MAY 14 - May 20

This Month's Memory Verse: 
 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”     

Romans 15:13


On Sunday, Pastor Scott continued the message series "Where Hope is Found!... For the Family" looking at
2 Timothy 3:14-17. If you would like to listen or view this or other previous messages, use this link Sermon... then click on the message you would like to hear or view. There is also a link to archived messages.

During the service we celebrated the moms of our congregation with a carnation and a time of prayer for them. We also took some time to look at the upcoming Orchard U classes for the summer. See the announcement below for more details.

Upcoming Events

Tending the Orchard
April 2019 - April 2022

Prayer Room
Every Sunday, 9:15-9:45am

Softball Game
May 13th, 6:30pm, Shamrock Fld #2
May 20th, 6:30pm, Township Fld #3
June 3rd, 6:30pm, Township Fld #1

No meeting, May 15th & 22nd
Summer Kick Off, May 29th, 6:30pm

Tacos for Missions
May 17th, 6:30pm

Men's Breakfast
May 18th, 7am

Graduation Recognition Sunday
May 19th, during the service

Orchard U
2 summer classes

June 2nd, during the service

Mark Your Calendar
June 9th, 10am


Giving to the capital campaign:
  • In the offering on Sundays - Cash in an envelope with your name and Capital Campaign on it OR a check made out to The Orchard Church, memo line states Capital Campaign.
  • Online - go to  Tending the Orchard website and click on "Donate" OR go to The Orchard Church website and click on "Give Now", mark donation as Capital Campaign
Website: (note there's no "www")
Other questions? Contact Jake Cook at

Join us every Sunday morning from 9:15 - 9:45am as we come together to lift our praises and requests to our heavenly Father. New location: office on the right at the end of the library hallway which is just past the church office in the main entrance.

Able to move chairs and tables? Interested in blessing ministries by handling the logistics of set-up and tear-down for events at The Orchard? Bill Whyte is creating a standing team to handle these responsibilities. Circle the letter “S” on your communication card to join this ministry team or contact the church office.

We will be having a Parent Night this Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30pm. If you have students who are 6th through 12th graders then you will want to come to this meeting to learn about Ozone and our future plans. We hope to see you there.

Tuesday, May 7th, 7-8:30pm at the Knoll’s home (3708 Jacobson Drive, Wonder Lake). We would love to have you join us as we plan, prepare and do some more brainstorming on how we can reach our community. Please let us know you’ll be joining us by circling “C” on your communication card or contact the church office.

Enjoy tacos and support the 2019 Orchard Mission Team on Friday, May 17th. The fundraiser starts at 6:30 p.m. Tacos and the fixins’ are $2 each, and tickets for the cake walk will be $1 a piece. Bring your entire family, invite friends! Please let us now you’ll be joining us by circling “M” on your communication card.

Do you know someone that is graduating from 5th grade, 8th grade, high school, college or beyond? Please let us know we so we can recognize their achievement on Sunday, May 19th. Please put their name and grade/degree on your communication card.

On Going Ministries

Wanting more information about how to get involved contact the church office.

CDV Food Pantry
Every Thursday, 3 shifts
(9:30am, 2pm, 4pm)

***This ministry is in need of volunteers for the 4pm shift.***

Community Outreach Meeting

Tuesday, May 7th

Connect Group
Fridays, 6:30-8:30pm

Nursing Home visit
2nd Tuesday each month,

Ozone (Youth Group)
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Vintage Souls (Seniors/Retired Group)
FMSC, 2nd Wednesday @  month
Meeting, 3rd Wednesday @ month



Converge MidAmerica is a missional network of gospel driven churches. With roots going back over 160 years, Converge excels in Church Planting, Church Strengthening and Missions. The Orchard’s partnership with Converge began in 2003.
Since 2010 Converge MidAmerica has planted 74 churches and had another 40 more join the conference. God is working in a mighty way through Converge.

Please pray as the conference seeks to fulfill the vision God has given the leadership; specifically, to have 400 churches by the year 2025. Currently there are 231 churches who are a part of the conference. You can learn more about the conference at

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