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We are excited to offer Vacation Bible School August 7 - 11 from 5:30 PM to 8 PM. Come join the fun this summer and learn how to be part of God's kingdom and wear the armor of God. Click Here to register your child.
Our mission is to love God and to love others.
Our vision is to see men, women and children
become lifelong learners of Jesus Christ
compelled by love to bless others.
WE WILL LIVE OUT OUR MISSION AND VISION BY:
To trust deeply that God is shaping and strengthening us to do all things through Christ.
To welcome, include and support newcomers and those who already belong to the family of faith.
To offer authentic heart-felt worship connecting people to God and to one another.
Intentional Faith Development
To grow in our understanding of God and His will for our lives by learning and praying together in community.
Risk-Taking Mission and Service
To serve the people around us and across the world through the mercy and love of Christ.
To give generously to Jesus and others our time, resources and energy in order to transform the world.
Sunday Morning Worship - 10:00 AM
We look to worship the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, as we gather. Our style is a blend of praise band and organ-led singing with preaching from Scripture, prayer and fellowship with one another. Come and join us!
If there is a need, we would like to pray for you. Email or call us and we would be pleased to add you to our list.
*Please know we only share prayer requests for those requesting it. Prayer requests can be made for others, but they are never shared wihtout permission.
Faith & Fellowship
We offer adult small groups as a means
of fellowship and bible study.
Every month we seek to come alongside a mission that is at work in various ways. If you would like more information about this, please contact us.
Sunday School - 9:00 AM
Sunday School is for all age groups from mid-Septmeber to mid-May.
Pastor Cobus and Mari Manders and family
About the Manders Family
After a 2 1/2 year journey with lots of obstacles along the way, the Manders family finally arrived in Michigan at the end of January, 2022, after Pastor Cobus accepted the call to Belltower Reformed Church. They arrived from South Africa, where they were born and raised. Cobus and Mari both studied Theology at the University of Pretoria acquiring their BTh and MDiv degrees. Together, they pastored 5 different congregations in South Africa before moving to the United States. They are very thankful for this opportunity that God has blessed them with. Even their 3 dogs, Chelsea, Annie and Bella joined them all the way from South Africa.
They love nature and especially the beautiful landscapes of Northern Michigan. They sometimes miss all of the wild animals of South Africa, but find pleasure in watching the birds and wildlife of Northern Michigan. Some of their interests include Ballroom and Latin American dancing, with a couple of dance competitions that they did as a couple in South Africa. They are also a musical family and love playing music together. Cobus plays the piano and organ, Mari plays the Djembe (African) drum, and their 2 daughters play the violin and cello. They also like exploring different places and going on adventures as a family. Cobus also loves photography and playing golf.
Through everything that we do, with all the talents that God blessed us with, we lift His name up high.
Psalm 150: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.
8033 Church Rd, Ellsworth, MI 49729
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