To access Community Church's telephone prayer line, please call (616) 772-5988​


  • Condolences are extended to Marty & Sue McCaffrey with the passing of Sue's mother, Charlotte Brundle, on July 3.  (Charlotte was from the Grand Blanc area.)


  • Congratulations to Stephanie & Matt Martin with the birth of their daughter, Emmalee, on July 15.  Emmalee was born prematurely and is expected to be in the NICU for approximately one month.


  • Gladys (Jimi) Erickson remains hospitalized at Spectrum (Butterworth) due to dehydration and kidney failure, but is showing improvement.
  • Karen Arnoldink remains hospitalized at Spectrum (Butterworth) due to complications of infection.  She is expected to remain hospitalized for a few weeks, and prayers for patience are requested.


  • Tray Heyboer is recovering at home following outpatient surgery to remove his tonsils.
  • Chuck Freriks was released from the hospital on Wednesday following hip replacement surgery.
  • Jane Ramaker is now home following a stay in the hospital.
  • Jim Meekhoff is home following last week's hospitalization.
  • Gary Lemmen is also now at home following last week's hospitalization.
  • Roger Shumaker had a port installed and will begin treatments for prostate cancer.


  • Mission Trip:  ​​Pray for the  middle school students and leaders who will be leaving this weekend for a mission trip to West Virginia.

Ongoing Prayer Items

  • Larry Geuder:  Continued testing for undiagnosed illness
  • Gary Lemmen:  Liver cancer; scheduled to receive chemo during the month of June
  • Lynette Bell:  Cancer; receiving chemo treatments 
  • Graham Muilenburg:  Brittle bone disease
  • Jilayne Allen:  Oakcrest Manor -- continuing care following a stroke

If you find yourself moved with compassion when you hear the heartache of others, you probably have gifts that would make you a great care pastor. These people make periodic phone calls on church members seeking ways that the church can care for and pray for them.