News from the KCC family.

Youth Ministry Update

Dear Church Family, We wanted to write in order to share some news with you that will affect our ministry here at KCC. Jody Terrell, our Youth Minister, has resigned his position. Jody has served as the Youth Minister at KCC since 2011. He and his wife Megan have been an integral part of our…

Sara Blasko

There’s No Place Like Home

By Sara Blasko, Children’s Ministry Director We’ve heard it in the Wizard of Oz, and we’ve no doubt experienced it ourselves, there is really truly no place like home. Growing up I would go through my school days eagerly anticipating running off the bus and into my mothers arms. It’s funny how much “home” means…

Three New Classes Launch this Sunday

We’re super excited to offer three new Faith Training Classes beginning this Sunday, April 23, 2017 at KCC! Our goal with this class is to strengthen and help hurting marriages. However, we also believe this class will help prepare young singles and couples for marriage in the future. Additionally, we’ll be looking at how God…

Dan Johnson shares in Christian Standard

In an article by Shawn McMullen  about smaller churches for the Christian Standard, he writes: KALKASKA CHURCH OF CHRIST Kalkaska, Michigan Thirty years ago God called Dan Johnson and his family to the ministry of the Church of Christ in Kalkaska, a small community in northern Michigan. When Dan arrived, the church was small and…

The Bible: Rated R for Strong Adult Content 

 More and more people are picking a Bible plan and joining the social media timeline on the Youversion Bible app. After creating a free account, you can “friend request” other people and connect your activities with theirs. Share highlights, notes, Bible plans, verse images, and more all within the app. Those of you who grew up…

Elders Ordained

The Kalkaska Church of Christ approved and ordained two new men as Elders of the church. Kevin Davis and Andy Bratton were both voted into the Eldership by the congregation for 3-year terms. Kevin Davis has been a member of KCC for 12 years; Andy Bratton serves the congregation as lead minister. This brings the total number…

Family

by Sara Blasko, Children’s Minister I do not love winter in Northern Michigan. I blame my parents…as missionaries in Haiti while I was growing up, I got to miss out on most of the Northern Michigan winters, and spent most of my winters in the sun. I know a lot of people struggle with depression…

Made Fresh Every Morning

by Tim Severance Every morning I like to begin the day with a pot of freshly brewed Starbucks coffee. We buy the whole beans by the bag at Sams Club and grind them ourselves – a habit taught me by a special someone 16 years ago when we first wed. Call me a coffee snob, but…

A Necessary Removal

My wife bought a new Samsung smart phone recently. We set it up by transferring all her contacts and most of her apps from her old phone. However, when she started using it, we noticed that the volume didn’t seem to work. I checked the volume in settings thinking maybe there was a limit set…

2:14 Service Projects

KCC Reaches out with 2:14 Program

Sunday at exactly 2:14 pm Senior Minister, Andy Bratton led a prayer prior to mobilizing over 20 volunteers into the community for the first month of the new 2:14 program The name “2:14” comes from James 2:14 “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds?…