 S. Jackson St., Jackson
hosted by William Lyster and Capital Deaneries
Saturday, October 19, 4 – 8pm, Open house – no reservations needed
Detroit Shipping Company, 474 Peterboro St, Detroit
hosted by Detroit, Downriver, and McGehee Deaneries
Please attend whichever dinner event is most convenient for you. RSVP forms and details on each dinner will be available soon.
Bishop Gibbs and Karlah have asked that, in lieu of gifts, you consider donating to the Wendell and Karlah Gibbs Youth & Young Adult Legacy Fund.