Current Events

Pasty Sale to Support God’s Country Mission Trip 

Pasties are on sale (STILL only $5 each!) in the lobby and Fellowship Hall to help fund the 2020 mission trip to God’s Country Cooperative Parish in the U.P.   Orders will also be taken through November 24.  We will also be taking orders again to donate pasties to Active Faith clients.  Payment at the time of ordering is appreciated.  Pasties will be available for pick up at the church December 15.  Want to help with outside sales to family, friends, and co-workers?  Contact Holly or Henry Schlusler for more information.

Ladies Game Night – November 15

Hey Gals – It’s time to party and YOU’RE invited!  Friday, November 15 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Friendship Room.  Bring your favorite game or two and an appetizer to share.  Beverages and door prizes provided.  Ladies as young as ten and friends are welcome!  For planning purposes, please sign up at the kiosk or Ignite bulletin board.  Contact Kendi for more information. 

FREE Gratitude Yoga & Meditation Retreat – November 16

On Saturday, November 16 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm you are invited to our chapel to explore a deeper restorative focus in yoga and meditation.  This is open to the community, for us to come together and share gratitude healing practices before the holidays.  We’ll explore a deeper restorative focus in yoga, breath work, and meditation.  This is not 3 hours of physical practice; there will be meditative practices interspersed.  Please RSVP to Ronda Barnes.

Church Conference – November 17

Our yearly church conference will be held Sunday, November 17 at 2:00 pm at Northville FUMC.  Participating churches will have a combined time together, as well as a breakout meeting for each individual church.  During this time we will elect new church leaders, receive membership reports, recommend pastoral compensation, and review the work of our lay servants. All SLFUMC members and friends of the congregation are invited to attend. 

Women’s Book Club – November 19

All women are invited to a discussion for our monthly book!  We will gather on Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 pm in the Hart Chapel.  This month we will be reading Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.  For more information contact Rev. Mary. 

Hanging of the Greens – November 24

The Hanging of the Greens will take place on Sunday, November 24 at noon.  Meet in the sanctuary to help decorate for the Christmas season!   All ages are welcome! 


“A Christmas Carol” Family Movie Night – November 24

Sunday, November 24 @ 5pm in Fellowship Hall. Bring the family and join us in viewing “A Christmas Carol” in anticipation of our Advent series: The Redemption of Scrooge.  Dinner & popcorn for only $10 a family.  Sign up on the kiosk or the Ignite bulletin board.


Family Bowling Night – November 24

Our next family bowling night will be Sunday, November 24 at PINZ.  All ages are welcome to participate!   Bowling begins promptly at 6:30 pm, so arrive early.  The cost is $12 per person and includes three games of bowling and shoes (if needed).  This will be a 9-pin no tap (9 pins are a strike), drop in, open bowling night.  Contact Mike Orient for more info.


Church Office Closed – November 28 & 29

The church office will be closed on Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving week.  The office will reopen on Monday, December 2.  If you have a pastoral emergency during this time, please contact Rev. Mary or Rev. Kenny.


Salvation Army Bell Ringing – November 29, 30 & December 6, 7

Ring, ring, ring!  Please sign up for this local mission opportunity supporting the Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive.    There are sign-up sheets on the kiosk for Salvation Army Bell ringing at Busch’s grocery store in South Lyon on November 29th and 30th and December 6th and 7th.  Time blocks are between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm.  For more information contact Tobi Sicklesteel.

Upcoming Events



December 7 Secret Pal Brunch

December 7 Cool Yule Family Fun Event

December 7 Caroling at Cool Yule Tree Lighting, Heinanen Engineering

December 13 Parents’ Night Out Youth Fundraiser

December 15 Christmas Pageant & Hot Chocolate Bar

December 22 Christmas Basket Distribution

December 24 Christmas Eve Worship

      4:00 pm

      6:30 pm

    10:00 pm

January 12 Empty Bowls Painting Event

Fall Sunday Worship

8:15 am Daybreak Traditional Worship

9:30 am Sunday School for All Ages

10:45 am Ignite Modern Worship

11:00 am Cornerstone Traditional Worship

640 S. Lafayette

South Lyon, MI 48178