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Service of Installation for the Rev. Dr. Lisa M. Schrott

A Service of Installation for the Rev. Dr. Lisa M. Schrott took place on Sunday, May 8 in the PCO Sanctuary. A recording can be found here on the PCO YouTube channel. The Service of Installation was a service of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan. There was an official commission from the Presbytery that led the worship service. Some members of the Pastor Nominating Committee, that so ably represented PCO in the search process, took part in the worship service as well. Rev. Dr. Douglas K. Fletcher preached at the service; Doug served as the Senior Pastor/Head of Staff at the First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island where Pastor Lisa previously ...

Jazz Sunday Recording Available

Jazz Sunday, LIVE and in person, returned to the Presbyterian Church of Okemos on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022! If you were unable to attend the service, or would simply like to hear the music again, please visit the PCO YouTube channel where a recording is available.   The church welcomed back jazz pianist Arlene McDaniel, accompanied by seven of the area’s best jazz musicians. The band featured the unique sounds of the city of New Orleans and highlighted the music of the great trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong. Read more about jazz in New Orleans in the February issue of the Grapevine   As usual, the service was livestreamed on ...

Sunday, January 9

10:00 a.m. Worship Service Sermon: Close to Home: Home by Another Way Rev. Lisa Schrott Scripture: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Matthew 2: 1-12 ...

Sunday, January 2

10:00 a.m. Worship Service Sermon: Close to Home: Our Cosmic Home Rev. Lisa Schrott Scripture: John 1: 1-5, 9-14, 16 ...

Sunday, December 26

10:00am - join us in the PCO Fellowship Hall or online to watch a pre-recorded service from UKirk. For those gathering in PCO Fellowship Hall, we will watch the service together, with a time for sharing our communal and individual prayers aloud....

Community Fundraiser for Afghan Refugees & Evacuees

Please join us at a virtual fundraiser on Sunday, November 21 at 3:00 p.m. with special guest State Representative Julie Brixie. At this event, you will have an opportunity to hear directly from Afghan refugees as well as from people who work to resettle refugees in the Lansing area. If you are able to donate, you can do so online via the PCO or STVCC; be sure to specify “Afghan Refugees” with your donation. Alternatively, you can send a check, putting “Afghan Refugees” in the memo line, to either organization: The Presbyterian Church of Okemos 2258 Bennett Rd. Okemos, MI 48864 St. Vincent Catholic Charities 2800 W. ...

Words of Welcome!

We are excited to welcome our new pastor, the Rev. Lisa Schrott! To make her feel welcome and get to know us all a bit, we encourage you to write a few words of welcome introducing yourself and your family. You can do this one (or both!) of two ways: Online at this Kudoboard. Click here to post messages, pictures, or even videos. If you have questions or need help posting, contact Deb Major whose contact information is in the directory. In a card, sent to PCO Attn: Parish Life and we will add it to a card basket for Rev. Lisa. Please post your online contribution or send your card by November 1st so that all is in place before Rev. Lisa ...

We are live! Come join our team!

We're delighted to once again be broadcasting worship services live from the sanctuary. We are looking to build out our team. Audio, Video & Graphics Associate & Livestream Volunteers We've hired an Audio, Video & Graphics Associate to support our weekly Sunday worship services and are looking for volunteers for the Livestream desk.  You can sign-up here: https://www.okemospres.org/signup/?sheet_id=40, or just email/call the Church Office to be added. We're excited to get more members involved in producing such an important broadcast for our members and the community. Training will be in the week prior to your first shift. ...

PCO Game Night

WHAT: VIRTUAL FAMILY GAME NIGHT WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2021, 6:30 P.M. WHERE: THE ZOOM WHERE IT HAPPENS: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81650773910?pwd=aTY1S2RFb2lVN3I4cHFyS1lGZVdBdz09 With COVID-19, PCO’s not the same, But not to worry, ‘coz Parish Life’s got game. On, Saturday, March 20, 6:30 is the time To find out more about this rhyme!   Parish Life is sponsoring another Game Night on Saturday March 20th at 6:30 p.m. All ages are invited to participate in this fun-filled evening. All you have to do is join the zoom link and let us know which game you want to play. You’ll be sent to a chat room with someone who will host ...

January 3, 2021

10:00am Streaming Worship Service Sermon: "Star Words" Rev. Alice Fleming Townley Scripture - Matthew 2: 1 - 12 ...