Events

Events


START Class: Troy/Orion

START Class: Troy/Orion

New to Kensington and wondering what's next? Join us for a brief overview of our history, mission, and opportunities to help you plan your best next steps. "START" is an interactive class for new attenders (and everyone else) that covers the history and vision of Kensington, what it means to follow Jesus and more – with group chat and live Q&A. Plus, you'll share tasty treats with Kensington leaders.

HERE'S THE SHAKEDOWN

Who should join a START group?

START is designed to be the first step for you to take after coming to a Kensington service. Whether you have never attended church before in your life or are a lifelong veteran, START offers something for you.

Where does it take place?

START is offered at all of our campuses. Sessions happen about once per month and are under one hour in length. Childcare is provided.

RSVP TO ATTEND START

To register and find out the time and location of your campus START class click the appropriate link below:

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

START Class @All Campuses

START Class @All Campuses

New to Kensington and wondering what's next? Join us for a brief overview of our history, mission, and opportunities to help you plan your best next steps. "START" is an interactive class for new attenders (and everyone else) that covers the history and vision of Kensington, what it means to follow Jesus and more – with group chat and live Q&A. Plus, you'll share tasty treats with Kensington leaders.

HERE'S THE SHAKEDOWN

Who should join a START group?

START is designed to be the first step for you to take after coming to a Kensington service. Whether you have never attended church before in your life or are a lifelong veteran, START offers something for you.

Where does it take place?

START is offered at all of our campuses. Sessions happen about once per month and are under one hour in length. Childcare is provided.

RSVP TO ATTEND START

To register and find out the time and location of your campus START class click the appropriate link below:

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

K-Rock Orion Spring 2014

K-Rock Orion Spring 2014

The K/1 class at Orion Campus is FULL.  Please email lindi.nelson@kensingtonchurch.org to be placed on a waiting list.

Does your kid love the spotlight? Then they are going to love "Kids That Rock," a performance group that covers all the bases for your Triple Threat: singing, dancing and acting! Each week, the kids will rotate with their grade to a drama, music, and dance class, as well as a large group devotional where they will learn about a God who is crazy about them! There will be a parent demonstration and talent show on the last day of class!

Classes will meet at Orion campus on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00pm, April 30th-May 28th, with a parent demonstration and talent show on Friday, May 30th!

K-Rock Troy Spring 2014

K-Rock Troy Spring 2014

Does your kid love the spotlight? Then they are going to love "Kids That Rock," a performance group that covers all the bases for your Triple Threat: singing, dancing and acting! Each week, the kids will rotate with their grade to a drama, music, and dance class, as well as a large group devotional where they will learn about a God who is crazy about them! There will be a parent demonstration and talent show on the last day of class!

Classes will meet at Troy campus on Wednesday nights from 7:00-8:30pm, April 30th - May 28th, with a parent demonstration and talent show on Thursday, May 29th!

Shine 2014

What is Shine?
A formal evening of dinner, dancing, games and friends. Get spiffy…put on your fancy clothes or come as you are…either way get ready to SHINE!

Who is invited?
Our friends (ages 14 and up) in the community who have developmental, physical or mental disabilities.

Please note, registration for group homes is closed.

Come volunteer or be our honored guest.

Second Half Singles: Dinner and A Movie

On Saturday, May 3rd, at 5pm, let's meet for some fun, food, and friendship and then go to see a movie.

We'll have dinner at the Uno Chicago Grill, 44805 Mound Road in Sterling Heights – 586.991.0912. It's located just south of M-59. Then, we'll enjoy the movie of our choice at the nearby AMC Forum 30 Movie Theatre, 44681 Mound Road in Sterling Heights - 888-262-4386.

The reservations will be under the name "Kensington Singles." At the restaurant we'll decide which movie each one of us would like to attend and then we'll group up with those of us who wish to see the same movie. A list of the current movies will be provided and Uno's will provide movie passes for only $8, which will be added to each individual dinner bill.

After the movies, join us back at the Uno Chicago Grill for coffee and dessert to share our movie experiences with each other! RSVP by Thursday, May 1st to secondhalf.singles@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0600 Ext. 831 and leave a message with your name and phone number. Then in the event of any venue changes we will be able to contact you quickly. We're looking forward to seeing you at the movies!

Learning Labs Spring 2014

Learning Labs Spring 2014

Life's full of tough questions, but we’ve got the cheat sheet. We believe answers to the biggest questions in life are found in the Bible, and at Learning Labs we’re going to find them. Enroll in any of 3 labs this spring to take a look at God, His Word, and how they can change our lives. Learning Labs will take place on the third floor, during our 10:30am service.

We're also offering a 4th bonus lab for just 3 weeks during our noon service. Click "Register Here" for more info on all labs and to register today!

  1. Bible Basics
  2. Family Growth 2: Growing Kids
  3. Equip Your Mind
  4. Bonus Learning Lab: Intercultural Dialogue

Kensington Golf League

Dates: Mondays, starting May 5, for 16 weeks. We do not play Memorial Day.
Times: Tee times start at 5:02pm, teams rotate through the starting times.
Place: Pine Trace Golf Course, on South Blvd west of Coolidge Rd and East of Adams.

For more information or to sign up contact Gary Green at garygreen3633@yahoo.com.

Clinton Township Field & Stream Team Meeting

Field and Stream Team (FAST) is open to anyone who is passionate about hunting or fishing in God's great outdoors. A Clinton Township group is forming now, meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month (6:30pm) at Sportsmen's Direct in Harrison Twp. Contact Jim for more details: jimhartwick117@gmail.com.

Clinton Twp Tiger's Day @Comerica Park

600+ seats have been reserved for the Clinton Twp. Campus to watch the Tigers vs Houston game together! This night is sure to be a ‘Home Run’ of fun for our campus! Invite your friends. Game time is 7pm Purchase tickets in the lobby on Sunday April 6 & 13 for $13/each. Cash or Check. (please have 1 person purchase tickets for a group.) Questions? Email Vel.Jaje@kensingtonchurch.org.

High School Graduation Celebration

Grads – this is a special night for celebrating and recognizing YOU and this huge milestone in your lives. Be sure to come and take part in meeting representatives from several different college ministries throughout the state, here to help you get plugged in and on a great track for your college experience. For those of you staying in the area, this will also be the perfect time to get connected with our young adult ministry (1829) here at Kensington. Join us on May 17th in the Troy Chapel at 6pm...we're excited to celebrate with you!

For more info please email youngadult@kensingtonchurch.org.

Orion Midweek Service

Join us Wednesday, May 7th at 7pm for an amazing time of community, live worship and insightful Bible teaching from Dave Wilson at our Orion Campus. Childcare available for birth thru Pre-K.

Stitches & Scraps

Do you knit, crochet, quilt, bead, scrapbook or just enjoy the company of other "crafty" ladies? Then this night is for you! Stitches and Scraps meets from 5-10pm on the second Friday night of each month at Kensington Troy. Just bring your craft supplies and $7 for dinner. To get involved email Carol at stitchesandscraps@att.net or call (248) 229-7345.

Second Half Singles: Meet Up Night

Here is your opportunity to meet up with other singles! Join us for some mingle time on Friday, May 9th between 5-7pm. We'll be in the Chat Room which is in the southeast corner of the main lobby in the Troy Campus. It's free and no need to RSVP. Come any time you wish, enjoy some light snacks, and join us for good conversation and interaction with other singles. Even if you are on your way to doing something else for the evening, you might meet some new friends to accompany you on your venture. See you then!

Also, our special unique group "Sweets for the Body and Soul" will meet in Room 115 after Meet Up from 7-8:30pm. Check it out! No need to RSVP. Just show up and get to know other singles as you study the Bible together. We discuss how to deal with relevant issues from a Biblical perspective and we will be applying the Bible to everyday situations. You may bring your own Bible or we will have Bibles that you may use during the study time.

Second Half Singles: Sweets for the Body and Soul

Join us from 7-8:30 pm at the Troy Campus on Friday, May 9th in Room 115 (note the room change). Park in the west parking lot and enter the door in the 3-story educational wing. Room 115 will be the first room on the left.

We will be meeting to discuss how to deal with relevant issues from a Biblical perspective and we will be applying the Bible to everyday situations. You may bring your own Bible or we will have Bibles that you may use during the study time.

There is no cost and you don't have to RSVP. Just show up for some snacks and Bible Study time together.

Also, if you have any items to donate, this would be a good time to bring them in. We are collecting items for the light House of Oakland County in Pontiac. For the month of May we are collecting personal care things, such as band-aids, combs and brushes, deodorant, disposable razors, shaving cream, feminine products, Kleenex, make-up, fingernail polish, shampoo/conditioner, soap, toothpaste/brushes, towels and wash cloths, etc. You may bring these things to any event and we will deliver them to the Light House for distribution. Thank you!

Breakaway All Night Jam 2014

Breakaway All Night Jam 2014

The Breakaway All Night Jam is our annual all-nighter for students in 6th – 8th grade, and it’s a great chance for middle school student’s to build friendships, connect with Breakaway leaders, and grow their faith. Student’s will meet up at the Orion Campus @ 9:30pm for a special service, then head out to our three awesome party spots – Skate Work, Joe Dumars’ Fieldhouse, and FORD FIELD! Then, at 7am, Parent’s can pick up their students again at their designated drop off/pick up locations.

Who’s Invited? All Middle School Students (6th-8th Grade)

When is it going down? May 9 @ 9:30pm to May 10 @7am

Where are we headed? 4 locations throughout the night: Orion Campus, Skate World, Joe Dumar’s Field House, & FORD FIELD!

What’s all this madness cost? Only $49 for food, transportation, and admittance to all our crazy fun locations.

Women's Book Club in Auburn Hills: The Weight of Water

We are a group of Christian women who love to read and discuss good books. We have been meeting for 7 years and range in age from 40-75. We meet the third Thursday night of each month at OCC-Auburn Hills, 2900 Featherstone Rd, Auburn Hills. The school is located near the corner of M-59 and Squirrel Rd. We meet in Building G, Student Center, from 7-9pm. Parking lot 14 provides easy access to the Student Center. May 15 come ready to discuss The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve.

For more info contact Carol at cyf@att.net.

Smash 48 Womens Retreat 2014

Smash 48 Womens Retreat 2014

What would you give to spend 48 hours with your best girlfriends relaxing, connecting, and growing together, all on Spring Hill Camp’s beautiful up north campus? The chance is yours May 16-18 at our annual Smash48 women’s retreat. Last year more than 700 women deepened their friendships and their faith through large group teaching, discussion based breakout sessions and campfire conversations. Registration is open now!

Second Half Singles: Euchre Night

Join us on Saturday, May 17th at 7pm for a fun-filled Euchre Party!

Come on up to the 3rd floor in Rm. 304 at the Troy Campus after the 5:30 pm service. Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the lobby. Bring $5 and an appetizer or dessert to pass. Water, chips, pretzels, and dips will be provided. If you want something besides water then bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.

If you don’t know how to play, that’s okay. We will have a table where you can learn the game. Lynette and Barb s. will be your hostesses for the evening.

Please RSVP on or before Thursday, May 15th. To reserve a seat, please write to: secondhalf.singles@kensingtonchurch.org or call and leave a message at 248-786-0600 Ext 831. Be sure to let us know your name and phone number so that in the event of a venue change we will be able to contact you quickly.

Also, if you plan on attending the 5:30 service beforehand, you may drop off your food items in Room 304 before the service.

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

Finally Forgiveness

Beginning Tuesday, May 20th (6:30-8:30pm) KCC Orion will be conducting a pre-leadership training course, called Finally Forgiveness, to help those who have been impacted by abortion. This course will last for six weeks, followed by an intense, three-week post-leadership training for those who would like to continue and who have prayerfully decided to lead groups themselves. Childcare is provided. Contact Lori Lebrun, Celebrate Recovery director at lebrunlori@yahoo.com or Julianne Reyes, Insights Leader/Prayer Team Coordinator at jules4christ@gmail.com for more information or to sign up.

Holy Yoga

Join Instructor Phyllis Bond for a Yoga Mix class on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 8:30am at Kensington's Orion campus. Questions? Contact Phyllis at pmbond008@aol.com.

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

Holy Yoga

Join Instructor Phyllis Bond for a Yoga Mix class on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 8:30am at Kensington's Orion campus. Questions? Contact Phyllis at pmbond008@aol.com.

Kensington Golf League

Dates: Mondays, starting May 5, for 16 weeks. We do not play Memorial Day.
Times: Tee times start at 5:02pm, teams rotate through the starting times.
Place: Pine Trace Golf Course, on South Blvd west of Coolidge Rd and East of Adams.

For more information or to sign up contact Gary Green at garygreen3633@yahoo.com.

Clinton Township Field & Stream Team Meeting

Field and Stream Team (FAST) is open to anyone who is passionate about hunting or fishing in God's great outdoors. A Clinton Township group is forming now, meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month (6:30pm) at Sportsmen's Direct in Harrison Twp. Contact Jim for more details: jimhartwick117@gmail.com.

Orion Midweek Service

Join us Wednesday, June 4th at 7pm for a time of community, live worship and insightful Bible teaching from Dave Wilson at our Orion Campus. Childcare available for birth thru Pre-K.

Stitches & Scraps

Do you knit, crochet, quilt, bead, scrapbook or just enjoy the company of other "crafty" ladies? Then this night is for you! Stitches and Scraps meets from 5-10pm on the second Friday night of each month at Kensington Troy. Just bring your craft supplies and $7 for dinner. To get involved email Carol at stitchesandscraps@att.net or call (248) 229-7345.

Holy Yoga

Join Instructor Phyllis Bond for a Yoga Mix class on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 8:30am at Kensington's Orion campus. Questions? Contact Phyllis at pmbond008@aol.com.

Women's Book Club (offsite): The Professor & the Madman

We are a group of Christian women who love to read and discuss good books. We have been meeting for 7 years and range in age from 40-75. We meet the third Thursday night of each month at OCC-Auburn Hills, 2900 Featherstone Rd, Auburn Hills. The school is located near the corner of M-59 and Squirrel Rd. We meet in Building G, Student Center, from 7-9pm. Parking lot 14 provides easy access to the Student Center. March 20 come ready to discuss The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (BOOK CLUB KIT).

For more info contact Carol at cyf@att.net.

SpringHill Day Camps @Birmingham Campus

Splash, climb, swing, dance and giggle! This world-class Day Camp for K-5th graders is coming right to our Birmingham Campus (meeting at Covington Middle School). Close-to-home adventures include water slide, climbing walls, fun crafts, silly games and cool counselors who love Jesus. Don't miss the fun the week of June 23-26. Register at springhillcamps.com/mi/daycamp.

Holy Yoga

Join Instructor Phyllis Bond for a Yoga Mix class on Wednesdays at 9:30am and Saturdays at 8:30am at Kensington's Orion campus. Questions? Contact Phyllis at pmbond008@aol.com.

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

Renewal Yoga

Renewing mind, body and soul through Christ! Join Stephanie Shell, RYT, most Mondays 9am (slow flow) and most Saturdays 9:15am (yoga basics) at Troy Campus room 211. Please bring your own mat. Email stephanie@renewalyoga.com before your first visit in case of last minute cancellations. Also, visit facebook.com/michiganrenewalyoga and renewalyoga.com for more information.

Kensington Golf League

Dates: Mondays, starting May 5, for 16 weeks. We do not play Memorial Day.
Times: Tee times start at 5:02pm, teams rotate through the starting times.
Place: Pine Trace Golf Course, on South Blvd west of Coolidge Rd and East of Adams.

For more information or to sign up contact Gary Green at garygreen3633@yahoo.com.

SpringHill Day Camps @Troy Campus

Splash, climb, swing, dance and giggle! This world-class Day Camp for K-5th graders is coming right to our Troy Campus. Close-to-home adventures include water slide, climbing walls, fun crafts, silly games and cool counselors who love Jesus. Choose July 7-11 or 14-18. Register at springhillcamps.com/mi/daycamp.

NTS 2014

NTS 2014

Never The Same (NTS) Camp is an action-packed week of summer (July 13-18) that creates space for middle and high school students to connect with their Creator, with friends, and a caring adult small group leader from Kensington. We believe that NTS can be a pivotal point in the life of each student. They will leave not only with a new understanding of God’s unique design for their lives, but with shared experiences, strong friendships, and an invitation to impact the world around them. Join our Birmingham, Clinton Township and Troy Campuses as we head to New York this summer!

SpringHill Day Camps @Troy Campus

Splash, climb, swing, dance and giggle! This world-class Day Camp for K-5th graders is coming right to our Troy Campus. Close-to-home adventures include water slide, climbing walls, fun crafts, silly games and cool counselors who love Jesus. Don't miss the fun the week of July 14-18. Register at springhillcamps.com/mi/daycamp.

SpringHill Day Camps @Orion Campus

Splash, climb, swing, dance and giggle! This world-class Day Camp for K-5th graders is coming right to our Orion Campus. Close-to-home adventures include water slide, climbing walls, fun crafts, silly games and cool counselors who love Jesus. Don't miss the fun the week of July 28-August 1. Register at springhillcamps.com/mi/daycamp.

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