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Worship Planning Retreat – Sept...

Worship Planning Retreat – September 2018

Worship Planning Retreat Sunset Celebrations Event Center, 3593 East Pontaluna Rd, Fruitport, MI 49415 Friday, September 6 at noon – Saturday, September 7 at 2:00 pm   The event is open to anyone from the congregation who is willing to read the background information (above and below) and commit to actively participate in every aspect […]

July 15, 2018 message: “LetR...

Sexuality is a good gift of God, and we should claim it as a part of who we are as God’s good creation. Like any other gift of God, we’re called to be faithful stewards of sexuality – honoring God and each other. How do we stand against abuse, exploitation, and commercialization of sexuality in […]

July 8, 2018 message: “Our Orig...

Racism is sin because it separates us from God and each other. It infects our lives and our world – sometimes in ways we don’t even realize or want to admit. Racism is personal, but it’s also structural and systemic. How do we hear God’s call to confess and repent? Pastor Mary’s message was based […]

Rolling River Rampage: Vacation Bible...

Rolling River Rampage: Vacation Bible School Fun!

Vacation Bible School rocked and rolled with great music, exciting science, creative crafts, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories…all to help us learn that God is always with us as we ride the rapids of life!!! This year’s VBS mission project was Kids’ Food Basket of Muskegon. We are still collecting smooth/creamy peanut butter, fruit […]

July 1, 2018 message: “Christia...

Much of Jesus’ ministry was spent healing those in need, and he gave his disciples the power to participate in his ministry. Quality, affordable, holistic health care is an important issue for the church as we seek abundant life for all. Worship opened with “Erase the Labels on Mental Health.” Pastor Mary’s message was based […]

June 24, 2018 message: “Long En...

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Vicki Corona said that in 1989 when she was writing about dancing and people often quote her when they talk about living life to the fullest, but that sounds pretty trite when we’re grieving. What […]

June 17, 2018 message: “Like Fa...

Sometimes parents think that they don’t have as much influence over their children as their peers, social media, etc. That’s not true or biblical. Children want and need parents who provide safety, security, and appropriate limits. While moms and dad may not be perfect parents, they can trust God to help show them the way. […]

June 10, 2018 message: “Rest &#...

Children need plenty of rest. Sometimes they rest willingly, and other times not so willingly. As we get older we may not take naps, but we never outgrow the need for adequate rest. What are we missing when we “go, go, go”? What is God’s plan for resting our bodies, renewing our spirits, and remembering […]

June 3, 2018 message: “Love ...

Children tend to accept others at face value, make friends quickly, and have little sense of boundaries or judgment. They reflect God’s intention for love and friendship. Jimmy Epplett shared today’s message while Pastor Mary attended Annual Conference. It is based on John 15: 12-15. We watched, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” as sung […]

Vacation Bible School is June 25-28, ...

Vacation Bible School is coming to Lake Harbor soon. This year’s theme, Rolling River Rampage, will rock and roll on June 25-28 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Invite your friends and join us for great music, exciting science, creative crafts, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories…all to help us learn that God is always with us as […]