OUR FLOWERS Sunday are in remembrance of Civil Rights activist Viola Luizzo who gave her life 55 years ago in Selma defending the right of all citizens to vote.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION. The next USDA Food Commodities Distribution is Thursday March 5th from 9 am to noon at River Grove Retirement Community. Questions call 866-0213?
TIME CHANGE! Daylight savings time starts next Sunday March 8th. Don’t forget to spring forward 1 hour!
PER CAPITA is the "head tax" that the denomination collects on each Presbyterian Church USA member. This year it is $35.20 per person. ($8.95 for General Assembly, $3.25 for the Synod, and $23.00 for the Presbytery of Lake Michigan). Please contribute your per capita using the appropriate envelope. Thank you.
NEED GREETERS FOR APRIL, as well as Ushers and Nursery and other positions later in the year. Sign up TODAY in the Narthex so we can get the schedule finalized. Thanks!
LOOKING FOR LINENS: If you have any of the Family Promise Linens that you have taken to be washed, THANK YOU! Please return them to the church ASAP, we are currently packing up our boxes and would like to figure out our storage space needs.
SING FOR JUSTICE! A community hymn sing will be held at NKPC on Sunday, March 15th at 7:00 pm. This is put on by the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and features musicians from all over the Grand Rapids area. Join us for a night of excellent music as we sing for justice together.
NEW MEMBER CLASS. Our next group of New Members are joining NKPC on March 22nd. Please let Pastor Karen know if you are interested in joining then.
LENTEN PURGE. It is time for our 40 items in 40 days purge of closets for Lent. Ladies, your items will be going to the Women's Resource Center to help other women interview and obtain employment. Gents, your items can do the same for other men through North Kent Connect. Please share your blessings with others!
Pastor Karen will be gone to the NEXT Church Presbyterian Conference in Cincinnati Sunday Afternoon March 1 - Wednesday March 4th. Please contact Pastor Laurie TenHave-Chapman for any pastoral emergencies. Brian Beecher will be preaching on March 8th.
2020 LENT STUDY
THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS AND THE SEVEN VIRTUES
This Lenten season, our congregation will hear about the ancient list of sins that Christians have been avoiding for millennia and focus on the seven virtues that replace them. Join us for this practical and historic sermon series that will help you to prepare your heart for Easter Sunday!
March 1: Gluttony and Temperance
March 8: Sloth and Diligence (Brian Beecher Preaching)
March 15th: Lust and Chastity
March 22nd: Wrath and Patience
March 29th: Envy and Gratitude
April 5th: Pride and Humility (Palm Sunday)
Week of March 01, 2020 through March 08, 2020
Day TIME EVENT
Sunday 01 9:15 am Adult Discussion Group
10:15 am Choir Rehearsal
11:00 am Traditional Sunday Service
12:00 pm Deacons Meeting
Monday 02 10:30 am Free Play Group
7:00 pm Boy Scouts
Tuesday 03 7:30 am Men’s Breakfast Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland DR.
1:15 pm J.O.Y. Bible Study
7:00 pm Women’s AA
Wednesday 04 8:00 am Women’s Breakfast, Russ’s, 3966 Plainfield Ave.
7:00 pm A.A.
Thursday 05 6:30 pm Choir Rehearsal
7:30 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal
Friday 06 9:00 am Morning AA
Sunday 08 9:15 am Adult Discussion Group
10:15 am Choir Rehearsal
11:00 am Traditional Sunday Worship