3 BIG Things to Know This Week at Celebration

2018Promo-PicHOLY WEEK PROMO – Statistics are that there is an 80% chance your friends will go to church with you if you ask them.  SO be bold and invite them!  Sunday’s bulletin will have an invitation to our events during Holy Week for you to invite your friend.  Let’s make this happen!

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MARCH SERMON SERIES – Six hours on a Friday 2000 years ago changed the course of history forever. As Easter approaches, discover the life-transforming power of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross through the eyes of the people who were there.

TC2018MARCH MADDNESS POOL – You are already filling out an ESPN basketball bracket so join the Celebration Community Church pool!  1) Go to http://games.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2018/en/ and fill out a bracket.  2) Search for and join our group: #CCIT!  Limit is 3 entries.  Have fun and happy guessing!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Mar 16, Bob Espinoza Memorial Service, 11:00AM.  Luncheon to follow.
Mar 16, CANCELLED Play to Learn Class
Image result for A Man Called OveMar 18, Community Prayer Event, 6:30PM at The Holiday Inn in Muskegon.
Mar 25, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Mar 29, Maundy Thursday, 6:30PM at Central Assembly Church
Mar 30, Good Friday Meal & Service, 5:30 Meal, 6:30 Service at New Hope.
Apr 1, Easter Breakfast and Service, 9:00 Breakfast, 10:30 Service
Apr 17, Book Club Meeting, 6:30PM at the Bob Evans on Sternberg.  The next book is “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrick Backman.
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival, 1-3PM.  $2 admission.
Apr 28, Wild Game Dinner, 5:00PM appetizers, 6:00PM meal.

PRAYERS

  • Praise God Jackie Knight’s grandpa is feeling better.
  • Pray for Reyes Hinajosa’s friend Jerry who will have open heart surgery soon.
  • Praise God for the 17 kids and 21 parents who have been attending the Play to Learn Class.
  • Pray for Patti Lac’y friend Brandi whose 6 month old daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia.
  • Pray for family and friends who do not know Jesus.
  • Praise God Lynn Pluger is cancer free and able to go ahead with her bone marrow transplant.
  • Pray for those preparing for married life after the weddings.
  • Praise God for a good back surgery for David Burlingame.  May God bring healing and relief from pain.
  • Pray for Char Espinoza’s mom who is recuperating from her heart surgery.
  • Pray for our students to See Jesus more clearly, Know Jesus more dearly, and Walk with him more nearly, day by day.
  • Praise God for the new members who wish to call Celebration their new church home.
  • Pray for the Espinoza family as they prepare for the Memorial service at 11:00AM on Friday at Celebration.
  • Pray for those looking for a rest in their Sunday routines.
  • Pray for Doug.  Pray that God would do what is necessary to bring him back to living each day with Jesus.
  • Pray for Sandy Ring’s friend, Sheri, whose daughter passed away recently.  Another daughter died a few years ago.  May God give her comfort and peace in this trying time.
  • Pray for couples who will be divorced soon barring God’s direct intervention.
  • Pray for engaged couples who are setting foundational elements of their married life.
  • Pray for parents helping children to see God’s leading in their lives.
  • Pray for those dealing with abuse in their lives.  May God lift them from the sinking hole they feel.
  • Pray for great things to happen at/and after the Community Prayer Event on March 18, 5:00-6:30 P.M. at The Holiday Inn in Muskegon.
  • Pray for the lonely who are looking for connections.
  • Praise God for a successful eye surgery for Jackie Knight last week.  May her good recovery continue.
  • Pray for Reyes’ mom who is having trouble with her thyroid.
  • Pray for Char Espinoza’s mom who had open heart surgery recently.  She is doing well and recovering.
  • Pray for the women going to the DeColoras weekend on March 15-18.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR IRAQ

  • Pray for evil and terror to be overcome by the power and love of Christ and His people.

  • Pray for the Gospel message to break through hearts hardened by longstanding divisions and intense rivalries.

  • Pray for believers to courageously stand firm in their faith despite persecution and terror.

  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/iraq.html]


Pastor Matt Eenigenburg
Celebration Community Church
1260 W. Sherman Blvd.
Muskegon, MI 49441

www.celebrationmuskegon.org
Like us on Facebook!
(231) 571-4137

Things to Know This Week at Celebration

SPRING FORWARD – Remember to set your clocks ahead this Saturday night or even during the afternoon.  Bad things happen when we forget!

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS – The Glenside community will hodld the 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, at McGraft Park.  They are looking for volunteers to help set up, serve donuts and juice, and in other roles.  Contact Pastor Matt for more info.

Promo2MARCH SERMON SERIES – Six hours on a Friday 2000 years ago changed the course of history forever. As we head into Easter, come to discover the life-transforming power of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross through the eyes of the people who were there.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Mar 9, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Mar 11, New Members Welcome during the morning worship
Mar 11, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Mar 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30PM
Mar 13, Book Club Meeting, 6:30PM at the Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Mar 29, Maundy Thursday, 6:30PM at Central Assembly Church
Mar 30, Good Friday Meal & Service, 5:30 Meal, 6:30 Service at New Hope.
Apr 1, Easter Breakfast and Service, 9:00 Breakfast, 10:30 Service
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival
Apr 28, Wild Game Dinner

PRAYERS

  • Pray for Doug.  Pray that God would do what is necessary to bring him back to living each day with Jesus.
  • Pray for Sandy Ring’s friend, Sheri, whose daughter passed away recently.  Another daughter died a few years ago.  May God give her comfort and peace in this trying time.
  • Pray for couples who will be divorced soon barring God’s direct intervention.
  • Pray for couples beginning married life together.
  • Pray for engaged couples who are setting foundational elements of their married life.
  • Pray for Reyes’ good friend Jerry in San Antonio who is in ICU after a massive heart attack.
  • Pray for children who have walked away from Jesus.
  • Pray for Dave and Kathy Burlingame’s son David who is having back surger on Thursday.  May God bring healing.
  • Pray for families growing up and God’s leading in their lives.
  • Pray for those dealing with abuse in their lives.  May God lift them from the sinking hole they feel.
  • Pray for great things to happen at/and after the Community Prayer Event on March 18, 5:00-6:30 P.M. at The Holiday Inn in Muskegon.
  • Pray for the lonely who are looking for connections.
  • Praise God for a successful eye surgery for Jackie Knight last week.  May her good recovery continue.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight’s grandpa who is still sick.
  • Pray for Reyes’ mom who is having trouble with her thyroid.
  • Pray for Char Espinoza’s mom who had open heart surgery recently.  She is doing well and recovering.
  • Praise God for the great youth event at Hot Rod Harleys last Thursday night.
  • Pray for the women going to the DeColoras weekend on March 15-18.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR IRAN

  • Pray for a great harvest resulting from faithful believers sharing bold accounts of their faith.

  • Pray for the church to rapidly multiply and mature despite horrendous persecution against non-Muslim peoples.

  • Pray for Christians to capitalize on unprecedented opportunities to spread the Gospel via Internet, TV, and media.

  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/iran.html]


Pastor Matt Eenigenburg
Celebration Community Church
1260 W. Sherman Blvd.
Muskegon, MI 49441

www.celebrationmuskegon.org
Like us on Facebook!
(231) 571-4137

3 Things to Know This Week at Celebration

AnniversaryHAPPY ANNIVERSARY –  Monday was the 14th Anniversary of Celebration as an organized church!  God has done great things with Celebration Community Church  over the years and impacted many lives.  We are excited to see what God will do in the next 14 years!

Promo2MARCH SERMON SERIES – Six hours on a Friday 2000 years ago changed the course of history forever. As we head into Easter, come to discover the life-transforming power of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross through the eyes of the people who were there.

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YOUTH MINISTRIES LUMBERJACKS GAME – Saturday, March 3.  Meet at the Western Avenue entrance at 6:45PM.  Cost: $8.  Let Pastor Matt or Darla Baird know ASAP if you would still like to attend.  Let’s see how many friends we can have join us!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Mar 2, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Mar 11, New Members Welcome during the morning worship
Mar 11, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Mar 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Mar 13, Book Club Meeting at the Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Mar 29, Maundy Thursday, 6:30PM at Central Assembly Church
Mar 30, Good Friday Meal & Service, 5:30 Meal, 6:30 Service at New Hope.
Apr 1, Easter Breakfast and Service, 9:00 Breakfast, 10:30 Service
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival
Apr 28, Wild Game Dinner

PRAYERS

  • Remember: every prayer listed here has a name and a story attached to it.  At times we withhold some details but it is only to protect confidentiality.  Thanks for praying!
  • Pray for great things to happen at/and after the Community Prayer Event on March 18, 5:00-6:30 P.M. at The Holiday Inn in Muskegon.
  • Pray for the lonely who are looking for connections.
  • Pray for a successful eye surgery for Jackie Knight on Tuesday and a good recovery.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight’s grandpa who is still sick.
  • Pray for Reyes’ mom who is having trouble with her thyroid.
  • Pray for Char Espinoza’s mom who had open heart surgery this past weekend.  She is doing well and recovering at Mercy Hospital.
  • Praise God for the great youth event at Hot Rod Harleys last Thursday night.
  • Pray for the women going to the DeColoras weekend on March 15-18.
  • Pray for the planning of the Wild Game Dinner on April 28.  Much needs to come together for this event to be successful.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight’s grandpa who is sick again.
  • Pray for healing for Jackie Knight’s after eye surgery on Tuesday.
  • Pray for Jenny Merrit’s surgery coming up.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle and his health issues.
  • Praise God for those who give back because they have been given much.
  • Pray for those returning their faith in God after a time of doubt.
  • Pray for Lynn Pluger as she takes steps towards a new treatment for her Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Pray for the new Building Project and also our financial support of it.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR INDONESIA

  • Pray for Christians to boldly demonstrate and proclaim the grace and salvation of Jesus Christ.
  • Pray for peace and protection for believers amid growing Islamic momentum and expansion.
  • Pray for entire families to put their faith in Jesus Christ.
  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/indonesia.html]


Pastor Matt Eenigenburg
Celebration Community Church
1260 W. Sherman Blvd.
Muskegon, MI 49441

www.celebrationmuskegon.org
Like us on Facebook!
(231) 571-4137

3 Things to Know This Week at Celebration


SW-PromoSPORTSWORLD.ORG EVENT
 TONIGHT, February 22, 6:30PM at Hod Rod Harly Davidson! Hang out with SprortsWorld.Org Pros Chip Minton (2 Time Olympian) and Steve Grant (Indianapolis Colts). It is an awesome night of fun, Fellowship, and Inspiration! Bring your friends! PIZZA AND BEVERAGES PROVIDED!

BOOK CLUB – Attention all readers!  Our book club will be reading “About Grace” by Anthony Doerr this month.  They will meet at 6:30PM on March 13 at Grand Traverse pie company to talk about it.

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YOUTH MINISTRIES LUMBERJACKS GAME – Saturday, March 3, 7:15PM.  Cost: $8.  Let Pastor Matt or Darla Baird know ASAP on Sunday if you plan to attend.  Let’s see how many friends we can have join us!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Feb 23, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Feb 24, Pray for Muskegon
Feb 25, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Feb 26, Celebration Church 14th Anniversary!
Mar 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Mar 13, Book Club Meeting at the Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Mar 29/30, Maundy Thursday/Good Friday Service (More details soon)
Apr 1, Easter Breakfast and Service
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival
Apr 28, Wild Game Dinner

PRAYERS

  • Remember: every prayer listed here has a name and a story attached to it.  At times we withhold some details but it is only to protect confidentiality.  Thanks for praying!
  • Pray for the youth event at Hot Rod Harleys on Thursday night.  Events like this help students make faith real in their lives.
  • Pray for Pastor Greg in his work with Multiplication Network Ministries.  May God bless his efforts with great movement of faith in Russia.
  • Remember to take some time on Saturday and pray for Muskegon.  Encourage others to join in too.
  • Pray for the women going to the DeColoras weekend on March 15-18.
  • Pray for the planning of the Wild Game Dinner on April 28.  Much needs to come together for this event to be successful.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight’s grandpa who is sick again.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight’s eye surgery scheduled for February 27.
  • Pray for Jenny Merrit’s surgery coming up.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle and his health issues.
  • Pray for those returning their faith in God after a time of doubt.
  • Pray for Steve DuRose’s dad who slipped on the ice and injured his head.
  • Pray for Deb Mart as she and Bill travel to Florida this week.
  • Pray for area pastors seeking to stay faithful to God’s leading as they lead their churches.
  • Pray for new churches in the area who are reaching people with the good news of Jesus Christ!
  • “I pray for the people I love so much.”
  • Pray for Lynn Pluger as she takes steps towards a new treatment for her Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Pray for sexual abuse victims of both genders and all ages.  May God bring healing out of such devastating events.
  • Pray for small groups meeting presently and the groups scheduled to begin in February.
  • Pray for the new Building Project and also our financial support of it.
  • Pray for Reyes Hinajosa’s sister Joyce who is very sick in San Antonio, TX.
  • Pray for those in marriages where divorce seems a definite reality.
  • Pray for those who struggle with depression during the winter.
  • Pray for those looking for a chuch home.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR INDIA

  • Pray for the cultural barriers of the caste system and Hinduism to be overcome by the Gospel.
  • Pray for the Good News of Jesus Christ to reach every village and town.
  • Pray for justice and hope in a nation plagued by oppression, poverty, and disease.
  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/india.html]



Pastor Matt Eenigenburg
Celebration Community Church
1260 W. Sherman Blvd.
Muskegon, MI 49441

www.celebrationmuskegon.org
Like us on Facebook!
(231) 571-4137

3 Things to Know This Week at Celebration

Muskegon_Lumberjacks.pngYOUTH MINISTRIES LUMBERJACKS GAME – Saturday, March 3, 7:15PM.  Cost: $8.  Let Pastor Matt or Darla Baird know ASAP on Sunday if you plan to attend.  Let’s see how many friends we can have join us!

BOOK CLUB Attention all readers!  Our book club will be reading “About Grace” by Anthony Doerr this month.  They will meet at 6:30 on March 13 at Grand Traverse pie company to talk about it.

Image result for group lifeGROUP LIFE We want everyone at Celebration to experience a meaningful community where they can grow closer to God and grow closer to people.  One way is through Group Life!  We will be starting new groups at the end of February.  Contact Pastor Matt or Brenda Swanson if you would like to join/start a group.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Feb 16, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Feb 22, Classis Muskegon Meeting at Allan Ave. CRC
Feb 24, Pray for Muskegon
Feb 25, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Feb 26, Celebration Church 14th Anniversary!
Mar 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Mar 13, Book Club Meeting at the Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Mar 29/30, Maundy Thursday/Good Friday Service (More details soon)
Apr 1, Easter Breakfast and Service
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival

PRAYERS
Remember: every prayer listed here has a name and a story attached to it.  At times we withhold some details but it is only to protect confidentiality.  Thanks for praying!

  • Pray for Greg Stam and the efforts of Multiplication Network Ministries in Russia.
  • Pray for Steve DuRose’s dad who slipped on the ice and injured his head.
  • Pray for Deb Mart as she and Bill travel to Florida this week.
  • Pray for area pastors seeking to stay faithful to God’s leading as they lead their churches.
  • Pray for new churches in the area who are reaching people with the good news of Jesus Christ!
  • “I pray for the people I love so much.”
  • Pray for Lynn Pluger as she starts a new treatment for her Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Pray for sexual abuse victims of both genders and all ages.  May God bring healing out of such devastating events.
  • Pray for small groups meeting presently and the groups scheduled to begin in February.
  • Pray for the new Building Project and also our financial support of it.
  • Pray for Reyes Hinajosa’s sister Joyce who is very sick in San Antonio, TX.
  • Pray for those in marriages where divorce seems a definite reality.
  • Pray for those who struggle with depression during the winter.
  • Pray for those looking for a chuch home.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight will have surgery on her eye soon.
  • Praise God for forgiveness and reconcilliation over wrongs of the past.
  • Pray for “messy” people who we struggle to love as Christ loes.
  • Pray for Brenda as she helps her daughter, Jenna, with basic needs of the newborn triplets.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR ICELAND

  • Pray for wise decisions concerning the best use of the abundant renewable energy resources.
  • Pray for youth to have hearts inflamed by Christ’s love
  • Pray for a firm and thriving faith for Icelanders who have grown lukewarm.

Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/iceland.html]


Pastor Matt Eenigenburg
Celebration Community Church
1260 W. Sherman Blvd.
Muskegon, MI 49441

www.celebrationmuskegon.org
Like us on Facebook!
(231) 571-4137