Join us as we IMMERSE
ourselves in the Bible
  • DAILY VIDEO & AUDIO recording options available
  • FAMILY, YOUTH & CHILDREN’S GUIDES are an excellent way for your whole family to participate. Available for pick-up at the Mayflower Office.
  • COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE designed for groups—more like a book club, less like a Bible study.
  • WEEKLY ZOOM DISCUSSIONS engage openly in group Zooms. The main Zoom group will be hosted on WEDNESDAYS at NOON. Sign-up to get on the list: Other group Zooms will be hosted by Mayflower members, groups, and leaders. Stay tuned for more opportunities to participate.
LENT begins Wednesday, February 17
Books are available now at church - call the office with any questions.

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good.
At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. 
February 17 – 5:30pm
Ash Wednesday Outdoor Service
Join us in front of Mayflower Church for a blessing and imposition of ashes
as we prayerfully walk into the season of Lent.
The church will begin phased reopening when the COVID infection
rate in Kent County reaches a seven day average of
10 infections per 100,000 people.
You can monitor the
infection rate here:
NOTE: On the left side of the screen:
Set the Geolocation for the US.
Set the Level at County, then scroll down to Michigan. Roll your cursor over the Michigan map to
Kent County and the infection
rate will appear.
How are you finding gratitude this season?
"Even though I can't come to church in person,
this is what I am doing instead to feel God in my life..."

(Share your thoughts to lift and give hope to others while we are all looking for ways to cope and engage in this trying time.)
Inspire Us!

February 11 – 7:00pm
Ladies' Night Out!
Meet your friends and
make new ones at
Roses on Reeds Lake. 
Feb. 17 - Mar. 28

PEEPS PRIZE is going Virtual! 
a Mayflower favorite – from home – 
during this Lenten season.

Beginning on Ash Wednesday,
Bible story ideas will be shared
on the Mayflower Family Ministries Facebook and Instagram
pages as well as at 

Every family is encouraged to make
their own creative Bible Story box diorama with Peeps and more, fun, colorful Eastertime decorations

Photos of each family’s
Peeps scene can be sent to
will be displayed online
March 28th, Palm Sunday
Sunday, February 21
- 5:45-7:45pm -
Mayflower’s Families
& Youth Groups
Come and join your Mayflower friends between
at Tarry Hall Skating Rink for some
winter roller skating fun!
Admission is $5 per person
and skate rental is included with the admission fee.
Concessions will be available.
Can’t wait to see you there!
Family Promise
is in need of
Children's Bath Kits.
Please consider bringing the following items to the skating rink:
  • Baby Wash
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Baby Lotion
  • Children's Shampoo
  • Children's Body Wash
  • Rubber Duckies/bath toys
  • Loofah or washcloth
  • Some sort of water pouring cup/small bath bucket
Mayflower Needlepoint Guild
If you love to needlepoint, please join the NEW Mayflower Needlepoint Guild. The MNG is excited to stitch beautiful Angel ornaments to decorate
our church in a new tradition this year. 

We’ll have occasional Stitch & Zoom dates, as well as in-person
stitching times when possible. 

Invite/Share with friends & neighbors!

For more information or to share your choice of Angel design to avoid duplicates, please email Andrea Koster
February & March
Miss Abby will be working with the children in all of the choirs on the musical The Lost Boy.
at our winter season Midweek on Wednesdays either in person or online, depending on the weather. 

The springtime musical at Mayflower brings an excitement that is a highlight of every year and 2021 will not be different!

Stay tuned to get your front row seat at this year's production of
The Lost Boy.
Beginning this Monday, February 15 at 7:00am, a music video
will be posted along with a devotional which expands
and deepens the meaning of the music and poetry.

Join us to view the virtual presentation
on Monday mornings as you begin your week
with this peaceful blessing.

February 14
NO Elevate. Happy Valentine’s Day!️

February 21
Youth and Family Skating Party
at Tarry Hall 5:45-7:45pm
Confirmation UPDATE
We are aiming for Confirmation classes for 8th graders
to begin after Spring Break with the hope to celebrate on Pentecost, May 24th.
We are asking churches, or small groups, or even a couple of people, to take 1 or 2 days a month for the next few months to help us feed the incredible amount of people we are seeing downtown - to serve the large encampment in Heartside Park.
Making cold meal bags for
overflow shelter and outreach
– Needed immediately –

  • Must have sealed packaging
  • Cold sandwiches can be handmade and wrapped in plastic and placed in a ziplock bag/box
  • Meals should be balanced with Proteins, Fruit, Veg, Dairy, Grains, Beverage (water, juice, milk).
Daily meals need estimated to be 50.
Would you like to provide a meal for a member of our congregation?
Mayflower is also looking for someone to coordinate a meal sign-up/schedule for those interested in providing meals.

Money donations are also encouraged to provide safely prepared meals through our catering team.
Inspire Us!
Sunday School Home Editions
As we enter into the season of Lent, the Home Edition packets
will include games, crafts, and children’s bulletins that will walk them
through Jesus’ journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter.

Home Edition is our bi-monthly Sunday School newsletter
mailed to 4yr old -  3rd grade students.

If you are interested in receiving our Sunday School Home Edition 
please contact Susan Orban at or
Andrea Koster at
In case you missed it! Here are some great lessons to engage our little friends.
The Mayflower Church Council and Executive Committee continues to weigh risk and seek viable means to safely allow
small groups to use the building during the pandemic.

Please call for appointment to meet with staff.
Check Facebook for Updates - You must wear a mask to attend all group events -
If you, or a family member, have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, 
or you exhibit any of the symptoms associated, or have recently tested positive for COVID-19, please
refrain from attending any Mayflower event until you have been through the proper time of quarantine.