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Holly Presbyterian Church
207 East Maple Street
Holly, MI 48442
Phone: 248.634.9494


Office Hours:
Office is now open

  • Monday -- Office closed
  • Tuesday - Friday -- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday -- Office closed

Sunday Worship Hours:

  • Adult Sunday School -- Suspended
  • Fellowship & Coffee -- Suspended
  • Worship Service -- 11:00 a.m.

Phone:

  • Church Office --
    248-634-9494
  • Pastor's Office --
    248-634-9494

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Welcome to Holly Presbyterian Church!
A member of Lake Huron Presbytery,
Presbyterian Church (USA
)

We are a joyful family of faith
that nurtures knowing, growing, sharing, and serving as followers of Christ
within our church, our community, and around the world through peaceful and loving relationships.

 

Whether you're a visitor or member, this Website is dedicated to serving as a source of congregational information and, maybe, even inspiration.  Start your visit by reading the news below, or by clicking the links on the left.  You will find a virtual sketch of the people and life of Holly Presbyterian Church, which will give you a sense of who we are and the journey of faith we are now on. 

 

Congregation

Special Announcements

COVID-19 and Flu Update

Masks Are Now Optional For Fully Vaccinated Individuals

The Session decided during its March meeting to revise our COVID-19 protocols,
particularly as it concerns the wearing of masks.

Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated individuals per CDC recommendation.
Children 5 and under are not required to wear masks.

However, all adults who are not vaccinated are expected to wear a mask except in cases
where they ask to be excused due to health considerations.
The southwest corner of the sanctuary will be reserved for those who want to strictly
follow the physical distancing rules with non-household members.

And singing will be reintroduced into the worship service, beginning with the closing hymn only.


Help Support Relief For The Ukrainian Civilians Through
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance:
"Out of Chaos, Hope"

Your help is needed to provide relief for the innocent Ukrainian civilian victims who are caught
in the conflict between Russian and Ukraine by giving through the
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance program.

"How is Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Helping in Ukraine?"
(Daily News Briefing from the PC(USA) / Presbyterian Missions)

Click here to access the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance donation Website

You can also drop a check off at our church office and we will forward it to
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Make the check out to the
Holly Presbyterian Church and note in the “memo” area of the check
that it is for "Presbyterian Disaster Assistance - Ukraine.”

The Ukrainian civilians need your help. Please give generously.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) enables congregations and mission partners of
the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to witness to the healing love of Christ
through caring for communities adversely affected by crises and catastrophic events.

100% OF YOUR GIFT WILL GO TO THE VICTIMS.
THERE ARE NO ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS.

If you prefer to mail a check, you may send it to:
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
PO Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-3700

You may also call Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), at 1-800-872-3283 and donate by phone.


Our Worship Services are now streamed live
each Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on YouTube.


Please click here to watch.

A video of the Sunday Worship Service will also be available
following the Worship Service on our YouTube Channel.


Worship Service Videos / Sermons
Prayers of the People

Holly Presbyterian Church
Rev. Brooke Pickrell, pastor
June 26
Worship Service Video



Contribute to the mission
of the Holly Presbyterian Church
If you would like to contribute to the mission
of the Holly Presbyterian Church,
you can do so using a secure donation form on the
Presbyterian Mission Exchange’s Website.
Click here for details.


Happenings at Holly Presbyterian Church

  • June 26 -- The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    • Office is closed
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
    • AA meetings at the church have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus.
  • Monday
    • Office is closed
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
    • AA & Al Anon meetings have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus.
  • Tuesday
    • Office is open -- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
  • Wednesday
    • Office is open -- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
  • Thursday
    • Office is open -- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
  • Friday
    • Office is open -- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
    • "In The Beginning" Baby Pantry -- 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday
    • Office is closed
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
  • Sunday, July 3
    • Contemplation and Reflection with Rev. Brooke Pickrell -- 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
    • Worship Service -- 11:00 a.m.
      • Rev. Brooke Pickrell, pastor
      • The Worship service will be streamed live on YouTube beginning at 11:00 a.m.
    • Office is closed
    • If you have a prayer concern or are in need of a pastor, please contact the church office at 248-634-9494 - or email at office@hollypc.org.  The phones and email will be monitored.
    • AA meetings at the church have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus


Holly Presbyterian Church
Connections Newsletter
Summer July / August 2022 Newsletter


Archive of Monthly Holly Presybterian Church Newsletters



Workers are needed for the July 1 Baby Pantry.

Contemplation and Reflection -- July 3 & August 7 at 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
The Pastor will lead us in a discussion based on lectionary readings that are to be offered during that morning’s Worship Service.  The topic will be open space for people to share their thoughts on the lectionary as well as any lingering reflections from the prior week.

Please Mark Your Calendar
We will have Coffee Hour the first Sunday of each month in Fellowship Hall.



Church Life
 

Pictures And Videos Of Events At
The Holly Presbyterian Church

The Holly Presbyterian Church handed out free water at the Lakeside Cemetery after the Memorial Day parade.



An Archive of "Pictures of Events" can be found
by clicking on this link.

 

 

Prayers During these Difficult times:
Please O Lord our God. We come to you to admit our sins which are too many to number. We have not loved you faithfully above all else. We have turned away from the overwhelming needs of many others. We have allowed chaos, corruption, and selfishness around and within us to discourage us. These challenges have weakened our faith. We turn now to seek forgiveness. Lead us back to become true servants. Help us purify our thoughts and focus on righteousness. Let us surrender to His will and know we are forgiven. We ask this in the name of our Lord Jesus. Amen.

Prayers of Comfort ...

  • For all those affected by the fire in downtown Holly on June 21st.
  • For all those people affected by the war in Ukraine. Bring protection and healing to the people of Ukraine. Show them that You are with them and that You hear their prayers. Strengthen those who are hurt, alone, or broken, and Bless them with Your Peace and Hope.
    • A special Prayer for the safety of Trevor Parker, grandson of a friend of Cathie Killewald, who has volunteered to go to Ukraine to help as an EMT.
  • For the shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left the grandmother critically injured, a number of students wounded and 19 children and 2 schoolteachers dead.
  • For those involved in the fatal shooting that took place at a lunch reception honoring a former pastor of the Taiwanese congregation at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, California.
  • For the victims of the shooting at the Buffalo, NY grocery store that left 10 people dead and 3 wounded.

Prayers of Concern ...

  • For healing, strength, comfort, and peace for: Barb Brown, who was in the hospital due to severe abdominal pain, but is now home resting; for Sherry (our beloved secretary) as she has an upcoming surgery and will be off work for 6 weeks; Cathie Killewald (and Bob) for strength and calm during this time of decision making for her medical care; Pete Olson (Carlee Ramirez’s brother) who is having surgery for colon cancer; Haley Haneline’s mom, Michelle, who fell and required stitches (Haley, Karen Haneline’s daughter-in-law, is in her 2nd trimester and stress is not good for the baby or mom); Steve in Florida (Friend of Cathy & Bob Killewald) who has stage 4 bladder cancerJim Killewald (Bob & Cathie’s son) who has a lot of pain.
  • For all those who are suffering from natural and man-made disasters.
  • For all those serving, or who have served, in our military.
  • For our country, its leaders and for world peace in a troubled time;
  • For all the churches in our Presbytery that are in transition. And for our church during these difficult times.

Prayer Requests from the Presbytery ...

  • Prayers for the Presbytery's Mission Co-Workers:
  • Prayers for all of the churches in our Presbytery that are in transition.

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance logoPresbyterian Disaster Assistance: "Out of Chaos, Hope"
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crises and catastrophic events.
We need your help. Please give generously.

100% OF YOUR GIFT WILL GO TO THE VICTIMS.
THERE ARE NO ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS.

If you prefer to mail a check, you may send it to:
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
PO Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-3700

You may also call Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), at 1-800-872-3283 and donate by phone.

Missions

"In The Beginning" Baby Pantry Is Open!
“In the Beginning” Baby Pantry will be open once again at the Holly Presbyterian Church on 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. There will be clothing, diapers, and toiletries available for children.

Masks are now optional for fully vaccinated individuals per CDC recommendation.
Children 5 and under are not required to wear masks.

If you would like to help, please see Cathy or Donna.


Prayers For Our Missionary Families
The Holly Presbyterian Church supports two missionary families as part of our ongoing outreach to the world: the Keefer family (serving Christ through their Athletes in Action ministry at U of M in Ann Arbor, Michigan) and the Iobst family (serving Christ through the Operation Transit ministry in Paris, France).  We are called to act as the hands and feet of Christ in our world, and because we cannot all serve in full time ministry, we offer our support financially, and spiritually, to those who do. Please pray for these families and consider sending them a note or e-mail of encouragement.

Newsletters From Our Missionary Families
 

The Iobst Family
Monthly Prayer Letter


 


Past Members

CrossRemembering Past Members and Ministers
Over 1,700 people have joined our church over the years, including 38 pastors. We remember those who have gone on before us with a link on the “Our Church History” page to virtual cemeteries with information regarding burial locations, often including pictures of their memorial stones, links to other family members, and more.


Christian Education

Sunday SchoolGathering Place for Kids Children's Sunday School
The Gathering Place for Kids Children's Sunday School has been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus.

 


Bible studyPresbyterian Women's and Presbyterian Men’s Wednesday Evening Bible Studies
Presbyterian Women's and Presbyterian Men’s Wednesday Evening Bible Studies have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus.


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Free Online Religious Studies Videos
We have posted a link to free online Religious Studies Courses from Academic Earth on our Christian Education page. These highly informative video lectures are by experts from prominent colleges and universities in subjects ranging from early Christian art, Faith and Globalization, an introduction to the Old Testament, the New Testament, and Hebrew scriptures in Judaism and Christianity.
Click here for more information and to access Academic Earth's Religious Studies.

 

Fund Raising

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Electronnic Online Giving

Click the “Give Now” button below. This will take you directly to the Holly Presbyterian Church’s secure donation form on the Presbyterian Mission Exchange’s Website.

Completely fill out the form using the easy-to-use instructions and then click-on the “Give Now” button at the bottom of that page. You will then see a “Thank You” screen.

You will receive an e-mail from the Presbyterian Mission Exchange acknowledging your donation to the Holly Presbyterian Church, which can then be used as a receipt for your IRS tax form. The church treasurer will simultaneously receive an e-mail notification of your donation for the church’s records.

All donations are greatly appreciated.