Dec
2
to Dec 30

The Angel Tree

The Christmas tree in the church lobby is a great way for us to all partner together and show generosity to our brothers and sisters across the globe. Each tag has a different request and a number that helps us identify it. When you select one, write a check to South Lansing Christian Church and attach your tag to the donation. If you would like to donate by cash, write your name on an envelope and include your tag. You can place your check or envelope in the offering or turn it in to Guest Services. You can also drop it of at the church office anytime during the week. When everything has been collected, we'll write one big check to each of the missionaries and send their gifts out. Thank you for your generosity!

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Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas Eve Gathering

The darkness envelops the silence as we take a break from the holiday jostling to reflect on a mother, a father, an infant and the love of a Heavenly Father who sent him to save the world.

Celebrate with friends, family and neighbors at our 5 PM service. We’ll sing traditional carols bathed in candlelight and revisit a timeless story, pausing to remember God’s gifts as we reflect on the reason for our hope: Jesus.

And, as you leave, you can participate in our annual Donut Drop by taking a box of donuts to people our community relies on: first responders, hospital employees, retail workers and others.

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Dec
24
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Eve Gathering

The darkness envelops the silence as we take a break from the holiday jostling to reflect on a mother, a father, an infant and the love of a Heavenly Father who sent him to save the world.

Celebrate with friends, family and neighbors at our 7 PM service. We’ll sing traditional carols bathed in candlelight and revisit a timeless story, pausing to remember God’s gifts as we reflect on the reason for our hope: Jesus.

And, as you leave, you can participate in our annual Donut Drop by taking a box of donuts to people our community relies on: first responders, hospital employees, retail workers and others.

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Dec
9
12:30 PM12:30

The Next Step

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Join us Sunday, December 9 at 12:30 pm for the new and improved Next Step. We’ll focus, briefly, on our church’s history, but the majority of the next step focuses on the steps you can take to think like, act like, and love like Jesus. We’ll talk about our Core Values and reveal the six steps that every Christian at SLCC can take to help them become more like Christ. Child Care will be provided with RSVP.

RSVP HERE!

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Community Euchre Party

Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 6:30 and continue to about 9 p.m. It’s a FREE Fun Night. All skill levels welcome; you do not need to bring a partner. Bring a snack to share. Certificates awarded to top players at the end of the evening. Invite your friends.

For more information call Dris at 256-7204 or email: steve.mccourtie@juno.com

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Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Craft Fair

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2018 CRAFT FAIR

Join us for the 5th Annual SLCC Craft Fair. Your holiday shopping is as easy as 1-2-3 with our large vendor selection of home made goods.

Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
RAIN OR SHINE

Location: South Lansing Christian Church 6300 Aurelius Road Lansing, MI 48911

Admission: FREE
 

VENDOR INFORMATION

The 2018 SLCC Craft Fair is open to all applicants on a first come first serve basis. Reserve your booth space for the what is sure to be an extraordinary event!

Download Application Here!

Please return application and check for payment to:

South Lansing Christian Church
ATTN: Jennifer Batdorff - Craft Show
6300 Aurelius Rd., Lansing, MI 48911

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Nov
30
6:30 PM18:30

Ladies Ornament Exchange

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Are you a woman who loves Christmas music? Have you begun making that Christmas shopping list? Are you someone who loves searching for that perfect Christmas ornament? Or maybe you enjoy crafting and like making your own ornaments? If so, you’ll love our annual Ladies’ Ministry Christmas Ornament Exchange taking place on Friday, November 30 at 6:30 pm. This is a fun time of hanging out. exchanging purchased or home-made ornaments with each other, and eating some great finger food. Sign up today at Guest Services and bring your wrapped ornament and finger food to share on November 30.

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Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Community Euchre Party

Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 6:30 and continue to about 9 p.m. It’s a FREE Fun Night. All skill levels welcome; you do not need to bring a partner. Bring a snack to share. Certificates awarded to top players at the end of the evening. Invite your friends.

For more information call Dris at 256-7204 or email: steve.mccourtie@juno.com

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Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Light the Night

On Wednesday October 31st from 6:00-8:00pm, more of your neighbors will be outside than on any other night of the year. Light the Night is a chance to meet and bless them, right in your own front yard!

How it works:
You set up a station using a canopy, porch, driveway or yard! Prepare tasty treats for your hungry guests and their families! Pass out candy with an SLCC info card to share!

Here’s what you’ll need to get:
Food for your guests & neighbors: hotdogs and cider have been big hits, but the choice is yours!
Crockpots
Cider
Lights to light up your canopy, porch or garage

Here’s what South will provide:
Styrofoam Cups & Napkins
Candy & SLCC Info sheets


For more information, email Josh.
To host a Light the Night in your neighborhood, click here.

 

 

 

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Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Chili Cook Off

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Have an amazing chili recipe? Bring it on Saturday, October 20 at 6:30 pm for our annual Chili Cook Off. If the heat from the chili doesn’t keep you warm we’ll have a campfire complete with hotdogs to roast. Bring your families and camp chairs! All proceeds go to the Blessing Buckets.

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Aug
19
1:05 PM13:05

Lansing Lugnuts

Join us Sunday, August 19 at 1:05 pm for a night of faith, fellowship, and baseball at Cooley Law School Stadium. Play Catch on the Field before the game, and Kids Run the Bases after the game! Plus Potter Park Zoo animals, inflatables, and more.

Tickets go on sale staring in June

Last day to get your tickets is Sunday, July 29

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Aug
4
2:00 PM14:00

Back-to-School Carnival

Free School Supply and Backpack Giveaway!

School may be out for the summer, but it's staring back up in just a couple of weeks. So…let’s get ready! We want to bless students in our community by providing them with a free backpack and supplies for school. It all happens Saturday, August 4, right here at South from 2 - 4 pm with a Back-To-School Carnival.

Want To Help!
We are taking monetary donations for backpacks now until July 29

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Jul
22
11:30 AM11:30

Community Picnic

Join us for an afternoon of fun! On Sunday, July 22 after our gathering time, we’ll be hosting our annual community picnic. We'll provide the hot dogs and popsicles, you bring a dish to pass and lawn chairs. We'll have inflatables and games. See you there!

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Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Serving at the Community Kitchen

Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve lunch at the St. Luke Lutheran Church Community Kitchen. They serve over 125 meals each day. There's also a bread room that needs volunteers to greet guests and pray with them. 12 to 15 people are needed each shift:

First Shift: 9:00am - 11:00am
Set-up dining room tables and chairs, prepare food.

Second Shift: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Serve food, take down dining room tables and chairs, clean up.

Email Serve25 to sign up!

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Jun
3
11:15 AM11:15

Graduation Sunday

Graduation season is here, and it's time to celebrate! On Sunday, June 3, we will be recognizing our 2018 graduates from high school, college, and beyond! We are hosting a cake and punch reception for all our graduates after our gathering time in the Fireside Room.

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May
11
6:30 PM18:30

Dinner & Coffee with the Girls

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Save the Date! The women's ministry from South Lansing Christian Church is preparing our next "Dinner and Coffee with the Girls".
May 11th at 6:30 p.m. at the church in Kid's City Park.

Kathy Pennington will be leading our devotion focusing on "Growing in Faith."
Your children can come and have a play date with their friends. Dinner is provided.

The cost is $5.00 per person. Children are covered under the $5.00.
Never been? We would love to have you and get to meet new friends.
Attended before? Grab a friend or two and bring them with you.
Hoping to see you there!

You can register at guest services.

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May
5
8:00 AM08:00

Church Beautification Day

Save the Date - 05/05/18. Calling all green thumbs, black thumbs, and willing hands for an hour, in the morning, or more...Churchwide Beautification kickoff is Saturday, May 5 planned from 8 am to 1 pm. We'll be edging, raking, mulching, etc. Please bring your shovels, gloves rakes, edgers, weed-eaters, saws, Wheelbarrows, etc. Let's make the place shine for Mother's Day and beyond! See you there. 

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Apr
29
10:30 AM10:30

I Love My City Lansing

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Jeremiah 29:7 – “…seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”

South Lansing Christian Church will be participating in I Love My City on Sunday, April 30. This will be our third year joining with other churches and faith-based, not-for-profit organizations throughout Lansing for one simple purpose: to bless our city.

We plan to come together on Sunday morning from 10:00 - 10:30 for a time of worship, communion, and a devotional thought, before disbursing throughout the city to impact our friends and neighbors. Kid's City will not be open that Sunday; this is a family activity in which you work alongside your kids, modeling what it means to serve your community.

The stories from last year’s event were amazing. A couple thousand people from over a dozen churches scattered throughout Lansing making a difference. We want to do so again this year!

Here are a few of the projects that are planned for I Love My City 2018:

  • Great Lakes Christian Home – We will be washing residents’ windows and tidying up their landscaping.
     
  • Clothe the Naked - We'll be separating clothing, organizing them and the packaging the kits. This new Serve25 ministry is proving clothing to needy people in hospitals or jails, where they don't have appropriate clothing, or where a hospital cut their last clothing off for medical purposes. 
     
  • Oil changes – We will be changing oil for single parents, senior citizens and those on a fixed income. If you need an oil change CLICK HERE to register.
     
  • Marscot Park expansion – We will continue cleaning out the woods between our church’s property and Marscot Park.

CLICK HERE to sign up for projects all around the city!

These are exciting projects! But we also want to include projects in which you might have a personal interest. If you or your small group has a project in mind for April 29 we want to hear about it. It can be something that your group does by yourself or, if you want to dream bigger, it can be a project that you invite others to participate in. You can send your project ideas for consideration here.

This was a great event last year, and we expect it to be EPIC again this year. But in order for that to happen, we need your participation.
 

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

Michigan Christian Convention

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Friday and Saturday, April 13-14

On the campus of
Great Lakes Christian College
6211 W. Willow Hwy
Lansing, Michigan 48917

Plan today to join us at the 2018 Michigan Christian Convention on April 13 & 14. God will be working in the hearts and minds of His people as we share together about ideas and ways to invite God to breathe new life into our lives and ministries.

South Lansing Christian Church has registered with the Michigan Christian Convention making the event free to attend. You will still need to register with MCC to secure your spot.
 

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Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

Easter Gathering

We would love to have you join us on Easter Sunday, April 1, for our annual community Easter gathering! There are no dress codes or expectations. Simply come and hang out with us. Breakfast and coffee begin at 9:00 am, with worship at 10:00 am.

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Apr
1
9:00 AM09:00

Easter Breakfast

Pancakes. That's right. We said it. What a great start to Easter Sunday! You're invited to join us for a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, ham and other goodies. You don't need to bring anything with you. Breakfast and coffee begin at 9 am, with worship at 10 am.

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Mar
31
12:00 PM12:00

Easter Egg Hunt @ SLCC!

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SLCC’s annual Marscot Park Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday at noon! It’s going to feel a little different from past years because it won’t actually be in Marscot Park, it’s going to take place in the SLCC building. Weird, right?

We’ve been following weather reports closely for weeks and it’s becoming increasingly clear that Saturday will be a very windy day. We’re not talking breezes here, we’re talking about winds that can sweep canopies and inflatable bounce houses high into the trees. Not fun! 

Hosting an indoor Egg Hunt will be a lot of fun and a great chance to meet our neighbors! We’ll have inflatables, face painting and even a hotdog lunch for your family and friends! There will be three separate Easter Egg Hunts: toddlers, lower elementary and upper elementary. There will be dairy/gluten/nut free goodie bags available for kids. We hope to see you there!

We look forward to seeing you then!

No RSVP is needed!
 

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Creating Spaces Work Day

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The SLCC property has come so far over the last year! We've had teams working on this project in the field 4 times cutting, clearing, chipping and making the space family friendly! We'll be taking a day to continue this work with the goal of showing our neighbors what we're doing at the Easter Egg Hunt. This will be a great way to show the community we care about them and are expanding their space to play and pray. 

On Saturday, March 10th we’ll be clearing brush from 9am-3pm.

We’ll have one 12” chipper on site, but most of the work will only require, clippers, loppers or a bowsaw. We’ll be working on clearing the space to the west of the grassy ball diamond. We’d like 15-20 volunteers to assist with this effort, so please invite a friend!

Lunch will be served around noon, so we'll keep you fed!

As you gear up for brush clearing, here's what you need to know:

  • It's going to be cold, somewhere in 40's all day. Dress warm!
  • Be ready for muddy, wet and chilly!
  • Plan to arrive at the south side of the building outside Kid's City Park. We'll assign you to a team and send you out to work shortly.
  • Kid's City Park will be our warm up station: Heat, coffee, hot chocolate and water will be provided

    RSVP here!

    Questions? Email Josh!
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Parents Lab
Feb
17
6:00 PM18:00

Parents Lab

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Talking about sex with your students can build integrity one talk at a time. 

Parents Lab | Saturday, February 17 at 6pm

Awkward. Weird. Uncomfortable. These are only some of the words used to describe "the talk". Yes, that one! As students, some of us have experienced that, staring uncomfortably at our parents with "deer in the headlights" looks. Some of you learned all you needed to know either in a human development class, or possibly through extracurricular materials they don't hand out in schools, or possibly in sketchy places on the internet.

The good news is, it doesn't have to be this way for you or your students! Wherever you are in your parenting journey, "the talk" can begin now! Honest conversations, questions and letting your students know you are open to having talks about "the talk" are great ways to build sexual integrity. 

Join us for dinner, discussion with other parents and great resources for starting these talks with your students! 
 


If you parent a child age 0 to 18, we invite you to join us for Parents Lab!

 

 

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Jan
16
to Mar 13

Financal Peace University

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What if you could be debt-free with an emergency fund of 3–6 months of expenses saved, all while investing for retirement and planning for your family’s future? Sound impossible? It’s not! With Dave Ramsey’s class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money. If you’re interested in learning more about the class, email the office. Because we’re offering it at South just for you on Tuesday nights starting January 16 at 6:30pm. Cost is $109 if you register through the office.

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Nov
19
11:30 AM11:30

Save the Turkeys Dinner

On Sunday, November 19, SLCC will celebrate Thanksgiving dinner together. We are having our fifth annual "Save the Turkeys" meal. That day, we'll enjoy soup and bread after worship. The staff is handling the soup...Wally's will be the best.

That means, you don't have to prepare anything!   In turn, we are asking that you donate the ingredients that you would have used to make the side dish or dessert.  Grab a donation bag from Guest Services and bring it on the 19th.  All donated items will be passed along to the Lansing City Rescue Mission.

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Nov
12
12:00 PM12:00

Building Kids 101

In Kid's City, we're building kid size disciples. You may be wondering what exactly that means and what resources are available to you. 

We've put together a 101 class to help familiarize you with the tools we use, while also introducing you to other members of the Kid's City Team.

On Sunday November 12th, we'll be discussing the K-5th Room Reassignment Project. We hope you'll join us to talk about the various benefits involved in moving each class.

Lunch will be served and you'll have time to learn about kid building, curriculum and have your questions answered. 

We look forward to building together with you. RSVP here.

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Jul
18
to Sep 19

Growing a Stronger Family: Raising Millennials

#SummerStrong Elective

First and Third Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, with Frank Weller

Are you parenting a Millennial? If you are, you’re not alone. Millennials are the largest generational cohort in American history with nearly 80 million people born between 1988 and 2002. The parenting strategies that most of us experienced growing up don’t always work for Millennials. They communicate differently, learn differently and interact with technology in ways that other generations only imagined. Drawing from book Generational IQ by Haydn Shaw, this seminar will equip you with the knowledge and the strategies to interact with the Millennials God has given you to parent or grandparent.
 
July 18
August 1
August 15
August 29
September 5
September 19

Frank Weller is the Senior Minister of South Lansing Christian Church. He and his wife, Tracy, are the parents of three Millennials: Abigail, Caleb and Jonah.

 

 

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