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

3 Things to Know This Week at Celebration

movie-nightYOUTH MINISTRIES MOVIE NIGHT – February 9, 6:30PM at the Bairds.  Darla has several options and will choose a good one next week.  This is a great event to bring a friend!  (Remember our Meeting at Church on Sunday, Feb 11, at 6:00PM)

UPDATE: CHILDREN’S AREA BUILDING PROJECT – We have received $65K of the $75K we asked for in checks and pledges for the new building project!  This is fantastic!  We will be getting final bids in the next few weeks to give us a bottom line total we need to “break ground.”  Very exciting!  Contact Roger Doctor or Dick DeBoer if you have any questions.

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 small groups.  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 9, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Feb 9, Youth Ministry Movie Night at the Bairds, 6:30PM
Feb 11, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Feb 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Feb 13, Book Club Meeting at the new IHOP.  We’re reading “Early One Morning” by Virginia Baily
Feb 22, Classis Muskegon Meeting at Allan Ave. CRC
Feb 24, Pray for Muskegon
Feb 26, Celebration Church 14th Anniversary!
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival

 

PRAYERSgod-hears-prayer
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!

  • “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 Crystal Smith, Jackie Knight’s friend, whose baby was born 3 weeks premature.
  • Pray for those who struggle with depression during the winter.
  • Praise God Anna Strouse’s dad is cancer free!  May this status continue.  Pray for ear surgeries for 2 of her daughters at the end of the month.
  • Pray for those looking for a chuch home.
  • Pray for Pastor Fred in Balama, Mozambique who broke his leg on his way to preach in another village.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight will have surgery on her eye soon.
  • Pray for Kim Rhodes’ friend who is working through some emotional stress and fear.
  • Pray for Pat Dunning to feel better after shoulder replacement surgery.
  • Pray for Deb Mart’s friend Jeremy after they removed his cancerous voicebox.
  • Praise God for forgiveness and reconcilliation over wrongs of the past.
  • Pray for our Small Groups as they grow closer to God and others.
  • Pray for Greg Stam and the efforts of Multiplication Network Ministries in Russia.
  • Pray for those in need of money management skills.
  • Pray for those looking for a church home.  May God guide them to where they can invest and thrive.
  • Pray for loved ones with apathy toward God.
  • Pray for “messy” people who we struggle to love as Christ loes.
  • Pray for the 3 new grandbabies born to Brenda Swanson’s daughter, Jenna.  She and the babies are now at home.
  • Pray for Sandy Ring’s friend, Val Warren, who is in the hospital with low platelets, low blood pressure, and a blood infection. Her health is fragile.

 

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR HUNGARY

  • Pray for Hungarians to see the truth of the gospel in the midst of an increasingly postmodern culture.
  • Pray for a recommitment to evangelism, holiness, and spiritual maturity within the church.
  • Pray for the government to ease restrictions that are making open witness difficult, particularly in the marketplace.
  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [http://prayercast.com/hungary.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

soupSOUP & SALAD LUNCHEON  February 4, Noon.  Don’t go home to cook.  Stay at church and enjoy a meal with family, friends, and to-be friends!  This Sunday, bring a pot of soup, a salad, or some rolls, and a friend who needs a great meal with friends.  This is one of the best events of the year!

CHILDREN’S AREA BUILDING PROJECT – Please keep this project in your prayers as we seek donations needed for the construction remodel. Get ready for the update from Roger Doctor at church on Sunday!

movie-nightYOUTH MINISTRIES MOVIE NIGHT – February 9, 6:30PM at the Bairds.  Darla has several options and will choose a good one next week.  This is a great event to bring a friend!  (Remember our Meeting at Church on Sunday, Feb 11, at 6:00PM)

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Feb 2, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Feb 4, Soup & Salad Luncheon, noon
Feb 7, Baby Basics, 10:00AM
Feb 9, Youth Ministry Movie Night at the Bairds, 6:30PM
Feb 11, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Feb 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Feb 13, Book Club Meeting at the new IHOP.  We’re reading “Early One Morning” by Virginia Baily
Feb 22, Classis Muskegon Meeting at Allan Ave. CRC
Feb 26, Celebration Church 14th Anniversary!
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival

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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 Ruth Ramirez’ sister Joyce who is very sick in San Antonio, TX.
  • Pray for Crystal Smith, Jackie Knight’s friend, whose baby was born 3 weeks premature.
  • Pray for those who struggle with depression during the winter.
  • Praise God Anna Strouse’s dad is cancer free!  May this status continue.  Pray for ear surgeries for 2 of her daughters at the end of the month.
  • Pray for those looking for a chuch home.
  • Pray for Pastor Fred in Balama, Mozambique who broke his leg on his way to preach in another village.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight will have surgery on her eye in February.
  • Pray for Kim Rhodes’ friend who is working through some emotional stress and fear.
  • “Pray for my family and friends.”
  • Pray for Pat Dunning to feel better after shoulder replacement surgery.
  • Pray for Deb Mart’s friend Jeremy after they removed his cancerous voicebox.
  • Praise God for forgiveness and reconcilliation over wrongs of the past.
  • Pray for our Small Groups as they grow closer to God and others.
  • Pray for Greg Stam and the efforts of Multiplication Network Ministries in Russia.
  • Pray for those in need of money management skills.
  • Pray for those looking for a church home.  May God guide them to where they can invest and thrive.
  • Pray for loved ones with apathy toward God.
  • Pray for “messy” people who we struggle to love as Christ loes.
  • Pray for Rudy Ramirez, Ruth’s brother, as he moves to a good nursing home. Pray for those with PTSD and the moments of re-living times of deep stress.
  • Pray for Jim Espinoza as he is recuperating from shoulder surgery on Wednesday.
  • Pray for the 3 new grandbabies born to Brenda Swanson’s daughter, Jenna.  She and the babies are now at home.
  • Pray for Sandy Ring’s friend, Val Warren, who is in the hospital with low platelets, low blood pressure, and a blood infection. Her health is fragile.
  • Pray for the new Building Project and also our financial support of it.
  • “I pray for my family members that live far away from me.”
  • Pray for those in marriages where divorce seems a definite reality.
  • Pray for further treatments for Lynn Pluger in her battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Pray for small groups meeting presently and the groups scheduled to begin in February.
  • Pray for God’s guidance in the start of new relationships.
  • Pray for those battling addictions.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR HONDURAS
Pray for continued freedom to produce and distribute Christian media.
Pray for amassed wealth to be used for God’s glory rather than materialistic excess.
Pray for Hong Kong to lead in proclaiming the Gospel to Chinese people worldwide.
Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijhh91GoSUQ]


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

soupSOUP & SALAD LUNCHEON  February 4, Noon.  Don’t go home to cook.  Stay at church and enjoy a meal with family, friends, and to-be friends!  Sign up Sunday to bring a pot of soup, a salad, or some rolls.  This is one of the best events of the year!

CHILDREN’S AREA BUILDING PROJECT – Please keep this project in your prayers as we seek donations needed for the construction remodel. Please fill out your donation card and get it back to us by the end of January.  If you have any questions please contact Dick DeBoer or Roger Doctor

YOUTH MINISTRIES MEETING January 28, 6:00PM.  Lesson: “What Must I Know?”

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Jan 24, Pray for Muskegon
Jan 24, Wednesday Prayer Group, 6:45PM in Fireside Room
Jan 26, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in Oasis Room
Jan 24, Pray for Muskegon
Jan 28, Fellowship Team Meeting
Jan 28, Youth Ministry Adult Leaders Meeting, Noon
Jan 28, Community Prayer Service, 5:00PM at “The Corner”.
Jan 28, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Feb 4, Soup & Salad Luncheon
Feb 7, Baby Basics, 10:00AM
Feb 12, Council/Elder/Deacon Team Meetings, 6:30
Feb 22, Classis Muskegon Meeting at Allan Ave. CRC
Feb 26, Celebration Church 14th Anniversary!

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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 Pastor Fred in Balama, Mozambique who broke his leg on his way to preach in another village.
  • Pray for Jackie Knight will have surgery on her eye in February.
  • Pray for Kim Rhodes’ friend who is working through some emotional stress and fear.
  • “Pray for my family and friends.”
  • Pray for Pat Dunning to feel better after shoulder replacement surgery.
  • Pray for Lilia DuRose’s voice to come back.  “Also I need prayers for confidence, focus, calm and God’s peace for this Thursday, Jan. 25.  Thanks!”
  • Pray for Deb Mart’s friend Jeremy after they removed his cancerous voicebox.
  • Praise God for forgiveness and reconcilliation over wrongs of the past.
  • Pray for our Small Groups as they grow closer to God and others.
  • Pray for students struggling to figure out their own identy and the world around them.
  • Pray for Greg Stam and the efforts of Multiplication Network Ministries in Russia.
  • Pray for the Holy Week planning already underway!
  • Pray for those in need of money management skills.
  • Pray for those looking for a church home.  May God guide them to where they can invest and thrive.
  • Pray for loved ones with apathy toward God.
  • Pray for “messy” people who we struggle to love as Christ loes.
  • Pray for Rudy Ramirez, Ruth’s brother, as he moves to a good nursing home. Pray for those with PTSD and the moments of re-living times of deep stress.
  • Pray for Jim Espinoza and family at the passing away of his dad at 93 years of age.  The Memorial Service will be March 16.
  • Pray for Jim Espinoza as he is recuperating from shoulder surgery on Wednesday.
  • Pray for the 3 new grandbabies born to Brenda Swanson’s daughter, Jenna.  They are making progress in the NIC-U. Jenna is now recovering at home
  • Pray for Sandy Ring’s friend, Val Warren, who is in the hospital with low platelets, low blood pressure, and a blood infection. Her health is fragile.
  • Pray for the new Building Project and also our financial support of it.
  • “I pray for my family members that live far away from me.”
  • Pray for those in marriages where divorce seems a definite reality.
  • Pray for further treatments for Lynn Pluger in her battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Pray for small groups meeting presently and the groups scheduled to begin in February.
  • Pray for God’s guidance in the start of new relationships.
  • Pray for those battling addictions.

World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR HONDURAS
Pray for unity and cooperation among various denominations within the growing evangelical community.
Pray for an end to extreme poverty, homelessness, and drug addiction among urban children.
Pray for truth and justice to prevail over government corruption.
Watch the Youtube video below to pray for this country [https://youtu.be/JNjGz8Flotw]



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

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