Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Summer 2017 – Activities and Programs*

 

JULY                                                                                                                       

Community Kitchen – continues                                                  July, weekdays

  • A service opportunity – helping with lunch daily in Holland
  • Lunch is served Monday – Friday
  • interested: send your email address to Mary Inman at inman@hope.edu Mary will send a link to sign-up

Jam with the Praise Band – continues                                       July  19, 26

  • Come try-out the Praise Band
  • Wednesdays in July at 7pm in the Sanctuary – day change!

Neighborhood Serve                                                                   July date TBD

  • A day of service in the local neighborhood, lunch provided
  • sponsored in connection with Washington School Neighbors

How to Be a Superhero – continues                                            July  16, 23

  • For children entering Kindergarten – entering 4th grade
  • Summer Sunday School with a Make It Stick! parent sheet
  • offered during the 10:45 worship
    • Children meet in the back of the sanctuary following the Time for Young Worshippers

UM Men’s Fellowship Group – New opportunity!                         July TBD

  • Summer golfing for men – Sunday, 4pm
  • Contact and coordination – Mark Stid

Spirit Camp – Bible Art Journaling                                               July 18, 25

  • A new and different way to delve deeper in the Bible
  • Led by Kristy Kristen Smith
  • Tuesday evenings 6pm – 7:30pm
  • Childcare can be provided

DINK Group (Young Adult Small Group) – continues                   July 14

Holy Superheroes                                                                       July 16, 23, 30

  • High School and Adult welcome
  • Led by Joe Herrick and Andy Snyder
  • Sundays, 9:40 – 10:30am in the Lounge

Middle School Youth Mini-Mission trip                                         July 24-27

  • Kalamazoo

Knitting Fellowship – continues                                                         July 25

  • Gather for fellowship and knitting,
  • Yarn and patterns for prayer shawls available
  • Fourth Tuesday of the month at 2pm, in the Lounge

Outdoor Worship                                                                                 July 30

  • Sunday morning, 10:45 service

Fifth Sunday – Outdoor Fun!                                                               July 30

  • Fun games and activities for all ages outside on the parking lot and lawn.
    • July 30, 9:40 am to 10:30 am (the Learning Hour between worship services)

VBS – Hero Central                                                                     July 30, 31

  • For children entering Kindergarten – entering 5th grade
  • 6:00 – 8:30pm
  • Register at www.cokesbury.com/firstumcholland

 

AUGUST                                                                                                               

VBS – Hero Central – continues                                                   Aug. 1, 2, 3

Community Kitchen – continues                                                  Aug., weekdays

Spirit Camp – Bible Art Journaling – continues                             Aug. 1, 8, 15

UM Men’s Fellowship Group                                                       Aug. TBD

  • Summer golf for men

Holy Superheroes – continues                                                    Aug. 8, 13, 20

Trip to Cass Community Social Services                                             Aug. 12, 13

How to Be a Superhero – continues                                            Aug. 13, 20, 27

  • For children entering Kindergarten – entering 4th grade

DINK Group (Young Adult Small Group)                                    Aug. date TBD

  • Camping at Holland State Park

Knitting Fellowship – continues                                                         Aug. 22

  • Fourth Tuesday of the month at 2pm, in the Lounge

*If you would like more information on any of the programs and activities listed here, or notice that we have missed something please call the office – (616) 396-5205. Please watch for any changes to dates and times in the Weekly News, Focus, and Announcements.

The Discipleship Team hopes that this listing proves helpful to your family.