Sunday we are celebrating the sacrament of Holy Communion. In the Presbyterian Church we understand that Jesus invites us all to the Table which he has prepared for us. If you are a guest with us today, please join us in this sacred, joyful sacrament. We use grape juice and gluten free wafers are available. All are welcome.
Sunday we will be commissioning five of our youngsters to attend Camp Greenwood during the summer months. This congregation has provided full scholarships for these young people.
Next Sunday June 12, Rev. Bert Nelson will begin his short stay as “Interim-Interim” pastor at North Kent church. He has recently retired as pastor of the Lyons-Muir Presbyterian Church. Please welcome him warmly. Pastor Karen Fitz LaBarge will be preaching in worship for the first time on Sunday, July 10.
On Sunday, June 12 the Disciple Bible Study Group will be sharing a summary of their studies during the past year. We look forward to hearing from them.
Save the Date Saturday, June 11th from 9 am to noon is the spring clean-up day. A list of possible areas needing attention will be posted. Come ready to have fellowship and clean the grounds and building areas. Beverage and snacks will be available.
Name Tags please remember to use you name tags in the coming weeks. We have lots of activities scheduled and it will help our guests get to know us by name.
Special Music A sign-up sheet has been placed on the narthex bulletin board for Special Music in worship services this summer. Gather your solo, duet, or group—vocal, instrumental, or drama and sign up soon. Start practicing. Enjoy the fellowship with each other. The dates are fast being filled.
Parking Lot Session has approved seeking and accepting special donations to pay down our loan for the parking lot. While the project has a few things remaining to be done, payments have begun. We have a history of paying loans off early. If you would like to make a special donation, above your normal pledge to the Building Fund, be sure to indicate your desire on your giving envelope and indicate “principal payment.” We will still need you to continue your normal Building Fund gifts so we can meet our monthly payment obligations. Thank you for your support.
J.O.Y. Bicycle Trip: On Saturday, June 11, 2016, we will assemble at the Rogue River Staging Area in Belmont at 10:00 a.m. We will bicycle on the White Pine Trail north to Cedar Springs. We will have lunch at an area restaurant in Cedar Springs. A shuttle will be provided back to Rogue River Staging Area. Those who wish may bicycle back. For shuttle purposes please call Ny Dettmer (874-7760) or Bob Delmont (498-6237) by Thursday, June 9, 2016. N.K.P.C. members and friends are invited.
Check our church website northkentpresbyterianchurch.com for more information on group rides. If you missed our May ride and fellowship, even though the weather cut our ride short, we all had a very enjoyable time of fellowship and fresh air. The Pere Marquette Trail winds through beautiful countryside. We will include this trail on next year’s group events. SEE YOU JUNE 11.
Free Food for those in need. USDA Food Commodities Distribution is being held on Thursday, June 9 from 9 am to 1 pm at River Grove Retirement Community at 5761 Jupiter Ave. Got Questions? Call Dave or Ruth Ann Kommer at 866-0213. The food is available to those in need and is surplus food from the USDA.
This Week of June 5, 2016 through June 12, 2016
Sunday (5) 10:00 am Worship Service
Monday (6) 10:30 am Moms & Munchkins
7:00 pm Boy Scouts
Tuesday (7) 7:15 am BNI
6:30 pm Disciple Bible Study
7:30 am Men’s Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.
7:00 pm Women’s AA
Wednesday (8) 8:00 am Women’s Breakfast (Real Food Café, 5430 Northland Dr. NE)
7:00 pm AA
Friday (10) 9:00 am Morning AA
Next Sunday (12) 10:00 am Worship Service