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Lay Eucharistic Minister Training

Lay Eucharistic Minister Training

Tuesday, September 24, 6 to 8 p.m. A Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM) is a “Lay person licensed by the bishop to administer the consecrated elements of the eucharist…. Prior to the current lay ministry canons, specially licensed lay readers administered the chalice at...

St. Clare’s/Blue Ocean Joint Bible Study Group

St. Clare’s/Blue Ocean Joint Bible Study Group

Martin Heggestad will lead a seven-week Bible study group open to people from Blue Ocean as well as St. Clare’s. We will use Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible, by Anthony Bartlett, which offers an innovative and exciting take on scripture as...

Bishop Retirement Celebrations & Regional Dinners

Bishop Retirement Celebrations & Regional Dinners

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...

CROP Walk 2019

CROP Walk 2019

Join the 45th Annual Ann Arbor CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday afternoon, October 6. St. Clare's will again host the event, and the walk will start at our building. Registration begins at 1 p.m.; the walk will be preceded by a brief send-off service at 2 p.m. in the...

Book Club

Book Club

October 9: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensNovember 13: Educated by Tara WestoverAll are welcome to our monthly book club meetings on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

4 p.m., Saturday, October 12 Bring your pet or service animal to church on Saturday, October 12, at 4 p.m.! In the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi (whose feast is October 4), our animal companions will receive a special blessing in the courtyard. All of God’s...

Fall Grounds Clean Up

Fall Grounds Clean Up

Sunday, October 27, 1 to 4 p.m. Every year we ask congregants to celebrate spring & fall by spending a few hours tending to our shared space. Raking, trimming, spreading fresh compost and mulch are great exercise and a satisfying way to spend an afternoon in...

Cathedral Annual Veterans’ Service

Cathedral Annual Veterans’ Service

Sunday, November 10, 4 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit This service, featuring bagpipes and organ, will be a very moving service that honors both our military and first responders. Our speaker will be Bishop-elect Bonnie A. Perry, who is also the daughter...

The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17: Please join the Genesis Events Committee for a Speaker Event! The Fountain of Youth--The Chemistry of Staying Youngwith Murray Rosenthal Murray Rosenthal, immediate past president of the Genesis Board, is a clinical chemist. He has...

Genesis Plant Exchange

Genesis Plant Exchange

Sunday, September 15, 1 to 3 p.m. Our Fall Plant Exchange is an opportunity to meet other gardeners and fill in some bare spots on the Genesis Campus. Bring some plants from your garden or a plant sale. We need hardy plants that can stand up to tough love, can compete...

Ushers & Greeters

Ushers & Greeters

Sunday, September 15, 9:30 a.m. We need to strengthen and grow our corps of ushers and greeters at both of our Sunday morning services! If you're a current usher OR you want to learn more about being an usher or greeter, please join Maryjane at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday,...

September 8 Happenings

September 8 Happenings

So many things happening on Sunday, September 8: Worship services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. (this schedule will continue until the end of May)Children's Faith Formation begins at 10:15 a.m. Classes are for children age 3 years through 5th grade and meet in the lowest...