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MINISTRIES

Grace Restores Everything

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WHO WE SERVE

 
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CARE MINISTRY

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

Elder & Deacon 

 

Each elder and deacon care for a division of
the Sonlight Community in both a proactive and responsive way. Contact your elder or deacon by selecting the reference list below.

 

District Reference List

PRAYER TEAMS

 

Sonlight’s prayer warriors hold weekly prayer meetings, email prayer support chains and provide bulletin prayer items. Any need brought to their attention is held up in consistent, fervent prayer.

 

June Ledford  Mike Slofstra

CARE NETWORK

Pastoral Care Network Team

 

Lay volunteers support elders and deacons across all districts.

 

Care Request Form  | Mike Slofstra

MEAL TEAM

Providing short-term meal support most often for families who have had a new baby or those who are post-surgery or in grieving.

 

Victoria Buys

NURSES

Faith Community Nurses

 

Our nurses provide medical counsel,
hospital visits, home support, Sunday
morning consults, and social services 

resource knowledge.

 

Norma Maarhuis  |  LeAna Osterman

STEPHEN MINISTRY

This program provides trained care-providers to those who need committed, safe, long-term or short-term care relationships. People are paired with a provider to help them through time of crisis, friendship or a host of other needs.

 

June Ledford |  Lande Almlie | Beth Selva

Stephen Ministries Organization

ADULT MINISTRY

WOMEN

Wednesdays: 9:15-11 AM  September - April

 

Women of all stages of life are welcome to fellowship and study the bible together.

 

We meet to deepen our relationship with God by learning of the good news and what He says to us from the Bible, through prayer, and by the life experiences of one another.


Darlene Elenbaas

COMMUNITY GROUPS
Days & meet times vary

 

Smaller groups of 8-10 adults and their children meet in homes to worship, pray, learn and seek the welfare of the city together.

 

Groups meet to foster a sense of belonging, discipleship and to engage the community asa committed group.

 

Mike Slofstra 

PRIMETIME: SENIOR ADULTS
Meet monthlySept. - May

Adults, 55 years or older, who desire to enrich one another’s lives as we grow old together. We strive to use “retirement” to invest in heaven.

 

We gather for meals in the fellowship room, sing, seek fellowship, learn, play and serve with this prayer on our lips: "Thy Kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven."  We also have summer events—contact Kay for additional information.

Kay Koeman

YOUTH MINISTRY

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Sundays: 9 & 10:30 AM  Wednesday: 7-8:30 PM

 

Wednesday evenings is an opportunity to share the Gospel so that middle school students will grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Through connecting in weekly worship and discipleship small groups, each student will develop a lifestyle attitude to love and serve God and our neighbors.

Contact Jessica Buys  | Volunteer

HIGH SCHOOL

Sunday Evenings: 6:30-8 PM

 

Church Gatherings: First three Sundays of each month (Upper Room).


Discipleship Group: Fourth Sunday of each month (Venue TBD by group leader).

 

Sunday evenings is an opportunity to share the Gospel so that high school students will grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. By connecting in weekly worship and discipleship small groups, each student will develop a lifestyle attitude to love and serve God and our neighbors.

 

Contact Jilanne German   Volunteer

CHILDREN MINISTRY

NURSERY

Sundays: 9 & 10:30 AM  Wednesday: 7-8:30 PM

 

Children birth through 2 years old are
welcome in the nursery to play, supervised
by background-checked volunteers.


Contact Alissa Underwood  |  Volunteer

PRESCHOOL (2 years-—Kndergarten age)

Sundays: 9 & 10:30 AM  Wednesday: 7-8:30 PM

 

At Sonlight we provide safe and loving gospel-centered care for little ones. We will update each week with take-home papers, activities you can do with your little one to remind them of God’s great love for them, and upcoming activities and news from Preschool Ministries.


Contact Shona Ten Pas  |  Volunteer

Elementary

Sundays: 9 & 10:30 AM  Wednesday: 7-8:30 PM

 

Sonlight Children’s Ministry engages children
in the good news of the gospel by pointing to the beauty and wonder of Jesus. It is our hope to showcase His awesome deeds and how scripture centers on Him.


Contact Lynda Burke  |  Volunteer

KIDS CLUB  |  Wednesday Evening: 7-8:30 PM

 

This year in Kids Club we desire for kids 1st-4th grade to be Mad About Jesus! Through play, stories and hands on science experiments kids will learn more about what Jesus does in their hearts and lives. All this while having fun, being a little silly and becoming more and more interested in this beautiful world God gave us.

 

Contact Shona Ten Pas  |  Volunteer

GEMS  |  Wednesday Evening: 7-8:30 PM

 

This year in GEMS our focus is that Jesus is our biggest blessing and we can bless others by showing the love of Jesus throught our words, attitudes, and actions! And by staying true to our aim: To act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.


Contact Victoria Hague  |  Volunteer

CADETS  |  Wednesday Evening: 7-8:30 PM

 

The goal of the Christian Cadet Club, based upon verse Luke 2:52 is to help boys grow spiritually in all areas of life (devotional, mental, physical and social) by providing Christian men with a uniquely designed structure, program, and materials so that
they can mentor boys effectively.

 

Contact Lynda Burke  |  Volunteer

CHILDREN'S

MINISTRY

YOUTH

MINISTRY

Sonlight Children’s Ministry gathers to celebrate the wonders of Jesus’ unending, never stopping love and Gospel rescue plan in a way children can taste and see. 

Sonlight’s vision for its youth is that every student comes to learn and know that they belong, body and soul in life and in death to their faithful savior Jesus Christ.

ADULT

MINISTRY

CARE

MINISTRY

Sonlight’s Adult Ministries aim to connect one another in lasting community by sharing meals, laughing, learning and seeing how God and life constantly intersect.

Sonlight’s Care Ministries provide a safe, positive environment where connection with those who are struggling can come together in support, accountability, and love to find hope and healing.

MIDWEEK MINISTRIES 
Various days and times during the week

We gather together to pray, dig deeper into the sermon, walk together and so much more.

Mike Slofstra