Lakeshore e-News

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  • Office Manager Vacation
    Our office manager, Jayne Platz, will be on vacation the week of August 19th and returning on August 26th. There will not be an updated Enews next week (8-22-19). Thank you for your understanding. God's blessings!
  • Worship at Pomona Park
    Worship at Pomona Park Mark your calendars for Lakeshore Fellowship's Worship at Pomona Park on Sunday, August 25th at 10 am. We will join together for worship at Pomona Park instead of in our building (however, our building will be the rain location and details of any location changes will be posted on the front page of our website). Bring your lawn chair or blanket to sit on. We will then have a picnic following service! We will provide brats and hot dogs, buns, condiments, beverages, and tableware. Please bring a dish to pass (including salads, fruit or veggie trays, chips, and desserts). This will be a fun "end of summer" church wide family picnic. Bring a friend! All welcome!
  • Happy 9th Year Pastor Chris!
    August 29th will mark 9 years of service by Pastor Chris Boehnke. Thank you for your dedication and prayerful loving service to this family of believers called Lakeshore Fellowship! Cards of support and encouragement are welcome.
  • Pastor has a weekly podcast
    Pastor has a weekly podcast Have you seen Pastor Chris's weekly podcast? Click Here to view them. Pastor will be updating this podcast every Monday. You can also find the podcasts on our website at then hover on the worship tab, then click on the Pastor's Podcast tab. The most recent podcast will be at the top. Enjoy!

    Please note, there will be no podcast on August 12th (vacation day for Pastor) but check back on Monday, August 19th. He will be posting his podcast that afternoon on our website (


  • Kidz Connection
    Kidz Connection Sunday morning following worship songs, all children thru 4th grade are encouraged to join us in the ARK! Questions, please see Shannon Johnson.
  • Women's Fall Ministry books available
    Women's Fall Ministry books available Women's ministry is preparing for this fall. All women are invited to join us weekly on Monday nights, beginning September 9th at 6-7:30 pm in the Prayer Room. We will be studying the Bible with the help of the book; "A Woman God Can Use" by Alice Mathews. Books are now available at the Information Center for $10. Please also let us know you plan to attend, by signing up at the Information Center.


  • Seeking Volunteers for Sunday "CONNECT"
    Seeking Volunteers for Sunday "CONNECT" We are seeking volunteers to sign-up for hosting a Sunday CONNECT Lunch in 2019! Lakeshore Fellowship hosts a time for connecting  following service, once per month (every 2nd Sunday of the month). Please contact the church office if you have questions. Remaining available dates are as follows; November 10  and December 8. Please consider serving your church family. Thank you!


  • Household Necessity Pantry
    Household Necessity Pantry

    The Household Necessities Pantry Give-A-Way occurs several times a year where members of our community in need of personal care items are given shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, liquid dish soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, laundry detergent, toilet paper, trash bags and household cleaner. (Members of Lakeshore; Please contact the church office at 616-846-8556 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..) If you wish to donate to our pantry, mark your donation for "GO Local - Pantry", or you may donate items listed previously. 

    Remaining 2019 Pantry Give-a-ways at 9 am: August 17th (with school supplies) and December 14th (with 8:30 am Christmas Breakfast). 

  • Supper House 20th Anniversary Celebration
    Supper House 20th Anniversary Celebration

    On Wednesday, August 21st there will be a celebration honoring the 20th anniversary of Supper House, which feeds dinner to the poor Monday – Friday year-round in Muskegon. Lakeshore Fellowship financially supports and serves the 2nd Monday of each month’s meal. Supper House is inviting members from all the 30 participating churches to join in the celebration. The celebration will be at 4 pm and free food truck service will be available until 5 pm. We hope you can join in this special time and support this great event!

The Lord's Business (Finances)

  • Weekly Financial Report
    Weekly Financial Report
    8/11/19 - General Fund: $ 4,630   RENEW: $ 594   Other Funds: $ 75
    (Please note, 8/18/19 giving will be reported with 8/26/19 due to vacation schedule)
    General Fund giving thru July $ 221,533   General Fund expenses thru July $ 214,554

    Scrip Quarterly Report - January thru June: $781.61 (to go toward RENEW) 

Prayer Requests & Praises

  • Remember in Your Prayers
    Remember in Your Prayers

    Prayers for members in need of healing; Steve Dekkenga, Jean Hecksel (staying with her son), Tony DeVecht, Andy Paris, Aprelle Nettrour (medication issues), Randy Nettrour (vision issues), Jamie Westcomb, Eloise Boyd, & Ginny Mulligan.  
    Bill Boyd, Give God the glory for the wedding of Charlie & Nelsi Heins in Honduras. 
    Please remember to pray for college-bound young people and help them get plugged into a congregation or campus ministry.

  • Prayer Line
    Prayer Line

    Lakeshore Fellowship greatly values the power of prayer and encourages the members to pray for each other! If you desire to pray for the needs of others, please indicate your wish to be added to the prayer line on this Sunday's Connection Card or contact Bonnie Pendell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Pastoral Care
    Pastoral Care

    Are you going into the hospital for surgery? Are you experiencing a crisis in your life? Do you have a need for pastoral care? If you would like someone from the Elder and Deaconess Team, including Pastor Chris, to contact you by phone, have a prayer of healing with you, or make a visit with you to pray and support you with the Word of God, please contact Jayne at the church office (616-846-8556; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

    “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them…” James 5:14

Other News

  • Life Line Screening to visit Lakeshore Fellowship

    Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at Lakeshore Lutheran Fellowship on 9/9/2019.  Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount).  All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.  In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit or text the word circle to 797979

  • Scrip

    Do you ever wonder what gift cards are available to purchase through Scrip? Here is a LIST of all available stores. Some are special orders, and would need to be paid for in advance of please check with Dana Saunders on Sunday. Proceeds from Scrip sales is now going toward the technology upgrade project in the Worship Center! Help us earn free money to help pay for our project! We order cards from thousands of merchants locally and nationally! You pay nothing extra for the cards, but a small profit from the sale of each card stays at Lakeshore. Scrip will be available on Sundays following service (in the Atrium) and in the church office on Mondays thru Thursdays from 9 am-2 pm. Reminder: Scrip purchases can also be made online at If you are new to online scrip ordering, please contact Dana Saunders at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive Lakeshore's enrollment code. 

    LOST & FOUND Our Lost & Found bin is located at the Information Center.
  • Facebook Live Stream
    Facebook Live Stream Check us out on Facebook! We have our sermons posted LIVE on Facebook; Sunday mornings! Like "Lakeshore Fellowship" on Facebook.
  • Governance Ministry Board
    Our GMB meets every 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Prayer Room. All meetings are open to the membership of Lakeshore Fellowship.

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