Happenings


We invite you to try out any of the opportunities listed here.  Please contact the church office if you need more information or have any questions.  officeadmin@smlucanton.org  or (734) 459-3333


Weekly Calendar Here

  • Projection System in The Sanctuary

    The projection system in the Sanctuary is near the end of its life. We are looking to have a new projection system in place ideally by Labor Day. Funds needed are $25,000. Total cost is $46,000 and the rest of the money will come from the Capital Expenditures Fund. To give, designate a special offering to the Projection System Fund using special offering envelopes, or donate online at the link below.


    Update:  $18,302.00 has already been raised!  Thank you!  


    If you have any questions or would like more information about the needs and the new system, please contact either Shawn Jennings or Pastor Dave.


    Thank you!


    Donate Online Here

  • SUMMER IS GOING FAST!

    As summer starts to wind down, many ministry activities, Bible studies and other spiritual growth activities are preparing to begin after Labor Day. Your continued faithful giving over the last weeks of summer can help us maintain, by God's grace, the ministry momentum in "Connecting People to the Living God." Thank you! 

  • Worship In The Park 2017

    This year, we will enjoy seven 11am Sunday worship services on the grounds of the old schoolhouse at Cherry Hill and Ridge Roads. (The 5:30pm Saturday and 9am Sunday services remain in the church).


    Bring a chair and bring a friend! July 9, 16, 23, and 30 and August 6, 13, and 20.


    PARKING NOTICE:

    This year, another church is having services at the Cherry Hill Theater at the same time as our Worship In The Park. Their members are using many of the parking spaces in the immediate area that we have used in the past.


    Our review of the parking shows approximately 150 spaces available. See Parking Map for additional parking locations. Plan on getting there early to get a better spot.


    Weather:

    If weather does not permit, the 11:00AM service will be held at St. Michael Lutheran Church of Canton, 7000 N. Sheldon Rd., Canton MI 48187 (734) 459-3333.

  • Sunday School / Kids Kingdom Registration

    There are new challenges moving up a grade and/or moving to a new school. Interacting with others is always a challenge. Listening to and learning God's word prepares us to meet all of life's challenges. Enroll your child in Sunday School and the journey can begin or continue.

    • Age 3 through fifth grade.
    • Sixth - eighth graders meet together for Sunday school as a part of their confirmation instruction.
    • Sunday School meets each week from 9:30-10:30am. (With breaks during school vacations.)

    You can now Register Online!


    Rally Day Sunday (Sunday School kick off) is Sunday September 10 at 9:30am. Rally Day picnic is 12 noon on Sept. 10.


    For additional information, contact Tim McIntee (mcinteetimothy@gmail.com), Lois Beerbaum (norfolk2010@comcast.net or 734-259-8287), or Pam Hakala (ppkhakala@hotmail.com or 734-459-7588).

  • Confirmation Registration

    Confirmation meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00. The evening starts off with everyone meeting in a large group for games, worship, the lesson introduction, and a speaker. Small groups then break out and further discuss what was presented in large group. Students in the confirmation program must meet certain requirements.

    Students who don't wish to be confirmed but would still like to participate are more than welcome to attend! For more information contact Shawn at shawnjennings@smlucanton.org .


    First meeting is Sept. 6th.


    Register Here!

  • Summer Send-Off Concert at Kellogg Park in Plymouth

    Join us for a lively night of Christian Bands at the Summer Send-Off Concert at Kellogg Park in Plymouth on Sat, Aug 26 at 6pm. Listen to artists performing traditional and contemporary selections sure to make your spirit soar! Family friendly event. There will be no service at the church that day.

  • Sunday School Teachers and Helpers Needed

    Help our children enjoy God's grace and have fun doing it! 


    Needs are: 

    • 3 years (teacher / helper)
    • 4 years (helper)
    • Kindergarten – 5th grade (teachers and helpers)

    First grade is covered.


    Please sign up outside the Sunday School office.

  • Pancake Palooza

    Pancake Palooza returns on Sunday Sept 3 during the 9 and 11 AM worship services.  Sunday School-aged children can skip home-breakfast that day and get ready for a pancake/sausage breakfast and pancake throwing contests!

  • Wednesday Night Adult Bible Study - Sep 13

    Could you use some Good News? In Paul's letter to the Galatians, Paul defends the Good News of Jesus as having the power to change your life and world. 


    Pr. Dave leads this two month Wednesday Recharge Adult Study starting Sep 13 at 7pm in the Chapel. No Bible study experience necessary.


    More Info Here!

  • Call To Pray

    The church sanctuary is open for prayer Monday through Friday 6-7am. Come for 15 minutes or 60 minutes to pray for your needs, your church, or your nation. Read your Bible or spend quiet time. For more information or questions, contact Joyce Hopkins through the church office.

  • NEW earlier Wednesday evening Recharge schedule coming soon!

    Watch for the NEW earlier Wednesday evening Recharge schedule coming soon! Dinner starts as normal at 5:30pm, and Bible study and kids’ programs will now end at 7:30pm. As always, childcare is available. 


  • Annual Golf Outing

    The sign up sheet for the August 20 Annual Golf Outing has been posted on the Pastor’s Board. $45 covers golf, cart, prizes, and food. More info in the Summer newsletter. Call Ivan with questions at 734-634-9274.


  • Crossways Daytime Class Registration Begins

    We will be offering Crossways: The Divine Drama Bible study on Wednesday mornings beginning September 6 from 9:30 to 11am in the Portable classroom. Pastor Tim will lead this 28-week class that will run through early May with breaks for holidays and other periodic weeks off. 


    You can signup now on the Pastor's Board or by emailing Pastor Tim at timewell@smlucanton.org.


    • Cost is $35 which includes all materials. Couples may share materials and financial assistance is available.
    • This class is ideal from anyone looking to take their first Bible study to Bible study veterans. The Bible as a Big Story is studied, the complete Biblical narrative including many topics of faith and doctrine and always with strong application to our lives today.
    • Homework is optional
    • This class is open to non-members as well.
    • We will work hard, grow and have fun, led by the Spirit.
  • Griefshare

    • Christ-centered, Biblically-based video and discussion support group.  
    • Confidential, safe, and nurturing environment. 
    • Anyone grieving (loss of a child, spouse, parent, sibling, or friend). 
    • 13-weeks, Thursdays Sept. 7 – December 7, 6:30-8:15pm, Portables. 
    • Open to members and non-members, $25 for materials. 
    • Facilitated by Pr. Tim. 
    • Sign up on the Pastor’s board. 
    For more information, visit Grief Share's Website.
  • Win-Some Women Christian Retreat

    Registration for the October Win-Some Women Christian Retreat is now open. See wswretreats.org for more information or call Karen in the office.

  • Rally Day Picnic

    Plan on attending the Rally Day Picnic on Sun, Sep 10 from 1-4pm. Beverages, chicken, and hot-dogs will be provided. Please bring a dish to pass.

  • 10 Women of the Bible by Max Lucato

    Women's Bible Study

    Save the Date for the women’s study on the 10 Women of the Bible by Max Lucato.


    Starts Monday, September 18 at 10am and Tuesday September 19 7pm.

    (Two separate sections.)

  • WOMEN’S BEADED CROSS CRAFT

    • If you can put beads on a wire, this craft is for you! 
    • Sat. Sept. 23, 10am. 
    • Bring your children or grandchildren! 
    • All materials provided. 
    • $5 for large cross, $3 for small cross. 
    • Sign up on the Women’s board. 


  • ELDERVERSITY FALL LUNCHEON

    September is here, so it's time to start thinking about Elderversity activities.  What better way than to kick-off with a Elderversity Luncheon.  Don't delay in signing up, anyone 50 years and older can enjoy great St. Michael Elderversity friends.
    • Enjoy food, fellowship, and entertainment. 
    • Thursday, September 28, 12:30pm in the Gym. 
    • Performance by Matt Watroba – community singer and performer. 


    $10 a person.

    Sign up in the church office.

    Contact John or Lynn Seidelman or Barb Weide for more information.


  • MONK BUSINESS: Discovering Luther's 95 Theses

    NEW CLASS:

    "MONK BUSINESS: Discovering Luther's 95 Theses"


    It has been 500 years this fall since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenburg Church. Luther may have meant to only engage the church in debate over certain theological practices, but those biblically-based words posted on that door launched a revolution that still reverberates through our world today.


    Join us on Monday night in the chapel, October 16th and 23rd, as we mark this anniversary by unpacking these words that changed our world in this two part, one hour class taught by Pastor Dave. Sign-up on the Pastor's Board in the Entrance Hall. No experience necessary.

  • A Clash of Kingdoms - New 5 Session Bible Study

    A new 5-session Bible study by Ray VanderLaan entitled A Clash of Kingdoms begins on Sunday, Sep 10 at 9:30am in the Chapel. The video and discussion focuses on how the Apostle Paul successfully proclaimed Jesus as Lord to a Roman world. Led by Greg Anderson (734-968-4463), this study requires no experience or weekly preparation.