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

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.

 

Graduation Sunday
Jun
11
10:00 am10:00

Graduation Sunday

Join us at the 10am service as we celebrate those students who are graduating from high school, college, or graduate school! Please fill out this form to let us know of a graduate.

Vacation Bible School
Jun
12
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!


Kudos Sunday
May
21
8:30 am08:30

Kudos Sunday

Join us at both services as we give thanks to everyone who helps to make Fellowship what it is!

Table to Table Spring Fling
May
7
9:30 am09:30

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.

 

Congregational Meeting
Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

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

 

 


 

Baptism Class
Apr
30
8:30 am08:30

Baptism Class

Sunday, April 30 at 8:30am in MC34. If you are interested in having your child baptized, please sign up here or contact Pastor Lindsay at lsmall@fellowshipreformed.org.

Youth Garage Sale
Apr
22
8:00 am08:00

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.

 

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

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.

9:30am Easter Sunday Service
Apr
16
9:30 am09:30

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.

8am Easter Sunday Service
Apr
16
8:00 am08:00

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.

Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
15
11:00 am11:00

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for the Easter story, a bit of yummy food, and an outdoor egg hunt for children ages three through 5th grade. You may use your own basket or borrow one from church.

Good Friday
Apr
14
6:30 pm18:30

Good Friday

  • Fellowship Church

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.)

Maundy Thurday
Apr
13
6:00 am06:00

Maundy Thurday

The sanctuary will be open from 6am-8pm for a time of personal reflection. A guide for reflection will be available.

Holy Wednesday
Apr
12
5:45 pm17:45

Holy Wednesday

We will celebrate Holy Wednesday with a community meal & service project. There will be a meal at 5:45, followed at 6:30 by a service project assembling health kit packs for Church World Service.

Hand2Hand Lenten Service Project
Mar
26
11:15 am11:15

Hand2Hand Lenten Service Project

Bring in your donations for Hand2Hand Snack Packs on Sunday, March 19 during church. Items needed include:

Then, plan to stay after church on March 26 to help us assemble 500 snack packs for our Hand2Hand kids. We will begin at 11:15. All ages are welcome to help!

Community Night
Mar
22
5:45 pm17:45

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.

Community Night
Mar
15
5:45 pm17:45

Community Night

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.

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

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.

Grace Makes Room Women's Retreat
Mar
10
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

Northwestern College Symphonic Band Concert
Mar
5
6:00 pm18:00

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.

Men's Summit
Mar
3
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

Ash Wednesday Pizza Dinner and Service
Mar
1
5:45 pm17:45

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.

Jerry Jacoby Comedy Concert
Feb
22
5:45 pm17:45

Jerry Jacoby Comedy Concert

Wednesday, February 22

Join us for an intergenerational Community Night that will be fun for everyone! All are welcome!

JerryJacoby's professional comedy, music, and audience-involving antics encourage all ages! He is a kid motivator, singer, and comedian. With the combined experience of over 4,000 school, camp, and family performances, Jerry knows how to connect with all ages and promises a fun evening for the whole family.

5:45pm Dinner
6:30pm Family Concert

There will be no regular Community Night programming (Kingdom Kids, GEMS, Explorer's Club, Elevate, or adult classes).

Table to Table
Feb
12
11:15 am11:15

Table to Table

Join us for lunch after the 10am service in the Great Room. We will be having a taco bar, hosted by the Nicaragua Mission Trip team.  All are welcome! Every Table to Table will provide options for those who have dietary restrictions. Suggested donation $4 per person/$15 per family.

Children at the Table
Feb
5
11:15 am11:15

Children at the Table

A worship experience to help children understand Communion.

February 5, 2017, 11:15 am-1:00pm, MC32/33
Lunch Provided

This interactive workshop will provide children a framework for why we celebrate the Lord's Supper. It will be geared for children 3 and up, and is suitable for kids who already have taken communion or who have yet to participate. We will celebrate the Lord's Supper together at the end of our time together, and prepare them for taking communion the next Sunday in worship (February 12). Click here to sign up.

All Church Art Night
Jan
25
5:45 pm17:45

All Church Art Night

5:45pm Dinner
6:30pm Art Night Activities

Join us for an intergenerational, interactive Art Night with the Artist Cohort. All are welcome!

 

Community Night
Jan
11
5:45 pm17:45

Community Night

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.

Table to Table
Jan
8
11:15 am11:15

Table to Table

Join us for lunch after the 10am service in the Great Room. We will be having a soup and salad bar!  All are welcome! Every Table to Table will provide options for those who have dietary restrictions. Suggested donation $4 per person/$15 per family.

 

Community Night
Jan
4
5:45 pm17:45

Community Night

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.