Flowers on Sunday July 30 are given in honor of Pastor Karen as we begin our second year together! We thank her for her good work!
Our Church Cleaners: Sally and Chris, are on vacation this week. They will return on Aug 9.
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!
News from North Kent Connect! North Kent Connect connects people to the resources they need. They are opening the North Kent Connect Store on Fri, Aug 4 where anyone can shop for high-quality, gently-used clothing and household goods. Hours for public shopping are Tues and Fri, 10:00 – 6:00, and Sat 10:00 – 4:00. And of course…Donations are needed! North Kent Connect is especially looking for donations of children’s back-to-school clothing and men’s jeans, among other items. Donations are accepted Mon–Thurs, 8am -6 pm ,and Fri–Sat,10-2. For more info visit nkconnect.org.
Search for New Music Directors. A committee is seeking interested candidates for the Choir Director and Bell Director positions. Please keep the search committee in your continued prayers.
A reminder from the Mission Committee:
Even though it is only mid-summer, it is indeed time to start collecting school supplies
for the North Kent Connect. We will be collecting supplies until August 14. Please see table in the Teeuwissen Room.
backpacks pencil boxes highlighters 3-ring binders
rulers 2-pocket folders colored pencils permanent markers
pens washable markers dry-erase markers
pencils crayons scissors
erasers glue sticks spiral-bound notebooks
More from the Mission Committee: Look for the details about the Safe Haven ministries reverse offering in the narthex. Return these items by August 28.
YOUTH CREW VEGGIES ARE ON SALE NOW!
Please take some to enjoy and leave a free will donation in the canister!
These tasty heirloom varieties will be freshly picked Sunday morning!
YOUTH CREW CAMP OUT. Sunday afternoon August 6, the Youth Crew will be camping out in Pastor Karen's backyard. They will be participating in GISHWHES, (Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen) and creating some crazy photos and videos to show zaniness and kindness to the world! Lunch of burgers and hot dogs will be Sunday at 1 pm. Boats, smores, campfires and other fun is planned. This event ends Monday, August 8th at Noon. Bring your friends!
The Week of July 30, 2017 through August 6, 2017
Sunday August 30, 2017
10:00 am: Worship Service
Monday August 31, 2017
10:30 am: Moms & Munchkins (Free Play Group)
7:00 pm: Boy Scouts
Tuesday August 1, 2017
7:30 am: Men’s Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
7:00 pm: Women’s AA
Wednesday August 2, 2017
8:00 am: Women’s Breakfast (Russ's 3966 Plainfield Ave. NE)
7:00 pm: AA
Thursday August 3, 2017
Friday August 4, 2017
9:00 am: Morning AA
10:00 am: NK Connect Store open for public shopping starting today 10 am - 6:00.
Saturday August 5, 2017
Sunday August 6, 2017
10:00 am: Worship Service
1:00 pm: HS Youth Crew Campout at Pastor Karen’s starts with grilling and ends on Mon, Aug 7 at 12:00
* July Office hours: Our office manager will be gone on vacation during the month of July. Please thank our excellent substitutes who are filling in and helping to make worship happen by completing our office tasks.
Please note: if no one is at the church during office hours when you call, and you need something right away, please call or text Pastor Karen on her cell phone.
Thanks for your flexibility this summer!
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!