Lakeshore e-News

Celebrate Randy & Vicki Deater's 37th Anniversary!
Join us on Sunday, July 30th for our New Member Welcome at our 10 AM service. (If you feel ready to become a member of Lakeshore Fellowship, and have not yet met with Pastor Chris, please contact our church office to set up an appointment at 616-846-8556)

Following our 10 AM service, our youth will be hosting a cookout fundraiser. Make plans to stay for lunch! Free will donations accepted to support our youth for camps and missions.

Members of Lakeshore, we invite you to share your business cards with us! Lakeshore will be compiling a binder of Business Cards so we can support one another as well as get to know each other better. If you are a member and would like to share your card, please drop a business card in the offering basket on Sunday. We will be collecting them now thru the end of July.

Lakeshore Fellowship has a Facebook page! Like us at Lakeshore Fellowship.

Our Nursery thru 4th grade will be available throughout the summer during our 10 am worship! Any questions, please call our office at 616-846-8556.

All students in MOVE and Fray (5th grade thru 12th grade) are invited to the annual Boyd's Bash! An afternoon of fun at the water! Invite a friend and let us know you plan to come. We will carpool after church service on Sunday, August 13th. There will be swimming, kayaking, games, bonfire and food. For more information, contact Shannon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 616-846-8556 ext. 203.
If your child is going into kindergarten thru 4th grade this year, they are encouraged to join the fun at our "UNDER THE SEA" party at Lakeshore Fellowship on Wednesday, August 16th at 6-8 PM. Wear your swim suit, bring a towel and be ready for water games, prizes and food!! Parents don't need to stay, but are more than welcome! Any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Shannon at 616-846-8556 ext. 203.
Meets every second Saturday of the month from 7–9 am in the Atrium. All men are welcome to join them August 12th! Great food, great time & great study! Any questions, please contact Randy Deater at 616-402-5248.

LIFE TOGETHER: A Study of Bonhoeffer’s Book on Christian Community

This class will be led by Dale Sullivan in the Youth Room on Sundays (June 4 thru August 20) at 9-9:50 AM.
Pastor Chris maintains a weekly blog at www.chrisboehnke.com. Visit anytime!
Would you like to be a part of our Hospitality Teams on Sunday mornings? If you have the gift of hospitality and would like to greet guests for Sunday Worship, please contact John Koscielniak at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Donna Huff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
If you are looking for ways to serve the Lord by serving the family of Lakeshore, but want to do something "behind the scene", please consider being trained to assist on the Altar Guild. The team usually sets-up for communion on Saturdays and then takes care of cleaning-up communion following that Sunday service. Team members usually serve only one month per year (which is preparing communion 2 times that month.) Please contact Jayne in the church office for more details. 616-846-8556.
The family of Lakeshore is asked to help support this young family of 5 with meals on treatments days. Please click on the link here to sign up for meals http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4da5a92aa20-sign . If you have trouble with this link, please contact our church office at 616-846-8556. Thank you!
Our church supports Supper House in Muskegon every 2nd Monday of the month. Our next date to serve is Monday, August 14th. We gather at Lakeshore at 3:15 pm, then carpool to the location. This is a great opportunity to try serving in the mission field with your family or your Community Group. Questions, please contact Carl Jessen at 231-578-0998.
Our next Household Necessity Pantry will be held on Wednesday, August 23rd at 6 pm. This will also be our Annual School Supply Give-A-Way! If you wish to volunteer, please contact Sherri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Household Necessities Pantry Give-A-Way occurs several times a year where members of our community in need of personal care items are given shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, laundry soap, toilet paper, trash bags and household cleaner. For more information, contact our church office at 616-846-8556 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Remaining 2017 Pantry Give-A-Ways:
August 23rd at 6 pm (includes school supply Give-A-Way), October 7th at 9 am; and December 16, 2017 8:30 am - Christmas Breakfast and Give-A-Way.

Members of Lakeshore; if you are in need of pantry items, you do not need to wait for distribution days! Please contact the church office.
We are looking for volunteers for an August 26th softball tournament which begins at 8 am at Robinson Township Park. Teams are forming now! We are also looking for donations of water or pizza scrip. If you are interested, please contact Randy Deater at 616-402-5248 or Kim Goosen at 616-638-1929.
Weekly General Budget Need $ 8,232 

7/23/17 General Fund: $ 6,474   Other Funds: $ 355

Total General Fund giving thru June $ 203,595   Total General Fund expenses thru June $ 214,947

Continued prayers for Pastor Chris and his family as they prayerfully consider the Call he received from Immanuel Lutheran, Brookfield, Wisconsin. 

Prayers for members in need of healing; Aprelle Nettrour (foot & knee), Gloria McAlpine, Eloise Boyd, Jenni Gesiakowski, Ginny Mulligan, & Sue Wood-Lukkari.

Sherri Vanderwal for physical healing. 

Kim Goosen who will be having surgery on her broken leg.

Barb Johnson (Diana for healing in her right foot and better blood flow to both legs)

Makayla Snodgrass, asked for prayers for Dominique.

Sue McCarty, prayers for "College tuition and Dad & Grandpa"
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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.). “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them…” James 5:14

Lakeshore Fellowship greatly values the power of prayer and encourages the members to pray for each other! 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 Bonnie Pendell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Thank you Steve Dekkenga for blessing Lakeshore Fellowship with a painting project. Your volunteer efforts are much appreciated!!
Due to our recent experience with the local wind storm, Lakeshore Fellowship has formed a team of individuals that are willing to help those from Lakeshore that need help following a disaster. Please contact your Elder or Deaconess for assistance. If you do not know your Elder/Deaconess, please contact Randy Deater at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 616-402-5248.
We order cards from thousands of merchants locally and nationally! You pay nothing extra for the cards, but a small profit from the sale of each card stays at Lakeshore. Scrip will be available on Sundays following service (in the Atrium) and in the church office on Mondays thru Thursdays from 9 am-2 pm. Reminder: Scrip purchases can also be made online at www.shopwithscrip.com. If you are new to online scrip ordering, please contact Dana Saunders at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive Lakeshore's enrollment code. Any questions, please call 616-846-8556. 

The Arnie Redeker Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled for Sunday, September 17th at 2 pm with a shotgun start. Pig Roast Dinner at 6 pm at Pigeon Creek Golf Course in West Olive, MI. Cost: $60 per person or $220 per Four-some, includes Pig Roast; (Pig Roast only = $25); fun and fellowship; food and prizes. Contact David Turner today to secure a spot for your group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Golf outing to benefit St. John's Lutheran School. See http://www.st-johns-lutheran.com/sites/default/files/Arnie%20Redeker%20Memorial%20Golf%20Outing%202017.pdf for more information.

Sunday, October 15th at 4 PM in East Lansing. All LCMS churches in Michigan are invited to join together to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation! Tickets are free, but you must have them to be admitted. Do not delay in getting your ticket- they are going fast and are expected to sell out! We have 20 tickets reserved for Lakeshore Fellowship, and we are taking names by first come first served basis. Please call our church office at 616-846-8556 or stop by our Information Center this Sunday. For additional event information, search on https://herewestand.michigandistrict.org/500th-anniversary.
A Congregation of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

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