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Baptism:  If you are interested in learning more about baptism, please contact the office.  It is required that you meet with one of the pastors/elders and discuss what baptism means before you will be considered as a candidate,

Spain 2020 Mission Trip:  There will be an informational meeting today, August 18, at 10:45 am in room 108.  If you may be interested in a mission trip, please come to the meeting.  If you would like information or are planning on going, please contact the church office. 

Elder Reaffirmation:  Elders Bruce Gregory, Chuck Cargill, Jim Toogood, and David VanAlstine will be reaffirmed by vote for another three-year term at the congregational meeting on August 25. Bios are available on line at or if you do not have access to internet, there are paper copies available on the Information Board.

Congregational Meeting Minutes:  The minutes from the April congregational meeting are available on the Information Board (at the main entrance) in Big Rapids and at the Welcome Desk in the Family Room in Newaygo.  Please pick up a copy for your review prior to the August 25 congregational meeting.    

Real Life:  FSU Students, you are invited to the first group gathering for the year on Tuesday, August 27, at 7:00 pm, in UC 202.  Large group gatherings regularly   meet on the first Tuesday of every month, at 7:00 pm, in UC 202.  For more information, call 231-287-5080 or email

September Church Around the World:  Be sure to pick up your copy (on the table with the Sermon Requests) in the foyer.


Come join us for the 11th Annual Praise Him in the Park Christian Music Concert on Labor Day, September 2.  It will be held at the Hemlock Park Bandshell and music will start at 10:00 am. Lee and Melanie Johnson will be performing along with the DavidYonkerBand and Hadley Hope. This is a free event and is open to all the public. Parking is behind the Big Rapids Middle School. Bring your lawn chair.