News & Events for Dec 6-9

Operation Rothbury Christmas Child:

Ends Dec 10th. There is information and a list of suggestions on the bulletin board in the narthex (next to the kitchen door). Questions? Contact Janette Small.

Giving Tree:

There is a table in the Fellowship Hall for items to distribute at the Community Christmas Outreach. We especially need mittens and/or gloves. Hats, scarves, warm socks, and blankets are also welcome.

Kids' Bell Choir:

On December 17th, at 4 PM, we will have a service at Heartland Healthcare in Whitehall. Kids, ages 4 and up, are needed for a bell choir for that service. Practice will be during Sunday School on December 17th. Please contact Karen Packard or have your kids at the rehearsal to participate. It's a great opportunity to bring joy to the folks at Heartland!

T4G Conference: 

Together for the Gospel is holding a conference Apr 11th-13th in Louisville KY and you’re invited! James, Bryan, and Joe are attending the conference. There is an info card available on the Welcome Center. Visit for more information and let the pastors know if you’re interested.

Christmas Baskets:

We are taking names for those in need of Christmas food baskets. Please call the office before Dec 10th. We need the family name, address, and the number of persons in their household.

Men’s Breakfast:

The next Men’s Breakfast Fellowship is this Saturday, Dec 9th. There is a signup sheet on the bulletin board. Bill Haines will be the speaker.

BUILD Men’s Conference:

Cost: $25. Speaker: Jared Wilson. When & Where:  Feb 23-24th at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Grand Haven. Register at

Chemical sensitivities:

Did you know that there is at least one person (and probably more) who has been unable to attend services at RCC due to severe allergies to perfumes and colognes? Out of love for others, would you please forgo wearing perfume or cologne to church?


Please be sure to get your winter address (and the dates you will be gone) into the office. We will gladly send you a bulletin and/or CD each week. Just let us know what you would prefer.

Open Funds:

The following funds are open for your giving! If you choose to give, mark your gifts accordingly:
•Air Conditioning Fund     •Benevolence Fund     •Carpet Fund
•Food Pantry Fund           •Kerri Wood Mission Trip
•Orphan Care (Adoption) Fund