Bulletin Announcements | 9.25.22
PRAYER & PRAISE
Please remember the following church family members in your prayers:
- Glenn A
- Terry B
- Paul & Christopher G
- Jose & Kathy F
- Carol P
- Bill S
- Ron S
- Linda VDH
- Lois VH
- Bennett VV
- Service members Josh P, Brian S, Steph W
Remember to check the prayer line to hear prayer requests for those in our church family & community, & to find out who is having a birthday. Just dial 616-871-9600!
Following the Stream of Living Water: Man’s Longing
“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” Psalm 42:1-2a
This week we will continue a sermon series called “Jesus at the Table.” We will focus on Luke 7 where Jesus eats with the Pharisees & shows an extreme, generous hospitality to an unexpected guest. Our missionaries Abe & Elaine Lee will be with us to share what God is doing through their ministry
Next week Pastor Dan Gritter will lead our study of God’s word. Pastor Bob will be on vacation.
Grades 1-5, we’re singing this week! See you in the sanctuary at 11 am!
Grades 2-5, here are your Bible Memory Camp verses: This week – New Testament; next week – Psalm 8:1-2.
WOMEN’S MINISTRY | This week we begin the Evening Women’s Bible Study. The subject of discussion will be “Angels and Demons.” Please sign up in the fellowship hall & join us Tuesday at 7 pm!
MASTER’S BUILDERS | It’s time to gauge interest for a potential work trip to New Bern, North Carolina! The timeframe we’re looking at is two back-to-back weeks in February 2023. Please connect with Butch TH with questions or to add your name to the list.
CARE & FELLOWSHIP
LOST & FOUND | An iPod & a tennis racket were left at church recently. Please contact the office to describe & claim.
Can you help make meals, do some yard work or provide rides for people in need within our church family? Please complete the form that was in your mailboxes recently & return it to Sandy O’s mailbox by THIS SUNDAY, September 25. Thanks!
JOIN THE DISCUSSION | Did you know there are three Constitutional Amendments on the November general election ballot? You are invited to attend a meeting on Sunday, October 2, at 11 am in our multi-purpose room to learn more about these amendments, candidates & party platforms. You are strongly encouraged to vote in this & every election. Please take a moment today to make sure that you & all your eligible friends & family members are registered to vote. One can do so quickly & easily at Vote.gov.
The Health Ministry contact is Sharon F. Please contact her at 616-455-4059 with questions or needs.
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).
With a new school season starting, our H2H ministry is gearing up to be ready to help the students at Glenwood with food for the weekend. We don’t know how many students we will be helping yet, but we will let you know later this month. THANK YOU for the generous donations over the summer months in the offering plates, it is the monetary boost we needed to start off this year.
Volunteers are needed for packing. Packing will start on Wednesday, September 28, at 4:30 pm. Please use this SignUpGenius link to sign up. Once we get to November, our packing will be on the same Wednesday night schedule as the GROW suppers. Packing is an hour commitment & it is easy, so we hope to see many of you sign up. We love it when families sign up to do it together.
CHURCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CAP)
RECOVERY SUPPORT FOR THE FAMILY | When a family member is struggling with an addiction, it can be a difficult & confusing time. Having a safe place to express your struggle, feelings & heartaches can help you not be overwhelmed by the situation & provide better support to all the members of your family. We are here for you. Members of Providence can receive professional help; contact the office (616-698-7930 or email@example.com) to learn more.