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Salvation Army activities: bread distribution, community dinner, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. Bread distribution, Thanksgiving Thanksgiving, Nov. 22, noon to 2 p.m. Gift of Warmth Coat Drive, collections through Nov. jacket to any Downriver Martinizing or Salvation Army Downriver Corps. Downriver Gift of Warmth Coat Giveaway, December 3, 8am to 5pm Red Kettle Campaign will begin on November 11th. If you are interested in volunteering to ring, please visit The Salvation Army Downriver Corps Community Center is located at 1258 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte. For more information, call 734-282-0930.


Potato Pancake Dinner: In St. John’s Lutheran Church, 28320 Waltz Rd., New Boston, from 4:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4. $13 for adults; $5 for children 6-12; free for children 5 and under. Takeout is available.

Annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner: For veterans and their families from 3-6 pm on Saturday, November 19 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19109 Craig St. New Boston. For more information, call 734-753-9048 or

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Mental Illness Support Group: For family and friends of people with mental illness in the Downriver area meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn, 600 N. Brady , in Mitchell Hall. Another support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s Rehabilitation Bldg. on the 2nd floor, room 232. Wear a mask and enter the hospital at the main entrance for a COVID-19 check. Then follow the letter A on the wall signs and take the Allen electric to the 2nd floor. From the elevator exit, turn left and immediately right to follow the corridor to room 232 For information, call 313-292-3324.

Salvation Army Weekly Event: Golden Agers Bingo, Monday, 10 a.m. to noon, $1. Downriver Music, Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., preschool and older. Downriver Youth, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., preschool and older. Bible study down the river, Wednesdays, 5-6 pm, 16 and up. The Salvation Army Downriver Corps Community Center is located at 1258 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte. For more information, call 734-282-0930.

Community Meals at Southpoint Church: Free hot meals for those in need Tuesday nights 6:30-7:30 pm at Southpoint Church 5699 Fort St., Trenton.

Sunday School: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Youth, 2803 1st Street, Wyandotte, hosts Sunday school for first-k through fifth graders every Sunday at 10 a.m. Meets once a month the Youth for a village aid project and Bible lessons for grades. six to 12. Masks are required until further notice in the St. Stephen. For more information, call 734-284-8777 or email

Rockwood Pantry: Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street Rockwood, hosts a pantry, which provides personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, used clothing and some food items. Everything is free. The store is open from 1-3 pm on the last Monday of each month. If that Monday is a holiday, the store will be open on the previous Monday. For more information, call 734-379-3711 or

Downriver Women’s Social Group: Join other women at Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street, on Thursdays, 10 am to 1 pm for conversation and friendship. Some light crafts to work on or board/card games to play. Some come late or leave early, some bring a bag of food and eat together. No charge; No religion is necessary. We put on masks and come in through the side door. For more information, call Emily Dye at 248-478-3412.

Holy Hours with Revelation and Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, and Blessing: Shared by the Knights of Columbus on the second Thursday of each month at 6 pm before the 7 pm Mass at Our Lady of the Scapular to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Tenth Street and Superior Blvd., Wyandotte. Everyone is invited, not just Knights.

Food Pantry: Every Thursday the DownRiver Church hosts a food pantry for an extra day for individuals and families living in the DownRiver Communities. The store is open every Thursday between the hours of 10 am and noon. Participants must bring their driver’s license or state-issued ID to attend. DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly, Taylor. For information, call the church office at 734-442-6100.

DownRiver Church Worship Service: Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Nearsightedness guidelines are in effect. A mask covering the mouth and nose is required for entry into the building. If you are not strong, do not come to the worship service; stay home and stay safe. Let us know if you are feeling down so we can pray for you Worship is also available online on Facebook Live every Sunday at 10:30am Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly (between Northline and Eureka) in Taylor. For questions email: or call 734-442-6100.

Our Lady of the Scapular Parish: Masses on Saturday at 5 pm (live streaming on Facebook and available on YouTube), Sunday at 9 am (Polish/English) and 11 am (English). Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Masses at 7 p.m. Friday Mass is at 12 noon except for First Friday when it is at 7 pm. The church is located at 976 Pope John Paul II Ave., Wyandotte. For more information, visit or call 734-284-9135.

Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, Bible-based recovery program that helps people overcome pain, hang-ups and addictions; a Christ-centered program that uses the teachings of Jesus to help individuals overcome painful life problems and addictive behaviors in a safe, anonymous and private environment; The program is offered at 6 pm every Tuesday at Kirby Church, 2773 Will Carleton Road, Flat Rock; for more information, call 734-789-1260.

Christian Businessmen’s Association: Meets the third Monday of each month from noon to 1 pm at Ramsey’s, Trenton, 2747 Jefferson Ave. north of West Road. Dinner, guest speaker, open discussion, non-denominational. Lunch is free for first time attendees. For more information, call John at 734-692-1421 or Milton at 734-675-8999.

Recharge: First United Methodist Church of Flat Rock, 28400 Evergreen, hosts Recharge at 6:30 pm the first, second and fourth Wednesdays and includes songs and an uplifting message and a time of prayer; the evening is designed to help jump-start the whole week. For more information, 734-782-2565.

Service Hours: The Spirit of Truth Family Church holds its service Sunday at 11:30 am at 3744 Carleton-Rockwood Road, South Rockwood, and at 6:30 pm Sunday and Wednesday at 22144 North Huron River Drive, Rockwood.

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