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Clothing Ministry

Thank you so much to all who donated to the winter clothing drive. Please know that your items went directly to those who need them the most!  Clothing collection for the Great Lakes Church homeless outreach and clothing pantry will continue throughout the coming year.  The collection box will remain in the lobby. New and used… Read more »

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Preschool This Week (10/01/2018)

This week the children will learn the letter Ww. **”Me Bags” are to be brought to school on Thursday and Friday. Please include a family photo that we can use on our bulletin boards in the classroom and a special something that the child can share that reflects something about him or her. ** Mama… Read more »

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Welcome Pastor Arlen!

Welcome Pastor Arlen Vernava! We had a nice little reception after Sunday’s service!  

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Pictures Wanted!

The Marketing Committee is requesting photos that you may have from any Church Event (picnics, block parties, Mother’s Day Tea, Ice Cream Social, Mission Dinners, Parades, etc) and of the congregation having FUN! These photos are for our new website for all to see what a fantastic, involved, caring congregation we are and make viewers… Read more »

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This Week’s Events

Mon, Jun 25               Yoga 9:30-10:45AM MovementWorks 4-8:15PM Craft Night 6:30 PM Fireside Room Boy Scouts Meeting 7-8:30PM Fellowship Hall Tue,  Jun 26                MovementWorks 4-8:15 PM Wed, Jun 27               Yoga 9:30-10:45 AM Yoga Studio MovementWorks 4-8:15PM Thur, Jun 28              MovementWorks 4-8:15PM Fri, Jun 29                   MovementWorks 4-8:15PM Sun, Jul 1                     Worship Service 10 AM, Sanctuary Noisy… Read more »

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A Real Good Church

I was reading a book called Real Good Church, the new entry in the church revitalization field. At the heart of one of the foundational principles that enabled a church to grow from 35 members to 300+ was a willingness to take risks. It recognizes that to grow a church means the church and staff… Read more »

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“A Grateful Life”

There comes to my mind a word, or sets of words from time to time. I know that they are not my own thoughts, but were uttered by someone, in some setting, that just resurfaced in a moment of reflection or often, more likely, when I just stop focusing on the task at hand. Recently… Read more »

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We can never say enough positive things to one another

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In my mid-20’s my father and I went through the pretty typical process of moving to our next stage of relationship building that most young adults go through with their parents. One of the reflective questions I asked him was why he didn’t say more “positive” things to us, his children… Read more »