Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Welcome to
Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church!


Please join us for Sunday worship at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Coffee and conversation follow each service in Fellowship Hall. Children of all ages are welcome in worship and a nursery is available for infants and preschoolers from 8 a.m. until after the second service. Sunday school for children, youth and adults is offered during the Education Hour beginning at 9:30 a.m..

Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church 2017 Theologian in Residence Weekend
Dr. James B. Tubbs, Jr

February 24 - 26, 2017
Thinking About Ethics: Moral Reasoning
Join us for any or all of our Theologian in Residence Weekend. . .
There is no charge for any of the lectures

Friday, February 24 @ 7 - 8:30 pm
Thinking about Ethics and Moral Reasoning, an introduction

Saturday, February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Continental Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am

Dr. Tubbs will present 3 one hour lectures:
  1. "Christian Ethics and 'Secular' Ethics"
  2. "Christianity and Sex: From Then to Now"
  3. "War and Peace in Christian Ethics"

Friday, February 24 @ 7 - 8:30 pm
8:15 and 10:30 am Dr. Tubbs will preach on the parable of the Dishonest Steward. During education hour, 9:30 - 10:20 am, Dr. Tubbs will lead a question - answer session on his paper "Abiding Presence: Living Faithfully in End-of-Life Decisions. Copies for pre-reading are available from Jan Holmes in the church office.

Jim Tubbs is the son, brother, grandson and nephew of Presbyterian ministers. He is Professor of Ethics and Religion and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he teaches courses in Health Care Ethics, Christian Ethics, Ethics and Public Policy, and Social Justice. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer in the Oakland University - William Beaumont School of Medicine. A graduate of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, Jim earned his MA and PhD degrees from the University of Virginia and has been on the faculty of the University of Detroit Mercy since 1986. His publications include journal articles, book reviews, case studies, book chapters, and two books: Christian Theology and Medical Ethics: Four Contemporary Approaches (1996) and A Handbook of Bioethics Terms (2009). An active Elder in Covenant Presbyterian Church in Southfield, Jim also serves on his university*s Human Subjects Research Review Board, two hospital Ethics Committees, and chairs the Ethics Advisory Committee of the Presbyterian Villages of Michigan.

All events take place at Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church, 7925 Horsemill Rd., Grosse Ile, MI 48138 Please register for the Friday night and Saturday offerings: at the church on Sunday mornings or by emailing or by calling the church during regular business hours, 9-5, M-F, 734-676-8811.

Our purpose in this community of faith is to become the kind of church described in the Bible. We strive to carry out Christ's plan to mobilize the entire congregation for ministry and mission work. There is a place for you here! Are you new to GIPC? Click here.

We are located on the north end of Grosse Ile, Michigan, at the corner of Horsemill Road and Parke Lane. Directions...


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