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

Service Times
Sundays 9 & 10:45am
Sundays 10am 


Altar Flowers

Altar flowers are given by Dan and Clare Bush to the Glory of God!

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. 

GMB Election Results are Complete

Congratulations to our newly elected GMB representatives and officers! Your 2014-2015 Chairman is Mike Krause; Vice Chairman is Greg Smith; Secretary is Bonni Norwood; all remaining are representatives: Doug Blamer, Cliff Cook, Jerry Goresch, George Huff, Anne Kruger, and Lin Rau. Blessings to you all as you serve on the behalf of the family of Lakeshore Fellowship! Please remember to keep them in your prayers.

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).

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: 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. 

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;

“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 ( 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


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 .

Sunday Nursery & 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 K-4th in the ARK. We have a paging system in the event you are needed during worship.

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 Sunday, July 13th. Payment made out to LFC & can be put in the Student Ministries box attached to the Info 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 two dates to watch for this September 2014! Kathy Troccoli event "Hope's Alive" will be in Grand Rapids will be September 12-13. We pre-purchased 20 tickets at the super saver rate ($30 each) and are available on a first come basis by contacting Jayne in the office. If we have more than 20 that sign up, we can get more tickets; but they may cost a little more, so let us know ASAP.

The second date is Women of Faith Tour – From Survival to Revival. This event is in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 26-27. The tour features Anita Renfroe, Matthew West, Natalie Grant and others! (See our bulletin board for details on both of these awesome events). Cost will be determined on interest. Please contact Brenda Kling at or call the church office.

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. (July 27, August 10 & 24) Questions, call Hillary Eddy at 231-343-7807 or Jen Sauers at 616-843-5369.


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   or 616-846-8556.

Summer BAM (Children’s Ministry on Sunday Mornings)

New Volunteers needed for the summer. We want to give our regular BAM (children’s area) teachers a break from teaching for the summer. If you can help out one or two Sundays this summer please contact Colleen Dierolf for details   / 616-846-8556 or simply sign up on the schedule at the Information Center. Help is needed in the Nursery, Toddler, Preschool and Elementary classes. 


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.

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 $ 11,276

6/29/14:  General Fund: $ 6,854   IMPACT: $ 2,149   Other Funds: $ 378

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

Prayer Requests & Praises

Remember in Your Prayers:

Rick Yonker, praise God that his brother Terry is in remission! Prayers for Terry  now as he is back in the hospital with pneumonia.

James Sottovia, for his health and Maryellen as she cares for him.

Amber Ferrell, for continued healing for her mother from a recent surgery and for her sisters that are due with babies soon. Pray for us all to keep our focus on Jesus.

JoAnn Boyd's father, Jack Dirheimer
, who is in need of healing. Prayers also for JoAnn's mother Lois.

Diane Elam's mother, had a cancerous brain tumor removed.

Jean Hecksel's 5 year old grandniece, Lilly, who has cancer on her optic nerve.

Prayers for those in need of healing: Marge Lembke, Bill Casey, Paulette Boeger, Sandy Grey, Phyllis Tooker, Jim Eddy, Ruth Cooper, Gloria McAlpine, and Peggy Holland.

Other News

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

Lakeshore Fellowship will have one worship time of 10am!


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 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 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.