Sunday, March 7, 2021, Weekly Announcements

Is the Church Office Open? While there may be some staff in the office during the week, many are working at home to limit the amount of traffic in and out of the building (for Covid-19 cleaning purposes). So, technically, the office is not yet open. If you need to get into the building during the week, please call ahead to make sure someone is in the office. If you leave a message, someone will call you back as soon as possible.

Our Story – My Family:  Everyone has relatives, but a family is something more than just blood relation and often full of love and sometimes heartache.  Women, please join us at Trinity (BR campus) on Friday, March 12, at 7:00 pm, as three women share stories of their family.

Try It Tuesday:  Macrame.  Try your hand at this hot and trending decorative craft on March 16, at 7 pm.  Cost is to be determined - $15 or less.  Call Katie, by March 9, to RSVP at 615-540-5466.

Prayer Chain:  If you would like to commit to praying for requests from individuals, then join the e-mail prayer chain. Call the office (231-796-2600) or send an email to   Please remember that all prayer chain requests are to remain confidential.

Community Board:  Be sure to check the community bulletin board, located just inside the south entrance doors.  This is where we post items for sale, needed items, job postings, community events, etc.  If you would like to post something on the bulletin board, please bring it to the office for approval.  The office staff will then post it for you.

Life Resources Baby Bottles:  If you took a baby bottle to fill with change and forgot to bring it back last week, please return the bottles to the church office by next Sunday, March 14.  
Community Announcements
Mecosta/Osceola Right to Life, Inc.:  Right to Life of Michigan hosts a State Conference every year in the Fall for prolife individuals/affiliates.  The conference updates the affiliates in the prolife movement in Michigan.  Each year our local affiliate has the opportunity to “sell” ads to prolife businesses for the conference book.  This year, Mecosta/Osceola Right to Life would like to take out a full-size ad in the book.  If you would like your name and/or business listed, please contact Kathie Richards (  A $15 donation per family (line) and $20 per business is appreciated.
Refresh Women’s Retreat:  Relax, recharge, refresh at CranHill Ranch, April 23-25.  The deadline to register is April 9.  Get your tickets and more information at

Project Starburst is hosting its Third Annual Souper Supper fundraiser on Wednesday, March 24, serving from 11:00 am-5:00 pm, at Three Girls Bakery, 106 N. Michigan, Big Rapids.  Come enjoy a warm bowl of soup with bread and dessert and take home a quilted bowl buddy.  Curbside service available.  Gluten free available.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for youth.  Tickets are on sale at Three Girls Bakery and Project Starburst prior to and on March 24.  For questions, call 231-796-5342

Daylight Savings Time Begins next Sunday, March 14.  Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour so that you are not late for church!

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