YOUTH & FAMILY MINISTRIES
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ENGAGE exists to provide hands-on opportunities for K-12 youth and their parents/guardians to help serve our community in fun and creative ways, exploring what it means to offer hope, healing, and hospitality. Participants receive a monthly newsletter including event and program updates, family devotional ideas and tools, and volunteer opportunities throughout the community.
2018-2019 School Year
- Wheat Planting at Plainsong Farm - Saturday, September 29, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
- 20 Liters Walk for Water in Hudsonville - Sunday, October 7, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Caravan from COUMC at 2pm)
- Rockford Crop Hunger Walk - Sunday, October 21, Registration at 1pm, Walk starts at 2pm
- Spaghetti Scholarship Dinner - Sunday, November 18, following worship
- Lunch and Christmas Tree Cutting - Sunday, December 2, following worship
- Building Bucket Filters - Sunday, February 10, 2-4pm, Mars Hill Bible Church, 3501 Fairlanes Ave SW, Grandville
- An ENGAGE Event - Seed Planting - Sunday, March 3, 2:00-4:00 pm
- Lunch & Christmas Tree Decoration - Sunday, November 24, 12 noon to 2:00 pm
- Future Events - TBD
Please contact our Youth & Family Director, Mike Edwardson, for questions and information at Michael.C.Edwardson@gmail.com
SUMMER CAMP: We love to send our kids to summer camp. There are several opportunities at a variety of sites throughout West Michigan. Courtland-Oakfield funds are also available to help cover costs. Click here to visit the United Methodist Camping Website, or click to view the 2019 Summer Camping Brochure.
ENGAGE in ...
A Youth & Family Ministry Event
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019
12 noon to 2:00 pm
Lunch & Christmas Tree Decoration
Join us Sunday, Nov. 24th right after the Church Service from 12pm-2pm. We’ll enjoy a Pizza lunch with Cider and Donuts, decorate the Church Christmas Tree, and decorate cookies to take home. There is no cost for this event but please RSVP to Mike at 269-274-8115 or Michael.C.Edwardson@gmail.com so we will have enough food and cookie supplies. Hope to see you there!