Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Church events

September 20, 2012

Ecumenical breakfast

The Grosse Pointe Men’s Ecumenical breakfast begins with coffee at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. A buffet breakfast is served at 7:15 a.m. followed at 7:45 a.m. by the speaker, the Rev. Jack Cascione, whose topic is “In Search of the Biblical Order.”

The event ends at 8:15 a.m.

Men of all faiths can attend.

For more information, call Eric Lindquist at (313) 530-8656.

St. Paul

Msgr. Patrick Halfpen-ny and John and Sandy O’Shaughnessy from Good Mourning Ministry, a Catholic bereavement organization, offer a five-session grief support service at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30, and Nov. 6, 13 and 19, at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms.

The series offers a prayerful, practical and personal approach to those who mourn.

The cost is $15 if registered before Oct. 15 and $20 after that date.

For more information and to register, visit good

United Methodist

Grosse Pointe United Methodist Women’s semi-annual rummage sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6, at the church 211 Moross, Grosse Pointe Farms.

The sale features clothing for all sizes, kitchen wares, household goods, small pieces of furniture and sporting equipment.

Proceeds benefit the church’s projects locally, nationally and internationally.

For more information, call the church office (313) 886-2363.

Christ Church

Director of music and organist at Christ Church, Scott Hanoian, holds an organ concert at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23.

A freewill offering is accepted.

* Family pets and their owners can attend the 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, service at Christ Church Grosse Pointe. The outdoor, weather permitting, Holy Eucharist service and Blessing of the Animals celebrates the life of St. Francis of Assisi.

A petting zoo of barnyard and unusual creatures will be on site and a promenade of horses from the Grosse Pointe Hunt Club are expected to make an appearance.

Christ Church Grosse Pointe is located at 61 Grosse Pointe Boulevard, Grosse Pointe Farms

For more information, visit or call the church office at (313) 885-4841.

First English

The Fitness Firm offers low impact dance aerobics, incorporating kick boxing, yoga, free weights, zumba, toning, flexibility and stretching, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednes-days, and 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Eng-lish Evangelical Lutheran Church, 800 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods.

For the price, call Judy Sheehy at (313) 886-7434.