Praying For YouWe’re still standing in prayer with those families who were affected by Hurricane Sandy and we know that God is still and always there to meet your every need. God Bless.
Bishop Andrew & Pastor Viveca Merritt

Praying For You
We’re still standing in prayer with those families who were affected by Hurricane Sandy and we know that God is still and always there to meet your every need. God Bless.

Bishop Andrew & Pastor Viveca Merritt


Straight Gate WEST Opens!
On Resurrection Sunday, the Straight Gate International Church opened a new location! Check out some of the pics and don’t forget to come fellowship with us!

Orchard Lake Middle School
6000 Orchard Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Doors open at 7:30 AM / Service Starts at 8 AM


Straight Gate WEST Opens!Bishop Andrew Merritt and Pastor Viveca Merritt invite you to the opening of our WEST location on Resurrection Sunday!
Orchard Lake Middle School6000 Orchard Lake Rd.West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Doors open at 7:30 AM / Service Starts at 8 AM

Straight Gate WEST Opens!
Bishop Andrew Merritt and Pastor Viveca Merritt invite you to the opening of our WEST location on Resurrection Sunday!

Orchard Lake Middle School
6000 Orchard Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Doors open at 7:30 AM / Service Starts at 8 AM


2012 New Year’s Service
Join us at 10 PM as Bishop Merritt sets Straight Gate’s direction for 2012 and delivers a powerful Word of God to bring in the New Year!


The Call Mobilization @ SGIC
Join us on October 16th from 5-8 pm for The Call Mobilization. We will have prayer, worship, and the preaching of the Word of God as we prepare for The Call, where thousands will gather in Detroit to fast and pray for 24 hours. This event will take place at Ford Field on November 11th, 2011.


The SGIC is Streaming Live Again!Tune in to our Sunday service, live at 10 AM, on Finding Your Focus TV!

The SGIC is Streaming Live Again!
Tune in to our Sunday service, live at 10 AM, on Finding Your Focus TV!


SGIC’s New Mobile App!The Straight Gate International Church is on a mission to reach our City, Nation, and World for Jesus Christ! To help us do just that, we are releasing our very own mobile application. The applciation allows you to donate/send in your tithes and offerings, connect to SGIC’s social networks, and also watch live services! And you can do all these things right from your phone.
To download the app, text “Straight Gate” to number “72727” and follow the on-screen instructions. It’s that simple!

SGIC’s New Mobile App!
The Straight Gate International Church is on a mission to reach our City, Nation, and World for Jesus Christ! To help us do just that, we are releasing our very own mobile application. The applciation allows you to donate/send in your tithes and offerings, connect to SGIC’s social networks, and also watch live services! And you can do all these things right from your phone.

To download the app, text “Straight Gate” to number “72727” and follow the on-screen instructions. It’s that simple!


Operation AndrewThe Straight Gate International Church will go on an Evangelism Campaign, “Operation Andrew” on Friday, August 5th thru Sunday, August 7th.
Friday, Altar Prayer will begin at 5:00 p.m., teams will assemble at 6:00 p.m. and street witnessing will begin at 7:00 p.m. We will be going out within the church community.
Saturday, Altar Prayer will begin at 10:00 a.m., teams will assemble at 11:00 a.m. and street witnessing will begin at 12:00 noon within the Downtown area, that includes: Hart Plaza, the Riverwalk, Cass Corridor and Campus Martius
Sunday, Altar prayer will begin at 9:00 a.m. the morning Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the Evangelism Campaign will continue after the morning service Downtown.  Please remember the attire is causal with modest apparel.

Operation Andrew
The Straight Gate International Church will go on an Evangelism CampaignOperation Andrew” on Friday, August 5th thru Sunday, August 7th.

  • Friday, Altar Prayer will begin at 5:00 p.m., teams will assemble at 6:00 p.m. and street witnessing will begin at 7:00 p.m. We will be going out within the church community.
  • Saturday, Altar Prayer will begin at 10:00 a.m., teams will assemble at 11:00 a.m. and street witnessing will begin at 12:00 noon within the Downtown area, that includes: Hart Plaza, the Riverwalk, Cass Corridor and Campus Martius
  • Sunday, Altar prayer will begin at 9:00 a.m. the morning Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the Evangelism Campaign will continue after the morning service Downtown.  Please remember the attire is causal with modest apparel.

Mcdonald’s Scholarship Award Winner!Congratulations to Straight Gate’s very own, Jalen Gates, for winning a $1,000 Mcdonald’s Scholarship. Jalen finished up his high school career with a 3.7GPA and will be attending Michigan State University in the Fall!

Mcdonald’s Scholarship Award Winner!
Congratulations to Straight Gate’s very own, Jalen Gates, for winning a $1,000 Mcdonald’s Scholarship. Jalen finished up his high school career with a 3.7GPA and will be attending Michigan State University in the Fall!


Bishop Merritt’s Word of the Week - Provision
July 24th - June 30th, 2011



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