Events and Updates



Parenting Matters
monthly round table discussion for parents 
Sunday, February 17 | 8:30am | The HUB
Devotions with Littles
This discussion is specifically for parents with Littles (birth – age 5). Come and learn creative ways to have devotion time with your child. It is never too early to start the discipline of spending time with God!

P.A.C – #Parentandchill 
Begins February 19 
1st & 3rd Tuesday | 9:30 – 11:00am 
Calling all parents who want an excuse to get out of the house and socialize with other parents! Please bring your kids, as we will sit and chat while the kids play. While the main focus of the group is to gather with others going through the same phases of life, we're also open to topic-based discussions and/or studies. Bring your kids, a coffee mug, a Bible and a friend! Please know we will be meeting in a room that will accommodate everyone, so no childcare will be provided. For more information, contact Kirsten Zapata ( Jenna Bomer (

Check out the Serve Counter in the lobby for more information or to sign up for these opportunities as well as other ways to serve. Want to serve and not sure where to start? Go HEREand fill out the Team Member Form so we can help you get started. For further information, contact Tom Caldwell (tcaldwell@mainstreetlife.orgor 419.838.7600 x131).

Support Mandi Wood | Mainstreet Missionary
2019 Thrive Retreat | Tuscany, Italy 
February 18 – 21
The retreat will provide spiritual, physical, and emotional refreshment through Bible teaching, worship, prayer, counseling, gifts, rest, relaxation, laughter, and other self-care opportunities. Opportunities to support Mandi include praying for Mandi before and during the retreat and/or sponsor her retreat experience. You can give through the regular offering envelope, marking it ‘Mandi Wood’.

3rd Thursday | February 21
This ministry of Mainstreet goes to the St. John’s Community Center in Toledo the 3rd Thursday of each month to distribute hygiene needs along with water and food to the needy. They begin setting up at 3:00pm and distribute food and items until supplies are gone or until 6:00pm. If you would like to donate items or help serve, contact Dave Donley ( or Tom Caldwell (419.838.7600 x131 or

February GREEN Bag Donation Items
Items for Toledo Area Shelters (bleach, deodorant, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products, hand cream, nail clippers/files, shampoo, shaving cream, soap, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste) are being collected in February. Return the filled GREEN Bags by Sunday, February 24.


Work as Worship Retreat
February 22 | 8:30am – 3:30pm 
What if all Christians saw work as something holy? And what if work was an opportunity to worship God? Join thousands of Christian business professionals from around the world for a one-day live stream event to hear from experts on connecting your faith and work. Sign up HEREor at the Grouplife Counter on Sundays.

Littles (Age 0 - Pre-K) and Kids (Grades K – 5)
Sundays | 8:30 | 10:00 | 11:30am
We provide a safe and fun environment for children to creatively experience the Bible at their level. They enjoy modern music, drama, small group time and high-energy fun. We talk about God’s Word and how it relates to their week and to their life. For more information about Children’s Ministry, contact Cathy Burson (cburson@mainstreetlife.orgor 419.838.7600 x120).

Compassion Food Drive
Through February 24 
Students in the Kids Ministry are learning about the virtue of Service for the month of February. Help them put it into practice by donating to our Compassion Food Drive! Please bring in non-perishable food items throughout the month of February. Items will be given to support the St. John's Food Pantry - one of Mainstreet's ministry partners. Boxes for donations will be in the Warehouse!

For more information about the Student Ministry, contact Brian Munafo (bmunafo@mainstreetlife.orgor 419.838.7600 x121).

Middle School Rush
Sundays (10:00-11:15am)
Students gather for worship in the main auditorium each Sunday at 10:00am and then head to the HUB for time together, a relevant message and a little fun.

High School Revolution
Sundays (6:00-8:00pm)
We have exciting nights planned for every Sunday during the school year offering student-led worship, biblically relevant messages, and meaningful friendships with their peers and adult small group leaders.

HUB Hang
Wednesdays | 5:00 – 7:30pm
Students! Stop by this casual, fun, and safe place to hang out midweek with your friends. It’s a space for students to decide how they want to use this time (kind of like a coffee house). You can do homework, study, play some basketball or board games, or simply hang out and make some friends. 


Inclement Weather Cancellation
Check our webpage (  or local TV stations (channels 11, 13, 24) for information regarding cancellation of services at Mainstreet. Please be sure to check more than one source in the event a TV station gets backlogged in posting closings. Updates also posted on Facebook, Twitter and email/text sent through myMainstreet. Want to get the text? Email info@mainstreetlife.orgfor instructions.

Early Sunday Morning Prayer 
7:00am | Fireside Room
We gather to seek the face of the Lord for our church as a whole, and for the Lord to move hearts throughout the morning ahead. This focused time lasts for approximately 45 minutes to an hour. Please know that there is no childcare available during this time.


2019 Men’s Retreat
May 3 - 5 
Camp Michindoh | 4545 E. Bacon Rd., Hillsdale, MI 49242
Men - get away for a weekend of guy time! This weekend is designed not only to be a great time of fun, but also to help you be the man that God designed you to be. Join us for encouraging messages, digging into the Word, and experiencing worship and fellowship with brothers in Christ. You'll enjoy all the perks of Camp Michindoh - games, activities, terrific food and beautiful scenery. You won't want to miss this one! Cost: Retreat/$110; Shirt/$10 (Shirt deadline is April 21.) RegisterHEREor at the Grouplife Counter.


Mainstreet’s young adult ministry (18 – 29) meets each Thursday, 7:30pm. Come and get to know some people, study God’s Word together and have fun! For more information, contact Jeff Burson (419.838.7600 x130 or

Updated Grouplife catalogs with information on all the groups offered at Mainstreet are available in the lobby or online. Need more help finding a group? Go to the Grouplife page on our website, stop by the Grouplife Counter on Sundays or contact Pastor Tom Caldwell (tcaldwell@mainstreetlife.orgor 419.838.7600 x131).

Bible and a Buck
1st & 3rd Saturdays | 8:00am
Bring your Bible and if you want a donut, bring a buck! This gathering of men dives into Scripture and challenges each other in their walk as they strive to be men of integrity.

Women in the Word
1st & 3rd Saturdays | 8:00am
An all-ages Bible study for women. No frills, no fluff, no casserole to make or muffins to bake, just you, your favorite mug, your Bible, and a friend!

REFIT on the Bay Cardio Fitness Class
Thursdays | 6:00 – 7:00pm
Getting Fit in the New Year – Physically & Spiritually 
This class will help create a healthier you while developing friendships and community. Cost/$3 per class. Class is open to all ages; modifications are welcome as needed. For more information, contact Mandy Caldwell ( 

8:30am | 10:00am | 11:30am
LIVE STREAMING Now available for our 10:00am SUNDAY SERVICE!
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Journey through the Book of Mark
We continue with a study of the Gospel of Mark that will take us to Easter Sunday. Of all four gospel books in the New Testament, Mark is probably the one that is least often studied. This account of the life of Jesus, originally written primarily to Gentile believers living in Rome in the middle of the first century AD, shows Him primarily as a suffering servant.

… Beyond Galilee
February 17
Mark 6

In chapter 6 Jesus demonstrates how he mobilized and ministered with his apostles to reach the masses. He sent them out with the same message he had been preaching but then he also ministered alongside them in performing one of his most popular miracles…the feeding of 5000 people with only five loaves and two fish. There is much for us to learn about ministering and reaching the masses.

February 24
Mark 7

Jesus quotes a text from Isaiah 29 in reply to a question from the Jewish religious leaders. He delineates between commands of God and traditions of men. He speaks of honoring God in the way we live our lives, even when we are keeping traditions. Essentially, the heart and what comes out of it are the key to our honoring the Father in all we do.

March 3
Mark 8

Jesus rebukes the Pharisees and the current generation … (kind of like our current times) … for always requesting “a sign” of his divine power and authority. What he really rebukes is their unbelief. He now begins to speak of who He really is and of his impending death in much clearer language. Truly understanding who Jesus really is should lead to devotion unlike any other.

… Toward Jerusalem
March 10 |
Mark 9
March 17 |Mark 10
March 24 |Mark 11

… Jesus’ Passion
March 31 |Mark 12
April 7 |Mark 13
April 14,Palm Sunday |Mark 14
April 19, Good Friday |Mark 15
April 21, Easter |Mark 16

Lyrics for February 10, 2019
Not Today © 2017 © Hillsong Music Publishing (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing)
Yes And Amen 
 © Thankyou Music (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing) and Remaining portion is unaffiliated
In Control Aodhan King | Ben Fielding © 2016 Hillsong Music Publishing (Admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing)
Great I Am  Jared Anderson© 2011 Integrity Worship Music (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing)
02.10.19 All Music & Lyrics copies by permission CCLI 620939

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