Welcome

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 21:1-8 titled “The Dream of Heaven.”

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


PRAYER

Join us as we pray for the following...

Special focus: Those in our church struggling financially.
Health Issues: Ruth Ford, Evelyn Ruppert, Ez Sims, Nick & Shirley Scholten, and Doris Bittner.
This week’s * families/individuals: Dean & Amy McGuire, Ed & Marlene Skodak, Dan & Kay Noren, and Tammy Dyer.

* 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. 


ANNOUNCEMENTs

Missionary Meeting

You are invited to hear Missionaries Steve & Rebecca Barber tonight at 5:30pm in the Family Room. They will share what God has been doing in Northern Thailand where less than 2% of the population are Christians. A love offering will be collected to go toward their living and ministry expenses.

Food Truck

RCCN will be hosting a food distribution truck this Tuesday, May 21. Interested families can arrive beginning at 3pm to sign up for the 5pm distribution. Volunteers are also needed to assist in the set up and distribution - if you are able, please arrive at 3:45pm. Contact Ted Lehnen or the church office to volunteer.

Grad Day

RCCN will honor our high school & college graduates during morning worship on Sunday, June 2. All graduates are asked to follow the link below to submit information by May 22. 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 Pastor Joe or the church office.

Family Breakfast June 2

Everyone is invited to join us for our first family breakfast of the summer Sunday, June 2 at 9:15am in our Family Room.  Please RSVP on your Connect Card or by following the link below.

Joyce Meyer Ladies Event

All ladies are invited to attend the Joyce Meyer Conference on Saturday, June 8 in Grandville. There is no cost for the event but plan to stop for lunch after the conference. They will leave by carpool from the church at 6:15am. Reserve your spot by June 2nd at the welcome desk in the back of the Worship Center. See Joyce Bittner or Sonya Hudson or contact the church office if you have any questions.

Summer Sunday School Schedule

Our summer adult Sunday School schedule will begin on Sunday, June 9 at 9:15 in our Family Room. All adults are encouraged to join Pastor Chris as he facilitates an eight week DVD series by N.T. Wright & Michael F. Bird entitled - “The New Testament You Never Knew.”  Fliers with the schedule are available on the Welcome Center.

There are also classes available for Preschool-6th grade students in Solid Rock and the teens will meet with Pastor Joe for breakfast & conversation on topics of faith (meet in the foyer by 9:15am to meet off-site).


TODAY’S ACTIVITIES

9:15AM

  • 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)

10:25AM

  • Men’s Prayer Huddle

10:30AM

  • Worship Service

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

5:30PM

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

  • Missionary Meeting (Wesley Cell), Family Room

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


MINISTRIES

CONNECT GROUPS

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 22.

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

Club 56 Sunday Funday for May has been postponed —- watch for the new Summer date and details!

Solid Rock End of Year Party! Be here Sunday, May 26 for an outdoor obstacle course, treats and lots of fun to celebrate the end of the school year. Come for Solid Rock from 10:30-11:30am and join the fun!

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 pick up a registration form at the Solid Rock Check-In Desk!

VELOCITY

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

Schedule:
May 19: Velocity Sunday Night
May 26: No Velocity (Memorial Weekend)
June….Endless Summer Begins…

ENDless summer 2019

Once it starts, nobody wants summer to stop! Make the most of summer by living in the moment and pretending that summer doesn’t end! Velocity on Sunday nights will be on break for the summer beginning in June BUT Pastor Joe has scheduled regular Meetups to have fun and stay connected to each other and God. Click below for the schedule so you don’t miss out!


Connect to Velocity on Social Media:
Instagram: RCCN_VELOCITY
Facebook: RCCNVELOCITY

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

SHEPHERD'S TABLE

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.


Community announcements

LOVE IN THE NAME OF CHRIST GOLF OUTING

Please join Love INC for their 10th Annual Golf Outing on Saturday, June 15 (9 AM start time) at the beautiful Cadillac Country Club on M55 West.  $75 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf, a delicious lunch and a great time.  Space is available for golfers and also for sponsorship.   If you’re interested in having fun on the course and helping our ministry reach those of our community who are in need, please call the Love INC office at 231-779-1888 for more information. 


weekly updates

ATTENDANCE:     

Morning Worship:         282
Sunday School: 64

FINANCIAL REPORT:

GIVING:
Tithes/Offerings:     $7,031
Debt Reduction:      $500

Income:  
Year-to-Date Received:     $75,579
Year-to-Date Budget:        $73,975

Expenses:
Year-to-Date Expended:   $68,789
Year-to-Date Budget:        $74,580


upcoming events

Monday, may 20

6:00pm Men’s Softball Game (BR Vogel Field 1)
7:00pm Men’s Softball Game (BR Vogel Field 1)

Wednesday, may 22

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

Thursday, may 23

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


June 2 – Family Breakfast/Grad Sunday
June 8 – Joyce Meyer Conference
June 9 – Summer Sunday School Schedule Begins
June 17-21 –High School Camp
June 24-28 – Middle School Camp
July 7 – All Church Picnic


NEXT SUNDAY

May 26, 2018

9:15AM

  • 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)

10:25AM

  • Men’s Prayer Huddle

10:30AM

  • Worship Service

  • Solid Rock Nursery

  • Family Worship for Preschool & K-6th Grade

No evening activities - enjoy time spent with your families.