Welcome to Community Church! Today, we continue our celebration of Pentecost 2017 as we focus on The Power and the Holy Spirit! We will also be celebrating the sacrament of communion this morning. Everyone who believes in Jesus Christ as their Savior is invited to participate in this sacrament.
Parents and grandparents are asked to discern whether their children or grandchildren understand the significance of communion. We also welcome Dustin Saylor who will be participating in our morning service today. May God bless our time of worship together!
This Evening, Dustin Saylor will be blessing us with his music gifts for our evening worship time tonight. Invite your family and friends to come tonight to join in this time of worship. A free will Thanks Offering will be taken during the service tonight. Pizza and pop will be served afterwards.
Congregational Meeting: Last week all those nominated for Council were approved to serve in their respective offices. The proposed budget was also approved.
– Connie R. would like to thank those that remembered her with cards, calls and prayer following her recent surgery. Your love and encouragement were much appreciated.
New Adult Bible Study: From June 25 thru August 27 Arnie Snoeyink will lead a class called “Basic Concepts in Christian Growth.” The class will meet in the Godwin Room from 11:15 AM to noon each Sunday. More information about the study will be shared next week.
South Godwin Neighborhood Association Meeting: Those who live in the South Godwin neighborhood (Division Ave to Madison Ave; 36th St to 44th St) are encouraged to come and participate in fellowship, discussion and helping to improve the neighborhood. THURSDAY, JUNE 15 AT 6:30 PM. Free pizza supper.
(Note: Nursery is not provided so parents are asked to make other arrangements for childcare during this time.)
Church Family Picnic: June 24th from 12PM – 3PM at Ideal Park @ Shelter Area. Fellowship, Food & Fun! Games for all ages. Prizes.
Potluck Meal*: 12:15 PM
– Games for All Ages: including a Cake Walk**
– Kids Games with prizes
– Balloon Toss for adults with prize
– And more!
Lots of time to chat & enjoy fellowship!!
* Everyone is asked to bring a dish to pass & your own place settings (plates & utensils). Hotdogs, hamburgers, water and juice will be provided-if you prefer a different beverage please bring your own
** Everyone is asked to bring a cake or baked good for the Cake Walk; please use a disposable container/dish
Vacation Bible School: July 10-13 6:30-8:30 PM
This year, our theme is CAVE QUEST: Following Jesus Light of the World. We are in need of various supplies for our lessons and activities. Most of all, we ask for prayer that many children can be reached in our neighborhood. Thank you very much!
Donation Need List for 2017 VBS:
▪ 10 beach balls (big inflatable found at the Dollar Tree)
▪ A small size clean blue tarp (no paint specks)
▪ Three cardboard refrigerator boxes (unflattened)-you can ask your local Lowe’s or Home Depot.
▪ 3 packs (of eight or ten) of washable broad-tip Crayola markers
▪ 25 individual-sized Play dough (Play-Doh brand)
▪ 24 – 1 pound containers of corn starch (or equivalent)
Please contact Deb D. to let her know what you plan to donate so there won’t be duplicates.
Community Church Flea Market and Neigborhood Block Sale:
SATURDAY, JULY 15 from 9 AM – 3 PM
The church will be having a flea market and neighborhood residents will be holding sales at their homes. The event will be well publicized and we anticipate bringing in lots of traffic, so sales should do well!
To Sell: Spaces are $15 each or $20 including one table. Please speak with Tamra Poll to reserve your space.
Community Church Bake Sale Table: Donations of baked goods will be accepted to be sold during the flea market. If you would like to donate, please sign up on the sheet in the lobby.
Sale Items Not Being Accepted by the Church: Please note we will NOT have a Community Gold table so we will NOT be accepting donations of items to be sold. If you have items to sell you may reserve a space to sell, offer items to others who are planning to sell, or donate them to a local resale store.
Community Resource Coordinator: Elizabeth K.:
▪Summer Food Programs For Kids: If you have a school-aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text FOOD to 877877 and receive a message back to the closest place where they can get free summer meals. Or call the Hunger Hotline at 1.866.348.6479 for immediate assistance.
▪GR Section 8 Assistance: The Grand Rapids Housing Commission (GRHC) will accept new applicants to our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program June 19 through June 30, 2017. You must apply during the June 19-30 open enrollment period to be included in the random lottery that will add 5,000 households to the GRHC’s Section 8 waiting list. Elizabeth Kephart with be able to help register families (Tuesdays June 20th 5-7 PM & 27th 5-6 PM). A sign-up sheet is provided in the lobby for those that would like assistance registering.