Adult Programs

Adult Groups

  • Sunday Evening L.I.F.T. (Living in Faith Together)
  • Intergenerational Events:  Events such as Summer Camping and a Winter Au Sable Retreat  are ways to build community and spend time learning and growing together. They are fun for people of all ages and an excellent way to share our faith together.
    • Summer Camping 2018Information to come.
    • Summer Picnic 2018: Information to come.
    •  Au Sable Family Event 2018: Information to come.
  • Adult Bible Studies  
    • Men’s Bible Study: A time of Bible study, prayer, and breakfast. Meets 7:00 AM every Thursday morning at church. Contact people are Garry Reenders and Don Bultman.
    • Women’s Bible Study:  Led by Rev. Thea: A time of Bible study and prayer, currently studying the book of Genesis. Meets 9:00 AM  the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at church. Childcare is available.
    • Evening Adult Bible Study: Led by Rev. Thea: A time of Bible study and prayer for men and women. Meets 7:30 PM the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at Pastor Thea’s home, using the Lenten devotional, “Lent for Everyone, Luke, Year C,” by N. T. Wright for our discussion and study during February and March 2016. There is still room for a few more! If you are interested, copies of the book are available in the church office.  Coffee and chocolate provided! 
  • Women’s Retreat
  • Book Clubs:  Eastern offers two book clubs.  The groups choose an eclectic mix of books to read which engenders lively discussion. Both groups are open to anyone who loves to read. Contact the church office (616-454-4888)  if interested.
    • Group for Women in their 20/30/40:  They meet the 2nd Thursday of the month. More information available in a closed facebook group; please contact Spiritual Formation Coordinator if interested!
    • The other book club: Information to come.
  • Fork LIFT:  Groups of 7-9 people gather for dinner, coffee, or dessert about 4-5 times a year. These groups are a great way to build community and get to know one another.
  • Prayer Group:  Prayers for Eastern’s ministry, members, and community.
  • Retirement Riders:A lively group of adults over 50 gather for special outings often followed by lunch together.