Author Archives: Jeff

About Jeff

A long time resident of Southeastern Michigan, I am husband to the beautiful Trisha and father to three incredibly bright, compassionate, amazing young adults. I have been called husband, father, brother, friend, demon, scoundrel, team-mate, leader, misfit. I constantly seek personal and professional environments that encourage creativity, empower individuals, and foster excellence. is an opportunity to share thought and opinion based on my personal and professional experience. My passion for learning remains the driver to become a better friend, husband, and father. The focus of my professional efforts (and satisfaction in what I do) is developing effective teams and equipping others to become exceptional leaders. My personal mission statement: to inspire, to love, to promise, to share, to believe that nothing is impossible

Annual Meeting – January 17

Immanuel’s 2010 Annual Meeting will be on January 17th, 2010 in the Fellowship Hall at Church. A Simple Sunday Supper sponsored by Liz Wilson will immediately follow worship. The Meeting will be called to order at 1:15 and is scheduled … Continue reading

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Blood Drive – January 11

Blood Drive Immanuel Congregation Church 1 Hovey Street – Oxford January 11 2:00PM – 8:00PM

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Pancake Supper

It’s time for another Pancake Supper – get in out of the cold and share in a hot, home cooked dinner Immanuel Style. PANCAKE SUPPER Friday, January 08, 2010    5:30p.m.-7p.m. All proceeds to benefit Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry Adults  … Continue reading

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Love & Logic – January 23

Love and Logic Parenting Solutions Presenter:     Jim Fay and Charles Fay Location:       Petruzzello’s      6950 Rochester Rd     Troy, MI 48085 Date:      Saturday January 23, 2010 Times:   Morning: 9:00-12:00          Afternoon: 1:00-4:00 Cost:      $30.00 per person per session Topics include: Morning Session … Continue reading

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Updated musicians list for Community Christmas Concert

Immanuel Church is hosting a Community Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 13th at 4:00PM. We’re excited to share an updated list of musicians that will be joining us for this musical celebration. Gentlemen Songsters MaryAnn Fischer – Harp The Herwick … Continue reading

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Ministry Team Notes for December

An old pioneer traveled westward across the great plains until he came to an abrupt halt at the edge of the Grand Canyon.  He gawked at the sight before him:  a vast chasm one mile down, eighteen miles across, and … Continue reading

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Immanuel on twitter

If you’re part of the online social media revolution, then rejoice… Immanuel is now sending out news blasts and inspirational information via twitter. If you’re on on twitter right now, it’s easy to sign up… simply go to and … Continue reading

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Community Thanksgiving Service

Community Thanksgiving Service Sun. Nov. 22 6:00 p.m. St Joseph Catholic Church, Lake Orion Oxford and Lake Orion will be coming together for a Community based Service for Thanksgiving. Refreshments will follow the service at St. Joseph Catholic Church. All … Continue reading

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STEM Classes forming

STEM STEM’S MISSION is to equip lay leaders, Christian educators, and licensed ministers to carry out their varied ministries through biblical study, spiritual formation and by developing leadership skills. Classes are held six (6) times during the program year. Classes … Continue reading

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Get to know your G.M.P.

The UCC’s new General Minister and President, the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, recently sat down for a video interview with UCNews. In this first excerpt of a continuing series, he describes his spiritual journey and ministry experience along with his … Continue reading

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