ReCAST Church




Check out these quick LINKS to events that are coming up soon!
Hint: Everything underlined is a LINK!


Elder Board Update – 
The elder board is pleased to announce the appointment of the two elder candidates, Rob Konold and Dan Scholten! Thank you to everyone who offered your feedback on these two men. They were unanimously approved by the ReCAST Church family last month and officially appointed by the board of elders last night at their November meeting.  They will start their terms of service in January 2018.

Adoption Month Q&A –
Q&A at the Isham’s studio, 27739 County Rd 364, Mattawan on Wed, Nov 29 at 7pm with Kelsey McLaughlin, Jayme Isham, and other ReCAST moms who’ve adopted. This is for people who have adopted, are interested in adoption, interested in helping families who have adopted, or helping those who are in the process of adopting. Really, this is open to ANYONE!

Operation Christmas Child –
The last day to turn in your OCC box is THIS Sunday, November 19th! If you miss the 19th, feel free to drop it off at Mattawan Community Church or Freshwater Church in Paw Paw from 9-11am, or at Westwood Christian Reformed Church off W Main in Kalamazoo from 10am-2pm on Monday, November 20.

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you feel you have the gift of encouragement? Pam Schrock is looking to take a team of children’s workers to SHARE Education Services Family Education Conference in Greece next October. There will be an informational meeting at her home (7956 Bent Tree Rd. Kalamazoo 49009) THIS Saturday, November 18 at 3pm. Please e-mail Pam at to RSVP or with questions.

Mattawan Area Pantry Christmas Distribution
The MAP does a big Christmas distribution for the over 80 families they serve every year. ReCAST will once again be providing all the personal care items for this. SO, if you would like to contribute, please bring shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, body wash, deodorant, and other personal care items to church before December 3. The pantry will also need some volunteers to help at the actual
distributions on Thursday – Saturday December 7-9.
Sign up here to volunteer for a shift to pass out the items from ReCAST!
Sign up here to help with general Christmas MAP distribution on Thursday.
Sign up here to help with general Christmas MAP distribution on Friday.
Sign up here to help with general Christmas MAP distribution on Saturday.

Donation Receipts –
If you donate an item to ReCAST and would like a tax deductible receipt, you can fill out this online form.

Thanksgiving Service November 26 – 
On Sunday, November 26, ReCAST will be having our annual Thanksgiving Service. There will not be a sermon, but open-mic time for anyone from ReCAST to share their gratefulness with the church family. Start brainstorming what you might want to share! (No Kindergarten-5th grade classes that day, so the kids can enjoy the service!)

Gravity (HS) and 180 (MS) 
Gravity will be meeting at the new building this Sunday, November 19, from 6:36-8pm!
ReCAST 180 will be meeting this Sunday, November 19.
180 will have an event at the Smith’s THIS Saturday, November 18, from 6-8pm. The Smith’s will be providing sloppy joes, chips, veggies, and pop. Bring a Friend!!!

Sermons and Blogs – 
Check out this blog from Don – 5 Reasons to Freak Out About a Church Shooting

“Many of us were shocked at the terrible events in Texas last week as a disturbed and angry man assaulted a church near San Antonio killing many during a worship service. We should be surprised that this doesn’t happen more often…!”

Continue reading this blog HERE…

This past Sunday, Pastor Don Filcek: The Eternal Consequences of Building the Church – 1 Corinthians 3:10-17
Check out any past sermons HERE on our website
Listen to ReCAST Church Sermons via Podcast. ReCAST podcasts

Looking Ahead:

Thanksgiving Service – Sunday November 26
Mattawan Area Pantry Christmas distribution – Thursday December 7 and Saturday December 9
ReCAST Kids Christmas program practice – Saturday morning, December 9
ReCAST Kids Christmas program – Sunday, December 10
ReCAST Christmas party (for adults) – evening of Sunday, December 17


Other Quick Links:

Online Church Directory and Scheduling:
Our Church website:
ReCAST Prayer Prompter:
What’s Happening in 180:
What’s Happening in Gravity:
Email our office:
Finance Update:


Thanks for helping support the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission!

When you give to ReCAST Church, you’re also supporting the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission. Here’s a thank you note we received from them this month.

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