Local Missions

 

Locally the Chapel Lane deacons are the connecting link to many local agencies and programs. A few of those programs are:

 

Community “Sharing Tree” Project

The Sharing Tree Project is coordinated by the Midland County Voluntary Action Center (VAC). It provides Christmas gifts for those in our community who otherwise would not have much of a Christmas. The VAC attaches gift requests and suggested values to colorful tags, which are then used to decorate Christmas trees at many Midland-area businesses, churches, and civic groups. Chapel Lane has sponsored a tree for many years and several Chapel Lane members contribute time to help sort and deliver the gifts.

 

Emergency Food Pantry Network

Through Chapel Lane, members donate food and money to the Memorial Presbyterian location of the Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network. The Food Pantry tries to meet short-term needs for basic food items and other supplies among low-income families in Midland County. Food items are delivered to the Food Pantry monthly by a member of the deacons.

 

Health Ministry at Chapel Lane

The health ministry at Chapel Lane is under the direction of the deacons. This ministry includes our parish nurses who do blood pressure screening on a monthly basis. It also covers our Medical Lending Library.

 

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need. Chapel Lane contributes financially to Habitat and, when possible, puts together crews to participate in local “builds”.

 

Midland Area Homes

Midland Area Homes (MAH) is a nonprofit private corporation whose purpose is to assist needy Midland Area residents in improving their quality of life by providing help that cannot be obtained elsewhere. This is accomplished with the support of churches, government, communities, and volunteers. Their mission involves helping people help themselves to improve their housing and living conditions. Chapel Lane supports this agency with budgeted money, Share Fair funds and through volunteering for furniture pick ups. A member of the deacons serves on the fundraising committee an one or two deacons usually serve on the board of MAH.

August 22, 2017

Chapel Lane:  #989-631-2081

5501 Jefferson Avenue

Midland, MI  48640

 

SUNDAY WORSHIPSee the Worship Times and Worship Bulletin pages for more information on each service and check our calendar for special service times.

 

Sermons

Come to the Sermons section to listen to or download a podcast of a recent sermon.

 

Prayer Request

If you have a prayer request for a family, a friend or yourself, please send us your concern or joy and we will communicate your request through our prayer chain. 

 

Afternoon Circle

Please note that the Afternoon Circle meets on the third Monday of each month, in the church library, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Evening Circle

The Evening Circle meets at 7:00 p.m. at a member's home on the first Monday of each month. Consult the Worship Bulletin or call the Church Office for details.

 

  

About Presbyterians

Find out about the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the history of this wonderful organization on our About the Presbyterian Church page.


 Learn more at the Synod of the Covenant and the Presbytery of Lake Huron websites.

 

 

 

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