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Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church,
West Bloomfield, MI
"Called to be a living Gospel
and to let God's love shine through us"
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2399 Figa Ave.
West Bloomfield, Mi. 48324
Office: 248-682-0770
Fax: 248-706-3310
Pastor Mary Duerksen, Lutheran
Pastor Manisha Dostert, Episcopal
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Join Us For Worship
Episcopal/Lutheran Worship Service10:00 a.m.
Fellowship with coffee and refreshments 11:00 a.m.
Adult Bible Study11:30 a.m.

Lent is here

Prepare for Easter with the Lenten disciplines:
fasting (or self-restraint), prayers and devotions, and giving to others in need.

Sunday sermon series in March "Covenant: More than a Promise"
March 1 Covenant is Long-term--Pastor Mary
March 8 Covenant is Not Coercive--Pastor Manisha
March 15 Covenant Gives Dignity--Pastor Mary
March 22 Covenant Seeks the Common Good--Father Steve
March 29 PALM SUNDAY Covenant is Grace--Pastor Mary

Daily Lenten Devotions

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Easter Food Baskets for Local Families

To donate food, please sign up in the lobby.
Donate non-perishable foods and paper goods.
Donations of money used to purchase perishable foods. Please bring your donations by Sunday, March 29. Thanks!

Special Lenten Opportunity for Giving--March 29

We are forming a Relay for Life Team to raise dollars to fight cancer.
Our team will participate in the Waterford Relay at Pierce Middle School on June 12-13
Kick-off to raise dollars for our team is March 29.
Please bring your loose change (or quiet bills) for our "noisy offering".
Special coin collectors are available at church.

Wednesday Soup Suppers and Worship during Lent

Participate in the Round Robin of Lenten mid-week suppers and worship with 4 West Bloomfield congregations
6:30 p.m. Soup supper with bread and cookies.
7:15 p.m. Mid-week Lenten evening service.
Come enjoy fellowship during supper and a peaceful evening service to end your day.

March 4 West Bloomfield Methodist Church, 4100 Walnut Lake Road
March 11 Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 4800 Orchard Lake Road (at Green)
March 18 Pine Hill Congregational Church, 4160 Middlebelt (at Long Lake)
March 25 Advent Episcopal/Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church

Holy Week Movies: The Life of Jesus

Free movies about the life of Christ.
Discussion led by the Pastor.
Monday March 30, Tuesday March 31 and Wednesday April 1 from 7 - 9:30 PM

Adult Bible Study Classes

Sunday mornings, 11:30 am - noon, studying the book of Acts.
Monday mornings, 10:15 - 11:45 am, studying the book of Genesis.
Men's breakfast and Bible study Tuesday mornings at 7:30 am. All are welcome!

NEW! Quilting Group Tuesdays at 9 a.m.

All interested in quilting are welcome. No experience needed.
Group made 54 quilts for Lutheran World Relief in 2014.
Donations of used sheets and leftover material are always appreciated.

Ongoing Collections To Help Others

Drop-off containers for donations are in the church lobby area.
Items being collected are:

  • Mittens, gloves, scarves, hats and warm socks for children.
  • Labels and box tops for education for Roosevelt School.
  • Non-perishable foods for the Good Samaritan Church Food Pantry.

Senior Stretch and Tone

Come and exercise with us, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. - 12 noon.
Created by Vicky Palace, with over 10 years experience.
First session free; $2 each after that.

Gentle Yoga Winter Session Jan. 7 - Mar. 25

Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
Extremely affordable $5.00 per class.
Instructor from Belightful Yoga.
Please bring mat and wear comfortable clothing.
No prior yoga experience necessary. Appropriate for all abilities.
Drop-ins welcome.

A BIG Thanks to ALL!

For the Souper Bowl in February 1, led by the Youth Group.
Sales of donated soup and cookie mix raised $521 for the Haven, a shelter for abused women and children.
Thrivent Financial local is also donating $250 to the Haven's educational programs.

For the donations for Christmas food baskets for five special families.
Especially for the Sylvan Lake Police who provided all the gifts for 17 children. WOW!

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Three churches, Stronger together!

Sylvan Lake Lutheran now shares its building with Advent Episcopal Church and Ascension Lutheran Church.
Click here to learn more about Advent Episcopal Church:
Click here to learn more about Ascension Lutheran Church:

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Our new mission, vision in our community, and guiding values
This Week's Events
3/30  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
 10:00a    Women's Bible Study
  7:30p    Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon
3/31  7:30a    Joint Episcopal/Lutheran Men's Breakfast Bible Study
Men take turns leading each week.
 11:00a    Stretch & Tone Exercise Session
First class free; after that $2 per session.
  5:00p    Ellie's Weigh
Weight management group.
4/2 11:00a    Stretch & Tone Exercise Session
First class free; after that $2 per session.
4/3  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
  7:30p    Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon
4/4  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
4/5 11:00a    Adult Bible Study
Studying the Book of Acts.

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