|16790 Van Wagoner St
Spring Lake, MI 49456
With all the confusing claims about spirituality, how should we seek and identify the genuine work of the Holy Spirit? How does He give us new life? This Sunday we continue our series, Come Holy Spirit, with our message, "The Spirit of Truth" based on John 14:15-27; 15:26-27; 16:7-15.
The altar flowers celebrates Doug and Cheryl Blamer's 35th Anniversary!
Please plan to bring a dish to pass and join our potluck following our second service. Hope you can join us!
May 16th at 9am outside on our property! Bring your gloves, rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and helping hands!
Stop by the table in the Atrium this Sunday to check out PartyLite Candles. Fifty percent of your purchase will go towards camp scholarships for SpringHill Camp this summer. Kids planning to go to camp, may also take an order form and get outside orders to help offset the cost of camp. Orders will be due May 3rd.
. . . for posters the girls will be making at the Mother/Daughter Retreat. If you have any you could donate, please drop them off at the Information Center.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.
Lakeshore is putting together a co-ed team of players this spring to play at Robinson Township Park on Thursday evenings. For more information, please contact Mike & Rebecca Steinke at 616-844-8578. They will be in the Atrium this Sunday to help get you signed-up.Stop by the Information Center on Sunday to pick up your family copy. 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.
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.
“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.
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.
Pre-teen (5th and 6th grade) Retreats: May 8–9 Mother/Daughter Retreat (or special Mentor) with the blessing event on Mother’s Day, May 10th during 10:45am Worship Service and June 19–20 Father/Son Retreat (or special Mentor) with the blessing event on Father’s Day, June 21st during 10:45am Worship. Contact Colleen for more information 616-846-8556.
Dads (or a sponsored dad in cases where dad is unavailable) sign up now for the Father/Son Retreat. It will be a great “guy’s retreat” with Capture the Flag, 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. Special Orientation meeting for the dads on Wednesday, June 3rd from 6:30-8pm in the Youth Room.
Meet at Craig’s Cruisers in Muskegon (Pontaluna Road) for a fun night on Wednesday, May 20th at 6-7:30pm. Preschool and Kindergarteners must be accompanied by an adult. Cost details coming soon.
Meeting next on Monday, April 13th at 7-8:30pm at Lakeshore Fellowship.
Meets every second Saturday of the month (next meeting is on May 9th) from 7-9am in the Atrium. All men are welcome to attend!
Will continue to meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 10am at Nancy's home (601 Lakeview Lane, Spring Lake). Call Nancy if you would like to join (616-453-6395).Join the Women of Lakeshore at our next CONNECT event happening Tuesday, May 19th at 7pm. Bring your favorite snack or dessert and enjoy the evening with friends. Begins June 2nd at 7pm in the ARK. More details coming soon.
Meet on Wednesday nights at 7-8pm in the Prayer Room at Lakeshore. All welcome!
To serve once a month by greeting, handing out bulletins, and helping with offering. Responsibility includes arriving one half hour prior to service time to meet with team for prayer and special instructions. If you would like to be a part of this “First Impressions” team check on the Connection Card.
Do you have a heart for kids? Are you willing to give an hour of your time to serve in the nursery or preschool class so that parents of small children are able to attend worship services? We would love to provide child care at both services (9 and 10:45am) so that parents who choose to have their children in the nursery/preschool can worship knowing their babies are being loved and well cared for. There are 26 opportunities between June and August. If you can serve one (or two) Sundays this summer, please call Colleen Dierolf or sign up at the Information Center.Donated cookies can be placed on the back counter near the fridge. Any homemade cookies should be dated and put in the freezer. Thank you!!
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! (SpringHill day camp is tentatively set for July 20-24. More details coming soon.)
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
4/26/15 General Fund: $ 8,787 IMPACT: $ 3,304 Other Funds: $ 2,864
Total giving thru March $108,772 Total expenses thru March $108,758
Prayer Requests & Praises
Paul Abbott, injured his lower back, is in a lot of pain.
Chris Pease and family as they mourn the loss of Chris’s dad, Jerald Pease, Sr.
Rick Yonker and family, as they mourn the loss of Rick's brother, Terry.
Debi Miller and Sandy Grey (and family) as they mourn the loss of their dad, Albern Schoolcraft.
Sherry Travis, praise that her biopsy came back negative.
Nancy Davis, for healing from a negative reaction to antibiotics.
Paul Beuschel has painful arthritis and meds are not working.
Jenni Gesiakowski, whose cancer has returned.
Todd Green, for his son, Todd Jr. to seek salvation
Prayers for members in need of healing: Karen Foupht, Sandy Christmas, Dave Ladd, Alison Rudick, William Ripple, Wayne Beuschel, Marge Lembke, and Paulette Boeger.
Prayers for loved ones: Alison Rudick’s sister; and Rhonda Doerr’s mother, Theresa Richert.
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.
is sponsoring a run to “overcome life’s obstacles” called Fore Shore Adventure Run, Saturday, May 16th. For more details on this exciting event, visit ForeShore.org
Bridge to Life Ministries is offering its Heart & Soul of a Real Marriage, 12-week marriage seminar series. Classes begin on Tuesday, May 5th at 7-9pm. Visit their website at www.bridgetolife.org for details.
but a non-profit corporation of our Michigan District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, designed to allow you to see your savings dollars build and expand the mission and ministry of sister congregations(and very likely your own)? ~ If you know, thank you for being a partner in this ministry. If you didn’t know, then consider how God’s abundance to you can be invested in Church Extension and used for the blessing of many. You can visit CEF online at www.mi-cef.org or call 800-242-3944.in the Atrium near the restrooms for additional upcoming events and news!