Bulletin Announcements | 7.10.22

Reminder: The front desk will not have in-person staff on Tuesdays for the remainder of the summer.

Please remember the following church family members in your prayers:

  • Glenn A
  • Terry B
  • Paul & Christopher G
  • Jose & Kathy F
  • Carol P
  • Bill S
  • Linda VDH
  • Lois VH
  • Service members Josh P, Brian S, Steph W

Please remember to pray for, call & visit our church family members who cannot be with us for in-person worship. They are Pat C, Jan R, Fannie T, Lois VH & Thelma W.

Prayer Corner
“He asked you for life, and you gave it to him – length of days, for ever and ever.” (Psalm 21:4)

Sunday services are livestreamed on YouTube at 9:30 am.

In the morning we will celebrate the baptism of Kolby B, the son of former Providence member Melanie B. We will also celebrate the wonder of God’s grace in his gift of the Lord’s Supper. We will continue a series of messages called “Living Wisely,” working through the book of Ecclesiastes. Next week we consider chapter 4 & the Teacher’s wrestling with human misery.

In the morning we will hear the profession of faith of Olivia H. We will continue a series of messages called “Living Wisely,” working through the book of Ecclesiastes. Next week we consider chapter 5 & the Teacher’s call to listen well & speak with caution.

During the summer months, our Sunday evening activities are on the fourth Sunday of each month. We will host praise gatherings of hymns & songs, with ice cream fellowship afterward. The next evening service will take place on July 24.


MEN’S BREAKFAST  |  Men from our church meet for breakfast at Russ’ (on Division) on the second Thursday of each month. Guys: no notice needed, just come to Russ’ this Thursday, July 14, at 8:30 am. All men are welcome! 

LADIES’ CRAFT NIGHT  |  Join us for an evening of crafting this Friday, July 15, at 6 pm. Take along your scrapbooking, card making, or knitting! Snacks to share are also a great idea. Please enter through the ‘B’ doors by the gym. 

PLEASE JOIN US  |  The primary elections are scheduled for Tuesday, August 2. Do you still have your absentee ballot? Are you voting in person? Do you want to discuss the ballot & the privilege of voting? Meet with Dan N & Crys O at 11 am on Sunday, July 24, in the multi-purpose room for a discussion.

PAPER GATOR  |  Please contribute to the Paper Gator to help our environment & our high school youth group. It’s located in the back corner of our parking lot.

  • YES: newspapers, catalogs/magazines, junk mail, phone books, office & school paper, soft cover books
  • NO: take-out boxes, cardboard boxes, plastic, metal or glass trash

CHURCH CAMPOUT  |  The church campout is set for September 23-25 at Dunes Harbor. The church campout is set for September 23-25 at Dunes Harbor. Sites will be held until July 18 when the booking block expires. Get the link for booking your camp site at the church office (call 616-698-7930 or email office@providence-crc.org).

MAILBOXES  |  Just a reminder to check your mailboxes at church; while much of our communication is done via email, there are still some items placed in your boxes. Thanks!

Bulletin announcements are due by noon on Thursdays. You can call them in (616-698-7930), email them to the church office, or write a note & drop it in Keri Penning’s mailbox in the copy machine room.

REVIVE  |  Open AA meetings are held at 7 pm in the loft on Mondays & Wednesdays. Enter via door B by the gym & contact Steve Huizinga with any questions (616-299-8809).



SELF CARE DURING TIMES OF DISTRESS  |  Did you know that regular exposure to upsetting information can trigger symptoms that mimic PTSD & anxiety? You might notice trouble sleeping, concentrating, eating, or remembering even simple tasks. Our compassionate behavioral health experts are here to support your mental well-being. Call 1-800-442-0809 (press 1) & say you are a CAP member with Providence CRC to receive free & confidential support.

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