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August 30, 2012
First English

First English Evangelical Lutheran Church returns to regular hours on Rally Day, Sunday, Sept. 9. The 9:30 a.m. offering begins with children's Sunday school and contemporary worship with holy communion every Sunday. Traditional worship, with holy communion twice a month, takes place at 11 a.m.


Refreshments are provided after each service.

Four educational opportunities are offered with adult Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., beginning Sept. 9, with the study of the book "God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life" by Gene Edward Veith Jr., World Magazine culture editor.

From 9:30 to 11 a.m., beginning Thursday, Sept. 13, Thursday morning Bible study is in the lounge and led by the Rev. Walter Schmidt. The topic is major world religions and Christian denominations.

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Men's club breakfast and Bible study is at 8:30 a.m., every second Wednesday beginning Sept. 12, at Big Boy Restaurant, Mack at Vernier. The group then travels to the church where a study of Jesus' disciples takes place.

Women's Circle Bible study theme is "Gathered By God." Women study such topics as gather to learn, gather for fellowship, gather for support, gather to be empowered and gather to be sent. The September theme is Our Present, Christ's Presence. Call the office for day, time and location.

First English is located at 800 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods. For more information, call the office at (313) 884-5040.

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The Capuchin Soup Kitchen's Earthworks Urban Farm hosts its fifth annual Harvest Dinner, at 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Gleaners Community Food Bank, a Capuchin Soup Kitchen partner, 2131 Beaufait, Detroit. The event features a keynote speaker, media presentation from Earthworks Youth Farm Stand and a showcase of businesses that Earthworks Agricultural training interns and participants are incubating.

Dinner is a selection of dishes made with in-season, organic offerings from Earthworks gardens prepared by the Capuchin Soup Kitchen's executive chef Alison Costello.

Ticket information is available online at cskdetroit.org/earth

works or by calling (313) 579-2100, ext. 204. Reservation deadline is Friday, Sept. 7.

Assumption

Assumption Nursery School and Toddler Center is accepting registration for all rooms. Registration fee is $100.

Morning preschool development classes, for 3 and 4 year olds; transition classes for children 2 1/2 to 3 years old; and toddlers, 1 to 2 1/2 years old. Parents can opt for an afternoon nap room or instructional program for 3 and 4 year olds. An afternoon developmental program is offered from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. for young 5 year olds.

The play-based curriculum at the nursery school and toddler center is aligned with the State of Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality.

The school is located at 22150 Marter, St. Clair Shores, and the school calendar follows the Grosse Pointe Public School System and South Lake Public School calendars. for more information or to schedule a tour with director Melissa Sharp, call (586) 772-4477.

St. Philomena

St. Philomena's second annual wine tasting party is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the parish social hall, 4281 Marseilles, Detroit.

Tickets cost $35 and can be purchased by calling Sally or Joanna at (313) 882-4300 during business hours.


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