The Annual Meeting and All-Church Potluck Luncheon will be held on Sunday, January 27. We welcome back to our pulpit at 8:00 and 9:30 a.m., Rev. Lynn Barger Elliott, former Associate Pastor. Lynn is an Associate Pastor for Family Ministries and Pastoral Care at Mayflower Congregational Church in East Grand Rapids. Lynn and her husband, Mark, served together as associate pastors here with Rev. Michael Lindvall. Lynn will preach and be assisted by our Promises (specially-abled) group and the specially-abled handchime choir, “Common Chords.” There will be no 11:00 a.m. worship service.
At 10:30 a.m., we’ll have our annual Severe Weather Drill then adjourn to the Social Hall for an all-church potluck and Annual Meeting. First Pres will provide sliced ham and turkey – please bring a salad, a side dish, or a dessert for 8 - 10 to share. The Deacons and Congregational Life Committee will help with food drop off in the Social Hall/kitchen when you arrive at 9:30 a.m. for worship or you may bring your covered dish at 10:45 a.m. Eat good food and hear about the good work being done by several program and ministry areas. The annual business of approving the installed pastors’ terms of call will be conducted and a report given on where our church is in the interim and permanent pastor search process. RSVP in the Church Office or sign up below:
*We have reached capacity seating for the Social Hall for lunch but we want you to sign up. Just know that seating for the meal might be spread out throughout the building. Accommodations will be made to have everyone together in the Social Hall for the Annual Meeting.