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Upcoming Events / Church News 

The Overflow (Young Adults 18 to 34)Sunday Nights from 7pm – 9pm
In the Gathering Room—park in the back. For information on what we are doing
and where we will be,  call Pastor Marvin Downs: 810-394-5849

Faith Tabernacle is giving away two $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in a school of Christian ministry. Information packets are available at the information desk or in the church office. All applications are due by June 30th.



Wednesday Night Summer Ministry
These “Wild, Wacky & Wonderful Wednesdays” are for kids who have just completed 1st-6th grade. For children 4 years through kindergarten age, our preschool department, Tykes of Faith, is doing a Wednesday summer series called “In the Beginning” on creation and our nursery ministry, Babies of Faith, will be doing an “Armor of God” series throughout the summer. Drop-off time for Wednesday nights (June-August) will begin at 6:45pm and pick up time is 8:30pm. We are looking forward to an exciting and fun summer in children’s ministry! Join us!

Award Ceremony
We would like to invite all friends and family of Royal Rangers and Missionettes to our Annual Award Ceremony on Wednesday, June 7th at 7pm in the sanctuary. All are welcome to join us for this end of the year program. There will be a cookie and punch reception immediately following.

Graduation Sunday on June 11th–honoring the Class of 2017

Faith Family Picnic
Mark your calendars for June 25th! We will have our annual church picnic right here one the grounds directly after service. Bring lunch for your family and a dish to pass and don’t forget to bring your plates and silverware. This is a great day to invite a neighbor or a co-worker!

Youth Car Wash on June 25th

FTC Youth Summer Camp
We are looking forward to an amazing time of encountering God during our youth “Escape the Woods” summer camp. All guys and girls 7th-12th grade are welcome to attend, July 16th – 21st, at Wesleyan Woods Campground. The cost is only $170 and includes a t-shirt. There will be several fundraisers available starting with candy bar sales in April. More details coming soon!

“Be Brave” Summer Camp
All kids 1st -6th grades are invited to join us in Birch Run on July 27, 28, 29th for a 3-day fun and adventure-filled summer camp. Our prayer is that each child who attends will have an intimate encounter with God! We will have an interactive spiritual journey obstacle course that will raise awareness in the children of how much the Father loves them. Sign up today in the Warehouse! There will be a short informational parent meeting Sunday, June 11th directly after service in the gym to answer any questions you may have. Download Flyer


Faithway Christian School/Faith High School – Register now for the 2017-2018 school year! All new Pre-K students—$35 registration and K-12 at $50. For more info or to get started for K-12 contact the school office at (810)743-0055 or email jbogert@faithwired.net. For Pre-K call (810)743-0252 or email pdowns@faithwired.net. Faithway Christian School is also having an all-school Open House on Friday, April 28th from 6 – 8 pm. Everyone is welcome!



Faith on the 9

There’s room for everyone to join a Sunday morning group. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect and grow!

  • Babies of Faith ( 2 wks. to 3 yrs.)  / in the nursery
  • 4 & 5 year olds  / in room 305
  • Kids on the 9 for 1st-6th grade /  with Cathy Ward in room 316
  • The Life Together / with Pastor Bruce in room 205
  • Victorious Christian Living / with Lois Lobbs in room 204
  • ManTime / with Pastor Ed Norton in Rm. 202
  • All About Faith / with Peggy Norton in Rm. 206

» For a full list of small groups & classes – please visit our Faith Connections area


Special Events

Baby Dedication–1st Sunday of the Month *
Communion Service–2nd Sunday of the Month
Water Baptism–3rd Sunday of the Month *

* Call the office at (810)743-0000 to schedule


Opportunity to Serve

Royal Rangers and Missionettes – We still have opportunities for adults to assist our lead Missionette Sponsors and Royal Rangers Commanders—contact Amanda Wright at aswright777@yahoo.com or (810)813-8072.

Babies at Faith – We need volunteers who are willing to serve one Sunday a month. If interested, please see Nikki Riley in the nursery for a volunteer application. Must be able to clear a background check. There are several spots that need to be filled right away stop by the nursery or call Nikki at (810)333-5182.

Audio/Video Techs – Our technical department is looking for a few individuals with an interest in the behind the scenes audio/video. No experience necessary—we will train. Contact Jesse Nolley or Mark Blain at faithtabtech@icloud.com.

Musicians Wanted – If you have been gifted and trained in a musical instrument and you are interested in being a part of worship at Faith Tabernacle, please contact David Matejcek at (810)287-3960.

Bus Drivers Needed – This is a great way to be the hands and feet of Jesus! Join our bus ministry team—no experience needed, we will train you and get you the proper licensing. Just bring your servant’s heart! Contact Ed Norton at enorton@faithwired.net or (810)743-0000.

Clothed by Faith
Looking for a way to do outreach? Our very own clothing ministry is a great way to minister to our community. We are looking for volunteers that have a heart for the down and out. If this is you, contact Jezreel at (810)814-1633.


Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm.


9:00 am – Adult Faith on the 9 Groups
9:00 am – Kids on the 9 (1st-5th grade) Rm 316-318
10:30 am – Kids Church—Auditorium
10:30 am – FTC Youth “Rooted” (7th-12th grade) Rm 205
10:30 am – Worship Service—Sanctuary

10:00 am – Bible Study—Gathering Room
6:30 pm –  Free Indeed—Sanctuary

5:30 pm – Royal Rangers & Missionettes (6th-12th)
7:00 pm – Royal Rangers & Missionettes (4yrs-8th)
7:00 pm – FTC Youth—Gathering Room
7:00 pm – Adults—Connection Groups

9:00 am – Clothed by Faith
6:00 pm – Praise & Worship Practice
7:00 pm – Renewed Hope 1st & 3rd Thurs.
7:30 pm – Choir Practice

1st Saturday of each month
10am-1pm   Clothed by Faith

Pastoral Staff & Faithway Staff

Senior Pastor – Bruce Garner
Exec. Secretary – Peggy Norton
Associate Pastor  – Ed Norton
Youth Pastor – Marvin Downs
Kids of Faith Pastor  – Tara Ruff
kids Assistant     Tammy Morrison
FCS Principal  – Laura Walthers

How to contact by email: 1st initial of 1st name then whole last name @faithwired.net