Mayflower is a growing, inclusive, vibrant church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Worship SErvice

August 25 – 10:30 a.m.
The Power of Parables:
8 Ways to Change Your Perspective
– The Pearl –

Rev. Lynn Barger Elliott, Associate Pastor
Julia Brown, Organist



August 24
49UP Cocktail Party at Johnson’s – 5:30pm

Ellen and Geoff Johnson will host at 7910 Whitburn.
Please RSVP to Susan Jones at
sjones9200@aol.com or 616-458-0305.

August 28
Midweek Choir Kick Off at SkyZone!!! – 4-6pm

Bring your family and friends!
Check-in from 4:00-4:30pm with jump time from 4:30-6:00pm.
$5 per person, max $10 per family, will cover bouncing, pizza and drink


September 4
Midweek is Back!

Welcome back all children’s choirs and youth ages 3-5th grade 
– and adult choirs practice too!
Intergenerational Dinner served 5:15-6:16pm
Children’s Choir (3 & 4 year olds) – 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Cantus Choir (Kindergarten) – 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Cherub Choir (1st-2nd graders) – 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Carol Choir (3rd-5th graders) – 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Handbell Choir (adult) – 6:00-7:00 p.m. (begins Sept. 11)
Chancel Choir (adult) – 7:30-9:00 p.m.

September 8
A Biscuits and Bluegrass Picnic!

Join your Mayflower friends and family after worship
to enjoy an old-fashioned picnic with Cousin’s fried chicken,
music with Todd Kirchner & Eric Langejens of Full Cord Bluegrass,
bounce houses, face painters and all the fun that goes with it!

September 8
ELEVATE Fall Kick-off!

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to a kick-off party
with Qdoba bar and ice cream bar on Sunday, Sept 8!
6:00pm for Middle School / 7:00pm for High School.

September 9
Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study Resumes

Please join this intergenerational group of women in study
and connected conversation on Monday’s from 9:30-10:30am.

September 9
Monday 5:00pm Men’s Bible Study Resumes

Mondays in the library/conference room (sometimes the chapel) from 5:00-6:00pm.
The fall topic is a 9-week study on The Names Of God.
All men are invited to attend.

September 10
Tuesday Breakfast Club is back! – 6:30am

High school youth meet weekly at Wolfgang’s in Eastown.
Bring $6.00 for breakfast.

September 10
Tuesday Morning Retired Men’s Bible Study Resumes:

10:30-11:30am open study.

September 11
Priscilla Circle – 12:00pm

Meeting in the chapel.

September 12
Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study Resumes

Meeting on Thursday mornings from 10-11:30am from Sept. until June
in the parlor, this group always welcomes new members and hopes
you will join in a new topic for study this fall led by Shari Graham.

September 14
49UP Dinner at Jodi Elsen’s cottage – 5:00pm

Join us on Lake Michigan for a full-course French country meal.
Please RSVP to Susan Jones at 
sjones9200@aol.com or 616-458-0305.

September 16
Monday HS Lunch Bunch Begins!

Join high school youth group at Jose Babushka’s for lunch
at 11:00am-1:00pm on Monday’s throughout the year.
Bring money for lunch.

September 16
Monday 5:00pm Women’s Bible Study Resumes

Please join in on Monday’s from 5:00-6:30pm for this thought-filled
study group appreciating spirited challenging discussions.
All are welcome at the table.

69UP Event: 5-6pm

Join the 69UP friends at the VerBeeks home.
RSVP to Murry Idema at ridema58@gmail.com or (616) 243-2764
with choice of what to bring, wine or appetizer.


October 27
29UP Pumpkins & Pints – 4-6:00pm

Hosted by Jeff and Sarah Conway.