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General Assembly Service – On Sunday, June 25th, we will be participating in the quadrennial Nazarene General Assembly Sunday service via livestream. We will have one combined service at 10:00 a.m. with communion being service. We will not be having Growth Classes. Please mark your calendars for this exciting service!

Connect Connecting Groups – A small group atmosphere that focuses on relationship building. These groups happen throughout the week. If you have an interest in finding out more about Connecting Groups, please fill out a Connect Card! Below are our current Connecting Groups. Sunday Afternoon/Evening: Kennell/Lauria Group ------------------------Brett/Heather Meyer Group ---------------(Childcare on site - $5/family)

4:00 at 4344 S Vernon Rd (Durand) 5:00 at 2548 E Garrison Rd (Durand)

Bates/Fruchey/Semans Group ------------

6:00 at OFCN, Room 8

Bontrager Group -------------------------------

6:00 at 169 E Haven Dr

DeMeritt Group --------------------------------

6:00 at 952 N Park St

Mark/Marcia Green Group -----------------

6:00 at 1214 N Water St

Meyer/Jandik Group --------------------------

6:00 at 4895 Ojibwa Tr

Stockton Group --------------------------------

6:00 at 271 E Haven Dr

Monday Afternoon Intercessory Prayer Group -----------------

2:00 at OFCN (Sanctuary)

Thursday Evening Schmidtfranz/McCall Group --------------(Childcare on site - $5/family)

6:00 at 9112 W Middleton Rd (Ovid)

Shorey/Wotring Group ----------------------

6:00 at 306 E Mason St

Grow Growth Classes – We offer a variety of ongoing and seasonal classes that provide an opportunity to grow in the knowledge of God and the practice of kingdom living. Our current classes are below. Sunday Morning: Book of the Bible: Acts -----------------------Logos: Heroes of the Holy Life ------------Thrive: Life Lessons from the O.T. -------Wonder Works ---------------------------------**Getting Started at OFCN -----------------**First Sunday of each month Fruit of the Spirit -------------------------------Point of Grace ----------------------------------The Rest of God ---------------------------------

9:00 in Room 8 9:00 in Moss Hall 9:00 in Room 10 9:00 in C1 9:00 in Conference Room 10:30 in Room 8 10:30 in Smith Hall 10:30 in Room 10

Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study ------------------------------

9:30 in Smith Hall

Wednesday Evening: Grief Share --------------------------------------Battlefield of the Mind -----------------------Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit ---What is Worship? --------------------------------

6:30 in Conference Room 7:00 in Room 10 7:00 in Room 5 7:00 in Room 8

Church Elections – We will be having our annual church elections this Sunday, May 14th, and next Sunday, May 21st. If you are an active official member (age 15 or older), please take time to vote in the Choir Room before or after both morning services this Sunday or next! Project 5K 2017 – In order to help raise project funds for the 2017 District Missions trip to Honduras, the Michigan District Church of the Nazarene is sponsoring a 5K run/walk and a 14 mile bike ride this Saturday, May 20th. The cost to participate is $25. This money will be used to help install a water filtration system at the church in Honduras, develop a soccer field for ministry use, support a medical clinic, and show the Jesus Film. Even if you are not able to participate, please consider sponsoring someone! You can find more information and register online at Baby Bottle Blessing – The Pregnancy Resource Center has been on the front lines of saving lives and changing hearts since 1983. Please consider taking home a baby bottle (available at the Welcome Center), and fill it with your change, bills, or personal checks to help support the PRC. Bottles need to be returned by Sunday, May 21st. Please also continue to pray for the Pregnancy Resource Center.

TREE HOUSE MINISTRIES “Branching out to love God and love others.” –Matt. 22:35

Worship Tree House Ministries – 10:30 a.m. in the Tree House Summer Calendars – Be sure to grab summer calendar from the Tree House or Early Childhood information boards! Connect KidConnect – Join us on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 for our KidConnect program for children! We will have nursery available. Our Midweek Dinner is from 5:45 – 6:45 (more info under the adult “More Opportunities” section) and we also have adult Growth Classes at 7:00. Grow K-5th Grade Growth Classes – Sundays from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the Community Center

OFCN Outside Work Day – We need all hands on deck in order to help clean up the church grounds! On Saturday, June 10th, we will begin working at 8:00 a.m. in order to move dirt, trim trees, and complete many other little jobs. Please mark your calendars now, and fill out a Connect Card if you are planning to help out!

More Opportunities OFCN Membership Class (Connecting with OFCN) – Pastor Brad will be teaching a membership class this Saturday, May 20th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Moss Hall. This class will cover the core beliefs of our denomination as well as the mission, vision, values, and strategy of our local church. This class is also a pre-requisite for membership. Please fill out a Connect Card if you would like to attend! OFCN College Group – We are going to be getting together as a group a few times this summer! For the month of June, Pastors Chris and Leslie are going to host a bonfire/game night at their home on Saturday, June 3rd, at 6 p.m. Los Tres will be catering our meal (free to you, of course). Contact Pastor Chris for more information. Please come, and invite any of your friends who you think could really use this. NEW OFCN Apparel– We have new OFCN apparel, including polos, sweatshirts, long sleeve t’s, and more! These items are only available in our online store, and it will only be open through May 31st. All orders will be shipped after the store closes. You can find the online store here:


Worship and Connect Midweek Gathering – Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:15 in the Teen Room.

Grow Sunday Gatherings – Sunday mornings from 9:00 to 10:15 and 10:30 to 11:45 in the Teen Room

More Opportunities Friday Night Lights – Our next FNL is on Friday, May 19th, from 6-9 p.m. We will have awesome activities that provide a safe place for students to connect with one another. FNL is a free event, but we will have refreshments for sale.

Summer Camp Financial Assistance – The financial assistance applications for middle and high school camps this summer are due to Pastor Chris by May 24th. Forms are available on the information board outside the youth room.

Summer Calendars– Get your copy from our information board outside the Teen Room

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE WEEK SUNDAY, May 14th – Mother’s Day // Voting in Choir Room 8:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

We want to say a very special welcome to our guests here today. We0are glad you are here! We trust you will find this to be a warm, friendly, and caring place. Most of all, we pray the Holy Spirit’s presence will warm your heart in the worship of our risen Savior! If it is your first time at OFCN, you can find a Connect Card in the back of the pews. Please fill out this card at your convenience with as much information as you feel comfortable. You can drop the Connect Card off in the offering plate, or return it to the Welcome Center. We would love to know your name! Our mission as a church is to go make devoted followers of Jesus.

Monday, May 15th 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.


Brad Stockton, Lead Pastor [email protected]

Jim Roberts, Visitation Pastor [email protected]

Mark Green, Discipleship and Administration Pastor [email protected]

Julie Semans, Office Secretary [email protected]

Leslie Davies, Children’s Pastor [email protected] Chris Davies, Youth Pastor [email protected] David Rice, Worship Arts Pastor [email protected]

Kari Klein, Office Secretary [email protected] Keith & Lynnaè Kelley Facility Managers [email protected] Sycamore Tree Preschool Lynnaè Kelley, Director [email protected]

Walkers Sycamore Tree Preschool Intercessory Prayer Group – Sanctuary

Tuesday, May 16th 9:30 a.m.

Sycamore Tree Preschool Ladies’ Bible Study

Wednesday, May 17th 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 5:45 p.m. 6:30 p.m.


Worship Team Rehearsal – Sanctuary Worship Service/Growth Classes Worship Service/Growth Classes

7:00 p.m.

Walkers Sycamore Tree Preschool Midweek Prayer Midweek Dinner The Lookout Worship and Connect – Teen Room Grief Share – Conference Room KidConnect Battlefield of the Mind – Room 10 Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit – Room 5 What is Worship? – Room 8

Thursday, May 18th 9:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Sycamore Tree Preschool Seven Pillars of Freedom – Conference Room Once Upon A Time in Sycamore Tree Preschool Land – Sanctuary (Sycamore Tree Preschool Graduation and Program)

Friday, May 19th 9:00 a.m.


Saturday, May 20th 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

OFCN Membership Class – Moss Hall Project 5K 2017 – Indian Lake Nazarene Camp

SUNDAY, May 21st – Voting in Choir Room 8:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Monday – Thursday Classes 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Joyce Goff Memorial Scholarship Fund – Last year we established a scholarship fund which is intended for students who cannot afford to pay full tuition at Sycamore Tree Preschool. If you would like to give to this fund, please be sure to label checks or envelopes with “Sycamore Scholarship Fund”. Any monetary gift will go directly to helping students and their families pay tuition. Thank you for your generosity as we continue to help students receive quality Christian Education!

Worship Team Rehearsal – Sanctuary Worship Service/Growth Classes Worship Service/Growth Classes