COMMUNICATION

Church Re-Open Update

Church Re-Open Update

Dear Orchard Hill Church Community, When I stepped out of church on Sunday, March 15, little did I realize we would not be together again for worship for so many weeks. I am missing every one of you and if you are like me, then you are looking forward to gathering...

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Dear Orchard Hill Church Family, There is no question we are navigating uncharted territory. The landscape surrounding us is changing daily as our country deals with and attempts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus. In the face of this virus among us, we are...

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Belonging

Belonging

What does it mean to Belong?  Where do you feel like you have a sense of belonging?  The dictionary describes to belong as “to be accepted and liked by the other people in a group”.  We believe at Orchard Hill that a church family is a group of people where anyone...

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Why, Lord?

Why, Lord?

Can I share with you the most burning question I have for the Lord? Can I share with you the question that I, as a Pastor, have been asked over and over again, through the faces of anger, confusion, hurt, despair, and loss? Can I share with you the question that has...

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Who is God?

Who is God?

I’d like to start with a challenge. Stop reading this blog and spend 30 seconds critically thinking in order to come up with a one sentence answer to the question, “Who is God?”. Go. What did you come up with? If you were anything like our middle school students, you...

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Thy Word

Thy Word

You know those weeks where everything seems to go right? The ones where you sit and appreciate the sun when it is shining, when you love others well, when everything you have on your list is going swimmingly, and you seem to be on top of things? I love those weeks…...

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Be an Encourager!

Be an Encourager!

Do you ever feel like you need some encouragement? Often our hectic world drives us to feel unappreciated and uncared for.  We perform all day long and often never hear a word of appreciation. Students often demand from their parents, car rides, attention, money, and...

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Happy Holidays? Maybe or Maybe Not

Happy Holidays? Maybe or Maybe Not

The holidays are not happy for some of us this year.  For some it’s been a difficult year of hardship and loss.  For most of us the holidays are at least a time when we tend to remember and think about those who have gone before us.  For me, it’s a time when I think...

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A Christmas Invitation

A Christmas Invitation

With Christmas right around the corner, you’re probably beginning to consider where you are spending the holidays, when the get togethers will happen, what you will cook, what gifts you will give, and what decorations need to go where. Maybe you’ve even dug out that...

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Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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