Must Read Celebration News

18 Carnival18CELEBRATION CARNIVAL
So impressed with the Celebration Carnival on Saturday! Great job Julie Bytwerk and the crew!  Loved seeing Community Police Officer Armondo talking with everyone and handing out badges!  Can’t wait till next year!

5TH SUNDAY = NO OASIS
There will be no OASIS this Sunday for children ages kindergarten through 4th grade.  There will be “Busy Bags” available if needed.

18 Apr - Wall04.jpgBUILDING PROJECT!
Two things: 1) Stay tuned for ways you can be involved in the construction or just helping to beautify the building. 2) Also, funds are still needed to complete the project.  Remember to get your pledges in.  Thanks.

BabyBasics2BABY BASICS MINISTRY
Baby Basics will restart on Wednesday, May 2nd, at 10am.  After working on gifts for an hour, we will go to the Muskegon Pregnancy Services for a tour, short film and lunch. We’ll be bringing some of our pillowcase gifts along to be given to the girls on completion of their Life Plan Program. We are excited to be working with this organization as well as Love Inc.  Please let Sue DeBoer know if you can come.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
The Wednesday Women’s Bible Study will start, again, on May16th. We’ll use the apostle Paul’s letter to the Corinthians in search of answers on how to get along with one another. Workbooks are on the way. Please consider joining us for this informal time as we learn and grow together.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Apr 27, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in the Oasis Room.
Apr 29, Small Group Leaders Meeting, Noon
Apr 30, Youth Ministries Adult Leaders Meeting, 7:00PM at church
May 2, Baby Basics, 10AM
May 3, National Day of Prayer Events: Noon rallies, 7PM service
May 6, Youth Ministries Year-End Party, 6:00PM in Fireside Room
May 16, Women’s Bible Study, 10:30 in Fireside Room.
May 20, Congregational Meeting after church
NOTE: The Wild Game Dinner has been postponed to Fall due to construction.

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  • Pray for Mike Straley who fell Sunday at church.  He is at home but has a broken nose and is in a little pain.
  • Pray for Matthew DR and his prominent role in the Mona Shores Fiddlers.
  • Pray for students feeling anxiety and stress at school.
  • Pray for Scott’s mom who has cancer.  Be with all those who battle cancer.
  • Praise God for a successful surgery for Larry, Ray & Eddie Anderson’s friend.  He is cancer-free!
  • Pray for Lynn Pluger’s bone marrow transplant today, Wednesday April 25, and the long road of recovery.
  • Praise God for allowing us to move forward with the new building construction.  Pray for the additional funds needed to complete the project.
  • “I am so thankful for so many caring and thankful people at Celebration.”
  • Pray for those battling bad habits in their lives.
  • Pray for those battling depression.
  • “Thanks for those who make coffee at church!”
  • Pray for Annette going through a rehab center again. May God give her all she needs for it to be successful.
  • Praise God that Makenna will not need more surgeries!
  • Pray for the leadership of Celebration.
  • Praise God for a wonderful carnival this past Saturday!  May God us it to help us impact our area for him!
  • Pray for those with unspoken medical issues.
  • Pray for those who have unsatisfying jobs.
  • Pray for new efforts to reach those who don’t know Jesus…yet.
  • Pray for those having financial difficulties due to poor choices or to “perfect storm” situations.
  • Pray for Dave DeBoer’s brother Dave who is going in May to visit Brenda from Orphans Unlimited in Mozambique.
  • Pray for those who have been in a “spiritual valley” for a while with little hope in sight.
  • Pray for unity among Christians.
    World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR JAPAN
  • Pray for the Gospel to take root in Japanese culture and no longer be perceived as a western religion.
  • Pray for drifting, over-worked, and anxious youth to find freedom in Christ.
  • Pray for the unity of God’s Spirit to demolish barriers dividing the 120 different denominations.
  • Watch the Youtube video below to pray specifically for this country [http://prayercast.com/japan.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 BIG Things to Know at Celebration this Week

2018 Carnival - PromoCELEBRATION CARNIVAL
Make sure you invite a friend to join you at the Carnival this Saturday, April 21 from 1-3PM.  We enclosed a flyer you can give to your friend! Text Julie Bytwerk at (231) 286-9770 or Sharon at  231-730-2768 to help at one of the booths!  Drop off donations for the carnival on Friday between 4-8PM.

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PATIENCE NEEDED!
We appreciate construction only AFTER it is completed.  Well, we are in the middle of construction at Celebration!  YAY!  In the meantime, there will be some inconveniences to overcome.  Thanks for being patient over the next few months.

BabyBasics2BABY BASICS MINISTRY
Baby Basics will restart on Wednesday, May 2nd, at 10am.  After working on gifts for an hour, we will go to the Muskegon Pregnancy Services for a tour, short film and lunch. We’ll be bringing some of our pillowcase gifts along to be given to the girls on completion of their Life Plan Program. We are excited to be working with this organization as well as Love Inc.  Please let Sue DeBoer know if you can come.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Apr 20, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in the Oasis Room.
Apr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival, 1-3PM.  $2 admission.
Apr 22, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Apr 24, Pray for Muskegon
NOTE: The Wild Game Dinner has been postponed due to construction.

god-hears-prayerPRAYERS

  • Pray for those with personal medical issues.
  • Pray for those who have unsatisfying jobs.
  • Pray for new efforts to reach those who don’t know Jesus…yet.
  • Prayer for Lynn Pluger who is at Butterworth Hospital awaiting her upcoming Bone Marrow Transplant.
  • Praise God Patti Lacy’s friend Emma doesn’t have leukemia but a weird blood infection.
  • Pray for those having financial difficulties due to poor choices or to “perfect storm” situations.
  • Pray for a friend of Anna Strouse who is in Mercy Hospital with heart issues.
  • Praise God for the golfball-sized tumor removed from Jenny Merritt was non-cancerous!  She will have a few more tests to rule out cancer.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle and his mobility issues.
  • Pray for Lacey Hentschel in the upcoming doctor visits regarding possible surgeries for Makenna.
  • Pray for Larry and Nancy, friends of Ray and Eddie Anderson.  Larry has stage 4 cancer.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle’s landlord, Mary Lou, who was in a serious car accident.
  • Pray for Dave DeBoer’s brother Dave who is going in May to visit Brenda from Orphans Unlimited in Mozambique.
  • Pray for those who have been in a “spiritual valley” for a while with little hope in sight.
  • Praise God for those willing to surrender their pain and heartbreaks to Jesus.
  • Praise God for the small victories in life when we feel defeated so often.
  • Pray for family and friends who do not know Jesus.
    World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR JAMAICA
    • Pray for repentance and deeper commitment from the predominantly Christian population.

    • Pray for professing Rastafarians to come to a full knowledge of Jesus Christ.

    • Pray for effective cooperation among the many Christian organizations already established in country.

    • Watch the Youtube video below to pray specifically for this country [http://prayercast.com/jamaica.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 BIG Things to Know at Celebration this Week

2018 Carnival - PromoCELEBRATION CARNIVAL
Make sure you invite a friend to join you  at the Carnival on April 21 from 1-3PM.  We enclosed a flyer you can give to your friend!  Sign up to help at one of the booths!  Text Julie Bytwerk at (231) 286-9770 for more info.

HOLY WEEK EVENTS
Big thanks to those who helped make the Holy Week events a huge success!  It was good to see some of our Celebration family at the Maundy Thursday and Good Friday event.  We had a scrumptious Easter Breakfast at Celebration followed by a wonderful worship service!  It is fun when we need to add more chairs in the Worship Area!  Thanks again!

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PATIENCE NEEDED!
We appreciate construction only AFTER it is completed.  Well, we are in the middle of construction at Celebration!  YAY!  In the meantime, there will be some inconveniences to overcome.  (They are sandblasting as I type today and the microwave has been moved!  ARGH!)  Thanks for being patient.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Apr 13, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in the Oasis Room.
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 22, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Apr 24, Pray for Muskegon
NOTE: The Wild Game Dinner has been postponed due to construction.

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PRAYERS

  • Prayer: Lynn Pluger will have surgery on April 24.
  • Patti’s friend Emma doesn’t have leukemia but a weird blood infection.
  • Praise God for safe travels for Spring Break vacationers.
  • Pray for those having financial difficulties due to poor choices or to “perfect storm” situations.
  • Pray for a friend of Anna Strouse who is in Mercy Hospital with heart issues.
  • Pray for Ivy D’s uncle Jeff who has been having major health complications.
  • Praise God for the golfball-sized tumor removed from Jenny Merritt was non-cancerous!  SHe will have a few more tests to rule out cancer.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle and his mobility issues.
  • Pray for Lacey Hentschel in the upcoming doctor visits regarding possible surgeries for Makenna.
  • Pray for Larry and Nancy, friends of Ray and Eddie Anderson.  Larry has stage 4 cancer.
  • Pray for Wayne Kittle’s landlord, Mary Lou, who was in a serious car accident.
  • Pray for Dave DeBoer’s brother Dave who is going in May to visit Brenda from Orphans Unlimited in Mozambique.
  • Pray for Mike Kalinowski whose mom died recently.
  • Pray for those who have been in a “spiritual valley” for a while with little hope in sight.
  • Pray for students who struggle with school.
  • Pray for baby Ella who is in the hospital for an unknown blood problem associated with high fevers.
  • Praise God for those willing to surrender their pain and heartbreaks to Jesus.
  • Praise God for the small victories in life when we feel defeated so often.
  • 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 on April 24.
  • Pray for those preparing for married life after the weddings.
    World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR ITALY
    • Pray for nominal Christians throughout Italy, that they would gain a true understanding of the gospel.

    • Pray for Italians enslaved by tradition or disillusioned with church structures to encounter the living Christ.

    • Pray for the power of God to be revealed and to set free those lost in the darkness of occult, pagan, and New Age practices.

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


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

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

Holy Week at Celebration

Image result for holy weekHOLY WEEK EVENTS

  • Plan on attending MAUNDY THURSDAY Service with other area churches.  The event starts at 6:30PM at Central Assembly of God Church.  We will celebrate Communion and have Tenebrae style readings to conclude the evening.  This is always a powerful event!  (896 Home St., Muskegon)
  • Our area GOOD FRIDAY service will be at New Hope Baptist Church again!  Come eat dinner at 5:30PM with friends before the 6:30PM worship service.  The address is 560 Yuba Street, Muskegon.
  • EASTER SUNDAY at Celebration is a highlight for the year!  Bring a dish and a friend to our 9:30AM Breakfast.  Stay as we celebrate the good news of Easter at 10:30AM!  This is going to be a great week!

UPCOMING EVENTS:
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 13, Play to Learn Class, 10AM in the Oasis Room.
Apr 8, Youth Ministries Meeting, 6:00PM in Fireside Room.
Apr 17, Book Club Meeting, 6:30PM at the Bob Evans on Sternberg.  The next book is “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrick Backman.
2018 Carnival - PromoApr 21, Annual Celebration Carnival, 1-3PM.  $2 admission.
Apr 24, Pray for Muskegon
Apr 28, Wild Game Dinner, 5:00PM appetizers, 6:00PM meal.

PRAYERS

  • Pray for Mike Kalinowski whose mom died on Saturday.
  • Pray for all who are dealing with migraine headaches.
  • Pray for those who have been in a “spiritual valley” for a while with little hope in sight.
  • Pray for safe travels for those vacationing over Spring Break.
  • Praise God for the safe return of our “Snow Birds”.  It is good to see some returning already.  (Welcome back Ray and Eddie, Becky!)
  • Praise God for great conversations with friends who have deep challenges in life.
  • Pray for students who struggle with school.
  • Praise God for a great DeColores weekend recently.  Many lives were changed!
  • Pray for baby Ella who is in the hospital for an unknown blood problem associated with high fevers.
  • Pray for Jenny Merrit who is recovering from her surgery and the tumor was benign.
  • Praise God for those willing to surrender their pain and heartbreaks to Jesus.
  • Praise God for the small victories in life when we feel defeated so often.
  • Praise God Jackie Knight’s grandpa is feeling better.
  • Praise God for the 17 kids and 21 parents who have been attending the Play to Learn Class.
  • Pray for Patti Lacy’s 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.
World Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR ISRAEL
  • Pray for true reconciliation in the Arab-Israeli conflict which is possible only through Jesus Christ.

  • Pray for Christians around the world to be educated and motivated to bless Israel in the name of Christ.

  • Pray for spiritual restoration as Jews at home and abroad call on the name of Yeshua the Messiah.

  • Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. (Psalm 122:6)

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

 


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

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