Prayer Summit: It is NOT too late to register for the Prayer Summit being held here at Hillside Friday even-ing, April 20, and Saturday, the 21st. Come hear short messages from Richard Mouw and Pildo Joung, and many others. Enjoy worship and praise supplied by the Calvin College Gospel choir and more. Registration for Hillside members is 25 dollars. We will have a registration table set up by the lounge again to assist with registration after the services Sunday morning, the 15th or you may go to to register. Or call Audrey at 616 224 0756.

Interested in membership at Hillside? Or just have some questions? Please join us on Wednesday, April 18 for our Exploring Hillside class—a great place to hear more about Hillside and get your questions answered. This class is the first step in the membership process but in no way obligates you to become members. Please call the church office with questions or to sign up.

PrimeTimers – Please reserve May 3, for an evening of fun and games. We will meet for a “potluck meal” in the multi-purpose building at 6:30 PM and have some fun and games after that. Call Riek Tameling at 698-9897 or Betty Klompien at 455-5358 to sign up for this event.

Samaritan Meals: We are currently running low on meals in our freezer. If you (or your care circle) would like to make some, please let us know. Or you can bring them in during office hours. Family size meals and individual or two serving meals are really appreciated as well as breads or cookies.

Announcements for the next newsletter should be emailed to by Monday, April 23.

Lost and Found: Please check the table in the foyer area for any items you may have misplaced. All un-claimed items will be donated to charity.

StoneWater Community Hillside Golf League: We are looking for one more team to join the league this year. If you cannot commit to the full season and would like to be added to the sub list, please contact Ryan Diepstra at 616-745-4739 or

Scrapbooking / Craft Night: Ladies, keep the night of Friday, May 18 open for our next get together. Get your craft supplies together and join us in the multi-purpose building from 5:30—11:00 pm. Pizza, door prizes, and goodies all for $6.00. Sign up near the mail-boxes, in the foyer, or emailing

Book Drive: Hillside is currently collecting books for the Young Lives group that meets in our building. Please bring in books suitable for children 4 years old and younger. They can be new or gently used. There is a bin under the church mailboxes. The young mothers in this group thank you!

Men’s Slowpitch Softball could still use a couple more guys. Please sign up near the mailboxes or in the foyer. If you have questions, contact Ken DeVries (690-4463).