LOGO BMessiahUPDATE 7.25.21

Summary for Gatherings/Facility Use (Updated June 1, 2021):
CHURCH SERVICES:
– We have returned to full, 9:30AM and 5:30PM in-person Worship Services.
– We will continue to Live Stream both our services so that you can view from home (live or later).
– We will have seating in every row of the sanctuary except for in the designated Mask On Always section in the rear. The Youth Room will also be designated Masks On Always and will have spaces between seating. The gym will have spaced apart seating. 

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING
-Nursery will be provided.  Children who normally go to God’s Garden (2 & 3year olds) may go to nursery as God’s Garden is not running at this time.  
-Children’s Worship (3year old-K) is not meeting.  Please feel free to grab an activity bag in the back of church.  We would love to have your kids worship with us!

Welcome Visitors!
We are glad to have you join us in worshiping Christ together today. Please use the QR code on the back of the bulletin to leave your contact info or get more information. We invite you to wear a name tag (found on the back ledge or in the Fellowship Registers) so we can better connect with you during our Fellowship/Coffee time following the service. Ready for a more permanent, printed name tag? Please contact the office.

Summer Office Hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-noon.

Offerings
NOTE: There will be baskets in the narthex for your offerings; we will not be passing the basket during the services. You can bring your offerings for the General Fund, Faith Promise, CEF, Benevolence and BGS any time.

EVENING OFFERING:  
7.25 Bible League International

During the month of July, we will be participating in the Alpha Diaper Drive. We will be collecting all sizes of diapers and wipes.

Directory Pictures
Does your family need an updated picture for the directory? Tammie Rozeboom will be taking pictures in the multipurpose room for the next couple of Sundays after the morning worship service.

Service Opportunity
We have a Great Opportunity for small groups or families to help out our community kids by teaming with LOVE INC in helping “Stuff the Packs”. We are looking for help in supplying backpacks with supplies for kids in need in the area before the start of next school year. Please grab a tag from the display In the narthex with the list, then return the backpack with all the supplies inside by August 1 and place in the box in the narthex. If you have any questions contact Eric Bolt, 292-5788.

Save the Date
August 11 (Wednesday) at 10am, those 55 years and older are invited to a Coffee & Donut Social here at church. More information to come.

Neighborhood Prayer Focus 
Springdale Street

Counseling Needed?
Messiah CRC is part of the Church Assistance Program at Pine Rest. This offers our members many benefits, one of them being that you may see a counselor up to 3 times/year for free. To use this confidential service simply call 616-455-6210, say that you are from Messiah CRC and would like to schedule an appointment. Feel free to contact Pastor Nate with any ?’s.

TRIP
The TRIP program is here to raise money for families that struggle with the cost of Christian School. This is money that cost you nothing more than the face value of the gift cards. The merchants give this money back to us. Consider participating in TRIP if you are not currently in the program. Order forms are in the information rack outside of the office. Contact Mary Soodsma if you have any questions, 616-915-8832.

Office Hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-noon.
Note: Pastor Nate’s day off is Monday.

Weekly Email Updates
Don’t get the weekly church emails?  Send an email requesting them to office.messiahcrc@gmail.com

Paper Gator
Don’t forget about our Paper Gator, ready to receive your recyclable paper (newsprint, office paper, catalogs, magazines, phone books; NO cardboard of any kind, plastics or metal). The environment is happier and Messiah gets the profit!