Montcalm County Emergency Services Food Drive

We are currently collecting non perishable food items for Montcalm County Emergency Services (MCES). We will be collecting thru December 1st. You can drop off your food items at the church Mon.-Fri., 9am – noon, or if you need to have them picked up, you can contact Lauri Palmer at (989) 287-0776 to make arrangements. All food donated will be given to local food pantries thru out Montcalm County.

Thank you and God Bless

Board Meetings for October

Anyone who wants to attend the board meetings is welcome. If you are a member of the boards please plan on attending, there is much to discuss and accomplish before the year is done.

October 9- Board of Stewardship after worship service (council room).

October 9- Board of Ministries after worship service (sanctuary)

October 16- Council meeting after worship service (council room)

October 20- Board of Discipleship @7pm (council room)

Chili Supper

The Palmer’s will be holding their second annual Chili Supper on October 8th, 2016 at 5pm. Bring your family, some chairs or blankets and join us for a fun evening of food and fellowship and enjoy the fire after dark. Please R.S.V.P to Shannon @ 989-291-3800 or office@fccsheridan.org by October 4th.

Operation Christmas Child (OCC)

Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes have arrived!! Now is the time to start shopping, school items are now on sale. Last year we exceeded our goal of 100 shoe boxes (103 total). So, this year we are setting a new goal of 200 shoe boxes for the kids. On Sunday, Sept. 4th we will start handing them out after worship service. The filled boxes along with your $7.00 shipping fee per box are all due in by November 13th. If you have any questions, please contact Shannon in the office at (989) 291-3800 Mon.-Fri. 9am-noon.

Grand West Meeting

On September 27,2016 the Grand West Association of the United Church of Christ will be meeting here in Fellowship Hall from 9:30am-2:00pm. These Fall meetings give us a chance to hear about a topic and keep in touch with each other. Please consider coming.

This years presenter is State Senator Judy Emmons. The meeting topic will be Human Trafficking.

The meeting’s cost will be $10.00 and will be collected at coffee time. Please plan on an additional $8.00 for the meal.

Reservations can be made Mon.-Fri. 9-noon by calling Shannon at (989)291-3800 or emailing at office@fccsheridan.org.  Reservations will close Friday, September 23, 2016.