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Events added this week

Christ the King Community Rummage Sale: At 16700 Pennsylvania Road, Southgate, from 10 am to 4 pm on June 24-25. Clothing, households, furniture, new items, tools, electronics and much more. Outdoor tent & concessions with homemade bake sale & $ 1 raffle bags.

Christmas in July, The Merriest 4 Day Event: Presented by Our Lady of the Scapular Parish at St. Stanislaus Kostka Site, 266 Antoine St., Wyandotte, July 21,22,23 & 24. Preview Thursday, July 21, 4-7 pm, $ 5 admission; Friday, July 22, 10 am-7 pm, free admission; Saturday, July 23, 10 am-4 pm, free admission; Sunday, July 24, by ticket only. Visit the Christmas Wonderland sale of new & Used Christmas items, raffles galore & international food available each day. Reservations and $ 50 per person payment for Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Inn Restaurant Catered Dinner on Sunday, July 24 are now being taken at the parish office 734-284-9135 & Online at until sold out. Visit the parish website for more event information.

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Raffle fundraiser for Ukraine: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2441 Nichols Dr., Trenton, will be having a Pancake Brunch and Raffle fundraiser for Ukraine from 11 am to 1 pm on Sunday, June 12 in the guild hall. In lieu of a set charge, there will be a basket for free-will donations. In addition, there will be a “bucket” Raffle tickets will be pulled at 12:30 pm For more information, call 734-676-3122 or email

Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima: The Holy Hour with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction includes the Rosary, litany, and readings from Sister Lucy. They take place on the 13th of each month from May to October, the anniversaries of Our Lady’s appearances To the Children of Fatima: St. Jacinta, St. Francisco, and Servant of God Sister Lucy. All are invited to join us. Our Lady of the Scapular Parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2609 Tenth St., Wyandotte. Devotions are: Monday, June 13 at 6 pm followed by 7 pm Mass; Wednesday, July 13 at 6 pm; Saturday, Aug. 13 at 6 pm following 5 pm Mass;

Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 6 pm followed by 7 pm Mass; and Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6 pm followed by 7 pm Mass. For more information, call Debbie 734-934-2599.

Summer Blast Car Show: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 19109 Craig St. (corner of Ellis Rd. (One block off Sibley Rd.), New Boston, from 11 am to 4 pm, on June 18. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, food, drinks, games, face painting, magician, waterslide, Huron Twp. Fire Department, fun for all ages. Free. Car show information, call Jerry at 313-460-1011.

Ongoing events

Community Meals at Southpoint Church: Free to go hot meal for those in need Tuesday nights 6: 30-7: 30 pm at Southpoint Church 5699 Fort St, Trenton.

Sunday School: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Youth, 2803 1st Street, Wyandotte, is hosting Sunday school for children grades pre-k through fifth every Sunday at 10 am The Youth Group meets once a month for a community service project and bible lesson for grades sixth through 12th. Face Masks are required until further notice in the St. Stephen’s building. For more information, call 734-284-8777 or email

Mental Illness Support Group: For relatives and friends of the mentally Ill in the Downriver area meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn in Mitchell Hall. Another support group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, starting on July 20th, at 10 AM, at the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s Rehabilitation Bldg. On the 2nd floor, room 232. For information, call 313- 292-3324.

Rockwood Pantry: Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street Rockwood, hosts toiletry pantry, which provides personal hygiene items, cleaning products, gently used clothing and some food products. All items are free. The pantry will open from 1-3 pm on the If that Monday is a holiday, the pantry will be open the previous Monday. For more information, call 734-379-3711 or

Downriver Women’s Social Group: Join some women at Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street, on Thursdays, 10 am until roughly 1 pm for conversation and friendship. Some ring crafts to work on or board / card games to play. Some arrive late or We wear masks and come in through the side door. For more information, call Emily Dye at 248-478-3412. No dues; No church affiliation required.

Holy Hours with Exposition with Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Benediction: Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus on the second Thursday of each month at 6 pm before the 7 pm Mass at Our Lady of the Scapular at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Tenth Street and Superior Blvd., Wyandotte. Everyone is invited, not just Knights.

Food Pantry: Every Thursday DownRiver Church hosts an emergency food pantry for a one-day food supplement for individuals and families living in the DownRiver Communities. The pantry is open every Thursday between the hours of 10 am and noon. Participants must bring their drivers license or state issued id to participate. DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly, Taylor. For information, call the church office at 734-442-6100.

DownRiver Church Worship Service: Sundays at 10:30 am Strict social distancing guidelines are in effect. A mouth and nose covering face mask is required for entry into the building. If you are not feeling well, do not come to the worship service; stay home and stay safe. Let us know if you are unwell so that we can pray for you Online worship is also available through Facebook Live every Sunday at 10:30 am https://www.facebook. com / DownRiverUMC.DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly (between Northline and Eureka) in Taylor. For questions email: or call 734-442-6100.

Our Lady of the Scapular Parish: Masses are Saturday at 5 pm (livestreamed on Facebook and available on YouTube), Sunday at 9 am (Polish / English) and 11 am (English). Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Masses are at 7 pm . Friday Mass is at 12 noon except First Friday when it is at 7 pm. The church is located at 976 Pope John Paul II Ave., Wyandotte. For more information, visit or call 734-284-9135.

Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, Biblical balanced recovery program that help people overcome hurts, hang-ups and habits; it is a Christ-centered program that uses Jesus’ teachings to assist individuals to break from painful life issues and addictive behaviors in a safe, anonymous and confidential environment; the program is offered at 6 pm every Tuesday at Kirby Church, 2773 Will Carleton Road, Flat Rock; for more information, call 734-789-1260.

Christian Business Men’s Connection: Luncheon that meets the third Monday of every month from noon to 1 pm at Ramsey’s, in Trenton, 2747 Jefferson just north of West Road. Lunch, guest speakers, open discussions, non-denominational. Lunch is free for first time attendees. For more information, call John at 734-692-1421 or Milton at 734-675-8999.

Recharge: First United Methodist Church of Flat Rock, 28400 Evergreen, hosts Recharge at 6:30 pm the first, second and fourth Wednesdays and includes songs and a short uplifting message and a time of prayer; the evening is meant to help jump-start the rest of the week. Fore more information, 734-782-2565.

Service Times: Spirit of Truth Family Church holds its Sunday service at 11:30 am at 402 Carleton-Rockwood Road, South Rockwood, and at 6:30 pm Sundays and Wednesdays at 22144 North Huron River Drive, Rockwood.

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