Prayers for Churches Nov. 19 2018

The First Presbyterian Church – Niles, MI. would like prayers… 1. for our church during this time of pastoral transition; 2. for our Pastoral Leadership Team that God will guide them through the process as they search for an interim pastor; 3. for our elders as they direct the business of our church; 4. for our deacons to be filled …

Reflections of Yesteryear

First Presbyterian Church – Battle Creek The sanctuary in 1928 upon the dedication of the build- Through the years changes were made to the chancel, updating and enlarging it to accommodate new styles of worship as well as an expanded music program. Our Sanctuary also saw additions of stained glass medallions in the windows, padded pews in the center section …

Board of Pensions Annual Enrollment for Employees

Annual enrollment for employees underway through November 16 It’s time for all employees to review and elect benefits coverage for 2019 during the open enrollment period that began Monday, October 29 and continues through Friday, November 16. Employees should visit pensions.org/annualenrollment for information and resources to help them make their elections via the Benefits Connect site. (Make sure they have …

Prayers for Churches Nov 12.

This Week the United Campus Ministries would like prayers For victims and the systems that respond, may they do so with compassion and advocacy. That our culture will change, no longer shaming victims, giving bystanders the courage to stand up, and appropriate punishment for perpetrators. For international students and all other students missing home and forging their own identities. Giving …

Prayers for Pennfield Presbyterian Church Nov. 5 2018

Each week, the Presbytery of Lake Michigan lifts up one of our faith communities in prayer as part of our mission in Christ. Please share information about this community and their prayer petitions in your church bulletins so we can help bring each other closer to God.  ——————————————————————————– This Week Pennfield Presbyterian Church would like prayers … 1. For our …

2018 Advent Devotional

Presbytery of Lake Michigan Placing Bulk Order for Presbyterians Today 2018 Advent Devotional “God Lifts the Lowly” is the 2018 Advent devotional offering published by Presbyterians Today. The devotional is based on verse 52 from Mary’s Song of Praise — also known as The Magnificat —found in Luke 1: He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted …

Specially Called Meeting of the Presbytery

10 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 Westminster Presbyterian Church 1515 Helen Avenue, Portage, MI 49002 The Rev. Karen Kelley, Moderator of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan, is calling a special meeting of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan in accordance with the Presbytery of Lake Michigan By Laws, section 60:20, and the Book of Order, G-3.0304. The meeting is scheduled for …