RECOVERY – FAMILY & FRIENDS EDUCATION CLASS
Pastor Tom is starting a new Family & Friends Education Class on Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  The purpose the Family Education Class is to provide friends and family of people struggling with drugs or alcohol with resources & support.  There are no costs for attending the class.  For more information email tom@egm.org or call 616-669-7700.

END OF YEAR GIVING STATEMENTS
Be sure to update your address with us as we are working on mailing each person their giving statements for this year. You can update your address by going here, logging in and following the link it emails you. If you have any questions about checking your address or changing it, Email evergreen@egm.org.

EXPLORE THE STORY BOOKS
We are starting Explore the Story again in the new year! We will be going through The Books of the Bible: Covenant History takes us from Genesis – Kings. Get your copy at the welcome center. We are asking that you put $5 in the box when you take one! Explore God’s story as God, the great King, establishes his kingdom when he creates the world. Look behind the scenes of the world’s greatest rebellion that led to a broken world. Follow the great King as he chooses a people to begin His great work of redeeming and restoring all things. Discover how more rebellion left that effort in need of hope of a king in the line of David, who would finally bring hope and restoration to all of creation.

Weekly Readings and Discussion Questions

If you are interested in joining a small group for Explore the Story, email jerry@egm.org and he will connect you with a group!

If you’d like to access it online or listen to the readings here are some helpful links:

http://www.communitybibleexperience.com/

Download audiobook for audible here

Buy or Free trial audiobook through Christian Audio

GOOD NEWS FOR THURSDAY NIGHT!
We have nursery beginning for the Thursday evening service! Join us Thursday evenings at 7 for worship and bring your young kids along!

SKILLS FOR EFFECTIVE PARENT ADVOCACY CLASS
Join us here at EGM on January 22, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm (Sign-in and pizza at 5:30). This webinar will explore the skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability, including rights and responsibilities. Resolving disagreements will also be covered. Who should attend? Families of children/young adults with disabilities/learning challenges, school staff, community members, and organizations. Register by 1-15-18 with Debbie Rock (616) 588-1988 or debbier@michiganallianceforfamilies.org Or online here.

MEMBERSHIP CLASSES
Know someone who wants to become a member at EverGreen? We are offering membership classes January 14, 21, 28. The classes begin at 12:30 and lunch is provided. Email david@egm.org.

STAY INFORMED

Current 4 Corners offering
This series 4 corners offering is for Audio Scripture Ministries in Holland. Audio Scripture Ministries provides the Bible in audio so everyone will have the opportunity to hear God’s Word in their own language. All over the world, people in oral cultures do not have access to Scriptures they can understand. By recording and distributing audio Bibles and training technicians to do the same, Audio Scripture Ministries is working to ensure that no one is barred from hearing the Word of God because they cannot read.

EGMONTHLY
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MEMORY VERSE
Matthew 2:1-2 “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise menfrom the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it roseb]”>[b] and have come to worship him.”

THURSDAY 7:00 &
SUNDAY MORNING 9:15 & 11 WORSHIP
Pastor Larry Doornbos

There is one true story of the whole world: God’s story. Exploring this story is the most important thing we do for it teaches us how to live faithfully. Living faithfully is all about living in light of what is true rather than what is false or living in a way the reflects reality. We need to live faithfully to live well.  

Explore the Story a journey of brokenness and hope, highs and lows, with God always at the center of the story and showing us how to live faithfully in his good but fallen world. 

12-STEP
FAITH & SPIRITUALITY
January 14
5:30pm

The Healing Journey

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