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OUTREACH COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: January and February

The Outreach Committee has chosen to highlight the ministry of the Kalamazoo Deacons Conference (KDC) during the months of January and February. The Kalamazoo Deacons Conference is a local organization that works each day to make Kalamazoo a better place to live. While other organizations in Kalamazoo meet the physical needs of the poor and…

2016 CROP Hunger Walk

The 2016 event was held at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, 448 North Burdick Street. A catered luncheon was served by Ample Pantry. It was wonderful time of food and fellowship, giving thanks for our walkers and donors from 2016. The 2016 CROP Hunger Walk raised $32,722 for needed support in the community. These six agencies shared in the proceeds: Ministry With Community…

OUTREACH COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: January and February

The Outreach Committee has chosen to highlight the ministry of the Kalamazoo Deacons Conference (KDC) during the months of January and February. The Kalamazoo Deacons Conference is a local organization that works each day to make Kalamazoo a better place to live. While other organizations in Kalamazoo meet the physical needs of the poor and the homeless, such as shelter, food and…

NEW DATE – BLOOD DONATION DRIVE: Tuesday, January 31

Sign up today! The Health Ministry Committee has invited Michigan Blood to conduct a blood drive here at KFPC However, the drive can only be held if we have at least 25 people participate. Members of the congregation and friends are asked to sign up in the Gathering Place before or after Worship. Michigan Blood uses this donated blood locally, so you…

A Minute in Ministry

With fresh memories in mind of our community Ash Wednesday service, I’m considering what it means to take on a spiritual discipline. For many people, the word “discipline” means committing oneself to an act for the sake of penance: practices such as increased prayer, periods of fasting, or refraining from a pleasurable activity. Clearly, those practices have deep spiritual meaning and value…