Sunday's Coming ~ August 10

FALL WORSHIP TIMES Don't forget we have started our fall worship times with services at 8:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Adult Sunday School Opportunities will be from 10:00-10:50 a.m.

  • Sunday School Guide (meeting in Adult Room 1)
  • Cary, Mississippi Sharing – Join us as the Cary, Mississippi Mission Trip meets and shares about their experiences. (Meeting in the Fellowship Hall)

Youth Sunday School will start again on Sunday, Sept 7.

Going to be gone?  You can worship with us live on our Webcast –

SUNDAY'S COMING

On Sunday we'll celebrate God's work among our Children's Ministry and Student Ministries.  Kristin Brouwer will highlight a great week of Summer Kids Adventure and preview our fall kids ministry called "The Gospel Project."  Ben Vos will bring an inspiring message with MOC-FV senior Jamie Jongerius.  And, we will welcome several new members to our community of faith.

EmpoweredThe apostle Paul spells out for us what it means to be mature in Christ. He reminds us of the model Jesus gave; that the holy Son of God actually got off of His throne, humbled Himself, and came to earth. What love the Father has for us! Being a mature follower of Jesus himself, Paul encourages us to use Christ's example of humility and love. We are to get off of our 'thrones', humble ourselves, and come near to other people; showing them the same love that Jesus showed us. When we start to live like that, we will not only leave no doubt about the hope and the joy that we have in Christ, but we will also display for others the relentless love that God has for us. We won't be infants, Paul says, when we live and love the way Jesus lived and loved. We will be mature, grown up in Christ, and able to attain to the unity that Christ calls us to as one body of believers.

This Sunday we will be using a new song in worship from the band Rend Collective called "My Lighthouse."

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This is the band that worship at Rocky Mountain High and their other song that we sing is here.

SUMMER KIDS ADVENTURE

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On Sunday Kristin will be covering highlights from a great week at Kids Summer Adventure.  Here is a video and a few more photos of the kids and their activities.

PICTURE DIRECTORY

IMG_1795THIS WEEK our first session of our Church Photo Directory photography appointments started.

A few of the dates are now past, but there are still several times and dates of availability yet throughout the sessions (there's even some yet for THIS Friday and Saturday Aug. 8 & 9!), so if you haven’t already made your appointment, please do so soon!  You can sign up quickly and easily online – see the link below.  Or we will have a laptop and assistance available again after church on Sunday.  You can also call the church office during office hours at 737-4542, and Sara or Laurie can help get you get signed-up as well.  We would love to have you and your family included in our new directory!

Click HERE to sign-up online.   Click HERE for more details.

SYMPATHIES

We extend our sympathy to several families this week;

  • Pat Muyskens for the loss of her daughter, Deb Adams.
  • Tony and Teri Anderson's family for the loss of Tony's father, Don Anderson, of Spencer, IA.
  • Adam and Courtney Boone, for the loss of Courtney's grandfather, Jim Vander Kooi.