OUR FLOWERS this morning are in celebration of Joe & Kathleen's Wedding Anniversary. Congratulations!
NKPC FISHING CONTEST UPDATE:
Chet is currently in the lead in Adult Division with a huge pumpkinseed entry. Morgen is currently in the lead in Youth Division with an 18 inch largemouth bass. Check out the photos in Fellowship Hall. What can you enter to compete? Remember to take a photo of your fish next to a tape measure and send the photo to Pastor Karen to enter the contest.
2019 Summer Sermon Series “Questions from The Congregation”
Aug. 25th: Pastor Karen off. Taking Elisa to MTU. Brian Beecher leads worship.
Sept. 1: What is "Just War" Theology?
J.O.Y. Bicycle Ministry Summer 2019 Schedule
September 7th, Sunday. 1:00 pm Millennium Park
September 28th Saturday. 9:00 am Musketawa Trail
(Please see the flyer for details.)
WORSHIP Time Change
On Sunday, September 1, 2019: Our Traditional Sunday Service will begin at 11 a.m.
This is Labor Day weekend.
RALLY SUNDAY is September 7th! Watch for more details soon!
SAFE HAVEN MINISTRIES: The Mission Committee is sponsoring a “reverse offering” for Safe Haven again this August. Wish List Items include: Bleach Pods, Sponges, Dishwasher Pods, Swiffer Mop Pads, Brooms and Dustpans, Pregnancy Tests, Hair Brushes, Twin XL Mattress Covers, Disinfecting Wipes, Black Pepper Spice, Potatoes/ Instant Mash Potatoes, AAA Batteries, Diapers Size 4, Baby Wash, Clorox Wipes. We will have a collection box out for the month of August and deliver donations at the end of August. Safe Haven Ministries provides shelter and support for abused women and children in our area. Please support this worthy cause as you are able. Many thanks, The Mission Committee.
GRCC CAMPUS MINISTERY The Listening Post is beginning its fifth year of compassionate, non-judgmental listening on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College. Volunteers work as part of a team, with training and a flexible volunteer schedule and free parking. (you do not need to commit to every week!) The Listening Post needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 11 am- 12:30 pm and 12:30 pm- 2 pm beginning August 27 through Nov 26. For more information contact Nancy Janisch, 616-821-0351, firstname.lastname@example.org
WE HOST OUR FIRST FAMILY PROMISE GUESTS the WEEK of 11/24/19
--THIS IS THANKSGIVING WEEK---
Many of our guests may have plans for Thanksgiving weekend. Some perhaps will not. NKPC is planning a Thanksgiving dinner. Details soon.
SIGN UP TODAY to volunteer to host our guests coming for FAMILY PROMISE on the week of Thanksgiving. Sign-up sheets on bulletin board in narthex for Sunday 11/24, Tues 11/26, Thurs 11/28 and Sat 11/30. Wendy is coordinating food planning. Contact her for details.
NORTH KENT CONNECT Note from NKC. “We are so thankful for your recent donation of food items to our pantry. Many families have been blessed by your gift. Thank you so much!”
NOTE: The women's breakfast would proudly like to announce that they had a record 20 people at breakfast at Russ' on 8/14/19. If you would like to join us, we will pull over a 5th table! Everyone is welcome!
This Week of August 18, 2019 through August 25, 2019
Sunday August 18
10:00 am: Traditional Sunday Service
Monday August 19
10:30 am: Free Play Group
7:00 pm: Boy Scouts
7:00 pm: Session Meeting
Tuesday August 20
7:30 am: Men’s Breakfast Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.
7:00 pm: Women's AA
Wednesday August 21
8:00 am: Women’s Breakfast Russ’s 3966 Plainfield Ave.
7:00 pm: AA
Thursday August 22
7:00 pm: AA Step Workbook Group
Friday August 23
9:00 am: Morning AA
Saturday August 24
Sunday August 25
10:00 am: Traditional Sunday Service
FAMILY PROMISE VOLUNTEER TRAINING DATES
Hillcrest: 5994 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs: Wednesday 9/11 6-8 pm
1st Congregational: 192 E. Bridge St. Rockford: Sunday 9/15 12:15-2:15 pm
Mamrelund Lutheran: 4085 Lutheran Church Rd. Kent City: Tuesday 9/16 6-8 pm
Sparta Baptist: 38 S. State St. Sparta: Sunday 9/22 12:15-2:15 pm
Peace Lutheran: 1225 12 Mile Rd. Sparta: Tuesday 9/26 2-4 pm
Bella Vista: 5100 Belding Rd. NE Rockford: Tuesday 10/1 9-11 am