A church in Grand Blanc will hold their 51st annual holiday luncheon and pastry sale on Thursday. Money raised will go to helping the poor.

The Philoptochos Society of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church will hold their annual holiday luncheon and pastry sale at the church's hall from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday. Philoptochus means "friend of the poor" in Greek and this is the 51st year the organization has raised funds to help those in need.

The luncheon and pastry sale will showcase such foods as baklava, tzoureki (sweet bread) and many other baked goods.

The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church is located at 2245 E. Baldwin Road in Grand Blanc.