Christmas Events

Christmas Events
Last updated on November 15, 2018

November 21
6:00 PM - Annual Thanksgiving Eve Potluck - sign up in the foyer, bring a dish to pass, come fellowship together.

7:00 PM - Thanksgiving Eve Service
  • Tell your story -  how God has been at work in you and your family the past year
  • Take communion together
  • Give generously to the annual Thanksgiving Offering. There are two options for this offering. Give to Debt Reduction to reduce our mortgage principal. Or give to Projection Project Part 2 to update our sanctuary projectors. (Note: gifts not designated to a project will be applied to debt reduction by default.) 

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM - Turkey Bowl - at Soccer Zone in Jenison - join the youth and youth alumni for the annual flag football event. Participate or just come and watch. Participants pay a small fee.

December 7th, 8th, & 9th - Live Nativity of Christ & Bethlehem Experience
Have you signed up yet? Find an area to serve. Get involved. 
Each night, a worker's meal will be served for the hour and a half before starting time. No need to get your own supper. Come eat, then serve together.
  • Friday, December 7 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM 
  • Saturday, December 8 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 9 - 5:00 - 8:00 PM (no 5:30 evening service that night)

December 13 - Ladies' Christmas Event
Ladies and girls of all ages are invited to enjoy the sounds of the season with Big Band of Praise and a devotional from Pastor Jonathan DeCou on finding joy in the midst of holiday craziness. Tickets go on sale in the church foyer on November 18. Cost is $7.50 per person.
  • 6:00 PM - Punch bowl and light refreshments
  • 7:00 PM - Program with Big Band of Praise and Pastor Jonathan DeCou
  • 8:00 PM - Christmas pastries by European Pastry Chef, Julianna

December 16 
8:30 & 11:00 AM - What a Beautiful Name - Worship Arts Christmas Presentation
5:30 PM - Sharing testimonies from the Live Nativity

December 23
8:30 & 11:00 AM - Early Christmas Eve Service
5:30 PM - regular evening service

December 24 & 25
Merry Christmas!! Enjoy time with family and friends remembering the birth of Jesus!

December 30
8:30 & 11:00 AM - Prepare for the New Year
5:30 PM - regular evening service

December 31 - Giving deadline for 2018 tax-deductible gifts. They must be received or postmarked by December 31. Thanks for giving generously throughout the year.