PLEDGE CARDS ARE DUE. PLEASE HELP US PLAN OUR 2017 FINANCES BY MAKING AN ESTIMATE OF YOUR PLANNED SUPPORT TO THE MISSION OF NORTH KENT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. PLEDGE CARDS WILL AVAILABLE ON THE TABLE IN THE NARTHEX IF YOU FORGET YOUR CARD. PLEASE PLACE IN THE OFFERATORY PLATE OR SEND IT TO THE CHURCH OFFICE.
Sunday Adult Education By popular demand, a session of "Living the Questions" will be held in December on the 18th. The topic will be “Taking the Bible Seriously”.
Free Devotion Books! The adult education team has purchased some Presbyterian daily devotional books, These Days, to assist you in your daily spiritual walk with Christ. Please take one from the lobby table or pass one on to someone who needs comfort!
NEW Breakfast Spot! Please note that this Wednesday, 12/14/16 the women's Wednesday breakfast will be trying out a new location; Russ' at 3966 Plainfield Ave. NE.
See you at 8 am!
NKPC Youth Crew Announcements
Carpool Caroling: Would you like to go caroling in December 18th? The crew will be driving around to the church shut-ins and caroling to them. Then, afterwards we will have a fun party at the church. Anyone is welcome to join us from 3-5 pm.
Marketing Team: A Church Logo? A New Tagline? Eye Catching Landscape? A New Front Sign? Maybe a name change??? The marketing team has been formed and will begin meeting in December! Please keep us in prayer.
Pastor Karen' email is Pastor.firstname.lastname@example.org Cell phone is 616-644-5122. Her office hours are Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 3 pm. Contact her for lunch or coffee
CHALLENGE FOR NEW HYMNALS! Our distinguished Music Director has issued a challenge to those who have not purchased one of the new hymnals. Between now and the end of the year, he will match up to 24 new purchases. This matches the number of faithful participants in the Hand Bell and Chancel Choirs.
Mission dates to remember:
Gently used clothing…………………........................due 1-9-17
Cookie Walk, Saturday, December 17th, NKPC will hold it's much acclaimed Cookie Walk. Be sure to sign up to bring some to sell or volunteer. This is the biggest fund raiser the Women's Association holds each year so we need as much participation as possible. Thanks!
CE for Children is in need of one person to fill out our roster of three teachers for the children’s program. The teachers rotate as leaders for children’s time during our Sunday Services using the ‘user friendly’ materials “Growing in Grace and Gratitude”. If you feel called to help with this program, please contact Pastor Karen Fitz La Barge.
The CE for Children committee is setting up a worship center in the classroom. We are looking for a small table, about the size of a bedside table. If you have one to donate, contact the church office or Sue Rabick.
Greenwood Ministries Association Motion is Approved by Presbytery!
On Tuesday, December 6th, the Presbytery of Lake Michigan approved the motion to lease the Camp Greenwood property to the Greenwood Ministries Association for two years as this new nonprofit administers camp and creates exciting new ministries there. Over $106,000 has been pledged already to this new organization, and the summer camps for 2017 are now online and taking reservations! Just go to CampGreenwood.org to check it out!
This Week of December 11, 2016 through December 18, 2016
DAY TIME EVENT
Sunday 11 10:00 am Choir Rehearsal
10:45 am Worship Service
Monday 12 10:30 am Moms and Munchkins (free play group)
7:00 pm Boy Scouts
7:00 pm Facilities and Srewardship Committee
Tuesday 13 7:15 am BNI
7:30 am Men's Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
1:15 pm JOY Bible Study
5:00 pm Marketing Committee Dinner Meeting
6:30 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm Women"s AA
7:30 pm Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday 14 8:00 am Women's Breakfast (Russ's, 3966 Plainfield NE)
7:00 pm AA
7:00 pm Adult Education Committee
Friday 16 9:00 am Morning AA
Saturday 17 9:00 am Cookie Walk
5:00 am Santa Girls Distribution
Next Sunday 18 9:30 am Adult Discussion Group
10:00 am Choir Rehearsal
10:45 am Worship Service