Welcome!
 
 

Ebenezer Reformed Church

Holland, Michigan
“I focus on this one thing: forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus,
is calling us”  Philippians 3:13-14 (NLT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Back Here Often for
All the Latest Happenings & Events!
 

Women’s 

 Conference November 16-17

Community

Thanksgiving

Dinner 

11/20   6-8 PM

Town Hall 

Meeting 
 
11/24 

        

West Mi Prays

Dec 7

 

Click here for calendar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

About Us

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Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means “the stone of help”), for he said, “Up to this point the LORD has helped us!”1 Samuel 7:12

 

Senior Pastor, Rev. Mike Ploeger

 

 

 

MISSION PRINCIPLES

 

Mission & Vision of Ebenezer Reformed Church

 

Mission Statement   Ebenezer Reformed church is committed to teach God’s Word, be a caring community of believers, serve God, be transformed into fully devoted followers of Christ, magnify His name and share the good news with those who do not know Him.   

This statement is summarized in our working motto:

Loving God. Loving Others.   Vision Statement   The vision of Ebenezer Reformed Church is to be faithful, vibrant, dynamic, passionate and obedient   to our King so that our community is transformed into fully devoted followers of Jesus.  

Ebenezer Reformed Church’s Kingdom & Core Values

 

Kingdom Values  

  • Christ is head of the Church. We ask:  Where is Christ at work and how can we join Him? (Ephesians 1:15-23)
  • God leads His church through recognized spiritual leaders, empowered staff and equipped believers (Ephesians 4:1-16). Pastor leads; Consistory governs; Staff manages; Congregation ministers.
  • We have been blessed to be a blessing. (Genesis 12:1-3)
  • We live in and under the authority of Jesus. (Colossians 1:15-20)
  • Transformed lives are the primary tool for Jesus to pervade His power, presence and control through the world. (Ephesians 4:20-24)
  • Serving is the path to greatness. (John 13; Philippians 2:1-11)
  • In loosing our life we find it. (Matthew 16:24-26)
  • Reach the World for Jesus Christ. (Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8)
  • Every member of the body is important. (1 Corinthians 12)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The purpose of service is so God can reach others through our hands. In II Cor. 9:12-13, the Bible says that the service we provide not only meets needs but expresses thanks to God and leads others to praise God. The Bible also says that service builds up the “body of Christ.”  This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God. Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else. 
In I Cor. 12:4, the Bible explains that there are different kinds of service and then identifies many ways to provide service to others.  There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them.
 
               What can you sign up to do?  What can you join?  How can you be of help?                      SOOOOO glad you asked!!!!
 
VBS
A Team (audio/visual techy stuff)
Prayer Warrior
JOY Pals
Christmas program
Operation Christmas Child
Bible studies  
Iron Sharpens Iron (let’s start this one!)
Consistory
Mobile food ministry (Hungry for Christ)
Dresser ministry (let’s restart it)
Wednesday night dinners
Wednesday night children’s programs
Cookie Exchange
Sunday school teachers and helpers
Restaurant Fellowship- do you like to eat?  and talk?  at the same time?  JOIN
Community dinners
Committees, SO SO SO many committees to choose from  
  1. can you fix things?
  2. interest in music? sound board? singing?
  3. do you feel hospitable? 
  4. do you think you know everything?  Education is for you…
  5. outreach?  so many ways to help reach out…
  6. good neighbor?
  7. do you care about others?  
  8. do you want to join one and just say you are on it and do nothing?  you are welcome too!
  9. are you techy?  
  10. do you breathe?  Then we need you!!!
 
Best part is, we may never thank you enough or validate you, BUT I know someone who will!  
 
 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.  I Cor 10:31
 
If you already do, great, do more!  If you don’t do, please do!
 
Call the office, email the office, we can be reached.  Have questions, ask away!  Let’s get plugged in and stir up this place! Let’s get our hearts on fire for GOD.  There are SO SO many amazing people in this church.  New?  Great way to get to know others!
  You all have gifts to share.  What would you like to do?
 
office@ebenezerjoy.org
396-7071
 

 

JOY

Joining Our Youth to follow Jesus  
 
J.O.Y. is the Wednesday night ministry of ERC where we strive to teach children from Young 5’s through 12th grade to come together and worship Jesus Christ.
 
 
Kick Off Party September 11 @ Ottogan Estates
Come register for the 2019-2020 season
September 18 through March 25.
 
 
5:50  – 6:20 pm – Dinner is Served  in the Lower Level 
6:30 pm – J.O.Y. Programs begin
 
 
“Then make my JOY complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose.” – Philippians 2:2.
 
 
It is our desire to teach our youth the gospel of Jesus Christ and to teach them to live daily to honor and glorify Him, making us like-minded, having the same love, and being one in spirit and purpose.
 
Click Here to Register Your Child For J.O.Y.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STAYING CONNECTED
 
 
 
 
 
 Ebenezer Reformed church is committed to teach God’s Word, be a caring community of believers, serve God, and be transformed into fully devoted followers of Christ.
 
 
 Our programs below are offered to follow through on these guiding principles.
 
 
 There is a place for everyone here.
 
 There is a place for you.  
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Evening
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Coffee Fellowship
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ladies
Bible Study
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SUNDAY SCHOOL

Ladies
 
 
 
 
Busy Bees
GEMS
rangers
 
 
 
 
CROSSROADS
 
 
 
 
 
JOURNEY
 
 
 
 
Restaurant
Fellowship

Outreach

 

                           Loving God.  Loving Others.
 
Ebenezer Reformed church is committed to supporting and helping those in our community as well as sharing the good news with those who do not know Him
 
 
 
 
 

 

Giving

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our God is a God of abundance and He loves to give. He sacrificed willingly on the cross and then invited us into fullness of life. As His children, we are called to imitate Him. Our generosity in giving is a demonstration of God’s character and a response to what He has done for us.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contact Us

Phone
(616) 396-7071
 
 
Fax
(616) 396-4254
 
 
Email
office@ebenezerjoy.org
 
 
 
5166 Ottogan St.
Holland, MI  49423
 
Have a prayer request?  Click HERE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

EBENEZER REFORMED CHURCH

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Sunday School

 
 
 
 
 
 Ebenezer Church offers Sunday School 
For Children Ages PK through 5th Grade
 
 
Sunday Mornings During the Worship Service
 
 
2018-19 Season 
3-4 year ols – Classroom 101
 
Y5’s-2nd Grades – Classroom 107
 
3rd-4th Grades – Classroom 105
 
5th-6th Grades – Library (1st & 3rd Sundays during service)
 
 
 
 
Kids are dismissed before the sermon and are picked up at the end of the service.  
 
 
 
Check the bulletin for more information and details.