Direct Your Dollars
Shop at D&W, Family Fare, Forest Hills Foods, Valu Land & VG’s in Michigan and save your receipts. Once NECM receives $150,000 in receipts, they will get $1000 from Spartan-Nash. NECM currently has $78,000 in Direct your Dollars receipts.  Bring your receipts to the shoebox on top of the Cupboard of Faith in the Narthex.

 Quilting Schedule
June 12 at 11:30am—Quilter’s Luncheon at Boulder Creek
June 26 from 10:00 –12:00pm—Quilting in Fellowship Hall
July 10 & July 24  from 10:00-12:00pm—Quilting in Fellowship Hall
August 14 & August 28 from 10-12:00pm—Quilting in Fellowship Hall

 Story Time Hour
Faith Lutheran will be hosting a story hour for children ages 3- 8 on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 until 11:00am beginning  June 19. The dates are June 19, June 26, July 3 & July 17. This story hour is designed for parents to get a “wee break” while their children are learning Bible stories and partaking in age appropriate activities. Nursery will be available for ages 0–2 years old.

 Vacation Bible School
In conjunction with Living Water Ministries, Faith is hosting a VBS on August 5-9 from 9-12pm for ages 5-12. We are looking for youth and adult volunteers who would be willing to assist with the programming. We are having an informational meeting following the 10am worship service on June 23 in the library. Please plan to attend if you are interested in helping and would like to know more about the program.

 Children of Faith— Bowling
On Tuesday, June 18 we are going bowling at Northfield Lanes at 4pm. The cost is $5 for shoes & 1 game of bowling. Please RSVP to Nikki at or 616.361.2679 by Wednesday, June 12.  If cost is a determining factor, funds are available to help assist. 

 FLC Brunch Group
The FLC Brunch Group meets the last Monday of each month (June 24) at 11:00am at New Beginnings on Northland Drive. Due to Memorial Day, we will not meet in May.  Please call Jean Blauwkamp with any questions or  concerns at 616.240.3106.

 Cupboard of Faith
For the month of June we will focus on Jello and pudding. As always we will gladly accept any non perishable food item with an expiration date of January 1, 2020 or later as well as cash donations. Questions/comments? Contact Brenda Dubay at 

 One Service — June 16
There will be one service only on Sunday, June 16 at 10am featuring scripture lessons and the Praise Band. Come and join us for worship! There will be no communion served on this day.

 Super Saturday
Super Saturday is taking place Saturday, August 17 from 11:30am-2:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (3215 4 Mile NE,  Grand Rapids, MI 49525). A fun event for the whole community! There will be all sorts of activities for all ages from the youngest to the oldest. We are looking for volunteers to help with this event. If you are interested in helping, please contact Nikki in the church office at 616.361.2679 or at

 Parent’s Night Out
We are excited to be offering our second Parent’s Night Out on Friday, July 19 from 5:00-9:00pm. Please RSVP to the church office by Friday, July 12. This is for ages 6 months to 12 years old. Dinner will be served and we will have fun activities planned for the kids as well!

 Youth of Faith—Bowling
On Friday, June 21  we are going bowling at Northfield Lanes at 5pm. The cost is $6 for shoes & 2 games of bowling. Please RSVP to Nikki at or 616.361.2679 by Wednesday, June 12.  If cost is a determining factor, funds are available to help assist.