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Student Ministries Volunteers Needed
Student Ministries Needs You!
Students connect to people, not programs. We are looking for caring adults (who love God and teenagers) to mentor, encourage, and challenge our teens in their journey with Jesus. If you are interested or want to learn more, contact Pastor Dan at 269-921-5491 or dsommer@thechapel-efc.org.
Children's Ministry Volunteers Needed
Early Childhood Volunteers Needed
Our early childhood department is looking for adult volunteers to assist in our infant through preschool classes on Sunday mornings. If you are interested, contact Beka Dougherty at bdougherty@thechapel-efc.org or call 269--429-1041.
Super Books - Pre-Order Today
Pre-order your Super Book today!
Support Student Ministries’ Missions by purchasing a Super Book. Books are $39.95 (Cass County Supplement also available for $2.00). They are scheduled to be available for pick-up at the end of October. Click here to pre-order yours.
Surviving the Holidays - November 5
Surviving the Holidays
Sunday, November 5, 3:00-5:00 pm
When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. This seminar will help you find hope as you navigate the holiday season. This is a free seminar. Learn more and register.
Service Scavneger Hunt Drivers Needed - Nov. 8
Drivers Needed - Edge Service Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, November 8, 6:45-8:00 pm
If you're willing to drive around a car-load of crazy, talkative, and sometimes smelly pre-teens, we need you! Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license. Click here to learn more and sign up.
Family Game Night - November 11
Family Game Night
Saturday, November 11, 5:00-7:30 pm
Grab your favorite game and a snack to share and join us in Park Place at The Chapel for a night of fellowship and fun! Pizza will be provided. Please bring a $5 donation to cover pizza cost if you are able. This is a great way to make new friends and enjoy some great company! Register here.

Connect with Us

Starting Point Lunch - Nov. 12
Starting Point Lunch
Sunday, November 12, 12:15-1:30 pm
If you're new to The Chapel, we invite you to our Starting Point Lunch. This informal lunch is a great time for you to connect with other new people, get to know our Chapel staff, and ask some questions. We offer childcare for infants through grade 2. Children in 3rd grade and above are invited to join us for lunch. Sign up.
The Chapel E-Press - Sign up
Stay Connected with The E-Press
Find out what’s going on at The Chapel on Sundays and the rest of the week by signing up for the E-Press, our weekly online newsletter. Click here to see the latest issue and to sign up.
Follow Us on Facebook
Like and Follow Us on Facebook
Learn more about what's happening at The Chapel, get connected, and share the Good News by following us on Facebook. You can find us at Facebook.com/YourPlaceToBelong.


CIA Day - October 28
Chapel in Action
Saturday, October 28, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us and others from our Chapel family as we serve the community in Jesus' name. This is a great way to help our neighbors and meet new people. Lunch is included. Find project descriptions and sign up here.
Wonderland Toy Store
Wonderland Toy Store - Donations & Volunteers Needed
Toy Donation - November 5 thru December 3
Wonderland Toy Store supplies new, donated toys for resale at deeply discounted prices to families who might not otherwise be able to afford gifts for their children at Christmas. New toys in the $10-$30 price range are welcome, as are gift cards for Wal-Mart or Meijer. Gift wrap supplies will also be collected. Place donations at the table in the foyer. Volunteers will also be needed for the following tasks: set-up store, toy prep, decorate store, cookie baking, and tear down. Volunteer sign-up will be in November. More info to come.
Mission Minded Sunday - November 12
Mission Minded Sunday
Sunday, November 12, both hours
Mission Minded Sunday gives us all an opportunity to learn about new and existing ministries within The Chapel, our community, and our world. This Mission Minded Sunday we focus on "Medical Mission Work." Learn more.
Upcoming Mission Projects for 2018
2018 Short-term Mission Projects
The Chapel is currently planning two Short-term Mission Projects for 2018: Hurricane Harvey Relief in the spring, and Word of Life Hungary Camp support in the summer. Find project information and the application here.
Sundays, 4:00-7:00 pm, January 7 - April 29

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a Christian education course designed to help believers learn more about God’s heart for all nations and how they can play an active role in the Great Commission. Perspectives has had a significant impact on the lives of many people from The Chapel. This session will be held at Woodland Shores Baptist Church (Bridgman). Learn more about Perspectives.


Women's Ministry

Ladies' Night Out - Popcorn, Movies, Sundaes - Oct. 19
Ladies' Night Out - Popcorn, Movies, Sundaes
Thursday, October 19, 6:00-10:00 pm

Come comfy and cozy to enjoy an evening of relaxation and fellowship! We'll be watching Mom's Night Out (a Christian comedy). Popcorn, the movie, and sundaes will be provided. You don’t have to bring a thing, but as always, feel free to bring a friend! Sign up here.

Widow to Widow "Soup's On" - November 4
Widow to Widow "Soup's On"
Saturday, November 4, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Widows are invited to meet us in The Chapel kitchen to cook up some delicious soups! We’ll make enough to sit down and enjoy together that day and for each of us to take home for later. We’ll provide soup ingredients. Feel free to bring bread, salad, or dessert to share for lunch. RSVP by November 1 to Sue at 269-470-8896 (text okay) or suelachman@me.com. Learn more about Widow to Widow.


Senior Ministry

Seniors' Bible Study - November 9
Seniors' Bible Study
Thursday, November 9, 10:00-11:30 am

We will continue our study of the second part of Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians (Eph. 4-6). Find study information here.
Seniors' Harvest Hymn Sing - November 16
Harvest Hymn Sing
Thursday, November 16, 12:00 pm

Sing hymns of thanksgiving and enjoy a turkey dinner together in celebration of Thanksgiving. Turkey and stuffing will be provided. Sign up to bring a side at the kiosk in the foyer.

College Age Ministry

Fusion Sunday School - 9:00 am
Fusion Welcomes College Students
Sunday at 9:00 am in the Student Ministries Room

Fusion is now a gathering for both high school and college students where we will have donuts and coffee while learning what it is to fuse God’s Word with your life. Whether you're home from college, attending local college, or working in the area, this class is for you! See you there!

High School Ministry

Fusion Sunday School - 9:00 am
Fusion Sunday School
Sunday at 9:00 am in the Student Ministries Room

Fusion is now a gathering for both high school and college students where we will have donuts and coffee while learning what it is to fuse God’s Word with your life. Whether you're home from college, attending local college, or working in the area, this class is for you! See you there!
Sundays, 6:00-8:00 pm

Ignite is for those students who want to go deeper into their faith and work at applying God’s truths to their lives. We do this with small groups, cool activities, good food, times of music worship (that means singing), and great times of building strong friendships. Come check it out!
Ignite Fallin Out - October 29
Ignite Fallin Out
Sunday, October 29, 6:00-9:00 pm
at Lemoine’s KOA Coloma (3527 Coloma Rd, Benton Harbor)

We’re Fallin Out of The Chapel for the night! We’ll have a bonfire, good grub, games, and more! Drop off and pick up at the KOA. Make sure to bring a friend!

Middle School Ministry

Illuminate Sunday School - 9:00 am
Illuminate Sunday School
Sundays at 9:00 am in Room 135/132

Middle school students are making choices for life! At The Chapel, we use the The Gospel Projet curriculum put out by Group Publishing which does a great job helping your middle school students make real-life choices as they face life's big adventure. Learn more.
Edge Middle School Ministry
Edge Middle School Ministry
Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm

Middle Schoolers are invited every Wednesday during the school year to Edge! Come experience and know God and truth... and have a great time doing it with awesome worship, fun games, friends, and food. Check it out!
Middle School Service Scavenger Hunt - Nov. 8
Edge Service Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday, November 8, 6:00-8:00 pm

Who can you serve? What can you do to help? Take the challenge... the Service Scavenger Hunt challenge! Edge Middle Schoolers will be broken into teams and given a list of various "services" to perform. Each task or project is worth a different amount of points. Teams with the highest number of points will win prizes! Cost to participate is $5.00.

Children's Ministry

His Kids - Children's Ministry
What Kids Are Learning This Week

Jesus Appeared to the Disciples. We will emphasize that Jesus is alive today! He sends out all believers to tell others about Him, and He gives us power through the Holy Spirit.

Come Play
Come Play!
Sundays, 12:00-1:00 pm and Mondays and/or Thursdays, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

All Chapel families are welcome to come and to invite their friends to our open play groups. Grab a cup of coffee, a snack, and your kids and meet in Park Place. Enjoy adult conversation and fellowship in a safe, clean environment while your kids make new friends and learn through free play. Children must be supervised by parents/guardian with a limit of 20 children on the play structure at one time and children must wear socks. Looking forward to all the fun!
Awana Registration Open House - September 27
Wednesdays, 5:55-8:00 pm

If you have an elementary school-aged kid, Awana is the place for them on Wednesday nights at The Chapel! Awana nights are filled with Game Time, Small Group Time, and Large Group Time. During each of these activities, kids have the opportunity to learn more about God, His Son and His Word, establish positive role models and build lasting friendships in a safe and fun environment. Learn more.

T&T Boys Coast Guard Visit
Saturday, November 4, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

T&T Boys (and curious dads, grandpas and uncles) are invited to join us for a tour of the St. Joseph Coast Guard Station. Meet at The Chapel at 9:30 to carpool. Please RSVP to Bruce Lawton at 269-985-8845 or bruceondalooose@yahoo.com.

T&T Girls Apple Pie & Sauce Day
Saturday, November 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Awana T&T Girls are invited to join us to make apple pies and sauce! Moms and grandmas are welcome, too.

Children's Christmas Choir
Children's Christmas Choir
Wednesdays, 5:25-5:55 pm, October 25 - December 6

On December 9 & 10, The Chapel Choir will present the Christmas Musical, “Searching For a King.” These evenings will include a song for a children’s choir. If you are in the 1st through 5th grades, love Jesus, and like to sing, please join us. Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays, 5:25-5:55 pm (just before Awana) on October 25 - December 6 in Room 101. We will rehearse with the Adult Choir on Thursday, December 7, at 7:30 pm (Technical Rehearsal), and Saturday, December 9, at 10:00 am (Final Dress Rehearsal). If you would like to sing with us, please call Karen Brohman 269-921-2719.



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