Welcome to the Family!  Our goal is to help you take a next step to Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known! November 21, 2021

This Week:

Sunday, November 21:

Prayer Meeting – 4pm

High School Youth Group, 6-7:45pm

Tuesday, November 23:

Glow – 8:45am

Wednesday, November 24:

Thanksgiving Eve Service – 6:30pm

HIGHLIGHTS

Christmas Celebration! December 11, 9-11am Cultivate is partnering with Love Inc to host a Christmas Celebration for the families of Love Inc on December 11 from 9am – 11am.  We are looking for volunteers to help us put this event on.  This is a great way for the whole family to volunteer together!  Sign-up sheets are located in the back of church or click HERE.
Giving Tree – It’s that time of year again where we get to bless families in our community! If you are able, please grab a tag off the tree and bring the gift back to church unwrapped by Sunday, December 5.  Please contact Matt with any questions.  Click HERE to sign up for a gift!

Foster Care Q&A: Do you have questions about what it looks like to become foster parents or interested in learning more about Care Communities (supporting current foster families in practical ways)? Drop in and ask questions to some of our experienced foster families on Sunday, November 28 after the 2nd service in The Quad (Kid’s Area). Kids are welcome to come along as this will be a very low key/come and go style. Contact Stacey Lubbers with any questions.

GLOW Women don’t sweat, they GLOW! Come together to unite, celebrate, connect, play, heal and get healthy! A one hour fun dance fitness class that allows you to practice THOUGHT AND ACTION while experiencing the impacts it has on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual realities in a safe space. *You do not need to be an experienced dancer to take this class! $5/class or $50 punch card for 10 classes. Fill a card and earn a free class! All you need to bring is a water bottle and your lovely self. No Childcare provided. Class starts November 23rd at 8:45am and will be every other week until January when it will be every week. Questions Contact Marcy.

Ladies Night – Christmas Party It’s that time of year to get together & celebrate! Join us on December 14th, from 7-9pm at Cultivate for a night of fun, food & fellowship. For questions or to sign up, contact Ami

Euchre Night – December 4, 6pm Join us for a fun night of playing euchre!  All adults are welcome.  Cost: $10/person – sign up with a partner! All proceeds will go to The Gate Youth Center.  Contact Tony Rietema to sign up or for more information. 

5th Grade Only – 5th Graders only!! You will not want to miss this fun night of food, games, activities, and glow in the dark. Invite a friend and bring all the energy you can muster.

What – 5th Grade Only Glow Night

When – December 10th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where – Ridge Point Community Church, Entrance C

Why – Cause 5th graders need a night that is for 5th graders ONLY!!

Cost – $20/student

SIGN UP HERE Questions? Contact: Jason

Hand2Hand We are continuing to collect food for the Hand2Hand program! Below you will find a list of options. Breakfast and Snack Items are for Hamilton Elementary and Little Hawks Preschool (about 32 kids every week), and currently we are doing 10 meals each week for students at Little Hawks Preschool. Breakfast and Snack Items are for Hamilton Elementary and Little Hawks Preschool (about 32 kids every week), and currently we are doing 10 meals each week for students at Little Hawks Preschool. For any questions or ways to volunteer, please contact Carol.

Breakfast Items: Oatmeal packets, Granola Bars, Individual small boxes of cereal, Individual small boxes of shelf milk, Breakfast Bars, Fruit cups, Small boxes of pancake mix, Small bottle or packets of syrup, Juice Boxes

Snack Items: Small boxes of Raisins, Individual bags of crackers, Cracker Sandwiches, Fruit snacks, Meat Sticks

Dinner Items: Boxes of dry noodles, Mac and cheese, Spaghetti Sauce, Dry soup mix, Complete dinner in a box, Can soups, Rice dinner packets

NeverRest – November 19, 9pm-1am. Come together with other West Michigan churches to PARTY! We are having a late nighter this year at URBAN AIR!!! This event is open to all 6-8th graders from 9pm-1am, drop off and pick up will be at Urban Air. Costs $40 which includes pizza and entrance. You can bring extra cash for Urban Air’s snack bar.

Prayer Ministry Join us at the church building on Sunday, November 21, at 4pm pray for our church and community! Contact Jami for more information.

Do you get our weekly emails? If you would like to get our weekly emails to stay in touch with what is happening here at Cultivate, please sign up HERE.  Questions?  Contact StefanieV@fearlessfollower.org

FAMILY LIFE AT CULTIVATE

Cultivate Kids – Sundays 9 & 10:30am

Cultivate Kids

Sundays 9 & 10:30am

November Theme – The Prophets

November 21: When times are tough, I can count on God

November 28: I can be faithful like God is faithful

Preschool Monthly Verse:  Stand firm and be brave. 1 Corinthians 16:13

Elementary Monthly Verse: Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13

Gospel Story Challenge Monthly Verse: Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all have sinned. Romans 5:12

Want more information?  Contact KariL@fearlessfollower.org

Middle School Youth Group

Meets Wednesdays, 6-7:45pm

November Theme: Stretch – Spiritual Gifts

Monthly Theme Verse: “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.  Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:14-16

High School Youth Group

Meets Sundays, 6-7:45pm

November Theme: Stretch – Spiritual Gifts

Monthly Theme Verse:   Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

Want more information? Go to Cultivateff.org/students