OVER FLOWING BEDS? Do you have thinned or leftover flowers or plants? Please place those plants you are willing to donate in a disposable container under the tree near our front door. Volunteers interested in developing our garden, please contact the church office at 616-866-2230.
NKPC 2018 FISHING CONTEST! Our annual fishing contest is back, and this year it will be even easier to score points. We will be using Michigan's "Master Angler" records to score our fish and compete against each other for a $50 prize and very important bragging rights! Submit your photo of your catch next to a tape measure to enter the contest. Multiple entries encouraged. Everyone is invited to participate.
FLOODING IN HOUGHTON As many of you with ties to the Upper Peninsula know, the extreme rainfall has caused great damage to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Feeding America West Michigan in Comstock Park is gathering supplies to help.
Call 616.784.3250 for the latest information and up to date list of needs.
YOUTH CREW UPDATES:
Join us as have our third annual Camp-Out! The event will be held on Sunday August 12th - Monday August 13th, and at Pastor Karen's backyard. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you and we hope to see you there!
GONE TO CAMP AND VACATION. July 22 - 29 Pastor Karen will not be in the office, but will be serving as Chaplain for the campers at Camp Greenwood.
Pastor Karen will be on vacation starting July 30 thru August 5. If you have a pastoral emergency and cannot reach her, please contact Rev. Helen Havlik at 616.363-6864 or 616.365.1005.
HOME FRONT DURING WWII. StoryPoint, our senior community in Rockford is inviting everyone to an open to the public event on Thursday, July 24th at 1:00 pm. The program is free and includes a program, a lunch and a military model demonstration by Sean Tracy. Please Call Storypoint to make your reservation: 616.947.3046.
JULY 29TH: WORSHIP AT CAMP GREENWOOD! On July 29th, 11 am you are invited to go back to your childhood and to experience worship camp style! Please dress casually and bring your child like spirit of fun and adventure. Camp Greenwood is at 13564 Mac Clain ST NE and is 26 minutes from church. Worship starts at 11 am! We will be worshipping in the Pavilion in a kid designed service, because a band camp will be unloading and setting up at the dining hall.
MISSION COMMITTEE UPDATES:
It is time to start collecting school supplies for the North Kent Connect. School supplies sales are starting. Watch for a list of suggested items and the collection box in the T. Room.
We will be filling backpacks for a local foster care agency. D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s Home keeps a steady supply of age and gender appropriate backpacks for children who are new to the foster care system. Watch the table in the fellowship room for details. Please join us in this worthwhile cause.
As in years past the Mission Committee will be participating a “reverse offering” for Safe Haven Ministries. Watch for those tags in the coming weeks. Take as many as you feel you can purchase.
This Week of July 22, 2018 through July 29, 2018
Sunday July 22, 2018
10:00 am: Traditional Worship Service
Monday July 23, 2018
10:30 am: Free Play Group
7:00 pm: Boy Scouts
Tuesday July 24, 2018
7:30 am: Men’s Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
7:00 pm: Women’s AA
Wednesday July 25, 2018
8:00 am: Women’s Breakfast (Russ's 3966 Plainfield Ave. NE)
7:00 pm: AA
Thursday July 26, 2018
7:00 pm: AA Step Group
Friday July 27, 2018
9:00 am: Morning AA
Saturday July 28, 2018
Next Sunday July 29, 2018
11:00 am: Worship Service at Camp Greenwood