Worship SERVICE:

Sunday, November 17 – 10:30 a.m.

The Mind of Christ or AI?

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

EVENTS / OPPORTUNITIES

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 
Coat Drive

ELEVATE Youth are collecting gently used coats throughout the month
for donation to refugee families. Collection bin is outside the office.

NOVEMBER 15-17
MS Mission Trip – Chicago

All Mayflower middle schoolers are invited to participate. 
To sign up or for more information, contact Allison Houlihan
at 616.481.1236 or allison@mayflowerchurch.org.
ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT!

NOVEMBER 16
Habitat Build Day: 8:30am-4:00pm

Join the Mayflower crew with a variety of tasks on site to help support the
Habitat for Humanity’s Plaza Roosevelt community. No experience necessary. 
Please register asap with email to Ruth Bell Olsson asap.

NOVEMBER 24
Thanksgiving Day Service

Traditional Pilgrim Service at 10:00am.

DECEMBER

DECEMBER
Advent Recitals
Monday’s during Advent 6:30pm with a reception following.

DECEMBER 2 – Dr. Julia Brown

DECEMBER 9 – Dr. Elizabeth West

DECEMBER 16 – Rhonda Sider Edgington

DECEMBER 23 – Axelle Pringalle Pelfrêne, alto
with Dr. Julia Brown, organ

DECEMBER 5
Mom’s Night Out

Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (Location coming soon!)

DECEMBER 6
49UP Christmas Dinner: 6:30pm

Mayflower members and friends are invited to dine at Charley’s Crab – 63 Market Ave SW.
Please send a $45.00 check (per person) by Dec. 2 to
Gwen Wallin, 2538 Beechwood Drive SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506.
Contact Gwen at 616-570-2814 or gwenwallinis@gmail.com with questions.

DECEMBER 8
Advent Alive

Gather for fellowship, crafts, music and treats following worship.

DECEMBER 12
Embellish Handbells – 7:30pm 

West Michigan’s premiere handbell ensemble, returns to Mayflower for their holiday concert.

DECEMBER 15
Cantata Sunday

A Festival of Carols arranged by John Rutter featuring the Chancel Choir
and members of the Grand Rapids Symphony.

DECEMBER 18
Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon – 12:30pm

Pietro’s on 28th St near Breton. All are welcome!
Due to the holidays, reservations are necessary. 
RSVP to Maris Rosema via call or text
616-821-0413 or the church office.

DECEMBER 22
Christmastide Service

Join us for this joyous service as we celebrate the upcoming birth of Christ.

JANUARY

JANUARY
Mayflower Reads!

Members and friends are invited for a community-wide winter book club.
More details on the book and schedule coming soon.

JANUARY 12
Confirmation Begins – 9:00am

8th graders begin their journey toward confirmation on Sundays mornings through March 15.