Let’s meet up! Join the Troy Historical Society in visiting diverse places of worship. We’ll hear the history of these congregations and see the beautiful and unique architecture of their buildings.
Saturday July 20, 7:00 pm: Song & Spirit Interfaith
Rescheduled for November 16; see details below
Wednesday August 21, 7:30 pm: Christ Church Cranbrook
470 Church Road, Bloomfield Hills
Built in 1928, Christ Church Cranbrook is on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally part of the George and Ellen Booth estate in Bloomfield Hills, this beautiful church became a freestanding Episcopal congregation in 1973, and is filled with historic art created by woodcarver John Kirchmayer, silversmith Arthur Nevill, stained glass designer G. Owen Bonawit, sculptor Lee Lawrie, and fresco painter Katherine McEwen.
Advance registration required, call 248-524-3570. Price: $7/Troy Historical Society Members; $8/Non-members. Space is limited!
Saturday November 16, 6:15 pm: Song & Spirit Interfaith
1717 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak (Starr Presbyterian Church)
Song & Spirit Institute for Peace has developed a unique interfaith worship service called Sabbath2Sabbath. This hour-long observance starts with a traditional Jewish Havdalah service and concludes with a Christian Sabbath. A special candle-lighting ceremony marks the transition in between. This month, Song & Spirit invites the Village’s Place of Worship tour attendees to visit during this special service of song and ritual. Come early at 6:15pm for Q&A, then stay for the Sabbath2Sabbath service that begins at 7pm.