Adult Bible Study
The Sunday Morning Adult Bible Class resumes Sunday, January 23rd at 9:30 am!
Sr. Citizen's Dinner
Just a reminder, if you RSVP'd to the Sr. Citizen's Thank You Dinner, it is Sunday, January 23rd at 11:45 am!
6th - 12th grade ~ Sunday, January 23rd, at 6 pm. We have a guest speaker coming for this youth night. Come listen to Kim Hardy as she shares about her ministry and how she has helped thousands of people across the country! We will play games and have snacks as well. Don't miss out.
The 150th Anniversary
The 150th Anniversary Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, January 24th, at 6:30 pm!
Wednesday, January 26th, from 10:00 - 3:15 pm
Lutherans for Life
Come join us on Saturday, January 29th, for a Memorial walk for the unborn. We will meet at church at 9:00 am and travel together to St. Patrick Anthony Church in Grand Haven for a Service of Prayer at 10:30 am for healing and hope with a Memorial walk to follow. A sign up sheet has been posted if you want to join. We will be back at church around 2:00 pm.
NYG Sub Sandwich Sale
NYG Sub Sandwich Sale ends Sunday, January 30th! Order yours TODAY! Subs are $3 each or 6 for $15! Pick up your order on Sunday, February 13th!
2021 Giving Statements
2021 Giving Statements are available on the table in the narthex. Pick yours up today. Also, offering envelopes are available for pick up as well. Don't forget to grab yours!
Support the Muskegon Pregnancy Services
Please consider picking up a baby bottle from the MPS display in the narthex. Fill it with clink or fold money and return it here to church by Sunday, 2/6. Check out the other resources on the table!
Youth Breakfast Sunday Mornings
We are looking for volunteers to come on Sunday morning and spend some time with our youth over breakfast. We are looking for people to help prepare breakfast. It can be as simple as cereal or you can be creative. A new sign-up sheet has been placed on the youth board. Come hang out with our crew.
Vanco Mobile App is replacing the GivePlus Mobile App for online giving as of 1/31/22. Use Vanco Mobile for your financial support of the church, just as you did with GivePlus Mobile. You can use it for recurring or one-time contributions and payments. You can log in using your GivePlus Mobile username and password if you already have one or set up your account in minutes. Download the app for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Remember, scheduled gifts in GivePlus Mobile will continue to be made after January 31. However, members should start using Vanco Mobile today.
Winter Sports Complex ~ Sign Up Today!
Family Day on Sunday, February 6th. $8 per person. This price includes rentals. You will have the options of ice-skating, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Sign up quickly. We will leave from Church at 12:30 pm and arrive back at church around 4 pm.
The Brew & Canvas Event at North Grove Brewers on Thursday, February 17th IS FULL! You can put your name on a waiting/cancellation list in case someone has to cancel.
Don't forget to direct Choice Dollars by March 2022
It's that time of year again! Eligible Thrivent members who have 2021 Choice Dollars have until the end of March 2022 to direct them. However, if you are directing by phone, we recommend calling by March 15 to avoid potential long wait times as the phones get busy!! Through the Thrivent Choice charitable grant program, you can contribute to organizations and causes you care about, including helping to support your church. Don't let your 2021 Choice Dollars expire! You can direct them by logging in online to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice and click on Direct Choice Dollars OR by calling the Thrivent home office at 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" after the prompt. Press 1 and a representative will work with you.
Marci Bentz and Tony DeNicolo, your Whitehall Office Financial Advisors, can be reached at 231-894-8886 to assist with questions.
We Need You!
We are looking for 5-7 men to help: prepare, serve, and clean up dinner for the Women's Retreat on Saturday, March 12th, (dinner is scheduled for noon) If you are able to help please sign up on the board in the narthex or call the church office at 231-894-8471.
Women of St. James
Get ready for a Life-Changing Event!
Time is precious, but please invest yours on March 11th & 12th at the Women's Retreat. Your life will be changed and you will be amazed. Becoming a champion of rest will revolutionize God's work in and through us. Let's realign our lives together as Sisters in Christ. Please Join Us!
Retreat cost is $30 for the first 50 people to REGISTER AND PAY by Sunday, 2/20, you will also receive a FREE book. (After 2/20, registration is $40 with no book.)
Ways to Sign-up & Pay:
Mail in your payment along with your first & last name.
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Drop a payment with your first & last name in the office mailbox when you're here on Sunday.
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Stop into the church office during the week.
Questions? See or call Ellen Grimm at 231-730-1726.