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 Jeremiah 1:4-10 entitled “First and Foremost.”

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


PRAYER

Join us as we pray for the following...

That we would more clearly reflect Jesus Christ in our decision to seek wisdom.
Special focus:
 Our President, National Leadership and Military Personnel.
Health Issues: Ruth Ford, Ez Sims, Nick & Shirley Scholten, and Doris Bittner.
This week’s * families/individuals: Pastor Chris DeMerell Family, Matt & Lynn Bowen, and Bill & Marcy Westveer.

* 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

CROP Walk

Join the walk to help end hunger on Sunday, September 29 at 1:00pm at the Reed City Middle School. A portion of the proceeds collected support our local food pantry. See Bernice Graham for more information.

Annual Golf Scramble

Men and women of all ages and golfers of all levels are cordially invited to join us for our annual golf scramble Saturday, September 21 at 8:30 am at the Clear Lake Golf Club.  The cost of $20 includes 18 holes with cart and lunch will be available for $5. For more information see Alice Selfridge. Sign up on your Connect Card or by following the link below.  

Beth Moore Simulcast

All ladies are invited to gather and learn together on Saturday, September 28 for the Living Proof Simulcast study with Beth Moore. Cost is $20 prepaid to RCCN (place in offering with a note) and includes lunch. Event time is 9:15-4:15 and doors open at 8:15am. Make a note on your Connect Card or follow the link below to sign up by September 22. Contact the church office or Joyce Bittner if you have any questions.




Winter Coat Collection

The Reed City Ministerial Association is beginning their winter coat collection. Please place donations of gently used coats, hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and boots in the basket in the main hallway. Anyone needing these items can go to the side entrance of the United Methodist Church on Tuesdays beginning September 10th from 1-4pm.

Annual District Ladies Retreat

All ladies are invited to “The Life of Royalty: Living with the Promise of our Inheritance,” a weekend retreat at the Evergreen Resort in Cadillac on Friday, October 11-Saturday, October 12. Registration brochures are available in the back of the Worship Center - register by September 16. For additional information or to register, see Becky Ek or Amanda Cameron.


TODAY’S ACTIVITIES

9:15AM

  • “Prodigal God” Adult Sunday School Class, Peter Strom (Family Room A)

  • “Stories from the Early Church” Adult Sunday School Class, Bob Jacobs (Family Room B)

  • “Blood & Guts” Teen Sunday School Class, Pastor Joe Lee (Youth Room South)

  • Solid Rock Sunday School Classes (Pre-6th Grade)

10:25AM

  • Men’s Prayer Huddle

10:30AM

  • Worship Service

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

5:30pm

  • Velocity Bonfire (7-12th Grades) (Back Lawn)

  • Parent Connect (Worship Center)

  • Foundations Bible Study (3rd-6th Grades) (Solid Rock)


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 welcome! The regular twice monthly (2nd & 4th Wednesdays) Bible study will resume September 11 at 6:30pm at the home of Sharon Moritz. They will study Broken Crayons Still Color by Shelley Hitz. See Sharon Moritz or contact the church office if you would like to order a study book ($10). 

Connect - Wednesday
Men's Bible Study led by Jerry McInnis meets weekly at 7:00pm in the Family Room.

Connect - Parents
Regular Sunday evening meetings will resume on Sunday, September 8 at 5:30pm in the Worship Center. All parents are welcome no matter the ages of your children!

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 will be available each week. 

The Fall schedule resumes Thursday, September 5 and they will be studying Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University.

solid rock

Solid Rock meets weekly at 10:30am for all ages through 6th grade. They will be journeying all year through the Bible.

Sunday School will resume September 8 with classes for all ages.

Foundations Bible Study for 3rd-6th Graders will resume Sunday, September 8 at 5:30pm.

VELOCITY

Regular Sunday evening Velocity meetings for 7th-12th graders resume September 8th from 5:30-7:00pm with a kick-off bonfire complete with S’mores.

WESLEY CELL

Wesley Cell meetings will resume their weekly schedule beginning Sunday, September 15th from 5:30-7:00pm. Join them in the Family Room for a time of singing, prayer, devotions, and snacks.

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.



WEEKLY UPDATES

ATTENDANCE:     

Morning Worship:          195

FINANCIAL REPORT:

GIVING:
Tithes/Offerings:     $6,827
Debt Reduction:      $200

Income:  
Year-to-Date Received:     $238,909
Year-to-Date Budget:        $181,575

Expenses:
Year-to-Date Expended:   $190,740
Year-to-Date Budget:        $183,060


upcoming events

wednesday, SEPTEMBER 11

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

Thursday, september 12

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


Sept. 15 – Wesley Cell Fall Meetings Begin
Sept. 17– Food Truck Distribution
Sept. 21 – Annual Golf Scramble
Sept. 28 – Beth Moore Simulcast


NEXT SUNDAY

september 15, 2019

9:15AM

  • “Prodigal God” Adult Sunday School Class, Peter Strom (Family Room A)

  • “Stories from the Early Church” Adult Sunday School Class, Bob Jacobs (Family Room B)

  • “Blood & Guts” Teen Sunday School Class, Pastor Joe Lee (Youth Room South)

  • Solid Rock Sunday School Classes (Pre-6th Grade)

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)

  • Parent Connect (Worship Center)

  • Foundations Bible Study (3rd-6th Grades) (Solid Rock)

  • Wesley Cell (Family Room)