|16790 Van Wagoner St
Spring Lake, MI 49456
We have all of the Holy Spirit in His fullness promised to us in Christ Jesus. But does the Spirit have all of you? This Sunday we continue our series, Come Holy Spirit, with the message, “Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit” based on Acts 1:1-8, 2:1-18, 32-41.
The altar flowers are given to the Glory of God by Dan and Clare Bush!to Pastor Chris and Tracy Boehnke on May 27th!
A funeral service in celebration of her life is scheduled for Friday, May 29th here at Lakeshore Fellowship. Receiving of guests will begin at 10am, service at 11am and luncheon to follow. If you are able to help in any way, or if you have questions, please contact the church office at 616-846-8556. We are accepting donations of desserts by Thursday evening, May 28th.
The property that God has allowed us to maintain has been blessed by your efforts! There are, however, a few projects remaining. Please contact the church office if you would like to help.
Our new summer sermon series will entertain your toughest questions! If you are struggling to know more about a tough subject, please write your question down, and place it in the marked box on the Information Center before June 15th. Pastor Chris will be tackling your questions throughout the summer, starting June 21st.
We would like to publicize your accomplishments on Senior Sunday, May 31st by highlighting your name in our bulletin. Please let us know if you graduated this year, from which institution, and your degree earned. Thank you and Congratulations!
Please remember that the ARK, office hallway, and the Dock (old lobby) are Secure Children’s Ministry areas. Only parents with a security cards or Children’s Ministry leaders are to be in these areas between 8:45am and 11:15am (or until all children have been picked up). If you want to give visitors a tour of our Children’s area you can stop by the desk and ask for a visitor’s security card. Thank you for your understanding and helping to ensure that our children are safe.have started and are now available at a discount! See Linda Goresch at the Information Center this coming Sunday or call 616-846-8556 for details. Stop by the Information Center on Sunday to pick up your family copy. The picnic is scheduled for Saturday, August 15th from 11am-3pm! More details coming soon! SpringHill Camp will be at Peach Plains Elementary School, July 20 – 24 from 9am-4pm. Day Camp is 5 days of SpringHill fun for kids who have completed K – 4th grade. The camp consists of small group Bible teaching, high-energy large group sessions, and engaging activities including: archery, bungee trampoline, camp songs, climbing wall, making tie dye t-shirts, and so much more! The invitation post cards are here! If you are willing to distribute some to the kids in your neighborhood; please stop by the Children’s Ministry Registration booth and pick some up.Cost will then be $179 each (sibling discounts still available). You must personally register on line at www.springhilldaycamp.com. Invite your friends!!!! Any questions, please contact Colleen at 616-846-8556 ext. 203. If you can sponsor a child, please also let us know.
C.I.T.’s Counselors In Training – Monday, July 20th – Friday, July 24th: 9am–4pm High School Students (must be 14 years old and completed freshmen year)
Host Homes – Sunday, July 19th – Sunday, July 26th - housing needed for college aged camp counselors.
Medical Volunteer - Monday, July 20th – Friday, July 24th 9am–4pm (serve one day or all week). RN or someone with a medical background is great but not required.
Monday Morning Check In - Check in campers. Monday, July 20th morning only, 8:15–9:30am.
Host Staff Gathering - Tuesday, July 21th or Thursday, July 23rd, 6–10pm. Host gathering for camp counselors for a time of worship, dinner and fun.
Activities Helper - Assist with activities and crafts daily 10:15am-4pm.
At the end of worship you are invited to come to the Prayer Room (the door in the Worship Center next to the Kitchen) and receive prayer for whatever need you may be facing. You may also write your prayer requests on the back of Sunday's Connection Card.
“Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them…” James 5:14
Lakeshore Fellowship has a Facebook page! Like us at Lakeshore Fellowship.
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.
A Big Thanks to those who signed-up to help! (We still have two Sunday’s to fill at the 9 am service and three Sundays at the 10:45am. If you can help, please let Colleen know.) You are always welcome to use the “unsupervised nursery” if it is not staffed.
Meets Sunday mornings at 10:45am in the ARK! Kids learn a Bible story, create a craft, sing songs, have a snack, and play games all while learning God's Word!!
Parents: Please pick your children up immediately after the service so that your child's teacher can have time to fellowship too.
Birth – Age 8 (3rd Grade): Parents meet every two years. A parent facilitates/hosts the three sessions in their home or church. They watch a video at each session and discuss the video. There is a discussion guide provided for each age.
5th/6th Grade: Parents participate with their student in a Mother/Daughter – Father/Son weekend retreat.
7th-12th Grade: Parents and students participate together in one day seminar.
Blessing Events: Each age group will conclude with a Blessing Event during a Worship Service. Parents will read a blessing over their child and the child will receive a blessing object as a reminder of the Legacy Points.
Facilitators needed for each age level: Birth – eight year olds, parents will facilitate/host three weeks. 5th-12th Grade, someone other than a parent is needed to facilitate so students and parents can participate together.
Dads (or special male mentor) Sign up now for the Father/Son Retreat. It will be a great "guy's retreat" with Bible Tells, campfire, games and just hanging out. Spend a weekend of quality time with your son while discussing what it means to become a man, specifically, God's plan for a man. Sign up by checking your Connection Card or at the Information Center. Blessing event on Father’s Day, June 21st during 10:45am Worship. Contact Colleen for more information 616-846-8556.
Special Orientation Meeting for the dads on Wednesday, June 3rd from 6:30 to 8pm in the Youth Room.
Story Teller – someone who is animated and a good story teller. David and Goliath Friday at 9pm, Joe and Potiphar’s Wife Saturday at 9am, The Good Shepherd Saturday at 2pm
Panel Participants - Answer questions boys have on becoming a “Man of God” Saturday at 10am
Breakfast – prepare, serve and clean up breakfast on Saturday morning at 8am
Meets Mondays in the ARK from 7-8:30pm.
Meets every second Saturday of the month (next meeting is on June 13th) from 7-9am in the Atrium. All men are welcome to attend!Begins June 2nd at 7pm in the ARK. Meeting every Tuesday throughout the summer (with no meeting on June 30th and July 7th for the July 4th holiday).
Meet on Wednesday nights at 7-8pm in the Prayer Room at Lakeshore.
Thank you to all those who have stepped up to serve on Sunday morning in our Children’s Ministry, Nursery and BAM. There are a couple openings remaining to serve at 9am in the nursery and several openings at the 10:45am service Nursery – 4th grade. Talk to Colleen Dierolf 616-846-8556 for more information on any position or check your Connection Card if you are available to serve in any area.
We are collecting your donated empties to help send a child to SpringHill day camp. Empties can be put in the green bin by the entry doors. Thank you!
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 General Budget Need (2015) $8,877
5/17/15 General Fund: $ 7,665 IMPACT: $ 1,093 Other Funds: $ 60
Total giving through April $148,958 Total expenses through April $160,369
Prayer Requests & Praises
Stacie Petersen, celebrating the long life of her great Aunt Emma, turning 100 years old.
Dominique Sauers, as she prepares to move and have her first child.
Family of Marge Lembke, as they mourn her passing and yet celebrate her life.
Wayne Beuschel, praise he is home from the hospital and in good health.
Prayers for members in need of healing: Jenni Gesiakowski, Paul Abbott, Tom Spelman, Sherri VanderWal, Gloria McAlpine, Paul Beuschel, Karen Foupht, Sandy Christmas, Alison Rudick, William Ripple, and Paulette Boeger.
Prayers for loved ones: Jen Sauers (sister Patty following house fire), Makayla Snodgrass (for grandmother who fell), Jeff & Marg Karner (friend Kit with cancer and Jenny with new baby on board), Sherry Travis’ uncle, Al; Rick Dierolf’s brother, Ken; Dan & Clare Bush’s son-in-law, Ed; Beuschel family for Lyndi (still awaiting kidney transplant) & Nancylynn (brain tumor and going through radiation); and Alison Rudick’s sister.
Supporting Scrip this springtime means supporting a child to go to our SpringHill Day Camp this summer! Please stop by the Information Center this Sunday to learn more about it…or call Jerry Goresch at 616-212-8967. Don’t know what Scrip is? 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. Reminder: Scrip purchases can NOW be made using your credit or debit card!
How it works:
**PLEASE NOTE NOT ALL 3 FEATURES ARE AVAILABLE FOR EVERY MERCHANT.
RAGBRAI (The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is a 500 mile bicycle ride across Iowa, July 19th - 25th, to raise much needed funds to support the mission of First Priority! Our own, John Koscielniak will be taking up the challenge! Please support First Priority by sponsoring him in his efforts. John will be in the Atrium, and information is available at the Information Center, on how you can support this worthy cause. At Lakeshore Fellowship, we support the mission and ministry of First Priority as part of our GO Local ministries. To learn more, call John at 616-402-1025.
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