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16790 Van Wagoner St
Spring Lake, MI 49456
(616) 846-8556

Service Times
Sept-May
Sundays 9 & 10:45am
Jun-Aug
Sundays 10am 

Worship

Sunday, July 27th

The Antichrist. 666. The mark of the Beast. Over the years there’s been a lot of wild speculation about this end-times enemy of God’s people. How are we to understand what Scripture says on these topics? And what does this mean for how we live as followers of Jesus? This Sunday we continue our series on the Book of Revelation with the message, “The Victory of the Lamb and His Followers” based on Revelation 12:1 – 14:13.

Altar Flowers

Altar flowers are celebrate Randy and Vicki Deater's 34th Anniversary!

Altar Flower sponsorships are still available September through December. Please stop by the Information Center to sign-up.

Need Prayer?

Following our 10am worship service prayer partners will be available in the Prayer Room (the door in the Worship Center next to the kitchen). At the end of worship you are invited to come to the Prayer Room and receive prayer for whatever need you may be facing. 

Community Group Leader Meeting

On Sunday, August 10th at 11:30am in the Worship Center, Pastor Chris plans to connect with Community Group leaders to give them the materials they need to be ready for this fall and the journey through the New Testament.

SpringHill 2014 Summer Camp

This popular day camp for kids who have completed Kindergarten through 4th grade will be held White Pines the week of August 11th-15th. You can register now through August 4th online: www.springhillcamps.com/go/DayCamp/MI/Grand_Haven.aspx. Cost is $169.00, $159 for each additional sibling(s). Must register by August 4th! Any questions, please contact SpringHill at (231)734-2616. Scholarships are available through Lakeshore. Contact Colleen Dierolf for more information. 

Faith Legacy

Faith Legacy Series is a DVD-based family ministry curriculum that helps parents be effective spiritual nurturers in the home from birth through high school. The classes include DVD teachings interspersed with small group discussions. The entire church supports families at the Blessing Events, which can happen during a worship service. Faith Legacy provides easy to use ideas and plans for parents to use at home. At the end of each faith step, parents are given the opportunity to speak a blessing over their child and present a blessing object. The object reminds the child of the discipleship skill they’ve been learning with their parents. To learn more, you can view the Faith Legacy Scope and Sequence on our website, www.lakeshorefellowship.com/grow/faith-legacy.

We will be asking for parents and volunteers to help. This volunteer effort is for only 3 meetings per year per age group. If you are interested in knowing more or are willing to lead a group of parents for your age child, please talk to Colleen Dierolf or Pastor Chris to find out more. 

Opportunity for Someone to Clean our Lakeshore “House”

We are looking for someone to fill in during vacation/time-off for our cleaning staff. Please contact the church office (616-846-8556) if you have any interest. Right now, we are looking to fill the dates of October 2nd-12th (two Fridays and one Monday).

Pastoral Care

Are you going into the hospital for surgery? Are you experiencing a crisis in your life? Do you have a need for pastoral care? If you would like someone from the Elder and Deaconess Team, including Pastor Chris, to contact you by phone, have a prayer of healing with you, or make a visit with you to pray and support you with the Word of God, please contact Jayne at the church office (616-846-8556; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">info@This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">lakeshorefellowship.com).

“Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them…” James 5:14

Prayer Line

Lakeshore Fellowship greatly values the power of prayer and encourages the members to pray for each other! We have a prayer line that is managed by Marge Lembke. If you desire to pray for the needs of others, please indicate your wish to be added to the prayer line on this Sunday's Connection Card or contact Jayne in the office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 616-846-8556).

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Audio Messages

Are now available on our website by as early as Monday (but no later than Wednesday) following Sunday's message! Check out this great tool at http://lakeshorefellowship.com/worship/audio-sermons1.


Grow

ATTENTION All Expectant Parents (or New Parents)

Please let us know you are expecting a new bundle of JOY...we want to bless you with a complementary book "Pure Joy". (One book per family) Please contact Colleen Dierolf at 616-846-8556 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sunday Nursery and Toddlers & Preschoolers BAM

The Nursery Ministry desires to provide a safe, loving environment for children; so that parents can feel comfortable as they attend worship. It is located in the ARK and is open during our 10am worship for ages birth-18 months. Children 18 months-36 months should enter the Toddler Room and 37 months-K in the Pre-School Room. We have a paging system in the event you are needed during worship.

BAM (Big Adventure Ministry)

BAM will be taking a break for the remainder of the summer. All 1st-4th graders are encouraged to worship with their families. BAM will start up again in the fall.

OneHouse Fray & MOVE - Michigan's Adventure NEWDATE

We will be going to Michigan's Adventure on Monday, August 4th. Meet at LFC at 10:30am. Price is $26.50 (if we get 25 people, add $4.50 per ticket if less than 25) and due by noon on Thursday, July 31st. Payment made out to LFC and can be put in the Student Ministries box attached to the Information Center. Don’t forget to bring extra money for food as well as pack a lunch to store in our coolers. Parent drivers will be needed. Parent Consent Form needs to be on file. If you can drive please contact the church office. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!!!

Women's Ministry

New this summer! Women’s Bible Study in August beginning on the 4th!  This group will meet in the morning (for those who can attend) and repeat the study again that same evening (for those who like evening better). Location for our 10am group will be at the Spring Lake Beach (Savage to Lake then north to Beach). Our 7pm group will meet at church. Any Questions, please contact Nancy Davis at 616-453-6395 or Jane Buehrle at 616-450-2899.

Women of Lakeshore Fellowship

There are 2 dates to watch for this September 2014! Kathy Troccoli’s “Hope’s Alive” will be in Grand Rapids on September 12-13. We’ve already sold our original 20 tickets and have purchased 10 more (still at the super saver rate of $30)! Please contact the church office to get your tickets. They are available on a first come basis. The second date is Women of Faith Tour – From Survival to Revival. This event is in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 26-27. (See our bulletin board for details). Cost for this will be determined on interest; tickets for 10 or more will be $74 each (or $99 each if less than 10) which covers both days of the event. Box lunch on Saturday is $12. Hotel cost is $119 plus tax per room (that can be shared by up to four women). Transportation will be discussed as a group. Please let us know by August 10th if you would like to attend. Contact Brenda Kling- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jayne Platz at 616-846-8556.
 

GAP ~ God Answers Prayer

Meets on Tuesday nights at 7–8pm (NEW DAY and TIME) in the Prayer Room. All are welcome to join!

Fresh Hope

(A Christian support group for those who suffer from mood disorders & those who love someone with such disorders) meets every other Sunday at 6pm in the Prayer Room. (August 10 & 24) Questions, call Hillary Eddy at 231-343-7807 or Jen Sauers at 616-843-5369.


Serve

SpringHill Camp ~ Special Need

We want all kids to have the opportunity for a positive camp experience. There are a few kids who need to have one-on-one attention. We are in need of volunteers who would be willing to spend each day with one of these kids. Please contact Colleen Dierolf for details This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 616-846-8556.

Helpers Needed on Sundays in the ARK

We still have a few Sunday’s in August that need to be covered for child care. If you would be willing to care for babies in our Nursery, read & play in our Toddler class or teach a simple lesson to our Preschool class, please sign up at the Information Center or talk with Colleen Dierolf.


Go

Supper House

Looking for an opportunity to serve with your family this summer? Why not consider serving at Supper House in Muskegon. Lakeshore Fellowship always serves on the 2nd Monday of the month. Supper House provides more than a meal. People hunger for many things: food, attention, respect, dignity, love, opportunities, friendship, and a sense of “belonging”. Many come to Supper House because they provide their only meal of the day. Others come out of loneliness, hungering for company and friendships. Many are children who hunger for adult attention and appreciation. Others come because they hunger for a caring heart that will listen to their concerns. If you would like to be part of this ministry you can sign up at the Information Center or talk to Rick Dierolf for more information. Our next time to serve is  August 11th. Dinner is served from 4–5:30pm. “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”  Matthew 25:40

School Supplies & Household Necessities Pantry Give-A-Way

Sponsorships Welcome for SpringHill Day Camp

Lakeshore Fellowship is promoting this wonderful day camp opportunity to area non-churched families and plan to offer sponsorships to kids in need. Please consider any donation toward this opportunity. One full week of camp costs $ 169 per child. Checks can be made out to Lakeshore Fellowship with "SpringHill" in the memo section.

Walk the Beat

Coming August 16, 2014 Noon-5pm. H.O.M.E. will be selling tickets after the 10am service for $20,000 in prizes including a 2 night stay in New York City for two (flights included) in the first annual Walk the Beat  event. H.O.M.E. will receive a percentage of the $10 tickets. Walk the Beat features 40 locations with 80 musical acts (one being our own Sherri Casey) in the Tri-Cities area. This is a family-oriented and free event that takes place at local businesses (including our own Steve Dekkenga’s business; SD Enterprises) with fun activities and joins non-profits (like H.O.M.E.) with businesses and musical acts to promote and support local non-profits as well supporting music awareness in the local schools. Even though the event is free, the tickets will enter you in to the prize drawings at each venue you visit. Each business will have two major door prizes worth a minimum of $200 each. If you purchase 10 tickets ($100) you will automatically be entered in all 40 venue drawings! Visit www.walkthebeat.net for more information or email the church office with your questions.

Members of Lakeshore

If you are in need of pantry items, do not need to wait for distribution days! Please contact the church office.


The Lord's Business (Finance)

Weekly Financial Report

Weekly General Budget Need $ 9710*

7/20/14:  General Fund: $ 7783   IMPACT: $ 693   Other Funds: $ 5

Total giving through June $228,883   Total expenses through June $249,742

*this number is based on an adjusted budget approved by the GMB on 7-8-14.


Prayer Requests & Praises

Remember in Your Prayers:

Kate Kelch, daughter of Linda Goresch who is in the hospital and is praying for proper diagnosis, successful treatment, and complete healing.

Kevin & Anne Krueger, praise for a healthy grand baby boy!

Elam family as they mourn the loss of Diane’s mother, Loretta Bessinger. (also Amy Bessinger’s grandmother)

Prayers for members in need of healing: Marge Lembke, Paulette Boeger, James Sottovia and Gloria McAlpine.

Prayers for the many members of Lakeshore with loved ones in need of healing: Dan Tooker’s mother, Phyllis Tooker; Hillary Eddy’s grandfather, Jim Eddy; Sheri Travis’ mother, Ruth Cooper; Kelly Reyes’ mother, Peggy Holland; and JoAnn Boyd’s father, Jack Dirheimer (who is now under Hospice care).


Other News

Sunday, June 1st through Sunday, August 31st . . .

Lakeshore Fellowship will have one worship time of 10am!

SCRIP

Lakeshore Fellowship participates in the Great Lakes SCRIP non-profit fundraising program. We sell gift cards to dozens of local businesses and have access to order gift cards from thousands of national businesses! You pay nothing extra for the cards, but a small profit from the sale of each card stays at Lakeshore. This is a wonderful and easy fundraising program for non-profit organizations! We have many cards available in $ 5, $ 10 and $ 25 denominations. All make great gifts and support your church family here at Lakeshore! Please see Jerry at the Information Center on Sundays or contact Jayne in the office at 616-846-8556.

Thrivent Financial

Thrivent is hosting two summer events for members and guests; so all are welcome! The two events include: Whitecaps Ball Game Night on Saturday, July 19th and a Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Holland Princess on Friday, August 22nd. Details are posted on the bulletin board near the restrooms. Any questions please see Jerry Goresch.

Worship on the Waterfront (W.O.W.)

W.O.W. is every Sunday night, June 22nd-August 24th from 7:30-8:45pm at the Grand Haven Waterfront Stadium. To view the summer 2014 schedule, click here http://www.worshiponthewaterfront.org/WOW/Schedule.html. The schedule will also be posted on our bulletin board located on the wall between the restrooms. Hope to see you there!

Life-Line Screening

A leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings on September 9, 2014 here at Lakeshore Fellowship. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. Also, we are happy to announce that Life Line Screening is working with us to provide our members $10 additional discounts off of a screening package in addition to a $10 donation to Lakeshore Fellowship Church. Please note that you must sign up by calling the special Helping Hands registration number, which is 1-800-324-9458, in order for us to receive our $10 donation as well. If you prefer to visit the exclusive Helping Hands website to register, you may do so by visiting www.helpinghandsforhealth.com. You must sign up in order to get both the $10 discount as well as the $10 donation for our organization.

Please Check Out Our Bulletin Board

 in the Atrium near the restrooms for additional upcoming events and news!

Member Directories

Member Directories will be provided upon request for those that are currently listed in our directory. This policy is to protect our Lakeshore Family’s privacy.