Opportunities:

A huge “Thank You!!” to all who have volunteered to help out! We still need more assistance. Put your experience, time, gifts, and talents to good use. Make a difference in many other people’s lives as well as your own! Encore is growing and we need your help to continue thriving and providing quality activities. Let us know if you can help in some way. We are looking forward to hearing from you!  Click here if you are willing to assist in some way!

   

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He worked tirelessly on getting us all set to launch. 

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Be sure to let us know which event you wish to attend, your first and last name, and a phone number where you may be easily reached in the event of a venue or time change. You may also call 248-786-0760 and leave a message.We will return your call as soon as possible.  Thank you.

 

Recurring Events

 

"Sweets for the Body and Soul!"  Friday, September 6th  This  monthly Bible Study meets at the Troy Campus in Room 115 from 7-8:30 pm.   

Bible Study

Come and enjoy some sweets for your body and some nourishment for your soul.There is no need to RSVP and it's free. Just come and meet some new friends, enjoy some snacks, and learn Bible-based life lessons for your soul.

Each session is good on it's own, so if you've missed some, it's OK to join in anytime.  You may attend as often as you'd like.

This time we will be watching and discussing a DVD by Andy Stanley and we will be looking at what the Bible says regarding relationships.   Enter through the west door of the 3-story Educational Wing of the Troy Campus and go down the hallway to the first room on your left, Room  115.    Take that "Next Step" and experience a wonderful time together with other singles.

 

 

   

Beginner Line Dancing Classes Every Thursday, 6-7 pm  

These classes are open to all adults, any age, married or single.  No dance partners are required and you don't need to RSVP.

Any questions? Please call your instructor, Doug at 586-246-4243. Join us for a great night of exercise and making new friends.


Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Line Dancing Classes Thursdays 7- 8:30 pm Troy Campus in Rm. 304  (Experienced Beginners are welcome!)

Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.  It's only $6 for a great night of fun and exercise.  This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single.  No dance partners are required and you don't need to RSVP.  Wear comfortable shoes. (No high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor)  Join us and have a BLAST!

Beginner Line Dancing Class meets every Saturday Morning at the Orion Campus from 10-11:30 am in Rm. 1100 of the Kid's Wing. 

You may want to bring a water bottle with you and wear comfortable leather-soled shoes, if possible, since you will be dancing on a rug. It's only $6 for a great morning of fun and exercise.  This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single.  No dance partners are required and you don't need to RSVP.  Join us and have a BLAST!  Just show up, get some great exercise, and have lots of fun! 

Every Sunday at Noon at the Clinton Twp. Campus, 25,000 Hall Road.  If you would like to attend the 12:15 pm. service with us, meet outside the Chat Room at Noon. (Park on the north side of the building, come in through the north entrance, and the Chat Room is immediately to the left.) We will go into the service and sit together! 

 

Monthly (2nd Sunday of the month) Discussion Group at Clinton Twp. Campus 1:30-3 pm in the Chat Room off from the lobby by the north entrance at CT Campus.

Next meeting will be on Sunday, September 8th at 1:30 pm!

No need to RSVP, just bring a dish to pass, or $5, or Brown Bag it!  It's a great opportunity to meet and connect with other singles.  Each session stands on it's own so join us on any Sunday.  

If you'd like to attend a service with us on that day, meet at Noon outside of the Chat Room and we'll all go into the 12:15 pm service and sit together. 

 

Monthly  (4th Sunday of the month) Community Activities Group in the Clinton Twp. Area. 

Our next meeting will be on Sunday, August 25th.  See the writeup below for details!

If you would like  to  attend  a service with us on that day, meet at Noon outside of the Chat Room at the Clinton Twp Campus, and we'll all go into the 12:15 pm service and sit together. 

After the service, we will be meet outside of the Clinton Twp. Campus Chat Room at 1:30 pm. Stay tuned for updated information.

We will be doing  variety of things throughout the year, such as having a picnic, going out to eat, bowling, going to a movie, just hanging out, doing a community service project, etc. You may join us for any portion of the day that works for you, however, please RSVP for these events to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.g 

 

Team Planning Meetings   

Would you like to be part of the action?

Would you like to get to know the leaders of Encore?

Would you like to make new friends?

Would you like to have a say in what activities are being offered?

Would you like to help out with putting on an event?

If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, please join us!

Let us know if you'd like to be a part of this group by clicking here to join the Planning Team!

 

We need your ideas, suggestions, comments, and assistance as Encore continues to grow.   Your input is highly valued!  If you are interested in being a part of what's going on and would like to help out, please join us for our planning meetings at the Troy Campus.  All you have to do is let us know that you're interested in attending and we will let you know in which room and time that we will be meeting for that day.   Click here if you'd like to e a part of this group and/or if you have any ideas that you would like to share.

  

New Events       

 

   

 

Friday, August 23rd  

 

Let's do movie night together as a group

and spend time chatting over dessert afterwards.

 

MJR Marketplace Theater

35400 Van Dyke (Just norht of 15 Mile)

Sterling Heights

 

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This is opening night for "Overcomer" 

the latest movie by the Kendrick Brothers

who brought us Priscilla Shirer in "War Room"

 

A powerful mix of faith, humor and heart, "Overcomer" dares to leave  you filled with hope, inspired to dream, and asks the question, "What  do you allow to define you?"  

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The movie begins at 6:30 pm

Please arrive by 6 pm  

 

Meet in the lobby beyond "Ticket Sales" until seating begins. After that, meet inside the theater.

We have purchased a limited number of tickets together. Coordinate with us early to sit together 

or pre-purchase your own ticket and arrive early to coordinate with the group. 

 

$11 adults $8 seniors 55+

 

Click here to RSVP and get all the contact information.

 

 

Every Sunday

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If you'd like to attend a Kensington's Clinton Twp. Campus service

with some Encore Singles, at  25,000 Hall Road,  

meet at Noon outside of the CT Chat Room, in the main lobby,

and we'll all go into the 12:15 pm service and sit together.

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Just park in the north parking lot,

enter the building through the north entrance,

and the Chat Room will be immediately on your left.

See you there!

 

 

 

4th Sunday of the month, August 25th
 
Summer Afternoon at MetroBeach!  
 Lake St. Clair MetroPark
 
Lake St. Clair MetroPark (aka MetroBeach)
 
31300 Metro Pkwy, Harrison Charter Twp. 
 
 Whether you are all about Food and Fun or Lunch and Leisure,
join us at MetroBeach before summer is gone!

You are invited to join us for a summer afternoon at the beach!

If you prefer to passively catch some rays and people watch, walk along the shore, or actively get in or on the water, this is the place to be the last Sunday of August.

 
Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards, and Bike Rentals are available. 
Interested in a round of Adventure or Par-3 golf?

 
Here are some meeting options:  (Come when you can and stay as long as you want)

1. Meet at 1:30 pm outside the Chat Room at Kensington's Clinton Twp Campus, 25,000 Hall Rd.  following the 12:15 pm service. 


2. If you want to carpool or pick up lunch first, meet at 2 pm in the in the Kroger Shopping Center at 16 mile and Crocker Blvd. near the Smoothie Cafe and Subway. 

3. Come to the park starting at 2:30 pm where we will be setting up in the grass area between the Activity Center and Marina near Adventure Golf and Pool/Beach.

 

4. Later, the live band "Sinjon Smith" will perform from 6:30-9 pm in the covered Activity Center! If you are coming just for the concert, please arrive by 6:15 pm so that we can connect before the music starts. 

 

 Cost: $10 per vehicle or a Metropark Motor Vehicle Entry Pass. Try Carpooling! The evening concert is FREE!

 

At the park: Look for a red plaid picnic blanket and table under a small grey sunshelter in the grass between the Activity Center and Marina near Adventure Golf and the Pool.Picnic in the park 260x261

Bring: Your own picnic lunch (whether you make it, share it, or buy it), non-alcoholic drinks, a chair, a small table or blanket, (as picnic tables are on a first come basis) swimwear, towel, and sunscreen.   Check the park website (Lake St. Clair MetroPark) for details on what not to bring.

 

Rain concerns - We will select a place ot eat inside and spend time until weather clears. The band is covered so evening concerts continue unless there is a severe storm. 

 

Please RSVP Here to receive contact information.  Please give us your phone number so that we can contact you if plans change. 

 

 

 

Leadership Gathering

Wednesday, August 28th 

7-9:30 pm

Kensington's Troy Campus

1825 E. Square Lake Rd.

By the way, you ARE a leader!!

You have influence over others in your life. So, all of  you are invited!

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We believe that our leaders are the key to seeing every[one] transformed and mobilized by Jesus” at Kensington.

So, whether you lead a small group, lead kids or students, lead on a weekend team, a Move Out team, or lead in the office or at home, please join us for our upcoming Leadership Gathering at Troy campus on Aug 28 and start the new ministry year inspired.

We’ll hear a personal message on unity from our own Steve Andrews and Danny Cox as they cast vision for this coming year. 

Come be with new and old friends and enjoy some desserts. Doors open at 6:30pm. 

 

**If any of you are interested in sitting together with others from Encore,

when you arrive, get some dessert,

and meet by the Chat Room in the SE corner of the main lobby at 6:45 pm.


The Midweek/Leadership Gathering starts at 7pm.

 

 

 

Pickleball!

Tuesday, September 3rd from 6-8 pm 

(Every other week)

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Meet us at 6 pm at Redwood Park, 750 Redwood Dr. in Troy, just west of Oakland Mall and north on Lyons Drive off from 14 Mile Rd.

Depending on the number attending, we are planning on using 3 of the 8 courts for some friendly games of Pickleball.

 **What should you bring?  You may want to bring some water and/or pop, a chair, and you may also want to bring an easy snack to share.  If anyone has some spare paddles please bring them along to share.

No matter what your level of experience, all are welcome!

However, Everyone..........

Please Click here to RSVP if you plan to be there so that we can contact you if there is a change in venue.

If you just "show up" we may not be there! :(  If it's raining, we won't be there!

 

 

 

"Sweets for the Body and Soul!" 

Friday, September 6th  

 

This  monthly Bible Study meets at the Troy Campus 

Room 115 from 7-8:30 pm.   

Bible Study

 

Come and enjoy some sweets for your body and some nourishment for your soul.There is no need to RSVP and it's free. Just come and meet some new friends, enjoy some snacks, and learn Bible-based life lessons for your soul.

Each session is good on it's own, so if you've missed some, it's OK to join in anytime.  You may attend as often as you'd like.

 

This time we will be watching and discussing a DVD by Andy Stanley "Me and My Big Mouth!" and we will be looking at what the Bible says regarding relationships.   

Enter through the west door of the 3-story Educational Wing of the Troy Campus and go down the hallway to the first room on your left, Room  115.    

Take that "Next Step" and experience a wonderful time together with other singles.

 

 

Euchre Night on Saturday, September 14th

7-10 pm at the Troy Campus 

1825 E. Square Lake Rd

Chat Room

(SE corner in the Main Lobby)

It will be a full night 

 

Before starting the games, would you like to attend Kensington's Saturday evening service at 5:30 pm with us?  If so, just meet by the Chat Room at 5:15 pm so that we can go into the service and all sit together. 

You may leave your food in the Chat Room beforehand. Euchre block

 

Friendly Euchre games will begin at 7 pm so please arrive before then to register.

Bring $5 and an appetizer or a dessert to pass.  Water, Chips, Pretzels, and Dip will be provided.  You may bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.

With no appetizer or dessert, we will ask for an extra $5 donation which will go toward our Community Service Projects. Thank you!

 

If you arrive after 7 pm, we may or may not be able to seat you with the gaming tables since they may already be in play.  However, you may still enjoy the food and socialize!  We will do our best to seat you in the games.  Also, be aware that the building may be locked for security reasons, after 7:15 pm, so please arrive before then.

 

If you don't know how to play, that's okay.  We'll have a table where you can learn. 

 

Please click here ASAP to reserve a seat for the games!

 

 

 

 New!  Coming Soon! Wednesday, September 18th

 

Dinner  -  Live Teaching In Depth Bible Study  -  Discussion

 

1st and 3rd Wednesdays 

6:30-8:30 pm  Room 210

Bible Study

Kensington's Troy Campus

1825 E. Square Lake Rd.

 

Sponsored by Encore, but open to all! 

 

For more information Click Here

 

 

 

 


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