COMMUNION: We will be celebrating communion together next Sunday, October 29. We believe that practicing this sacrament together is special and holy. God’s Word tells us to examine ourselves before we come to the table, so take time this week and consider the state of your heart in preparation. 

CHILD PROTECTION CLASS: If you volunteer with, or wish to volunteer with, children or students at Peace Church, you must take our Child Protection Class. The next class is Tuesday, October 24, at 6:30 PM in Room 215. 

JR HIGH FALL TOUR: Join us on October 27-28 for our fall overnight event with food, fun, and a cross-town adventure! The cost is $30, and includes Craig’s Cruisers, Airtime, and much more! You can find more information on our website or by emailing

5th and 6th Grade Pumpkin Bash is on Saturday, October 28, from   6:00-8:00 PM and will include pumpkin painting, games, and fall treats! The event is being hosted by Johnny and Taryn Byl. For the address or any questions, email 

HS FALL REVIVAL is November 3-5 for all High School students. Registration forms are available in the High School Room. If you have any questions, email or call 616-891-8119.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE is a 40-day, non-stop prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Grand Rapids. Peace Church has taken one of those 40 days (Saturday, November 4) and committed to sending people from our church to go to the location and pray throughout those 24 hours. If this is something you or your growth group is interested in, see the sign-up sheet at Peace Central

CHILI COOK-OFF: Our second annual Chili Cook-Off is coming on Sunday, November 5! We’re upping the fun for this Sunday Night Supper by inviting you to enter your best chili recipes and letting Peace Church vote on their favorites! More details are coming next week, but if you want to enter your chili recipe, check out the sign up at Peace Central or 

MEMBERSHIP CLASS: Starting on Sunday, November 5, Pastor Ryan Kimmel will host a class for anybody interested in membership at Peace. This class is mandatory for anybody seeking membership, but is also open to those simply interested in learning more about what membership at Peace looks like. This class will be held in Room 215 in the Children’s Ministry Wing on Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:00 PM. 

ALL CHURCH CAMP-OUT will be August 3-5, 2018 at Cran-Hill Ranch. Sign up at Peace Central. Payment and reservation forms are due November 5, 2017. 

2018 MARRIAGE RETREAT: Registration is open for our 2018 Peace Church Marriage Retreat! This year’s retreat will take place on February 9-11 at Maranatha Conference Grounds in Muskegon, MI. The cost is $300 and includes all meals and lodging. You can find registration and more details at Peace Central (drop-box) and

COFFEE FELLOWSHIP TEAM needs more volunteers to make coffee on Sunday mornings. Sign up at Peace Central. If you have any questions see Bruce or Mary Athearn (616.890.5433).

COOKIE FELLOWSHIP: Cookies are available on the first Sunday of each month to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries. Please sign up at Peace Central if you are willing to bake cookies.