Lakeshore Lutheran Fellowship
16790 Van Wagoner Rd, Spring Lake, MI 49456

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This Sunday

We welcome guest Pastor Todd Brunworth. He will share his message; "Let Not Sin Reign".

Altar Flowers

Celebrate John & Laura Koscielniak's 42nd Anniversary! 

Altar Flower Sponsorships are still available for 2024. Please stop by the Information Center to sign-up. 


Our Nursery is staffed on Sunday mornings. The room is also open for parents to change diapers or to have a place to nurse while still being able to listen to the sermon via the in-room speaker system. If you have any questions or concerns, please connect with Shannon Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kidz Connection

Kidz Connection meets Sundays for PK-4th grade following praise songs. Kids should attend worship until the songs are done, then Pastor will release them to join in the ARK for Kidz Connection. (Activity bags will still be available for kids that want to stay in worship with their families.)

Questions, please see Shannon Johnson.

       Activity Bags

Children's Hope Chest

Do you have a heart for supporting international missions? If so, please plan to stay following service on Sunday, June 30th for a brief discussion on a new international mission, that is tied to the LCMS. Our representative, Orion Netsanet, will be here to give more information and answer any questions.

Church Extension Fund (CEF)

Great news!!! Church Extension Fund (CEF) awarded a Church-Worker Wellness Grant to the staff at Lakeshore Lutheran. The staff has enjoyed a couple of meals together as well as outings to Grand Haven's Escape Room and Craig's Cruisers in Muskegon. This grant was made possible by Lutherans in the Michigan District that invest with CEF. If you would like information on how to invest with this supportive company, please connect with our church office or visit their website at 

Worship Service Live Streaming

Check us out on Facebook! We have our sermons posted LIVE there on Sunday mornings! You can also "Like" Lakeshore Fellowship on Facebook to receive notifications when we post LIVE!

We now also have YouTube live streaming as well and can be found at this link.

Church Picnic

Join us on Sunday, July 14th, following service, for our churchwide family picnic! More details to come, but please sign up to bring a dish to pass by stopping at the Information Center soon. Lakeshore will provide the meat, beverages and tableware. Thank you all!

Save the Dates

Sunday, October 20th from 5-7 pm we will celebrate Lakeshore Lutheran Fellowship's 30th Anniversary of worshipping in this building (at 16790 Van Wagoner Road, Spring Lake, MI)! More details will be coming, but please mark your calendars now for this fun celebration!!

CHANGE OF DATE...Please also save the date for a special LCMS local area Lutheran churches as they gather for a unifying event, "Joining Jesus Together" on Sunday, September 29th. Location will be at Trinity Lutheran in Muskegon.

Both of these events will be focused to have Family Fun Together!




Invite your friends for Lakeshore Lutheran's weekly summer KIDZ KAMP!! This years theme is Animal Safari: Take a Wild Adventure Through the Bible.  Kids ages PK thru 4th grade are welcome to join us on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm. This is a FREE program and includes lunch, games, Bible lesson, crafts and FUN! KIDZ KAMP will run weekly from June 19 thru August 14. We can't wait to see you there!

CREW Breakfast Club

High School Breakfast Club meets every Sunday at 9:15 am! All high schoolers AND COLLEGE STUDENTS welcome to join us in the Youth Room! Questions, see Shannon Johnson.  

National Youth Gathering (NYG) - New Orleans 2025

Calling all youth ages 14-19 and entering at least their 9th grade year at the time of the gathering are eligible to register for the National Youth Gathering (NYG) in New Orleans happening July of 2025! Registration is going on NOW! A deposit of $395 per person is due by Sunday, September 22, 2024. You must make your decision to go by that date. Any questions or to pay your deposit, please connect with Shannon Johnson. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PARENT/YOUTH MEETING on Sunday, July 21st. All Students interested in attending NYG should plan to attend this meeting with a parent.

Women's Fellowship Hour

Women’s Fellowship Hour is open to all women on Wednesdays in the Prayer Room at 1 pm. Come spend time together in community with other Christian women to support each other and to pray. Questions? Please connect with Deborah Schroeder This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Women's Party in the Park 2024 (AKA Beach Blast)

Save the date...Women's Party in the Park 2024 will take place at Pomona Park in Fruitport on Monday, August 19th from 6:30-8:30 pm. More details to come, but mark your calendar now. (This event has also been known as "Beach Blast".)

Community Groups

We would like to create a few new Community Groups in 2024! Please let us know if you would consider facilitating a group. More leaders are needed. Please connect with Deborah Schroeder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Men's Huddle

Every Thursday morning from 8:30-9:30 am, a great group of guys meet for a time of coffee, fellowship, prayer and projects. They make sure the baptismal font is filled, the candles are set for Sunday, chairs/tables are managed as needed and various other small tasks. Once completed, they meet for a time of fellowship and prayer. This group is open for any man that would like to join. Any questions, please connect with Randy Deater at 616-402-5248.

Men's Prayer Breakfast and Bible Study

Meets every second Saturday of the month in the Atrium. Come anytime between 7–7:30 am for breakfast and then 7:30-8:30 am is the study & prayer time. All men are welcome to join June 8th! Any questions, please call Randy Deater at 616-402-5248.



Household Necessity Pantry

The remaining Household Necessities Pantry (HNP) giveaways in 2024 will be on Saturdays; August 10, October 12 and December 14 at 9-9:30 am.
The HNP giveaways help our local community that is in need of personal care items. If you would like to donate toward this much needed outreach, please bring in any of the following items: Shampoo, Conditioner, Liquid Dish Soap, Toothpaste, Laundry Detergent (50+ oz liquid), Spray-Household Cleaner, Deodorant, Toilet Paper (6 pack) & Trash Bags (13 gallon), Bar soap and Toothbrushes

To volunteer, please connect with Randy or Vicki Deater at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 616-402-5248.

Inventory needs are listed at the Information Center or call the church office.



Supper House

On the second Monday of each month the members of Lakeshore Lutheran Fellowship provide volunteers and funding to feed hungry guests at Supper House located in Muskegon Heights. To support this mission or to serve, please call Randy Deater at 616-402-5248.


Prayer Requests and Praises

Remember in Your Prayers

  • Thanksgiving for prayers on behalf of Shelley Bessinger's brother; no cancer detected and his back surgery/recovery has been successful. All praise to God who is so good!
  • Prayers for all who are recovering from surgery or injury...including; Clare Bush, Delores Tripp (Deb Ohlendorf's mom), Terri Merkins (Karri Kluting's mom) and Charlie (Carol) Hibnar. 

Prayer requests above come from our members via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or phone (616-846-8556). 

Lakeshore Lutheran Fellowship greatly values the power of prayer by encouraging members to pray for each other! If you desire to pray for others, please request to be added to the PRAYER LINE by emailing Bonnie Pendell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Are you going into the hospital for surgery? Are you experiencing a crisis in your life? Do you need pastoral care? If you would like an Elder, Deaconess, or Pastor Chris to contact you, please connect with the church office (616-846-8556 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

Lakeshore's Weekly Prayer Theme

Prayer of the Week (5th Sunday after Pentecost)

Almighty God, in Your mercy guide the course of this world so that Your Church may joyfully serve You in godly peace and quietness; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


The Lord's Business (Finances)

Weekly Financial Report

Month to Date (6/1/24 thru 6/20/24)

  • General Fund - Month contributions so far in June $17,583.00
  • Renew Fund - Month contributions so far in June $1,040.00

Year to Date (YTD) 2024
General Fund Giving (January thru May 2024) $174,156.60
General Fund Expenses (January thru May 2024) $179,059.77


If you would like to give electronically, by utilizing our Vanco App...scan this QR code to get started.


Other News

Governance Ministry Board meetings

Did you know that our Governance Ministry Board meetings happen monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend a meeting, but you first need to alert the Chairperson, one week prior to the meeting, letting them know what your concerns might be and how much time you may require at the meeting. Any questions, please call our church office at 616-846-8556.


Our Lost & Found bin is located at the Information Center.

Anniversaries and Birthdays (shared monthly)

Note: If your anniversary or birthday is missing from this list, please update the church office. Thank you!  


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