Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church

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Our desire at JAPC is that all people find connection, grow in faith, and serve one other. For more information on church programs, click here.

Weddings at JAPC

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What We Believe

What We BelieveJAPC is part of the Presbyterian Church USA. Learn more about our Reformed Tradition and beliefs by clicking here.

Church Life

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Educational Opportunities

Educational OpportunitiesJAPC is a place of spiritual growth and education. For our more information, click here.

Church History

Church HistoryFor over 150 years, JAPC has been serving Christ in Detroit. For church history and architectural elements, click here.

Music at JAPC

Music at JAPCFrom jazz to carillon to vocal and instrumental programs, JAPC offers a variety of musical events. To learn more, click here.

How You Can Serve

How You Can ServeJAPC is committed to serving Christ through outreach and mission. To view the ways you can help us serve, click here.

Upcoming Events at JAPC

We have a number of special worship, seasonal events and programs scheduled throughout the year. If you would like more information or want to receive our weekly E-Notes for upcoming events, call the Church Office (313) 822-3456 or e-mail the church office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Winter Church Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Worship with us Sunday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m.. Our Pastor, Rev. Matthew Nickel, will be preaching on Psalm 62:5-12 and Mark 1:14-20.  His sermon is titled "A Little Farther".

The monthly Men’s Breakfast resumes on Saturday, January 20, at 9:00 a.m. ,in the Guild Room.  Ray Zdonkiewicz will lead the discussion.  Copies of the selection and reservation sheet can be found on the main foyer literature table.

Please join us for winter community movie night on Saturday, January 27 (4:00 - 7:00 p.m.).  Popcorn, snacks and beverages - a free night for the whole family and all are welcome.  If you are interested in helping host or help in the office, please sign-up in the main hallway or contact  Bruce Maters.

Our next Music Series concert will be held on Sunday, February 11 (4:30 p.m.) in the sanctuary.  The day’s music is presented by our own Rose and Stephen Warner is titled “Aspects of Love”.  Admission is free due to the generosity of members and sponsors so bring a friend and enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music.

“Tea and Conversation” will meet for a special “Valentine’s Day” gathering at JAPC on Wednesday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m.  Hosted by Kathi Johnson, the event is for all ladies of the church and their friends.  Make your reservation on the sign-up sheet in the Main Hallway and indicate what you will bring to share.

JAPC will host a Blood Drive on Thursday, March 8, from 2:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Mark your calendar and plan to join us to donate and/or volunteer during this important event.  Laura Boyle and  is chairing the drive. Please do not give blood at another facility after January 18 if you are going to participate at JAPC.

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