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August

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 August 1-5. Register at springhillcamps.com/experiences/day-camps.

Life Remodeled Denby 6-Day Project

Life Remodeled Denby 6-Day Project

 

Registrations are NOW being accepted through the Life Remodeled website. Click this link http://liferemodeled.com/volunteer/ to register.

During Check-in (day you are volunteering) at Eastland Center, find other Kensington volunteers and ride the shuttle together to the command center to volunteer together!

Registration through Kensington Church is CLOSED. Please use the above link to register through Life Remodeled.

Questions? Contact kim.giles-hill@kensingtonchurch.org

 

 

K-Rock Troy Summer 2016

K-Rock Troy Summer 2016

The Troy 2nd/3rd grade class is at capacity.  Please email k-rock@kensingtonchurch.org to be placed on a waiting list.

Does your kid love the spotlight?  Then they are going to love "Kids That Rock" SUMMER CAMP, a high energy, action packed week of singing, dancing and acting that covers all the bases for your Triple Threat!  The camp will consist of daily rotations through 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!  Each day the students will also experience a special workshop with a guest artist (may include cartooning, face painting, improv acting, songwriting or hip-hop dancing), as well as experience part of a "Backstage Tour" of Kensington, led by our own Artistic Team!  Assessment required for all new students.  There will be a performance in our Midweek service on August 10th on the "Big Stage" at Troy campus!

Classes will meet at Troy campus, August 1st-5th, from 9:30am-2:00pm.  The performance will be Wednesday, August 10th at Troy campus.

Early Bird registration rate of $150 available until June 15th! (No sibling discount available)

Registration opens April 27th, 2016.

Orion "Family Night" Midweek Service

Orion "Family Night" Midweek Service

On August 3 we invite you to bring the entire family out for fun, adventure, food and incredible insight into the heart of God for families. Come ready to tailgate: bring dinner, camping chairs, frisbees, ladder ball... let’s have a party in the parking lot! Starting at 5:30pm grills will be hot and ready; at 6pm Springhill camps will open up several of their activities like the Climbing Wall and Bungee Trampoline for a little pre-service family adventure (activities will be open after service also). 7pm is the main event – service will begin! Dave and Ann Wilson will be sharing their hearts with parents on raising the next generation. Child care for birth – pre k will be provided during service and a special service for elementary students will take place during the message portion for adults. A special dessert treat will be served as well at the end of the night. Invite your friends and neighbors. We look forward to seeing you there!

Encore: Sweets for the Body and Soul


Join us at the Troy Campus from 7-8:30pm in Room 115. 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 to meet some new friends, enjoy some snacks, and learn some practical Bible-based life lessons together.

Want to get more information about Encore Singles Ministry? It's easy!
1. Check out our website @ www.encoresingles.org
2. Write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org
3. Call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

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 will meet from 5-10pm on the first 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.

1829 Young Adults Worship Night

1829 Young Adults Worship Night

Join us August 5 @8pm in the Troy Chapel as 18/29 wraps up our summer right. It will be an incredible night as hundreds of young adults across metro Detroit join together and worship Jesus. It is sure to be a life-changing night! Be there and bring ya friends! All are welcome. Let’s seek His presence.

To stay updated on other events and opportunities for young adults look for Kensington 18/29 on Facebook.

Field and Stream Team BBQ


Kensington's Orion Campus starts up Saturday services again August 6... Come early and enjoy some great music and FREE BBQ in the Kensington Orion parking lot! Festivities start at 2pm. Come and listen to live music from some of Kensington’s best musicians or put a team together to enter the BBQ Competition (meat provided)! The BBQ competition starts at 7:30am with celebrity judging at 3:30pm. For more information visit: fieldandstreamteam.org. For BBQ Competition info or to sign up a team email Mark Vidosh at: VRCM1@yahoo.com.

Troy Edge Up North Road Trip

Troy Edge Up North Road Trip

On Saturday, August 6, the graduating classes of 2018 & 2019 are going to a cottage up north 2 hours away! We will be meeting at Kensington Troy at 8:30am and departing at 9am. We expect to be arriving back to Kensington at 11pm. Join us as we spend the day on the beach, kayaking, boating and more! The cost of the trip is $20 (bring cash with you to Troy) for lunch, dinner & travel. Sign up today!

Discovering Kensington - Orion Campus

Discovering Kensington - Orion Campus

At Kensington, we are committed to coming alongside everyone who wants to move forward in their relationship with God. If you're looking to get involved in the life of this church you're encouraged to join us for snacks and a closer look at Kensington history, values, and vision for the future at an upcoming Discovering Kensington event. Along with discovering what this church is all about, you'll learn what it looks like to belong here. We would love to have you join us.

ALL IN Outdoor Baptism @Stony Creek

ALL IN Outdoor Baptism @Stony Creek

For 2,000 years, Christians have been baptized to declare to the world that they are believers and followers of Jesus Christ. Taking the plunge is a significant step on your spiritual journey and we’re looking forward to celebrating it with you, that’s why we’ve planned a huge church-wide public baptism event August 7 at Stony Creek Metropark! We’ll meet at Baypoint Beach at 7pm for a complete service, including a message, great worship and public baptisms happening in pools set on stage with a beautiful view of the lake. This outdoor event is the perfect opportunity to invite your family and friends to share in an important step in your walk with Jesus.

For more information and a link to register visit kensingtonchurch.org/baptism.

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Holy Yoga @Orion Campus (meets weekly)


Experiential worship created to facilitate a Christ-honoring experience, offering an opportunity for believers and non-believers to deepen their connection to God through His word, worship, and wellness. Join instructor Phyllis Bond on the days and times listed below. Questions? Contact Phyllis at phyllisbond65@gmail.com.

Weekly Class times:
Wednesdays: 9:30am
Saturdays: 8:30am

Troy Midweek: Family Summer Nights

Troy Midweek: Family Summer Nights

Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled night! We'll have a food truck rally with Olympic-style games for kids of all ages. At 7pm there will be an Olympic-themed performance presented by our kids program, K-Rock, and a message from an NCAA First Team All American athlete! We hope to see you August 10 from 5:30-9:30pm at the Troy Campus!

Encore: Beginner Line Dancing Class (weekly)


Join us for a monthly Beginner's Line Dancing Class from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the Troy Campus in Room 304. Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.

It’s only $6 for an hour of fun and great exercise. This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single and no dance partners are required. Wear comfortable shoes, however, no high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor, please.

There is no need to RSVP, just show up and have a blast! For more information, contact Doug at 586.246.4243.

You may also stay after, in the same room, for the regular Line Dancing Classes which are held every Thursday night from 7:00-8:30pm for an additional $5 per person per session.

For more information about Encore Singles Ministry, or to get placed on our mailing list write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Orion Freshman Celebration


Celebrate the transition from middle school to high school with a night of pure awesomeness! We'll be taking all incoming freshman out to Sportway in Waterford for a night of Go-Karts, Putt Putt, Batting Cages and more. Afterwards, we'll head to Orion for some food and fun! If you're interested please RSVP to Jerrod Lee at jerrod.lee@kensingtonchurch.org.

When: Thursday, August 11
Time: 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Where: Drop off and pick up at Kensington Orion
Cost: $20 (Bring cash with you to Orion)

Encore: Orion Line Dancing Class (meets weekly)


This Line Dancing Class is for any adult, married or single, beginner or experienced dancer. We will be meeting every Saturday at 10am in Room 1100 in the kids wing at Orion Campus.

It's only $6 per session, no RSVP is needed, and no partner is needed. The ideal shoes to wear will have worn leather soles, but wear what is comfortable. You may want to bring bottled water or your preferred sports drink with you.

It's great exercise, an opportunity to meet some new friends, and you'll have a blast! If you would like more information you may call our dance instructor, Doug at 586.246.4243.

To find out about all of our Encore activities and/or to get placed on our mailing list, please write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Redford Theater


On Saturday, August 13th let's get together and go back in time to the beautifully restored 1928 Redford Theater, 17360 Lahser Rd. in Detroit.

Enjoy reliving the 1954 Classic, "A Star Is Born" with Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, and Charles Bickford.

You won't want to miss the awesome sounds of the original Barton Theatre Pipe Organ concert before the show begins and then again during the intermission! Movie Tickets are only $5!! Good sized bag of popcorn $2.

Free guarded parking lot next to the theater.

** Some are planning on getting a bite to eat before the show starts.

Please RSVP now for details and contact numbers.

For information about Encore or to RSVP for any of our events:

  1. Go to EncoreSingles.org
  2. Write to us at encore@kensingtonchurch.org
  3. You may also call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Picnic on the Loon Lake


On Sunday, August 14th, enjoy a relaxing afternoon from 1-6 pm. We are going to get together for a potluck picnic at a beach house on Loon Lake in Waterford Township.

Grilled hot dogs and beverages will be provided!
All you have to do is bring a dish to pass. You may also want to bring a towel, your suit, and lawn chair.

So that we can get a head count for food, please RSVP as soon as possible.

You will then receive directions and contact information.

This could also be your opportunity to attend the Sunday morning service at Kensington's Clarkston Campus before the picnic! It's located at the Clarkston High School, 6093 Flemings Lake Rd. Don't worry, you can wear whatever you want to church... seriously! Services are at 9:30am and 11:15 am.

For information about Encore or to RSVP for any of our events:

1. Go to encoreSingles.org.

2. Or just write to us at encore@kensingtonchurch.org.

3. You may also call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Orion Midweek Service

Orion Midweek Service

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for corporate worship and inspired teaching! Midweek services are a great way to keep growing between those awesome weekend services. Child care available for birth to pre-k.

Orion Breakaway @Echo Grove Camp 2016

Orion Breakaway @Echo Grove Camp 2016

Join Breakaway as we wrap up the summer the only way we know how…with crazy fun! Thursday, August 18th we are heading to Echo Grove Camp in Leonard from 1:30-7:00pm for a day of swimming, paintball, an adventure obstacle course and so much more! For just $35 per person, all your activities and food for the day will be covered. So bring a friend and close out the summer creating some great memories!

Hope Water Project Assenmacher 100 Pep Rally/Dinner

Hope Water Project Assenmacher 100 Pep Rally/Dinner

Join us for the Assenmacher 100 Pep Rally & Dinner on August 18th! This is where you'll get all the details you need to know regarding the race weekend.

You don't want to miss this event; we're going to bombard you with the motivation and inspiration you'll need to have the best race of your life!

Also... be sure to come with an empty stomach. We'll have lots of good food to fuel the fire!

Leadership Gathering August 2016

Leadership Gathering August 2016

If you are a leader at Kensington, in any capacity, you are invited to join the August 2016 Leadership Gathering.

After last year’s two uber-inspirational Leadership Gatherings, we are kicking-off the ministry season this fall and focusing on "Kingdom Advancement." This is a free, one-night-only event on August 19 from 6-9pm that will be held in the Troy Auditorium for all of the men and women from any of our campuses that are leaders of groups and teams in any aspect at Kensington.  

Find all the details at kensingtonchurch.org/lead.

Encore: Picnic/Concert in the Park


On Friday, August 19th, enjoy a relaxing evening together listening and dancing to the awesome music of the Bel Airs (50's and 60's ) while picnicking in the Auburn Hills Riverside Park, 3311 Squirrel Court (Auburn & Squirrel Roads on the banks of the Clinton River)

We'll eat around 6pm with the concert starting at 7pm. Meet us under the gazebo with your dish to pass. Look for our balloons and Encore Sign.

We will provide paper products, lemonade, ice tea, water, and chicken!

Bring a dish to pass (for 12), and perhaps a lawn chair or blanket.

So that we can have a head count and plan for the food, please RSVP as soon as possible.

After you RSVP, you will then receive a confirmation and contact numbers for that evening.

If it rains, we won't be there. Check the website EncoreSingles.org

For more information about Encore or to RSVP for any of our events:

1. Go to EncoreSingles.org.

2. Or just write to us at encore@kensingtonchurch.org.

3. You may also call 248.786.0760 and leave a message. We will return your call.

Holy Yoga @Orion Campus (meets weekly)


Experiential worship created to facilitate a Christ-honoring experience, offering an opportunity for believers and non-believers to deepen their connection to God through His word, worship, and wellness. Join instructor Phyllis Bond on the days and times listed below. Questions? Contact Phyllis at phyllisbond65@gmail.com.

Weekly Class times:
Wednesdays: 9:30am
Saturdays: 8:30am

Birmingham Volunteer Essentials Event

Birmingham Volunteer Essentials Event

Monday is when reality hits, when Sunday is tested, when faith has to work. So how do we make what happens on Sunday really matter in someone’s life on Monday?

The entire Birmingham campus is coming together for breakfast and breakouts, featuring multiple breakout opportunities with brand-new content for both seasoned & brand-new volunteers, as well as a few fun surprises!

This is our official kickoff to the 2016 fall ministry season! If you currently serve in ANY role at the Birmingham campus, or if you might be interested in volunteering this fall, this morning is for you!

Clinton Twp Volunteer Essentials Event

Clinton Twp Volunteer Essentials Event

What: Clinton Twp Campus Volunteer Essentials Event
When: Saturday, August 20
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
Location: John Armstrong Performing Arts Center

Clinton Twp. Volunteers! The fun doesn't end after the Leadership Gathering! This 'Essentials' day is for ALL volunteers! We're going to take what we learn at the Leadership Gathering to a whole new level as we gear up to kick off serving in the fall. We're planning a great service with a message from Chris Zarbaugh, worship music and team breakouts to prepare you for a great year. Whether you've been serving 10 years or 10 days (or if you’re thinking about volunteering on one of our serving teams)...wherever you serve at Kensington, we hope you'll make this a top priority for your calendar!.

Shelby Volunteer Essentials Event

Shelby Volunteer Essentials Event

What: Shelby Twp Campus Volunteer Essentials Event
When: Saturday, August 20
Time: 9:30am-12pm
Location: Eisenhower HS

Shelby Volunteers! The fun doesn't end after the Leadership Gathering. Join us the next day for a morning of focus, team-building, and training specifically geared toward you and your serving team. We're going to take what we learn at the Leadership Gathering to a whole new level as we gear up to kick off serving in the fall. We're better together, so if you're serving in any capacity at Shelby, make this a top priority for your calendar!

Encore: Lunch and a Cruise


Let's have lunch together and then cruise on the Huron Lady II out of Port Huron!

We will all meet for lunch at the Thumb Coast Brewing Restaurant, 330 Quay St. on the Black River in Port Huron at 12:45 pm. Then we will board the 73’ Huron Lady II at 2:40pm and leave at 3pm for 1½ hour informative narrated sightseeing cruise on the St. Clair River and into Lake Huron.

If we have a group of 16 or more, the cost will be lowered for us to $16 per person. The money will be collected at the restaurant. (Cash only)

Reservations are required so please RSVP as soon as possible!

Please let us know several things.

  1. Your full name and phone number.
  2. Would you like to Carpool?
  3. If carpooling, from which location? Orion, Troy, or M-59 and I-94
  4. If carpooling, would you be willing to drive? (riders are asked to contribute some for gas)
  5. Or would you like to meet us there?

We are really looking forward to seeing you on Saturday, August 20th!
Bon Voyage!

For information about Encore or to RSVP for any of our events:

1. Go to encoreSingles.org.

2. Or just write to us at encore@kensingtonchurch.org.

3. You may also call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Embrace: Foster and Adoptive Family Picnic


A fun evening specially planned for all foster and adoptive families! Join us Wednesday, August 24 from 5:30-8:30pm at River Woods Park, located on Squirrel Rd in Auburn Hills. We'll have a bounce house, face painting, food and fun! RSVP to embrace@kensingtonchurch.org.

Troy Campus Midweek Service

Troy Campus Midweek Service

Join us on Wednesday, August 24th for worship singing and in-depth bible teaching! Midweek services are a great way to keep growing between those awesome weekend services. Child care available for birth-Pre-k on a co-op basis.

Encore: Beginner Line Dancing Class (weekly)


Join us for a monthly Beginner's Line Dancing Class from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the Troy Campus in Room 304. Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.

It’s only $6 for an hour of fun and great exercise. This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single and no dance partners are required. Wear comfortable shoes, however, no high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor, please.

There is no need to RSVP, just show up and have a blast! For more information, contact Doug at 586.246.4243.

You may also stay after, in the same room, for the regular Line Dancing Classes which are held every Thursday night from 7:00-8:30pm for an additional $5 per person per session.

For more information about Encore Singles Ministry, or to get placed on our mailing list write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Orion Line Dancing Class (meets weekly)


This Line Dancing Class is for any adult, married or single, beginner or experienced dancer. We will be meeting every Saturday at 10am in Room 1100 in the kids wing at Orion Campus.

It's only $6 per session, no RSVP is needed, and no partner is needed. The ideal shoes to wear will have worn leather soles, but wear what is comfortable. You may want to bring bottled water or your preferred sports drink with you.

It's great exercise, an opportunity to meet some new friends, and you'll have a blast! If you would like more information you may call our dance instructor, Doug at 586.246.4243.

To find out about all of our Encore activities and/or to get placed on our mailing list, please write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Troy Campus Ice Cream Party


Enjoy an ice cream sundae bar after service! It's a great time to bring a friend!

Troy Campus Ice Cream Party


Enjoy an ice cream sundae bar after service! It's a great time to bring a friend!

Shelby Township "Girls Night Out"

Shelby Township "Girls Night Out"

Join us August 30th for a fun night just for the ladies! Enjoy dinner and some girl time as we get to know other ladies from the Shelby Campus. We'll meet at 6:30pm at Steiny's on 25 Mile & Shelby Road. Cost is $10.

Contact Karen Ribbing for questions karen.ribbing@kensingtonchurch.org

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

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 first 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.

MCREST @CT Campus


MCREST stands for Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team. Over 90 churches throughout the county participate by volunteering to house the homeless for one week. The Clinton Twp. Campus is hosting MCREST starting Sunday, September 4th through Sunday, September 11th. There are opportunities to put your faith into action by serving those who've fallen on challenging times. Opportunities to serve include food donation, check-in, security, cleaning, transportation and more. Volunteer sign-up is open now in the Clinton Twp. lobby. Questions? Contact Vel at vel.jaje@kensingtonchurch.org.

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Orion Midweek Service

Orion Midweek Service

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for corporate worship and inspired teaching! Midweek services are a great way to keep growing between those awesome weekend services. Child care available for birth – pre-k.

Encore: Beginner Line Dancing Class (weekly)


Join us for a monthly Beginner's Line Dancing Class every Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the Troy Campus in Room 304. Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.

It’s only $6 for an hour of fun and great exercise. This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single and no dance partners are required. Wear comfortable shoes, however, no high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor, please.

There is no need to RSVP, just show up and have a blast! For more information, contact Doug at 586.246.4243.

You may also stay after, in the same room, for the regular Line Dancing Classes which are held every Thursday night from 7:00-8:30pm for an additional $5 per person per session.

For more information about Encore Singles Ministry, or to get placed on our mailing list write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Sweets for the Body and Soul


Encore! Sweets for the Body and Soul

Join us at the Troy Campus from 7-8:30pm in Room 115. 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 to meet some new friends, enjoy some snacks, and learn some practical Bible-based life lessons together.

Want to get more information about Encore Singles Ministry? It's easy!
1. Check out our website @ www.encoresingles.org
2. Write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org
3. Call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Orion Line Dancing Class (meets weekly)


On Saturdays from 10-11:30am we are offering a weekly Line Dancing Class for any adult, married or single, beginner or experienced dancer.

We will be meeting in Room 1100 in the kids wing.

It's only $6 per session, no RSVP is needed, and no partner is needed. The ideal shoes to wear will have worn leather soles, but wear what is comfortable. You may want to bring bottled water or your preferred sports drink with you.

It's great exercise, an opportunity to meet some new friends, and you'll have a blast! If you would like more information you may call our dance instructor, Doug at 586.246.4243.

To find out about all of our Encore activities and/or to get placed on our mailing list, please write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Encore: Euchre Night


On, Saturday, September 10th join us for friendly games of Euchre at the Troy Campus after the 5:30pm service in Room 304.

Games will begin at 7pm so please arrive by 6:45pm to register. The cost is $5 and please bring along your favorite appetizer or dessert to pass.

We will be providing chips, pretzels, etc. and dips and water. If you want something else to drink, you may bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.

If you don't know how to play, that's okay. We'll have a table where you can learn. To arrange grouping and to reserve a seat, please RSVP as soon as possible.

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.

RSVP as soon as possible, to reserve a seat for the games!

For information about Encore or to RSVP for any of our events:

  1. Go to EncoreSingles.org
  2. Or just write to us at encore@kensingtonchurch.org
  3. You may also call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.
Breakaway (Middle School) Soak or Dye

Breakaway (Middle School) Soak or Dye

What: SOAK OR DYE – An EPIC, colorful, campus vs. campus, water battle! We'll have music, games, a message, give a ways, dinner and of course tons of COLOR! This event is talked about all year long. Don't let your student to miss it!
When: Sunday, September 11th, 2016
Where: Troy students arrive at 5pm to Troy. All others should arrive to your designated campus by 4:30pm dressed in team color (see below). Buses will leave at 5pm for Troy campus, where the event will be hosted. Buses will leave Troy at 7:30pm to arrive back at their respective campuses (original drop-off locations) by 8pm for pick up.

  • Troy-Blue

  • Orion - Green

  • Clinton Township - Gold

  • Shelby - Orange

  • Clarkston - Purple

  • Birmingham - Red

Who: Any middle school student!
Why: Because we love Middle School Students and want to reach as many of them for Christ as possible. This is a great outreach event, so make sure your child brings TONS and we mean TONS of friends. We don't want any middle schooler to miss this!

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...

  • any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
  • any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Holy Yoga @Orion Campus (meets weekly)


Experiential worship created to facilitate a Christ-honoring experience, offering an opportunity for believers and non-believers to deepen their connection to God through His word, worship, and wellness. Join instructor Phyllis Bond on the days and times listed below. Questions? Contact Phyllis at phyllisbond65@gmail.com.

Weekly Class Times:
Wednesdays: 9:30am
Saturdays: 8:30am

Discovering Kensington - Clinton Twp Campus

Discovering Kensington - Clinton Twp Campus

At Kensington, we are committed to coming alongside everyone who wants to move forward in their relationship with God. If you're looking to get involved in the life of this church, you're encouraged to join us for dinner and a closer look at Kensington history, values, and vision for the future at an upcoming Discovering Kensington event. Along with discovering what this church is all about, you'll learn what it looks like to belong here. We would love to have you join us.  This is a free event.

The next Discovering Kensington event for the Clinton Twp. Campus will be Wednesday evening, Sept. 14, beginning at 6:30pm

We'll be meeting at the home of Jim & Tracey Henkel to enjoy a catered meal together.  The address is: 24335 Greydale, Clinton Twp., MI 48036.

Embrace Foster Care/Adoption Support Group


This support group, facilitated by our Embrace Foster Care & Adoption Ministry, is an opportunity for foster and adoptive parents to ask questions and discuss issues related to raising kids and family dynamics that surround adoption and foster care. The group meets the third Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm.

Upcoming Dates
September 15
October 20
November 17

Meet at Troy Campus Room 113.

Alpha Course @Shelby, Orion & Clinton Twp

Alpha Course @Shelby, Orion & Clinton Twp

Alpha is an 9-week series of interactive sessions that gives you the opportunity to discuss the Christian faith in an informal, fun and friendly environment. Alpha consists of eight talks—looking at topics including “Who is Jesus?” and “Why and how do I pray?”—and the option of a weekend retreat. At Alpha we meet for dinner and each talk is followed by discussion in small groups.

When is Alpha?
Our 9-week winter session will take place at several of our campuses. Details below:

  • Orion Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Shelby Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 (location TBD) from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Clinton Twp Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Troy Campus: beginning Wednesday, September 21 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Birmingham Campus: beginning Wednesday, September 21 at Birmingham Groves High School from 6:30-8:30pm

You don’t have to come for the whole series—just check it out for the first session and see what you think. No pressure.

Click HERE to register.

GriefShare Fall 2016

GriefShare Fall 2016

If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, it may be hard to feel optimistic about anything. GriefShare, a 13-week study to guide you through grief and loss, is open to all. Each session is led by people who have experienced loss themselves and includes a video seminar featuring interviews with top experts in the field, along with small group discussion.

This GriefShare study will be held at both our Troy (beginning September 19) and Orion Campuses (beginning September 20). Affordable care for children birth through 5 years is available during all sessions.

Beyond Divorce Recovery - Fall 2016

Beyond Divorce Recovery - Fall 2016

Divorce doesn't have to mean going though life alone. Beyond Divorce is a 10-week workshop for anyone going through a divorce or separation. Each week is a combination of teaching from expert speakers, small group discussion, and a time of community with people on the same journey. A special program called Oasis meets at the same time, offering a place for children and teens affected by divorce.

Orientation & Program Begins:
Troy Campus: Monday, September 19

Important:
Childcare is offered for $3 per child per night. Other children's programs are Oasis (for elementary age children- additional $20- covers the whole workshop) and teenagers are invited to The Landing (no charge). 

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

Shelby Men Bible Study

Shelby Men Bible Study

Join Shelby men on Tuesday nights at 7:00pm for a video teaching followed by small group discussions.
Group starts September 20th and meets every week at Friendship Church located at Van Dyke and 24 Mile Rd.

Alpha Course @Troy & Birmingham

Alpha Course @Troy & Birmingham

Alpha is an 9-week series of interactive sessions that gives you the opportunity to discuss the Christian faith in an informal, fun and friendly environment. Alpha consists of eight talks—looking at topics including “Who is Jesus?” and “Why and how do I pray?”—and the option of a weekend retreat. At Alpha we meet for dinner and each talk is followed by discussion in small groups.

When is Alpha?
Our 9-week winter session will take place at several of our campuses. Details below:

  • Orion Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Shelby Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 (location TBD) from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Clinton Twp Campus: beginning Monday, September 19 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Troy Campus: beginning Wednesday, September 21 from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Birmingham Campus: beginning Wednesday, September 21 at Birmingham Groves High School from 6:30-8:30pm

You don’t have to come for the whole series—just check it out for the first session and see what you think. No pressure.

Click HERE to register.

Orion Midweek Service

Orion Midweek Service

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for corporate worship and inspired teaching! Midweek services are a great way to keep growing between those awesome weekend services. Child care available for birth – pre-k.

Encore: Beginner Line Dancing Class (weekly)


Join us for a monthly Beginner's Line Dancing Class every Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00pm at the Troy Campus in Room 304. Use the elevator near the big orange slide in the main lobby to reach the 3rd floor.

It’s only $6 for an hour of fun and great exercise. This class is open to all adults, any age, married or single and no dance partners are required. Wear comfortable shoes, however, no high heels or black sole shoes on the dance floor, please.

There is no need to RSVP, just show up and have a blast! For more information, contact Doug at 586.246.4243.

You may also stay after, in the same room, for the regular Line Dancing Classes which are held every Thursday night from 7:00-8:30pm for an additional $5 per person per session.

For more information about Encore Singles Ministry, or to get placed on our mailing list write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Singles 30's & 40's Retreat 2016

Singles 30's & 40's Retreat 2016

The word fit is a great word. When you hear it you think of your health. You can be either inspired by this word or frustrated with it. It can cause high emotion and produce great devotion. You can also hear the word fit and think of "fitting" in. Have you found your fit? Do these pants fit right? You aren't going to fit in. the word fit is a great word. It has a lot of implications. One clear thing: we all need to make time to get fit.

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At this Singles 30's & 40's Retreat Chris Zarbaugh (Lead Pastor, Clinton Township Campus) and Josh Korn (Worship Leader, Orion Campus) will help us get FIT: Because Health Matters.

Holy Yoga @Orion Campus (meets weekly)


Experiential worship created to facilitate a Christ-honoring experience, offering an opportunity for believers and non-believers to deepen their connection to God through His word, worship, and wellness. Join instructor Phyllis Bond on the days and times listed below. Questions? Contact Phyllis at phyllisbond65@gmail.com.

Weekly Class Times:
Wednesdays: 9:30am
Saturdays: 8:30am

Encore: Orion Line Dancing Class (meets weekly)


On Saturdays from 10-11:30am we are offering a weekly Line Dancing Class for any adult, married or single, beginner or experienced dancer.

We will be meeting in Room 1100 in the Kids wing.

It's only $6 per session, no RSVP is needed, and no partner is needed. The ideal shoes to wear will have worn leather soles, but wear what is comfortable. You may want to bring bottled water or your preferred sports drink with you.

It's great exercise, an opportunity to meet some new friends, and you'll have a blast! If you would like more information you may call our dance instructor, Doug at 586.246.4243.

To find out about all of our Encore activities and/or to get placed on our mailing list, please write to encore@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0760 and leave a message.

Celebrate Recovery (meets weekly)


No matter what issue that you or someone in your life is dealing with, our confidential, biblically-based program offers support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fee, no registration, no pressure.

Join us...
any Monday at 7pm at the Troy Campus or
any Tuesday at 7pm at the Orion Campus in room 1300.

Low cost child care is available. Questions? Click here for more information or contact celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org.

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