Our Bell Choir Director position has been filled. Our new Music Director has enthusiastically offered to lead the Bell Choir as well as the Chancel Choir. We look forward to ringing in a new season with Brian's leadership.
NORTH KENT PASTORS SQUARE OFF On Thursday, October 26th, our very own REVEREND KAREN will be one of the featured contestants in this Hollywood Squares inspired event at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. This is the 2017 FUNdraiser for North Kent Connect (aka North Kent Community Services). Reservations for tables of 10 are now being accepted. The earlier we reserve, the closer we can be to the center of the action. Come join the fun and root for our very own “square” in the game.
HERE FISHY, FISHY! The NKPC Fishing Contest is on! Will you catch the biggest fish in 2017? Check out the poster in the fellowship hall for rules and details! Everyone is invited to participate.
Waterers and weeders needed! You are invited to come water and weed our new plants, especially on Fridays and Saturdays. They could use a drink on a daily when it is over 80 degrees. The flowers and the Youth Crew Garden thank you!
Reverse Offering Items Due: If you took a slip to purchase particular items for Safe Haven Ministries, please bring these items to the church by August 28.
Please remember to wear your name tags.
Christian Ed Committee is looking for two more teachers to share the workload on one or two Sundays a month. Choose either 10 am before or during worship.
True North Campus ministry is a Presbytery of Lake Michigan ministry at Grand Rapids Community College, Kendall College of Art and Design and Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus. Our school year begins August 28 and we could use some volunteers! Please contact Nancy Janischnancy@truenorthonline.org or 616-821-0351 for more information on how you can volunteer at a "Listening Post" at GRCC to offer a caring and sympathetic ear to students through the love of Christ.
Introducing our new Music Director: Brian J. Beecher! The session of North Kent Presbyterian Church is happy to introduce Brian J. Beecher as your new Music Director! Brian will be leading both the Chancel Choir and the Bell Choir and is working with Pastor Karen to enhance the music at all our worship services. He comes to us from a PCUSA church in Wisconsin and has over 10 years of experience leading church choirs there. Brian's day job is being the Director of the Library at Grand Rapids Community College. He and his wife Rachel have three children: Aria, age 12; Evan, age 10; and Ada, age 5. Please remember to wear your name tags as we welcome the Beechers to their new church home and they get involved in many aspects of our life together.
Bell Choir Meet and Greet 6:30 pm 8/31/2017
Don't those hand bells look like fun? You are invited to a meet and greet organizational meeting on Thursday, August 31st at 6:30 pm. Meet our new Music Director, Brian Beecher, check out the music we played last year and get introduced to our lovely hand bells, both big and small. Everyone is welcome. We promise that you will have a ringing good time!
Choir Practice 7:30 pm on 8/31/2017
Our beloved Chancel Choir kicks off a new season on Thursday, 8/31/17 at 7:30 pm in the choir room. Come and lend your voice to help make our worship services uplifting and joyful. Brian has already looked through our existing choral music and is eager to sing some of his favorites and also to learn some new music together with us. Come and sing with us!
Do you shop at Family Fare or D&W? Then, save those receipts! The Mission Committee will be placing a collection box on their table in the Teuwissen Room. We will turn them over to the North Kent Collect as part of their fund raising activity. Keep those aluminum pop tabs coming, too. When the box gets full we will take them on over to the Ronald McDonald House. Thanks!
This Week of August 27, 2017 through September 03, 2017
Sunday August 27, 2017
10:00 am: Worship Service
Monday August 28, 2017
10:30 am: Moms & Munchkins (Free Play Group)
7:00 pm: Boy Scouts
Tuesday August 29, 2017
7:30 am: Men’s Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
7:00 pm: Women’s AA
Wednesday August 30, 2017
8:00 am: Women’s Breakfast (Russ's 3966 Plainfield Ave. NE)
7:00 pm: AA
Thursday August 31, 2017
6:30 pm: Bell Choir Meet and Greet. All are welcome!
7:30 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Friday September 1, 2017
9:00 am: Morning AA
Saturday September 2, 2017
Next Sunday September 3, 2017
10:00 am: Worship Service
Pastor Karen's email is Pastor.firstname.lastname@example.org REVKFL@NKP.CHURCH Cell phone is 616-644-5122. Her office hours are Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 3 pm. Contact her for lunch or coffee!