WELCOME GUESTS! If you are a guest today, know that we are happy to meet you, and hope you will be blessed by the worship service and our fellowship time afterwards. It is our goal to show you the love and the hospitality of Christ. Welcome! Please note that childcare volunteers are provided in our wonderful nursery for all of those who are under 4 years old!
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 to 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.
PASTOR KAREN’S email is Pastor.firstname.lastname@example.org or 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!
YOUTH CREW CAR WASH – The Youth Crew will be doing a Car Wash TODAY, September 9, to raise money for a playground at the church. Enjoy your lunch and then get your car in line to be washed today for a donation. Thank you!
We are starting to include younger youth in our YOUTH CREW activities, so if you have children or grandchildren who would be interested in any of the things we do, please email email@example.com and we will send you Youth Crew Invitation Cards through the mail to let you know what is happening! Our current schedule is up on the church website. Please look at it often as it could change at any time. Thank You!
All Church Campout at Camp Greenwood - If you are interested and available to go camping October 5th, 6th and 7th, please contact Pastor Karen ASAP! You may bring your own tent or camper, or if you wish, stay in one of the cabins or the air conditioned Retreat Center. The cost is determined by the number of people attending, so let Pastor Karen know ASAP!
MISSION COMMITTEE UPDATES: 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.
SAFE HAVEN is looking forward to a new facility with increased capacity of services for those seeking freedom from domestic violence. They expect the building to be ready for occupancy in mid-December. Their Capital Campaign has raised $4.9 million so far!
Brittany Shetler from Safe Haven will visit NKPC on October 21st to give us an update for our Domestic Violence Awareness Sunday.
THANK YOU to all who donated pantry supplies for Safe Haven Ministries! Thursday, September 13 North Kent Connect is hosting a hands-on workshop for the entire community, to provide insights on what living in poverty feels like. The poverty simulation, presented by Access of West Michigan, will take place from 2-4 PM at Bella Vista Church. Please register with Erin Niece at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 866-3478. There is a registration fee of $35, and checks may be made payable to North Kent Connect prior to the event. For more information visit www.nkconnect.org.
PASTOR'S FEUD! The supremely fun North Kent Connect fund raising night at Fredrik Meijer Garden is on Thursday, OCTOBER 4th. We are trying to seat a table of 10 people from NKPC. Tickets are $75 and going fast! Please mark your funds for "Pastor's Feud" and turn it in to the office ASAP.
Our Boy Scout Troop will offer us a Popcorn Sale at NKPC on October 21st!
This Week of September 9, 2018 through September 16, 2018
Sunday September 9
11:00 am: Traditional Worship Service
12:00 pm: Potluck Lunch/Youth Crew Car Wash
Monday September 10
10:30 am: Free Play Group
7:00 pm: Boy Scouts
7:00 pm: Facilities and Stewardship
Tuesday September 11
7:30 am: Men’s Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
7:00 pm: Women's AA
Wednesday September 12
8:00 am: Women’s Breakfast (Russ's 3966 Plainfield Ave. NE)
Thursday September 13
6:00 pm: Bells Rehearsal
7:00 pm: AA Step Meeting
7:15 pm: Chancel Choir Rehearsal
Friday September 14
9:00 am: Morning AA
Saturday September 15
8:30 am: Men’s Fellowship
10:00 am: Joy Bike Group Trail Ride
Next Sunday September 16
11:00 am: Traditional Worship Service