Hi friends,
As we continue to shelter in place, we miss being able to meet in person, but are so grateful to our pastors for thoughtful worship, musicians for fun videos, staff for keeping us up-to-date, elders for reaching out, and so much more. Please enjoy these excerpts from our weekly Connections email newsletter from May 1.


In-Home Worship

Sunday, May 3
Pastor Noah Livingston
Matthew 28:16-20
Songs & Pastor Noah’s Message (YouTube)

Pastor Noah’s sermon will premiere on YouTube at 9:00am. Allow yourself about 20 minutes prior to this start time to move through the liturgy if you want to catch the sermon when it premieres.

Children and Worship: New This Week! Our Children and Worship program leader, Kerry DeKraker, has put together a video with a lesson for those younger members of our community who typically continue with worship together in a different space on Sundays. Check it out HERE!

Children’s bulletin: If your children would like to participate and engage by using the new children’s bulletin, it is attached HERE.


Weekly Bible Study: You are invited to join the weekly bible study on Thursdays at 10am. The pastoral staff will be leading this bible study over Zoom. We’d love to have you join us when you can!  Join Zoom Meeting


Ministry Highlight–Sheltering in AACRC

Thank you, AACRC!  Our church continues to provide shelter for several gentlemen from the Delonis Center and has committed to continuing this through the duration of the “shelter in place” order. To read more about how God has been working at AACRC through this opportunity to provide hospitality for those in need, check out this blog post and a video of thanks from some of the men sheltering at AACRC.

Continue our tithes and offerings

The AACRC supports many organizations and missionaries that are being directly affected by this pandemic and it is through our offerings and tithes that we can continue to support ourselves and the ministries we are in partnership with. Thank you for continuing to support the good work of God through the Ann Arbor Christian Reformed Church. Ways to donate:

Hope Clinic

Hope Clinic continues to collect donations for a number of items. The greatest need right now is for groceries, toilet paper and personal care items, and masks. Click HERE for their complete list of needs.

An Update from Mission Partners, Joel & Jeannie Huyser

We want to see Jesus
“In some ways life has changed for Jeannie and I since we returned from a visit to Nicaragua on March 18.  For one thing I (Joel) will no longer be traveling for the foreseeable future.  And, yes, like everyone else we are being cautious and are concerned for family members that have lost employment.  But inother ways life has not changed…”  Read the entire update