Offerings of the Day
Today– Western Michigan Christian Schools
Mar 17 – Feeding America
Mar 24 – SERVE of Calvin
Unspecified offering donations will be placed in the General Fund.
Next Sunday’s Scripture reading will be Mark 10:46-52.
Bell Choir Rehearsal: Thursday, March 14th at 5:30 PM.
There are Elder and Deacon Nomination forms in your bulletin today. Please be praying/thinking of who you feel would be a good match for these positions. Please complete by Sunday, March 31st. You may place completed forms in the basket in the church office.
Lent Family Faith Formation Tip - Observing Lent with your family can be a very meaningful experience. Check out tinyurl.com/FlameLentActivities for a bunch of creative things to make and do with kids of all ages.
Student Ministries Announcement
High School Youth Group meets tonight at 6:00 pm. Middle School Youth Group meets this Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
MERGE – our college/young adult group meets from 6 - 8 pm in the Fireside Room tonight. Join us and bring a friend along!
The Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study meets from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm downstairs in a classroom off the south hallway (GEMS room). Get some refreshments in the Family Life Center and then join us for an in depth study on II Timothy.
Wednesday's at Calvin meets this week! Please join us from 6:30 – 8:00 pm (Little Peeps, GEMS, Cadets, Middle School Youth Group). Pizza is available at 6:00pm for $2/person.
If you are a first time visitor we would like you to stop by the Welcome Center on your way out. We have a gift for you.
Hearts & Hands will meet in the Fellowship Hall (downstairs) tomorrow at 1:00pm. We invite all who would like to be a part of this ministry to join us for the meeting, dessert and fellowship.
Nursery/Restroom Renovation - The nursery has moved into its temporary space (the Fireside Room) & construction has begun. While we are in the temporary space we ask that parents still sign in on the table located just outside the doors, then lift children over the gate into the fireside room nursery. Also, for any meetings that would normally meet in the Fireside Room, there is space available downstairs (GEMS/Cadet rooms, etc). Please note since the restrooms will be under construction restrooms are available in the Family Life Center and in the Basement. Thank you for your patience during this time.
This Tuesday, March 12th, the Norton Shores Fire Dept. will hold a CPR/AED Clinic in the Family Life Center from noon -12:45 pm with questions following. If you would like to attend, please call Maryann Wolffis (616-842-2331) before Tuesday.
Parking Lot Assistance and Valet Parking are available ½ hour prior to and 15-20 minutes following the worship service during the inclement winter months. Assistance to and from your car,getting walkers in and out of vehicles and valet parking is offered for your safety and allows us to bless you in a small way.
We are looking at having “A WILD GAME DINNER” in the FALL. If you are interested in being on the TEAM to gather food items and work on putting this together or maybe you want more info, please contact Vern Borgman.
MCS invites families to join us at our STEM and Storytelling Night on Thursday,March 21st from 6-7:30pm. Explore our school filled with fun STEM activities (led by teachers) based on classic fairy tales. Families that have yet to discover MCS are encouraged to visit us this evening. Staff will be on hand to answer enrollment ???s. If you can't make it this evening, come by and visit us another time - just call ahead at 231-773-3221 so we can make your visit great!
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