Parish Sunday
Aug
20
8:30am 8:30am

Parish Sunday

A parish is a neighborhood of households within the larger congregation of FRC, shepherded by an Elder and a Deacon, with the purpose of caring for and connecting with one another. 

August 27 will be a time of celebration (after both services) to meet your Elder and Deacon, as well as other members of your parish.

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Vacation Bible School
Jun
12
to Jun 16

Vacation Bible School

Kids and volunteers are in for a wildly creative, inventive, interactive adventure with God June 12-16 from 8:45-11:30am! Children will have a fun-filled time learning how they are created by God and built for a purpose. Kids will participate in hands-on activities, games, and bible stories. Click here to register now!

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Farewell to Pastor Brian & the Keepers Family
Jun
4
11:30am11:30am

Farewell to Pastor Brian & the Keepers Family

Farewell Celebration: Please join us for a meal and a time of remembrance and celebration on June 4 at 11:30am.

Memories & Letters for Pastor Brian: If you would like to contribute any cards, memories, or letters to a keepsake album for Pastor Brian, please submit them to the Welcome Center or office by Sunday, May 28. You can also submit a letter or memory at bit.ly/PastorBrian and we will print it to include.

Love Offering: If you would like to contribute to a love offering for the Keepers family, please turn it in to the office by June 4. Checks should be made out to Fellowship Church and designated “Keepers’ Love Offering.” You can also contribute online at bit.ly/frcgive and choose “Love Brian” as the designation.

 

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Table to Table Spring Fling
May
7
9:30am 9:30am

Table to Table Spring Fling

Join us May 7!

After the 8:30am service for brunch in the concourse

After the 10am service for BBQ and games outside (weather permitting)
· Hog Wild
· a dunk tank
· bounce house
· and other fun games!

All funds raised will go towards transforming the former youth/adult wing into the new children’s wing.

 

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Congregational Meeting
Apr
30
11:00am11:00am

Congregational Meeting

On Sunday, April 30 at 11:15am, we will meet as a congregation to share what’s happening in the life and ministry of Fellowship Church. The Congregational Meeting is an important time of discussion and decision making, and your voice is needed! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend, member or not. A quorum of 185 confirmed members is needed (individuals 18 and older who have become members through transfer or membership class). Childcare will be available during the meeting.

Meeting Agenda (begins at 11:15am)

  1. Opening prayer and devotions
  2. Declaration of a quorum (185 confirmed members needed)
  3. Approval of the minutes of our April 24, 2016 congregational meeting
  4. Celebrating where we’ve been and anticipating where we’re going (priorities for 2017-2018)
  5. Summary of congregational feedback on worship schedule
  6. Motion to receive absentee ballots
  7. Thank you to our outgoing Consistory members
  8. Election of the whole number (single slate) of Elders, Deacons, President-Elect
    • Introduction of the nominees
    • Motion to elect the single slate of candidates
  9. Proposed 2017/2018 ministry spending plan presentation and Motion to approve
  10. Closing prayer and adjournment

 

 


 

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Youth Garage Sale
Apr
22
8:00am 8:00am

Youth Garage Sale

This fundraiser benefits our youth programming. Come out and get some good deals!

If you are doing some spring cleaning and would like to donate items, we will begin accepting them in the Youth Center starting Sunday, April 2.

 

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11am Easter Sunday Service
Apr
16
11:00am11:00am

11am Easter Sunday Service

This service will be led with organ, choir, brass, and the Worship Band. Nursery and Children & Worship will be available.

On Easter Sunday, our Easter offering will go to our ministry with Meet UP and Eat Up at Pine Acres. Meet Up & Eat Up is our ministry to build relationships with children at Pine Acres Apartments, while offering nutritious meals during school vacation.

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9:30am Easter Sunday Service
Apr
16
9:30am 9:30am

9:30am Easter Sunday Service

This service will be led with organ, choir, brass, and the Worship Band. Nursery and Children & Worship will be available.

On Easter Sunday, our Easter offering will go to our ministry with Meet UP and Eat Up at Pine Acres. Meet Up & Eat Up is our ministry to build relationships with children at Pine Acres Apartments, while offering nutritious meals during school vacation.

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8am Easter Sunday Service
Apr
16
8:00am 8:00am

8am Easter Sunday Service

This service will be led with organ, choir, and brass. Nursery will be available.

On Easter Sunday, our Easter offering will go to our ministry with Meet UP and Eat Up at Pine Acres. Meet Up & Eat Up is our ministry to build relationships with children at Pine Acres Apartments, while offering nutritious meals during school vacation.

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Good Friday
Apr
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

Good Friday

A somber, but hopeful service where worshippers are invited to recount and respond to the events leading up to Christ’s death and burial. Meditation by 2nd year seminary intern, Laurel Pals.

(No meal will be served before this service. That was printed in error on the Newsletter. We apologize for any confusion.)

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Community Night
Mar
22
5:45pm 5:45pm

Community Night

Last Community Night of the Year!

Join us for dinner at 5:45pm, followed by Kingdom Kids, GEMS, Explorers Boys' Club, and Elevate (middle school youth group) at 6:15pm. Adult options begin at 6:30, and everything wraps up at 7:30pm.

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Table to Table & HSM Silent Auction
Mar
12
11:15am11:15am

Table to Table & HSM Silent Auction

Join us for lunch after the 10am service in the Great Room. We will be having a spaghetti lunch and a silent auction hosted by the High School Ministry.  This is a fundraiser for the HSM Summer Trip.

All are welcome! Every Table to Table will provide options for those who have dietary restrictions. Suggested donation $4 per person/$15 per family.

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Grace Makes Room Women's Retreat
Mar
10
to Mar 11

Grace Makes Room Women's Retreat

WOMEN'S RETREAT 2017; MARCH 10-11

Join us for the annual Women's Retreat at Fellowship Church with guest speaker, Rev. Kris Causton. Sign up here.

Friday, March 10, 6-9pm
Holland Area Arts Council
150 East 8th St., Holland 49423
Dinner by JK’s Bakehouse & Beverages by Living Lark

Saturday, March 11, 8:30am-2pm
Fellowship Church
Breakfast & light lunch provided

Cost is $40
Scholarships available, contact Pastor Lindsay

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Northwestern College Symphonic Band Concert
Mar
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Northwestern College Symphonic Band Concert

Fellowship will host a performance by the Symphonic Band of Northwestern College on Sunday, March 5, at 6 p.m. The concert is free; community members are invited.

The concert will include traditional and modern selections by composers from the U.S. and abroad, including “Illuminations,” a newly commissioned composition by Mark Camphouse that is based on “America the Beautiful,” and David Biedenbender’s “Luminescence,” which includes fragments of the hymn “Break Forth O Beauteous Heavenly Light.” Audience members will also hear fragments of the hymn “Eternal Father Strong to Save” in the jazzy blues performance of “Joy of Life” by Brian Balmages.

“Catch Me if You Can” will feature sophomore Reese Johnson on alto saxophone. The band will also perform “Strange Humors,” a mix of Middle Eastern melodies and African drumming by John Mackey, and “Gandalf,” from Johan de Meij’s “Symphony No. 1, The Lord of the Rings.”

The 48-member Symphonic Band is directed by Dr. Tim McGarvey, professor of music at Northwestern.

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Men's Summit
Mar
3
to Mar 4

Men's Summit

MEN'S SUMMIT 2017; MARCH 3-4

Join us for the annual Men's Summit at Fellowship Church.  Sign up here.

Friday, March 3rd, 6-9pm
Bay Meadows Clubhouse (200 Bay Circle Dr. 49424)
Please bring a man snack and game to enjoy.

Saturday, March 4th, 8:30am-1:00pm
Fellowship Church
Breakfast & light lunch provided

Cost is $40
Scholarships available, contact Pastor Nate

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Ash Wednesday Pizza Dinner and Service
Mar
1
5:45pm 5:45pm

Ash Wednesday Pizza Dinner and Service

A pizza dinner will be served at 5:45pm. The service will follow at 6:30pm.

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40 day period when the Church prepares to remember Christ’s death and celebrate his resurrection on Easter. The traditional sign of the ashes will be available to worshipers as a symbol of mortality and sorrow for sin. Join us for worship as we renew our commitment to daily repentance and celebrate the gospel truth that Christ has overcome sin and death.

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