Following Jesus and Fearlessly Making Him Known September 25, 2022
September 29, 6-8:30pm
Celebrate God’s faithfulness with us at our 2nd annual Fearless Feast. We’ll start at Third Coast for appetizers, head to Cultivate for the main course, and finish off with dessert at Ridge Point, each with live music and fellowship. There’s even a fun scavenger hunt planned for the kids. RSVP Here!
UPCOMING MISSION TRIPS
Honduras: March 4-12, 2023. Focusing on children, men, and women’s ministry.
Tanzania: July 6-20, 2023. Focusing on outreach to church plants, kids’ clubs, and seminars in remote villages.
Zambia: Early June 2024.
Guatemala with Paradise Bound: 2023 date coming soon!
Interested? Contact Mary Jo at MaryJoB@fearlessfollower.org.
FILL A BAG, FILL A BELLY
Help us fill supper packs for Kids’ Food Basket between Sept 4 and Sept 26. As we fill bags, our goal is to provide 4,000 meals for kids in our community! Learn more
KIDS’ FOOD BASKET FALL FEST
October 1, 1-4pm
Join us for the Kids’ Food Basket Fall Fest and celebrate our growing partnership! There will be learning activity stations, fall treats, and family fun. This is a free, open house style event, so bring your family and friends to celebrate and learn how we can work together to end childhood hunger in West Michigan.
TRUNK OR TREAT
October 29, 10am-12pm
Mark your calendars for our annual Trunk or Treat event held at Ridge Point. This is our largest community event of the year and we need our church family to help us make it great! You can help by volunteering or signing up your trunk or truck. This is a great opportunity for families, life groups, or student groups to have fun serving together! Sign Up Here.
Women’s Bible Study: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, beginning Sept 13. Study through the book of Daniel. Contact Bonni at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Bible Study: Wednesdays, 9-11am, beginning Sept 28. For more info and the current book they’re studying, contact Deb at email@example.com.
Men’s Bible Study: Thursdays, 6-7am. Prayer and Bible study. Contact Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leaning on God’s Hope: Thursdays, 9:30-11am, beginning Sept 12. Journey with others experiencing grief through this 6 week class with the book’s author, Jamie Tidd. Contact Ami at AmiR@fearlessfollower.org.
Evidence Based Bible Study: Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm, beginning Sept 13. Does an intelligent Creator really exist? Is the Bible simply true? Discuss these questions and more. Contact Bob at email@example.com.
Learn more about these groups and journeying with others to be a Family of Disciples on Mission! Contact KarenV@fearlessfollower.org.
MOMS: Every other Thursday, 9-11am, beginning Sept 29. Build community with other moms of infants through elementary-aged children—breakfast and childcare included! Contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Lives: 3rd Monday evenings beginning in Sept. Offers supportive, Christ-centered community for pregnant and parenting teen moms.
Contact Abby at email@example.com.
Strong Together: 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6pm. Having a loved one in prison is a hard journey, but not one you have to walk alone.
Contact George at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parkinson’s Support Group: Upcoming meetings: Oct 6 (12:30-2pm) & Oct 15 (1:30-3pm). Here to offer encouragement and support to people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. Contact Linda at email@example.com.
CARE & SUPPORT
Do you know we have a full team of people that love to encourage and support our Fearless Family? If you are in need of prayer or support, please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us as we begin a new year and “Track the Story” together. Come each week to class, collect the train trading cards, memorize verses, and earn prizes. Contact Amanda at AmandaB@fearlessfollower.org.
We are starting our series called Distinct as we talk about what makes our faith in Christ different than other religions and how we each are made distinct. Contact Derek at DerekL@fearlessfollower.org.
Contact Wendy at email@example.com.
Contact Abby at AbbyS@fearlessfollower.org.
Faith 45: If you have struggled with miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss, Faith 45 has support for you. Visit faith-45.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paradise Bound in Guatemala: Addressing physical needs and sharing the gospel. Contact Maureen@paradisebound.org.
Avance Misionero in Honduras: Christian education, building, training community leaders, and child sponsorship.
Hope of the Nations in Tanzania: Raising up leaders through school, Bible College, church planting, village outreach, trade school, farming, youth camps, and kid’s clubs. Contact Ami at AmiR@fearlessfollower.org.
Jubilee Centre in Zambia: Support vulnerable children, provide leadership development workshops, share best practices for church leaders, and child sponsorship.
Contact Mary Jo at MaryJoB@fearlessfollower.org
Prayer Team: Be a part of our team that prays over our church family and our services. Contact Cathy at email@example.com.
Meal Team: Be a part of our team that cares for people bringing home a new baby or recovering from surgery, or someone who just needs to know we care about them. Contact Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would love to have you join us on the Ground Floor Café team! No prior experience is necessary. If you are interested, please let someone in the café know or email Jaysen at JaysenP@fearlessfollower.org.
Weekday Office Volunteers are the hands and feet of Jesus when welcoming guests, helping staff members with ministry projects, answering the phone, and doing light administrative activities. If you are a “people person,” email MeganZ@fearlessfollower.org.
Interested? Email HR@FearlessFollower.org.
Third Coast Event Coordinator: Provide administrative, creative support, and collaboration for all outside events. Part time.
Ridge Point Student Ministry Coordinator: Teach, plan, and create environments for students to connect with each other and Jesus. Invest in leaders and volunteers. Focusing primarily on Tribe (5th-8th grades).
Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give,
not reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver.
-2 Corinthians 9:8