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Flesh of My Flesh – Scripture and Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Flesh of My Flesh – Scripture and Support of Same-Sex Marriage A sermon preached by Pastor Mara at The Community Church in January of 2020. I wonder if you’ve ever looked out the window of an airplane and seen this sight: How curious. The fields themselves seem to be square-shaped. But the crops are growing…

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Christmas Eve Worship, 6pm

Join us for worship on Christmas Eve at 6pm. The spontaneous nativity is open to all children – costumes are provided and no rehearsal is needed.

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Churches in Mission Learning Community

The neighborhood around our church building has changed dramatically in the past few years. The village of Ada has a new “main” street, new neighbors, and new businesses. These changes bring new questions about what it means to be the church in Ada. Who are our new neighbors? What are their passions? What are their…

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How Chili and Beer Turned into Meals for the Homeless

The Ada Chili and Beer Festival has grown into an event that has drawn thousands each December.  People from all over the state gather in the parking lot at The Community Church in Ada to sample the best beer and chili from restaurants and cook-off contestants, hear live music, and celebrate the beginning of the…

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Produce Grown for Local Food Pantry

This past summer The Community Church in Ada’s garden (formerly used for the Children’s Garden program through the Ada Parks and Recreation Department) became a growing site for the Good News Gardens program organized by Plainsong Farm. We offer a huge thank-you to Eileen Boekestein who coordinated this project! As the gardening season has come…

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Plan for September & October

Dear Friends and Members of The Community, This is a special addition newsletter to keep you up to date on what to expect as we look to the fall season. In short, after reviewing the data, consulting with medical professionals, and assessing the needs and comfort levels within the church community, Consistory has decided that…

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Hiring: Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries

Position Description: Children’s and Youth Ministries Director: August 2020 About the position: Develop, coordinate, and provide overall leadership to the children’s and youth ministry of The Community Church in Ada, with a special emphasis on grades 3-8. Part-time.  About the employer: The Community Church in Ada seeks to follow in the way of Christ by doing…

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Prayer of Two Griefs

Prayer of Two Griefs We grieve deeply this morning.  Our grief is in tension, and today we faithfully hold that tension together. We are saddened by the destruction of property that left the city of Grand Rapids broken and reeling last night. We are saddened by the danger this caused to civilians, and to law…

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Covid Response Update – May 14

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Worship, March 22 2020

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  • Sunday Schedule

    10:00 am – Worship Service (masks optional at this time for COVID-19 safety)

    Live stream of worship on YouTube

    Nursery – infants through age 3

    Partway through Service – Children’s Worship: Ages 4-10

    After Service – Cookies and Coffee Social Gathering