Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church
Friday, November 16, 2018
 7925 Horsemill Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138

This Week @ GIPC

General Announcements 

JULIETs (Just Us Ladies Interested in an Event Together) On Tuesday, November 27, the JULIETs will tour the Eleanor and Edsel Ford estate in Grosse Pointe for the annual Christmas House Tour. Attendees leave the GIPC parking lot at 9:45 and will return at 3:00 pm. Following the tour, there is a lunch at Sinbad's on the River. The cost of the tour is $8 for people under 60; $7 for those 60 and older. Lunch is on your own. Signups begin this Sunday, November 4, at the Crossroads. Please note the tour is not barrier free.

Annual Christmas Dinner is on Saturday, December 1. Appetizers at 5:00 pm; dinner at 6:00 pm. Please sign up at the Crossroads to attend and to bring an appetizer or a dessert. Free will offering.    
Christmas Flowers Envelopes are in the pews for Christmas flowers and Christmas worship enhancements. The office must receive your dedication by Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Family Dinner
is cancelled next Wednesday, November 21, because it is Thanksgiving Eve. Dinner resumes on Wednesday, November 28, with Lasagna. Sign up at the Crossroads or call the office to make your reservation. 
Chancel Flowers 2019 Please sign up for Chancel Flowers in 2019. The new list is posted. Reserve your spot today!
Interested in Joining GIPC? Anyone interested in learning more about Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church should contact Rev. Dr. Philip J. Reed at, or one of our Outreach elders: Dave Figg at, or Sarah Ream at All questions are welcome!                             

Adult Ministries

Audience Participation We need audience participation in the Fireside Room today at 9:30am as we continue with our theme “Who Is Your Neighbor?” We will be hearing from our very own immigration panelists on what their immigration experiences were like when they came to the U.S. Our 5-person panel hails from China, Finland, Chile, Germany and India and they are looking forward to this interactive experience!
Thanksgiving Eve Interfaith Service is being held at GIPC this year, on Wednesday, November 21, at 7:00 pm. The Interfaith Choir, comprised of choir members from the Island churches, will sing. There will be a rehearsal of the Interfaith adult choir at GIPC on Monday, November 19, at 7:30 pm in the Music Room.

Children and Youth Ministries

Young Adult Thanksgiving Brunch: All emerging young adults (18-25ish) are invited to this tasty brunch at the home of Lina Cortes on Friday, November 23rd at 11am. Contact Grace Morton ( for more details.                                                                             

In the Life of GICP

Greeting Cards for Stacy You can help lift Stacy Loudon's spirits while she continues her stay at Henry Ford Hospital downtown by sending her a humorous greeting card. Simply send the cards to Stacy, c/o Sue Quinn, 8093 Berkshire, Grosse Ile 48138.
Prayer Box for Stacy A prayer box has been prepared for Stacy Loudon; it is in the Narthex. If you would like to write a prayer for Stacy, her family, or whatever is on your heart, please place prayers in the red box and Sue will deliver them to her. This is a great way to "do something" when you feel there's nothing you can do.
Yoga takes place every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:15 am, $5 per week. Drop in and give it a try. This is yoga for balance and flexibility and can be done in a chair or standing or on the floor.
Lunch Ladies
meet every Thursday at Lloyd's at noon for lunch and conversation. All women are welcome. Please join us!
Coney Boys
continues at Lloyd's at 1 pm every Tuesday. All men, Presbyterian or not, are welcome to join this fun group.                                                                                                                                                        

Mission: Express your faith in a tangible way  

Clean seasonal clothing is always needed at the Fort Street Open Door.  Please put items in the closet at the bottom of the stairs by the west entrance door. 
Pray for our Stephen Ministers and their care receivers. : Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.”