Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Church events

September 06, 2012


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, have openings. 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.

A play-based curriculum 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. Paul Lutheran

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church holds its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, and Saturday, Sept. 15, in the church basement, 375 Lothrop, Grosse Pointe Farms. Saturday items are marked half off.

Shoppers can find books, CDs, DVDs, jewelry, electronics, lines, art, small appliances, dishes, fabric and crafts, baskets, toys, sporting goods and adult and children’s clothing. A boutique offers high quality items.

For more information, call (313) 881-6670.

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.

St. Paul Catholic

A five-evening workshop, “Grieving with Great Hope,” is from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 6, 13 and 19, at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms.

The workshop offers a prayerful, practical and personal approach on coping with loss. Speakers include Msgr. Patrick Halfpenny and John and Sandy O’Shaughnessy, co-founders of Good Mourning Ministry, a local Catholic bereavement organization.

To register, visit or call the parish office at (313) 885-8855. The cost is $15.

Capuchin Soup


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