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Theological Famine Relief Update

Posted by Brett Toney on

In 2014, we set up a fund for designated giving that would be used for helping bring relief to the theological famine of the Global South—approximately 85% of the 2.2 million evangelical churches in the world are led by pastors who lack sufficient training. Organizations like the...

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Tags: books, missions, theological famine relief

The G Family-Transplanting their Joy

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Posted by Debby Schmitt on

Being born and raised in southern California, there were many significant "firsts" arriving here in Michigan almost 25 years ago. That first winter Surprised, the birth of my third child and coming here to Five Points 15 years ago. First friends here in Michigan hold a special place in my heart...

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Trip to Kisumu

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Posted by Evelyn Van Sloten on

A team of thirteen people will be travelling to Kenya in April to minister to orphans and their communities. There are five care points we will be visiting—there are fifty orphans ministered to on a weekly basis at each one—and we will spend two days at each location. We will have an...

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Tags: aids, missions, orphan

Theological Famine Relief

Posted by Brett Toney on

The Famine This past summer I had the opportunity to travel to Cameroon again to teach at a seminary. I walked away with an increased burden to see pastors better equipped to faithfully teach and preach the Word. That’s the main reason I feel compelled to have an ongoing partnership with...

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Tags: missions, giving, theological famine relief

Missions Team Update

Posted by Debby Schmitt on

I'm often asked about the life of missions here, especially mission conferences.  "Do we have them any more?" "When is our opportunity to meet our missionaries?"  I'm happy to report that the answer is yes and no!  Under the guidance of the elders...

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Tags: missions

GOSPEL-ADVANCING … HALLOWEEN?

Posted by Brett Toney on

As a church that values gospel-centered mission, we desire to be a people who live with intentionality, desiring to commend Christ to whoever we can. Now imagine an opportunity where nearly all of your neighbors are expecting you to knock on their door, and you get to have a chance to talk with...

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Tags: halloween, gospel-centered, mission

Resuming In-Person Worship: What to Expect

Posted by Kyo Oh on

Brothers and Sisters at Five Points: We are looking forward to resuming in-person worship together on Sunday, June 14. The task force at Five Points has been working diligently with many volunteers and ministry leaders to prepare our facility in accordance with CDC guidelines. The building has...

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A Call To Essential Unity

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

Grace to you, Five Points, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever and ever.  These past weeks have been filled with...

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An Update from the March 25 Elder Council Meeting

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

Good morning Five Points family, and grace and peace to you all in the precious and powerful name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! You all continue to be in our prayers as, by grace, we fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, during these days when our lives have...

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COVID-19 Guidance

Posted by Mike Sherf on

Updates (Wednesday, May 13, 2020) Watch this space for updates relevant to church gatherings and worship services. The confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and resulting deaths in our state continue to rise. For up-to-date information, visit the Michigan Department of Health and...

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