Church events around Downriver

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Annual Flea Market: April 28 ( 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), 29 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and April 30 (9 a.m. to noon) at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19109 Craig St., New Boston. Antiques, collectibles, furniture and more. For more information, call 734-753-9048.

Fish Dinners: St. Paul United Church of Christ, 24158 Goddard Road (one block West of Telegraph), Taylor, from 4-6 p.m. (drive-thru only)on Fridays – March March 25, April 1, April 8 and April 15. $12 for adults, $4 for children 4-12. For more information, call 313-291-1221.

Lenten Dinners at Our Lady of the Scapular Parish: Every Friday in Lent (through April 13) including Good Friday at 2609 10th St., Wyandotte, from 3-7 p.m. or until sold out. Featuring: Beer Battered Cod Dinners -$10, $9 & $8, Polish Dill Pickle Soup-$5 prepared by Fr. Mark and Pierogi-$6 (1/2 dz. uncooked- kraut or potato cheese) made at Sweetest Heart of Mary Church in Detroit. Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. For more information, call 734-284-9135.

Lenten Dinners at St. Andre Bessette: St Andre Bessette Parish Center is located at 4250 W. Jefferson Ave. Ecorse (in the rear parking lot behind the church). Lenten dinners are held from 3:30-7 p.m.or sold out, every Friday (March 25, April 1, and 8), and from 2:30-7 p.m. or sold out Good Friday, April 15. There are adult and children’s dinners: shrimp, salmon patties, baked or fried cod, homemade macaroni & cheese and grilled cheese sandwiches on deli bread.Dinner prices begin at $7 for an adult dinner and $4 for children’s dinner (1/2 of Adult Portion). Dinners include tax and your choice of baked potato, French fries, or homemade macaroni & cheese. Also included will be coleslaw and bread & butter. Dinners will be carry-out only. Call 313-383-8514 extension 17 or 734-288-7996(if busy keep trying) after 9 pre-order your carry-out or drive-up to the Parish Center (front doors) during Lenten dinner hours to place an order.

Children’s Easter Basket Sale: Our Lady of the Scapular Parish, 2609 10th St., Wyandotte. Buy one for someone special or ALMSGIVING, sponsor a child/children in need with an Easter Basket. $10 per basket. All sponsored baskets are given to MiMi’s Mission who strives to help those in need in the Downriver area. Baskets available in the parish hall on Fridays during Lent from 3-6 p.m. To sponsor a child/children online visit or call the parish office at 734-284-9135.

Church events around Downriver

Community Meals at Southpoint Church: Free to go hot meal for those in need Tuesday nights 6:30-7:30 p.m. 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 a.m. 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

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 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. 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 a.m. until roughly 1 p.m. for conversation and friendship. Some ring crafts to work on or board/card games to play. Some arrive late or leave early, some bring a sack lunch and eat together. No dues; No church affiliation required. We wear masks and come in through the side door. For more information, call Emily Dye at 248-478-3412.

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 p.m. before the 7 p.m. 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 a.m. 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 a.m. 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 a.m. 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 p.m. 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 p.m. 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 p.m. 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 a.m. at 3744 Carleton-Rockwood Road, South Rockwood, and at 6:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at 22144 North Huron River Drive, Rockwood.