Presbytery Coordinating Bulk Order of Planning Calendars

The Presbytery of Lake Michigan is coordinating a bulk order of the September 2019 – December 2020 planning calendars that PC(USA) will publish in August. The list price is $14.95 per copy. By placing a bulk order and sharing the shipping cost, we reduce the …

New FCC regulations affect wireless sound systems

If your church uses a wireless sound system, check to see on what frequencies the microphones are running. You can do that by asking the sound person or looking at the band itself. If the microphones have a 600MHz (megahertz) band running in the 617-652 …

Fall Sabbath Retreat for Pastors

A Time of Rest, Renewal, & Worship “In quietness and trust shall be your strength.” –Isaiah 30:15 Information: Registration is now open for the Fall Sabbath Retreat at St Francis Retreat Center (DeWitt, MI) on October 28-29, 2019, Monday noon to Tuesday noon. This retreat is for …

2019 Stewardship Kaleidoscope

The Presbytery of Lake Michigan encourage folks from the presbytery to attend this if they are able. How Can You Vitalize Your Ministry Through Holy Currencies? Keynoter: The Rev. Dr. Eric H.F. LawYou can help your ministry become sustainable, grow and thrive through what Dr. …

New Pulpit Supply Documents Uploaded

Check the Documents page for new file versions of the “Pulpit Supply List” and “Honorarium Guidelines” files that is under the “Pulpit Supply” header.

Applications sought for contract pastor & church administrator

Applications now are being accepted from individuals interested in serving as contract supply pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Schoolcraft and church administrator at First Presbyterian Church in Hastings. Seeking Contract Supply Pastor in Schoolcraft Session members in Schoolcraft seek someone to deliver Sunday sermons, …

Applications sought for 2020 GA Commissioners and YAAD

Applications now are being accepted from individuals interested in serving as commissioners for the Presbytery of Lake Michigan during the 224th annual PC(USA) General Assembly scheduled June 20-27, 2020 in Baltimore, MD.  The presbytery will elect two teaching elder commissioners, two ruling elder commissioners and …

NKPC Annual Sledding Party

Area youth can slide into some simple winter fun Sunday, February 10, as the North Kent Presbyterian Church hosts its annual sledding party from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bertha Brock Park in Ionia. “It’s a low budget, low maintenance event to get our …

Prayers for Churches Jan 14 2019

[print-me target=”.print” printstyle=”custom-bttn”] This week the First Presbyterian Church of Holland would like prayers … 1. of gratitude that after months of careful planning and prioritizing our renovation/construction project, with a focus on accessibility and safety, is finally underway 2. for our Associate Pastor Nominating …

PC(USA) 2018 Session Annual Statistical Report

The online reporting system for the PC(USA) 2018 Session Annual Statistical Report opened on Friday, December 7, 2018. You can access the system by clicking here or typing http://oga.pcusa.org/ stats into your web browser. Workbooks are no longer being produced but the website has several …