Worship Experience is In-person and Livestream!
Portage Chapel Hill is responding to the ever-changing status of the COVID-19
The Chapel Hill building is open for Sunday Morning Worship in-person at 10am.
- The 10 a.m. worship service will continue to be livestreamed on Chapel Hill’s Facebook page, Chapel Hill's Website, and on Chapel Hill's Youtube channel . The church building is open for all groups to meet in-person. Please call the office for available days, dates and times.
Pastor Barry Petrucci and Pastor Jess Davenport, as well as church staff and leadership, invite you to check the Portage Chapel Hill Facebook page and the Portage Chapel Hill Website regularly for Bible studies, devotionals, and updates on what's happening in the life of Chapel Hill.
If your class or small group would like to meet via Zoom, an online conferencing site, please contact Office Manager Lisa Drzick at firstname.lastname@example.org and she can help get you set up.
As we re-open, we ask for your patience and prayer at this time as Chapel Hill leadership work together for the well-being of this faith community. Please direct any questions to email@example.com or by calling (269) 327-6643.
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Livestream will broadcast from Portage Chapel Hill's Website, Facebook, and Youtube at 10am.You may access past broadcasts on the broadcast page as well. A mask is required for all In-person Worship services and activities. To check out all you need to know before you attend a service, click HERE.
See you soon!
Meals on Wheels
Milestone Services provides meals through Meals on wheels to residents in Portage, Kalamazoo and beyond. Portage Chapel Hill is responsible for two routes every six weeks. This is a vital ministry to the community. If you are interested in being on a team please contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order Your Pride T-Shirt Today
Portage Chapel Hill Church has designed custom Pride t-shirts with Chapel Hill logo.
Order your at pchum.org/pride
Be sure to stop in and grab another FREE meal on August 17 and August 24!
God's Kitchen will be at Portage Chapel Hill serving meals from 5-6pm.
Please share with folks that may benefit and come share this meal.
For more information Click HERE!
If you would like to donate to this very important ministry you may do so at pchum.org/give.
(Line item God's Kitchen)
Kaleidoscope Kids Preschool
Portage Chapel Hill and Kaleidoscope Kids Preschool celebrates as it graduated its first Class, Kaleidoscope Kids Preschool Class of 2022. It has been a year of growth and learning for the kids and the adults involved. This fall a new outdoor playground is scheduled to be installed. It will be an asset to Kaleidoscope Kids, Chapel Hill and the Community to have this new safe place to play! Funds are still needed to complete this project. Please check out pchum.org/preschool if you would like to help with this ministry.
Kaleidoscope Kids Preschool continues to enroll children for the fall term and beyond. More information can be found at kaleidoscopekids.org or you may request information from Executive Director Luann Benegman at email@example.com.
There is a classroom needs and wish-list at pchum.org/preschool, you are invited to give generously to this ministry of Portage Chapel Hill!
SAVE THE DATE
Portage Chapel Hill Church is moving to two distinct Worship experiences this fall starting on
September 11. More information will be available at pchum.org/worship!
All youth grades 6 through 12 are invited to this Portage Chapel Hill Youth Event to Michigan's Adventure on Saturday August 20. This is an all day event. Registration and details are at pchum.org/youth.
Regular Sunday Night Youth Group will resume September 18.
For more information click HERE.
Summer Time, Lunch Time, Bible Study
You are invited to an, in-person and Zoom, lunch time Bible Study led by Pastor Jess Davenport every Tuesday in August! (2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
Register at pchum.org/christianeducation.
See you soon!
FALL KICKOFF IS SEPTEMBER 11
On September 11 Portage Chapel Hill will move to two Worship services with Christian Education at 10 am. After Worship at 11am we will have a picnic with food provided by God's Kitchen. Desserts will be potluck style from folks in the congregation. All are welcome, this is a community meal! A free will offering will be taken to benefit God's Kitchen. Be sure to save the date!
Ministry Opportunities Where You Can Put Your Faith Into Action
Are you looking for a way to put your faith into action in the community?
Tech leaders are needed this fall to help with sound, slides, and camera.
If you have interest in this vital ministry please contact Eric Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save The Date For The Blessing Of The Backpacks
On August 21, all kids and all adults, are invited to bring to Worship, a backpack, planner, workbag, Ipad or computer, anything that holds what you need to be successful this fall. During Worship your special item will be prayed over for blessings in the new school year.
In addition, it is on this day that we also want to give to others and remember that there are teachers struggling to put classrooms together and kids that need items to be successful in school! We will be collecting gift cards for Haverhill Elementary School to help provide necessary items.
See you soon!
The weekly scripture is posted here each week for folks to meditate on,
think about and prepare for worship on Sunday.
Click the Scripture reference to link to the full reading: