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Emotional MEMORY OF 9/11 AND RESURRECTION

This is the anniversary of 9/11, a horrific event in the history of our nation. I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when the planes hit the towers. Events like this shake our emotions so violently that they carve a lasting memory in our minds. The emotional impact of the event is what makes the memory so vivid and long-lasting. As a Christian, there is another significant event, equally horrific, that I recall. And even though…

The kcc Farming Society

The KCC Farming Society:  “We plant ’em; God grows ’em”.By Andy Bratton, Senior Minister A guy came into my office before Alice Babcock’s funeral and told me that before Alice died she wanted to meet with him.  He went to the hospital to meet with her, and while he thought he was there for business, Alice looked at him in the eye and told him that she was concerned about his salvation.  She wanted to know if he and his…
Summer Interns - Kalkaska Church of Christ

Meet the Summer Interns

Jordan Harrison – Youth Ministry InternJordan grew up in the church where his father Micheal, was the minister and mother Karyn, was the worship minister. Jordan believed he was meant to join the military but God had chosen another path for him. He enrolled at Great Lakes Christian College in the spring of 2016. Jordan started taking his faith seriously after being stuck in a bus for nine hours with his GLCC professor and church elder, John Nugent. Following a lengthy…
Kalkaska Church of Christ collects items for Woods Families

CHURCH “SALE” HELPS WOODS APARTMENT FAMILIES IN KALKASKA

The Kalkaska Community came together last week to assist the former residents of Kalkaska Woods Apartments in a big way. 16 families have been displaced due to an apartment fire. Donations were collected early in the week. Reminiscent of Moses telling the people to stop bringing their offerings to the sanctuary (Exodus 36:5,6), so many donations came in that the church had to ask people to stop giving!  The families were invited to shop freely Wednesday and Thursday for clothing, household…

Woods Apartment Aid

Recipients Former residents of Woods Apartments who have been displaced due to the fire, are invited to visit the Kalkaska Church of Christ and “shop” free for items that have been donated. The church is located at 1725 W. Kalkaska Rd, across from the Kalkaska Middle School. Free Shopping days and times: Wednesday, May 1 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Thursay, May 2 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday, May 3 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Monetary…

Haiti Mission Trip 2019

The Kalkaska Church of Christ sent out two mission teams to Haiti in February 2019. The first team, led by Tim Severance, headed up to Sonlight Ministries in Port-de-Paix; the second team, led by Sara Blasko, traveled to HOPE mission near Gonaives. Each team was in the country about 8 days working with the church-supported missions and their missionaries.
Free Bus Ride to Kalkaska Church of Christ

Free Ride to Sunday Church

Plans are in motion to begin picking up people in the Kalkaska Village to attend Sunday morning worship!  Last year the Kalkaska Church of Christ purchased a 2006 Ford 21 passenger bus with only 95,650 miles on it from Hoekstra Transportation in Grand Rapids, Mi. with the purpose of using it across multiple ministries.  Beginning Sunday, June 2nd, the KCC bus will travel through Kalkaska picking up residents for the 11:00 am worship service and then taking them home following…
Life in three words at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Life in 3 Words

For an upcoming project we ar looking for a picture of you and/or your family holding a sign with three words written on white paper or postr board that define your life or at least this time in your life. Once you take said picture, please email it to threewords@kccwired.com. Please do not post these pictures to Facebook. We would like to collect them all and reveal them at one time during Sunday worship. Pictures are due by Wednesday, April…
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Tiny Tots Area Gets a Makeover

Andy Bratton is selling tickets to see the new Tiny Tots room at KCC! The price of admission? Just sign up to volunteer once every 6 weeks to serve in the new area! Seriously, we are always looking for volunteers to love serving with the infants and toddlers at KCC. See Ashley Oliver, our Tiny Tots Coordinator if you are interested.

Family

Family By Sara Blasko, Children’s Ministry Director When you ask people what they are most thankful for at Thanksgiving, the overwhelming response is Family. When you ask people what they are the most stressed about over Thanksgiving, many will say the same thing…Family! Family dysfunction has been around since the very first family…Cain and Able aren’t exactly the best examples of brotherly love. So how do you ensure that you can have a peaceful and enjoyable holiday season with your…