Welcome to Calvin Thomas Roberts born on 10/18/2016 this 9# 12 oz new son for Celina and Ron Roberts is a baby brother for Konrad and new grandson for Bob and Cindy Delmont. We thank God for a safe delivery and this newest gift for this congregation!
SAVE THE DATE, PASTOR KAREN’S INSTALLATION WILL BE NOVEMBER 20TH AT 4 PM. RECEPTION FOLLOWING WITH POTLUCK APPETIZERS.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) The category 4 hurricane Matthew has been blamed for hundreds of deaths. There is extensive damage in southwestern Haiti and eastern Cuba. To give $10 text “PDA” to 20222 or send a check to: Presbyterian Church (USA) P.O. Box 643700 Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.
For continued assistance to the U.S. Gulf Coast: text “PDAFLOOD” to 20222 or send to the above address.
Fall Clean Up Part II. Since Mother Nature did not get the previous message, a second date has been selected to spruce up the outside of the church. October 29th from 10 am to noon is new date, if Mother Nature provides a good day.
Santa Claus Girls. The church is a local distribution center for the Santa Claus Girls. We deliver gifts on Saturday morning, December 17th. We need driver volunteers to deliver the bags to families in the Rockford and Belmont area. We need two person teams per vehicle. We are asking for your help. It will take about 2-3 hours to complete the deliveries.
Operation Christmas Child is coming. Boxes can be found in the Teeuwissen Room along with ideas of items to put in the box. Please be sure to add $7.00 per box for shipping, either cash or a check made out to NKPC. The last Sunday to collect these will be November 6.
Children. All children ages 4 to 10 are invited to join the Sunday school class following the children's message. The topic is “God Gives People Water” Exodus 17:1-7. The providing of food is a reminder that God can be trusted to take care of us.
NKPC Youth Crew Announcements
Youth Crew Tea Party (Nov. 13): Dress up and have some fun with the Youth Crew as we tea duel and party! Try to talk in a British Accent too!
Our Child Protection Standard. If you were unable to attend the previous classes, a make-up class has been scheduled for Sunday, November 6 from 9:30 to 10:30.
Our 2016 Fishing Contest Winner is Fred Adgate! Watch for the award presentation during coffee time today!
Marketing Team: A Church Logo? A New Tagline? Eye Catching Landscape? A New Front Sign? Maybe a name change??? Session is asking for interested people to be on the church marketing team to lead us as we discern how to best let people know about what God is doing here among us! Let an elder or the pastor know about your interest.
North Kent Community Services will be hosting North Kent Pastors Square Off, their own version of Hollywood Squares, at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park beginning at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 2. Tickets are $50 and include dinner and entrance into Frederik Meijer Gardens. Contact Katie Hop at (616) 866-3478. Don't miss it!
Presbyterian Women's meeting immediately after church on November 30 to discuss how and when to spend the monies in our treasury and organization of the upcoming Cookie Walk on December 17. We have just over $2700 to think about. We will meet in the sanctuary. Please remain there after church so we can get done quickly and be off to coffee hour. All women of the church are invited. A list of many of the charities we have supported in the past will be posted to suggest ideas, but we are open to the new.
Pastor Karen' email is Pastor.firstname.lastname@example.org Cell phone is 616-644-5122. Her office hours are Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 3 pm. Contact her for lunch or coffee
The Men's Fellowship will next meet on Saturday, November 19th. 8:30 to 10 am. Come hear Jim Brown talk about the ministry of Degage in Grand Rapids.
New Hymnals! Session and our Music Director both agree, let's start raising funds to purchase the 2013 Presbyterian Hymnal, Glory to God! This book has 853 songs and hymns, 248 more than our current 1990 hymnal. It includes favorites from the 1955 red hymnal and has many known tunes with new relevant lyrics.
Take a peek at Pastor Karen's copy in the Narthex and dedicate one or two today!
This Week of October 23, 2016 through October 30, 2016
DAY TIME EVENT
Sunday 23 9:30 am "Living the Questions" Theological Discussion
10:00 am Choir Rehearsal
10:45 am Worship Service
Monday 24 10:30 am Moms and Munchkins
7:00 pm Boy Scouts
Tuesday 25 7:15 am BNI
7:30 am Men's Breakfast (Mr. Burger, 5181 Northland Dr.)
1:15 pm JOY Bible Study
6:30 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm Women's AA
7:30 pm Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday 26 8:00 am Women's Breakfast (New Beginnings, 5200 Northland Dr.)
7:00 pm AA
Friday 28 9:00 am Morning AA
Saturday 29 10:00 am Fall clean up
Next Sunday 30 9:30 am "Living the Questions" Theological Discussion
10:00 am Choir Rehearsal
10:45 am Worship Service