Event Blog


Worship Reservation not needed June 27 or after

Beginning Sunday, June 27,  there will be no restrictions on the number of people who can attend church on Sunday. You will not need to reserve a seat through the church’s office or website. The requirements of signing in, wearing a mask, no congregational singing and social distancing will still be in place.

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In-Person Worship has Resumed

The PCO COVID Task Force has approved the return to in-person worship! Attendance is currently limited to 50 people total in the sanctuary on Sunday morning. If you would like to attend the service, please sign up on the church website. From the home page, click on Email/Sign-up Lists > Sign-up Sheets > In-Person Worship. You may also contact the office either by telephone or email (see contact info at the bottom of the page) In-person attendees are instructed to wear a mask, sign-in upon arrival, and continue to social distance while in the building. Congregational ...

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“Simple Sunday Lawn Lunch”

Parish Life is hosting an outdoor, brown-bag lunch in the church yard following the worship service on Sunday, July 18. This event is open to all who are interested, and all are welcome to attend whether or not they attend the service in-person. Bring you own food and drinks, chairs or blankets, and keep PCO's in-person re-opening connections alive and well.

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We are live! Come join our team!

We're delighted to once again be broadcasting worship services live from the sanctuary. We wrapped up the live Palm Sunday service on our new equipment and are looking to build out our team. Audio, Video & Graphics Associate We are hiring an Audio, Video & Graphics Associate to support our weekly Sunday worship services. If you know someone who may be interested, please share: https://www.indeed.com/job/audio-video-graphics-associate-77b3a990ed11f69f Livestream Volunteers We are looking for volunteers for the Livestream desk. You can sign-up here: https://www...

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‘Kiss The Ground’ Available for Viewings

The PCO Green Team shared the documentary "Kiss The Ground" with interested church members via Zoom on Sunday, April 25. Lively discussion followed. If you missed this event, the DVD is available to borrow from the PCO office. Below is a link to a two minute trailer for the film. Featured Film Kit (faithclimateactionweek.org) Interfaith Power & Light promoted "Kiss The Ground" screenings at churches nationwide during Faith Climate Action week (April 19-25). The IPL organization inspires and mobilizes people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on ...

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Congratulations to PCO CROP Walkers!

Congratulations and a huge "Thank You!" to all who took part in PCO's CROP Hunger activities this past fall. With a total of more than $11,400.00 raised, the PCO team finished 26th in fundraising out of more than 5000 teams across the US. Please click here for a message from Rachel Kessel, Church World Service representative for Greater Lansing Area CROP Hunger Walk. Click here to read a letter from Church World Services Click here to see a Certificate of Appreciation

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Lenten Devotional Studies

The Lenten Devotional study this year is provided by The Justice for Women Working Group of the National Council of Churches, U.S.A. and can be downloaded here. You may also contact the church office to either pick up a copy or request that one be mailed to you. The studies take place at 7:00 p.m. on Sundays, Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21 & 28. The Zoom link is 881 5198 4413. Please join us!  

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PCO Green Team

Interest has been expressed to form a PCO Green Team to investigate ideas that promote a green environment reflecting our commitment as stewards of our planet. Interest has come from several people individually or within committees across the church. Possible areas to explore include solar energy, recycling (products, programs, locations, etc.), green gardening (pollinator gardening), energy efficiency in the church and at home, and any other ideas suggested by church members. If you are interested please contact either Jeff Arbour or Ewen Todd.

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Ash Wednesday Drive-Through

Pastor Peggy and Pastor Alice will be under the PCO awning from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021. They will be wearing masks and gloves. If you wish to receive ashes, either on your forehead or as a cross on a card, please remain in your vehicle, follow traffic directions, and wear a mask. They will come to you with the ashes.

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Youth Group Souper Bowl Cook Book Still Available

Like so many other events, the pandemic changed the way the PCO Youth Group raised money for the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Instead of hosting a soup luncheon after this year's annual meeting, the Youth Group assembled a collection of their families' favorite recipes for you to try in your own home. Please click on the link below to see the book, and if you feel led, send a donation to the church with "Souper Bowl" in the check memo line. So far the Youth Group raised more than $1600.00 from this fundraiser.  Thank you for your support! Annual PCO Souper Bowl for ...

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