Summer Connections

We invite you to join us for Summer Connections! We will be hosting several events this summer that will help us connect with our community, allow us to discuss big topics, encourage fellowship, and foster growth in our faith. Interested? Check below for details:

Movie Night
First Monday of the Month
June 5, July 3, and Aug 7 at 6 pm
Join us at Boardwalk Condos (940 Monroe Ave NW) in the Cinema Room for a movie and brief discussion. Feel free to bring in some food/drink. Movies: Philomena (June), Hidden Figures (July), & A United Kingdom (August). Facilitators: Bob Ritzema & Kristine Van Noord.
Issues & Ales
Second Tuesday of the Month
June 13, July 11, and Aug 15 at 7 pm
Join us these evenings at various watering holes around the area. We will begin at Atwater Brewing Company (201 Michigan Street NW) on June 13. Major topics that face the church will be discussed. Issues discussed: LGBTQI (June), Immigration (July), Race Reconciliation (August) Facilitator: Jim Boer.
Hymns & Harmonies
Third Wednesday of the Month
June 21, July 19, and Aug 23 at 7 pm
Join us at the Boer’s house (457 LaGrave). Enjoy a time of worship by singing your favorite hymns together. Facilitators: Mary Fridsma and Shelly Boer. 
Picnic in the Park
Fourth Sunday of the Month
June 25, July 23, and Aug 27 after Church
Join us in Canal Park after church for a picnic. Bring your picnic lunch or pick something up from Field & Fire Cafe. There are a few tables by the kids’ play area, but also feel free to bring your own blanket or chairs as well as any lawn games. We will eat, talk, and hang out together. Facilitator: Jennifer Van Singel and Kristine Van Noord.


If you have any questions or concerns, or to arrange childcare, please contact Kristine Van Noord at . We look forward to connecting with you throughout the summer!