Welcome to the Reed City Church of the Nazarene.  Thanks for choosing to worship with us today.  May God fill you with His presence as you seek Him this morning.

Pastor Chris DeMott will share a message from Revelation 5 titled Emerging.

We would like to know you were here today - please connect with us:


Join us as we pray for the following...

Special focus: The poor and hungry in our community.
Health Issues: Ruth Ford, Evelyn Ruppert, Ez Sims, Nick & Shirley Scholten, and Doris Bittner.
This week’s * families/individuals: Clois & Bev Bowman, Bob & Bernice Graham, Kolen Shoemaker Family, and Margie Bradford.

* Our church family is very important to us and so we choose to remember a few families/individuals each week in prayer.

Please share with us God’s activity in your life and how our Pastoral staff can pray for you. 


Grad Day

RCCN will honor our high school & college graduates during morning worship on Sunday, June 2. Please notify the church office or Pastor Joe by May 19 if you or a family member are graduating. If you have a Graduation Announcement and/or Open House invitation you would like us to display on our bulletin board, we will be glad to do so.  If you need more information please contact the church office.

Chicken Ministry Help Needed

The RCCN Garden is in need of a “Laying Hen Leader.” This volunteer would select breeds, help with the care, coordinate volunteers, and prep the hen house for the winter. For more information or to volunteer, contact the church office or Mallory DeMerell.

Softball Season is Here

RCCN will once again be sponsoring a Men’s Softball team in the City of Big Rapids League.  If you are interested in joining in the fun or would like more information please contact Peter Strom at 231-796-2806.

Mother’s Day NYC Fundraiser

Treat your mother, wife, or daughter and help others!  Final pre-orders will be taken today in the back of the Worship Center for flowers, cards, and a variety of sweet treats. Orders will be available next Sunday after service.  All proceeds will help support the teens attending Nazarene Youth Conference (NYC) in July.

Lawn Mowing Team

Pastor Chris DeMott is looking for individuals who will join him this summer in volunteering to mow the lawn here at the church.  Weather permitting, volunteers will be asked to mow on either Friday or Saturday in preparation for Sunday services. If you desire to join the team or need more details please express your interest here or on your Connect Card.



  • Sermon Discussion, Peter Strom (Family Room A)

  • God Calls a People, Bob Jacobs (Family Room B)

  • Solid Rock Small Groups (Preschool-6th Grade)

  • Teen Sunday School Class, Patty Fasbender (Youth Room South)


  • Men’s Prayer Huddle


  • Worship Service

  • Solid Rock Nursery, Preschool & K-6th Grade


  • Velocity (7-12th Grades), Youth Room South

  • Wesley Cell, Family Room

  • Parent Connect, Worship Center

  • Foundations Bible Study (3-6th Grades), Children’s Blue Room



Get further connected with God and His family here at RCCN through one of our Connect Groups.  Contact the Church Office at 832-5871 or click below to request more information.

Connect - Ladies  
All ladies are invited to a Bible Study twice monthly at 6:30pm (2nd & 4th Wednesdays) at the home of Sharon Moritz. Contact Sharon or the church office for more information. The next meeting will be May 8.

Connect - Wednesday
Weekly at 7pm:
”Reflecting His Word” Ladies Bible Study led by Teresa Kingsbury 
Men's Bible Study led by Jerry McInnis

Connect - Parents
Weekly meetings Sundays at 5:30pm in the Worship Center.

Connect - Young Professionals
Meeting weekly on Thursdays at 6:30pm in the Youth Room South this group is for both men & women, married or single, college-age to thirty-something.  Childcare is provided.

Be sure to get added to the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/Rccnconnect/) if interested or contact Mallory DeMerell for more information.  

solid rock

The final Club 56 Sunday Funday date for the school year is May 19. Plan now to join the fun at Craig’s Cruisers from 1:00-6:00pm. Jumping, gaming, racing and eating will all be in store!

Foundations Bible Study for 3rd-6th Graders meets weekly on Sundays from 5:30-7:00pm in the children’s area blue room.

The Northern Michigan District is once again hosting kids camp for ages 8-12 years old this summer at Manton Christian Camp from July 29 - August 2. Mark the date on your calendar now and watch for details to come soon!


Velocity youth group for 7-12th grade students meets weekly on Sundays from 5:30-7:00pm in the Youth Room.

May 5: Velocity Sunday Night
May 12: No Velocity (Mother’s Day)

Connect to Velocity on Social Media:

middle school/high school camp

If you are in middle school or high school, you don't want to miss camp this summer! It's a powerful week filled with challenging messages, inspirational musical worship, playing games, water activities, climbing, connecting with old friends, and making new ones. It's a great opportunity to get away from your everyday life and connect with God and others!  High school camp is June 17-21 and middle school camp is June 24-28 at Indian Lake Nazarene Camp in Vicksburg. Cost for camp is $290 (scholarship funds are available). For more details or to register, go to: www.indianlake.camp/summer-camp


Join our Shepherd’s Table ministry team as we serve 75-100 individuals each week at our Thursday evening meal.  To volunteer or to get more details, click below.

weekly updates


Morning Worship:         255
Sunday School: 86


Tithes/Offerings:     $10,081
Debt Reduction:      $175

Year-to-Date Received:     $68,915
Year-to-Date Budget:        $60,525

Year-to-Date Expended:   $46,478
Year-to-Date Budget:        $61,020

upcoming events

Wednesday, may 8

6:30pm Connect Ladies Bible Study (Home of Sharon Moritz)
Connect Men’s Bible Study (Family Room)
7:00pm Reflecting His Word Ladies Bible Study (Youth Room South)

Thursday, may 9

5:30pm Shepherd’s Table (Family Room)
6:30pm Connect Professionals (Youth Room South)

May 19 – Club 56 Sunday Funday
May 26 – Solid Rock Family Worship
June 2 – Grad Sunday


May 12, 2018


  • Sermon Discussion, Peter Strom (Family Room A)

  • God Calls a People, Bob Jacobs (Family Room B)

  • Solid Rock Small Groups (Preschool-6th Grade)

  • Teen Sunday School Class, Patty Fasbender (Youth Room South)


  • Men’s Prayer Huddle


  • Worship Service

  • Solid Rock Nursery, Preschool & K-6th Grade