Multi-Cultural Music & Dance Concert

FEBRUARY 25, 2018 | 4PM


A diverse variety of musicians, dancers and entertainers representing different cultures from around the world. This year’s lineup includes an Irish dance team, Polish dancers, Salsa dancers, Brazilian Capoeira, Native American drum circle, African drums, traditional Appalachian tunes, a choir singing in Swahili, bands and featuring multiple “World Music Award” winners, Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke.

After the event, a strolling buffet of food from around the world will be provided.

This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Christian Unity & Interreligious Relationships of the Detroit Conference.

Can’t join us?  The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live at

Click here for an event flyer.

Immigration Celebration with Matt Watroba

Immigration Celebration to Feature Matt Watroba

Veteran performer, community singer, radio host, songwriter, and teacher Matt Watroba will be the featured entertainer at a celebration hosted by Justice For Our Neighbors of Southeastern Michigan.

Matt’s performance will be held at Genetti’s Hole in the Wall, 108 E. Main St., Northville, MI 48167 at 2:00 on Sunday, November 5.  The event will include hearty appetizers and a silent auction. The event is open to the public.  Tickets are $55 per person and can be reserved by calling Victoria Booker at 734-629-6271, or online at

JFON-SEMI ( is a faith-driven ministry that welcomes immigrants into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, educating immigrant communities about their rights, and advocating for immigration reform. Over the past seven years, JFON-SEMI has helped hundreds of low-income immigrants work lawfully in the United States, safely unite with their families, and be protected from deportation. JFON employs a full-time immigration attorney who serves clients by appointment at three volunteer-led monthly immigration clinics located in Dearborn, Detroit, and Ypsilanti.

Many know Matt Watroba as the voice of folk music in Michigan for his work with WDET Detroit Public Radio. As producer and host of the Folks Like Us program, and the nationally syndicated Sing Out Radio Magazine and Folk Alley, Matt has come in contact with many aspects of folk music and culture. This has helped shape a repertoire that is unique on stages across the state and country. He is committed to teaching the world to sing – one town at a time.

For more information, contact: Suzanne Stichler,, 734 340 1117

Raise Your Hands!

For the third year, we will be gathering on the grounds of Davisburg United Methodist Church (803 Broadway, Davisburg, MI) on Saturday, September 16, 2017 for an incredible afternoon/evening of worship and fun.

RAISE YOUR HANDS is an all ages event and all are invited and welcome!

Our Worship Artists are from all over Southeastern Lower Michigan and from various walks of faith and are gathering for one reason:  To Help You ‘Raise Your Hands” for the Risen One!

Women’s Seminar/Worship – “Are you sick and tired of the enemy destroying your family, church and community? Do you desire to be part of the solution? Are you ready to enter combat? If so, join Marli Brown on Saturday, September 16 and learn how to go to battle for our families, church and communities. Don’t let fear, worry and anxiety rule your life, instead, with peace as the goal, let’s suit up for battle. It is time to take a stand, pick up our swords and live in the authority God has given us. He has already won the war…now, let’s live as Warrior Women!”

Beginning at 10:30am women of all ages will gather with Marli Brown and journey through what it means to be a Woman Warrior in this day and age.

Join with the women of your church and community with this amazing woman of faith as she shares an exciting message that speaks straight to your heart.

A love offering will be taken for Marli’s ministry.  Free parking.

Pre-Registration is appreciated at:


Our Schedule:

10:30am – 11:45am the women gather for a “Morning With Marli – Women Warrior part 1”

11:45am – 12:30pm the men of Davisburg will serve a soup and sandwich lunch

12:30pm – 1:15pm worship with

1:15pm – 2:30pm “Afternoon with Marli – Women Warrior part 2”

2:30pm – 3:00pm Raise Your Hands Meet And Greet with the bands of Raise Your Hands

3:00pm “Vision” raises our hands with the sounds of the 50’s & 60’s with Christian lyrical arrangements

4:00pm Randy & Marli Brown keeps your hands raised with your favorite tunes –  

5:00pm Brigitte Donoho will have you reaching for the rafters with powerful originals –

6:00pm Krymson Grayce brings a new sound to Davisburg with their alternative style –

7:00pm Redemption Road Brings Southern Christian Rock to Davisburg –

8:00pm Harken blows the roof off the Gospel Center with their hard style and rock originals

9:00pm Raise Your Hands Wrap Up!


WATERFRONT WORSHIP –  Thanks, in part, to a Grand Traverse District Leadership Grant, pastors, Christian business leaders and others have worked for the past two years to design a major Christian music event to be held in Mason County (Scottville/Ludington area). There has been a tremendous amount of work done in planning this event and we now have further information to share with you.

Part II of a series will be held on Sunday, July 30, at 7:00 p.m. Paul Baloche and several of the winners of the May competition will lead a public worship event at Ludington’s Waterfront Park. There will be no charge for this public worship concert.

If you would like to help at the July 30 worship event, please contact Pastor Jack Conklin, Scottville UMC (

16th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Concert

16th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Concert

Featuring The World Renowned Rust College A’Cappella Choir

Monday, April 24, 2017, 6:00pm

Location First Congregational Church, UCC

145 Capital Ave. NE, Battle Creek, MI

This Event is Free and Open to the Public

Flyer Attached


Rust was founded in 1866 in Asbury United Methodist Church in Holly Springs, MS by Rev. A.C. McDonald and Rev. Moses Adams, dedicated to alleviating the poverty suffering of Black Americans through education and moral guidance. Since that time, the United Methodist Church has been an integral part of Rust College.

Rust offers academic programs in five areas: Education, Business, Humanities, Social Science, Science, and Mathematics, awarding the A.S., B.A., B.S., B.S.W., Degrees. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS),    The University Senate of the United Methodist Church and the Mississippi State Department of Education. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).


The Rust College A’Cappella Choir, under the direction of George Patrick Johnson, is one of America’s most renowned choirs which feature a broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera contemporary and traditional gospel. The A’Cappella Choir has captured the attention of  prestigious audiences worldwide.

Rhythms of Life: A Multicultural Music Concert

Please join us for a Multicultural Music Concert on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7pm. The event is being sponsored by the Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships and is being hosted by Newburg United Methodist Church, 36500 Ann Arbor Trail, Livonia Mi. 48150. We are very excited for this 3rd annual winter event and this year our focus is multicultural music. The event will feature a large ecumenical choir with churches from across Southeast Michigan.  Musicians and dancers from a variety of cultures including Native American, Japanese, Puerto Rican, African, Middle Eastern, India, Bangladesh, American Urban and original music from local singer/songwriter Amy Saari.

Political, cultural and racial struggles are prevalent across our country at this time. Don’t miss out on this unique event that will help us engage with each other while being educated about other cultures through the universal language of music and dance!

Sons of Serendip Christmas Concert


You won’t want to miss this unique Christmas quartet on

Sunday, December 11

for two shows

at 3:00 and 7:00 pm.

Finalists from America’s Got Talent, Sons of Serendip is a musical group of four friends, who through a series of serendipitous events, came together in graduate school at Boston University. They hope that their music will resonate deeply with listeners and that, in some way, it will make their lives a little better – even if just for a moment. We trust that you’ll find this Christmas concert unlike any other. In a time where Christmas has become more commercialized, it’s important to look beyond all the lights, gifts, and busyness and to actually connect with the spirit of the season. Our hope is that this concert will help you do just that.

The concert will be held in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church. All tickets are general admission. Doors open 1 hour before the show. Concert tickets are available online with credit card for $25 plus service fee or for $35 at the door.  Tickets required: purchase online at


Hymn Sing

Beloved Hymns of Charles Wesley
Sunday, November 20th, 2:00 P.M.
Central United Methodist Church Detroit
23 East Adams Ave (Woodward Ave. at Grand Circus Park)
Detroit Michigan 48226
Join us to raise songs of praise and thanksgiving
Including Love divine, all Love excelling, And can it be that I should gain, Come, thou long expected Jesus, Ye servants of God – your Master proclaim, Rejoice the Lord is King, and O for a thousand tongues to sing
Free-will offering, free to park

To view a flyer, please click here:  hymn-sing

JFON – Southeast Michigan 2016 Fall Fundraiser

Justice for Our Neighbors Southeastern Michigan is a United Methodist supported organization that provides free legal services to immigrants who cannot afford an immigration attorney. Come celebrate the work of this important ministry at their 2016 Fall Fundraiser! Enjoy hearty appetizers and drinks while listening to the music of special guests, jazz guitarist Gary Allen and popular folk singer Katie Geddes.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

6:30-8:30 pm

Genitti’s Hole in the Wall, Northville, MI


For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or


Voices of Heaven concert

Voices of Heaven, an award winning youth choir from Germany, is coming to Grand Haven, Michigan!

The 58 member choir from Eberbach, Germany will share their inspirational music on Sunday, August 21, 2016, during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. services at The United Methodist Church of the Dunes, 717 Sheldon, Grand Haven, MI, and following each service a reception will be held in the Wiltse Center. A free-will offering will be received to help offset costs. The general public is invited.

Touring under the auspices of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, the Voices of Heaven repertoire includes a mix of sacred and secular Renaissance and classical pieces as well as pop, gospel and jazz selections.

For more information about the concert or Church of the Dunes, please contact the church at 616-842-7980, visit our website or on Facebook: United Methodist Church of the Dunes.