Sunday, February 2 – 10:30 a.m.

– Communion Sunday –

SEVEN DECISIONS:

A Study of the Apostles

Rev. Dr. Mark Barger Elliott, Senior Pastor
Rev. Lynn Barger Elliott, Associate Pastor
Dr. Julia Brown, Organist / Director of Music
Scott Bosscher, Director of Chancel Choir
Chancel Choir

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EVENTS / OPPORTUNITIES

THIS SUNDAY!

A Warm and Blessed Farewell for Sudanese Grace Church 

Joining us in worship, Sudanese Grace celebrates their last Sunday at Mayflower
before moving 
into their new home at 1550 Oswego St NW, Grand Rapids MI, 49504.

FEBRUARY 2
Mayflower Reads!

Members and friends are invited for a church-wide winter book club. Our February book selection will be 
The Dearly Beloved: A Novel by Cara Wall. The conversation will begin on at 11:45am following worship.

SPECIAL TIME!
MS/HS Choir will be after church 11:30am-12:30pm!

ELEVATE Youth MS/HS Special Event! 

Super-bowling at Eastbrook Lanes: 1:00-3:00pm – Bring $5.00!
(There will be no evening ELEVATE this week.)

 

JANUARY

JANUARY 31
49UP Event: Winter Soirée at the Uhls – 6:30-8:30pm

Mayflower members and friends in the 49Up age group (no upper age limit!) — singles and couples.
Hosted by Barbara and Howard Uhl – 1143 Conlon Avenue SE in EGR.
RSVP to Susan Jones at sjones9200@aol.com or (616) 458-0305.

 

FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY 2 / 9 / 23
8th Grade Confirmation – 9:00am and 5:00pm

8th graders continue their journey toward confirmation on Sundays through March 15.
(No class on February 16)

FEBRUARY 5
Midweek Academy – 6:15pm

Join us for rich conversations on Wednesdays as we will explore important books
which influence how we parent. Drop in for one or attend them all! (6:15-7:15pm in the Youth Rooms.)
Mar. 4 Midweek Reads: Book discussion on How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado.
Mar. 11 – Midweek Reads: Book discussion on Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall.
Mar. 18 – Midweek Reads: Book discussion on iGen: Why Today’s Super-connected Kids are
Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy, and Completely Unprepared
for Adulthood (and What that Means for the Rest of Us)
 by Jeanne Twenge.

FEBRUARY 9
New Member Class  – 11:30am-12:30pm

Visitors interested in becoming a member of Mayflower Church are invited to attend
this meeting to find our more about the church and learn how to become a member.
We will dedicate new members to the church Sunday, Feb 23.

FEBRUARY 13
69UP Event! – 5:00-7:00pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with the 69UP group of Mayflower members and friends
at the home of Sandy Armbruster, 6385 Thornhills Ct SE, from 5-7pm.
Please RSVP to Murry Idema, ridema58@gmail.com or 243-2764.

FEBRUARY 23-29
IHN Family Promise Hosting Rotation

SAVE THE DATE! Volunteer Sign-up can be found here!
Mayflower supports with friends and families IHN Family Promise hosting homeless families in our church facility.

FEBRUARY 26
Ash Wednesday

Service at 6:30pm

 

MARCH

MARCH 1
Fauré’s Requiem

The Mayflower Chancel Choir, Chapel and Christmas choirs, together with members of the
Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra will present this offering during worship. 

MARCH 15
Confirmation Sunday

Join us as we welcome the 8th-grade confirmands into our congregation.

APRIL

HOLY WEEK

APRIL 3
Good Friday
Service: 12:00pm

APRIL 5
Palm Sunday
Service: 10:30am

APRIL 9
Maundy Thursday
Service: 7:00pm

APRIL 12
Easter Sunday
Service: 9:00am / 11:00am

APRIL 19
Children’s Musical Dress Rehearsal – 6:00pm

Meet in the sanctuary for staging and run-through.

APRIL 26
Children’s Musical

Join us for worship with the children’s choirs K-5th grade offering The Lost Boy: Young Jesus in the Temple, music by Allen Pote.

Are you able to GREET before a Sunday service or BRING A TREAT for a Sunday coffee reception?
January-February 2020 rotation helping to extend Mayflower’s hospitality.
Please check out what dates are available and sign up