News from the KCC family.

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?…

Waking Up

by Tim Severance Associate Minister As I woke Sunday morning, my life played out in my mind. It was surreal. All the pivotal points in my lifetime came to mind. My choice of college. My marriage. Various jobs. Career choices. Every major turning point in my life materialized in my head.  What was strange about…

KCC to Support Joel Ickes

The Kalkaska Church of Christ will be adding Joel Ickes to their list of missions/missionaries they support. Joel recently made the decision to partner with Global City Mission Initiative (GCMI) based in The Bronx, New York City. He will be part of teams that seek to plant simple, reproducible churches with various populations. He will live…

Thank you from Cummings!

Dear Kalkaska Church of Christ Family ~ To the place that has blessed me & molded me into the man I am today, and now the place that God has used to bless my wife & I on our mission trip to the Dominican Republic….THANK YOU!  I was absolutely taken back by the amount raised…

CIY

CIY Believe by Jody Terrell Two weeks ago a group of Middle School students and adults from KCC traveled down to Hope College in Holland, MI for the CIY Believe conference. This is a 24 hour conference jam-packed with singing praises to God led by a high energy worship band, sermons by Kurt Johnston, the…

Love Offering Exceeds Expectations!

An unannounced love offering taken up Sunday morning at KCC exceeded the amount needed to send Nathan & Cassie Cummings to the Dominican Republic with Casas Por Cristo (Houses for Christ)! $2,2683.10 was given towards the couples mission costs. Cassie writes on her Facebook page: “Thanks to the generous support from the members at Kalkaska…

Skeet Shoot sees over 70 Men & Boys in Attendance

The annual Men & Boys Breakfast and Skeet shoot saw record attendance with over 70 coming to the event. The event, which is in it’s 15th year, was hosted by Dean Farrier, Men’s Ministry Leader. Breakfast was made at the church building by Brett Gallagher and his crew. Training for the shoot was conducted by…

Mission Trip to Jesus’ Place in Atlanta, GA.

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to lead a mission trip to Atlanta, Georgia. Jana Dickman and myself took 9 high school students to Jesus’ Place, an inner city mission that provides spiritual and physical needs to needy families in their community. On Easter Sunday we attended services at Jesus’ Place and were able to meet…