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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WebmasterA very special "Thank You!!" to Jeff Dean of LMS Website Services, LLC for constructing this website!  He worked tirelessly on getting us all set to launch. 

Jeff has been great to work with and we really appreciate all he has done.  Jeff can be reached at 248-804-9744 when considering who to have for YOUR webmaster.

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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, November 2nd. Usually this group meets on the first Friday of every month!

    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 Troy Campus Room 304! 

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

Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.

It’s only $6 per session. Mark yourLine Dancing cropped calendars and don’t miss out! Wear comfortable shoes (No high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor). No need to RSVP, just show up!

If you would like, and you still have some energy left, for an additional $5, you may stay later for the regular Line Dancing Class which goes from 7-8:30 pm every Thursday.

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! 

Team Planning Meetings are usually held monthly.  

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 monthly 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.  Our next meeting will be on October 24th. Thank you!

Click here if you'd like to attend and/or if you have any ideas that you would like to share.


New Events


Euchre Night
Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 6:45pm

It's a Euchre Party with Food and Prizes! 

Euchre block

 3rd floor of the Troy Campus Rm 304, 1825 E. Square Lake Rd. in Troy

Join us after the 5:30 pm evening service. 

Just use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby.

Friendly games will begin at 7 pm so please arrive by 6:45 pm to register.

Bring $5 and an appetizer or a dessert to pass. 

We provide Water, Chips, Pretzels, and Dip so please bring something else.  If you want something besides water, you may bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.

Cost will be $12 with no appetizer or dessert


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


If you would like to attend Kensington's Saturday evening service at 5:30 with us, meet us in Room 304 by 5:15 so that we can go into the service and sit together.  You may leave your food in the room beforehand.

Please click here by Friday, October 19th, to reserve a seat for the games!

Location Troy Campus, 1825 E. Square Lk. Rd. Troy Room 304



Dinner and Redford Theater 

Friday, October 26th

"Young Frankenstein!"


 We will eat together at the fabulous and renowned Sweet Potato Sensations across the street from the Redford Theater- 6 pm.

17337 Lasher Rd. (One block north of Grand River)

Look up their story. It's very interesting! www.sweetpotatosensations.com


Then we will stroll across the streetRedford Theatre

to the wonderful Redford Theater

and  enjoy the  1974 Classic

"Young Frankenstein"

Theater Tickets are only $5!


Please click here to RSVP for this special event! 

We need to know:

1. Your full name

2. A number where we can contact you quickly if necessary

3. Whether or not you would like to car pool

       a. From which location - Troy Campus or prearranged from the east side

       b. Would you be willing to drive (gas donations will be taken)

4. If you would like to meet us at the restaurant/theater, we need to know that, as well!


Bring a friend with you, if you'd like. Just let us know.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!



Saturday, October 27, 2018

Parade Company Tour!   


Have you always wanted to view the Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats up close and see how they are made but never took the opportunity?

Well, here's your chance! 



Thanksgiving Day Parade Float in DetroitWe are going to tour

the place where the floats are now

and see how they are being made!


Join us Saturday morning,

October 27th for a special tour!



Since parking is difficult near the place,Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats

please meet us at 10 am to carpool

at Kensington's Troy Campus, 1825 E. Square Lake Rd.

In the NW corner of the west parking lot (near where the white vans park) 

We will leave at 10:15 am sharp!

Riders are asked to make a gas donation to the driver)



$12 Tour Tickets ($10 for Seniors) 

Pay when you arrive at the tour site.


After the hour tour, we will get a bite to eat at Buddy's Pizza

8100 Old 13 Mile Rd. in Warren (Just south of Lowes) 


You will need a reservation for the tour.

To RSVP, Click Here now to save your place. 

Also, let us know 2 things.

1. Would you be willing to be a driver?

2. We also need your phone number so that we can contact you quickly if necessary!


You will then receive a confirmation letter from Encore.  See you then!



November 17th

Square Dance!! HEE HAW!!

Walt Zatorski will be our Awesome Caller! 

Did you know?

Square Dancing is a lot of fun, good exercise, and great for better brain health!

 Square Dance cartoon



The dance will be from 7-9:30 pm Troy Campus

However, please arrive at 6:45 pm.


Rm. 304, 1825 E. Square Lake Rd. Troy


No experience necessary!

$15 each

The cost includes the Square Dance and Yummy Food!

Registration ahead of time is required for this special event.

Attendance is limited so please Click Here Now to Register


Square Dance 101


**If you would like to attend Kensington's 5:30 pm service with us, please meet  in Room 304 at 5:15 pm and we will go down and attend the service together.




Happy Thanksgiving!

Enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner together with all the trimmings!


Are you looking for someone to share Thanksgiving Dinner with?

Are your family members busy Thanksgiving Group 2 at Camp Ti on 11 26 15 400x250 or out of town?  Would you like a warm, friendly atmosphere, to be with other friends and share a delicious meal together?  Well, we have just the place for you!

Let us be  your "family" on Thanksgiving Day!  You could also bring some friends who don't have anyone to share this holiday with and enjoy this special time together. 

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22nd,  Encore has made reservations for us at the fabulous Camp Ticonderoga Restaurant.  It's located at 5725 Rochester Road in Troy, next to the Sylvan Glenn Golf course, just south of Square Lake Road (19 Mile Rd.) on the west side of the road.


We are taking a survey.....  

Which time would be best for you? Early afternoon or Early evening? 

Click here and let us know your preference as soon as possible!


Thanksgiving DinnerThe traditional Turkey Dinner is ~$20, however, there are also other entrees to choose from of Ribs, Filet, Lobster, Chicken, and Vegetarian, including Dinner Salads and more.

Good news! Encore  has set up a Scholarship Fund for those of you who would have a difficult time with these prices.  Please contact us concerning your situation.


Reservations are required so please RSVP with Encore (not the restaurant) as soon as possible as this restaurant fills up quickly.  RSVP here if you would like to join us!  See you then!





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