Countryside Church of Christ

Nondenominational Bible-Teaching Fellowship

Ministries

Bible Studies

Small groups, devoted to Bible study, fellowship, and prayer, are open to all.  We currently have groups meeting Tuesdays at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm, and Sundays at 10:00 am.  Our Women's Bible Study gathers the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.

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Children's Church

During our 11:00 am Worship, we have a time devoted for teaching the children. Pastor Cotton interacts with the children in the main worship service.  Then, the children are dismissed for Children's Church in a separate classroom.

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Free Food Pantry

Our food pantry is open Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30 pm, in addition to Sundays 12:15-1:00 pm.  Free food is provided by donations from our congregation and the community, plus grants from charitable organizations.  No-hassle, just show up.

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Women's Bible Study

Our women gather for Bible Study and fellowship on the Third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm.  Right now our women are involved with a Beth Moore Bible Study. on the Fruit of the Spirit.  All women of all denominations are welcome to participate. 

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Social Events

We like to gather together for fellowship as a church family and with members of the community who like to experience Christian friendships with those from other churches. We have Concerts, Picnics, Music nights, Potlucks, Game nights, etc. 

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Worship Services

Our times of worship are relaxed and casual.  We share praise and prayer requests, sing hymns and contemporary songs, share in the Lord's Table together, hear a message from God's Word, and give thanks to the Lord.

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Our Pastor

Pastor Dick Cotton began his ministry at Evangel Baptist Church in Houghton, Michigan, in 1981 where he was discipled by Pastor Steve Wilson.  After receiving his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Tech (1982), Dick gained his Th.M. at Dallas Theological Seminary in Texas (1986).  Through the years he has served as Pastor to Children, Associate Pastor, and Pastor in various churches.  He also served with the U.S. Center for World Mission (now Ventures Center) in Pasadena, California (in the 1990s), as Managing Editor, Publications Manager, and Assistant Director.  Dick has also taught at Dallas Seminary, Northpointe Christian School, and Cornerstone University.  He completed all the coursework toward a PhD at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  He and his wife, Christy, have three adult children and five grandchildren.

Our Ministry Leadership Team


Elders

Ken Muckey

Ron Smith

Jerry Walker

Greg Griffin

Steve Hren

Deacons

Mike Griffin

John Lakatos

Van Leone

Peg Muckey

Mary Sangsland

Lindsey Walker

Trustees

Ron Pummel

Ken Muckey

John Sangsland

Children's Ministry

Lindsey Walker

Jerry Walker

Zeke Walker

Victoria Walker

Shelly Tozer

Clerk

Ruth Lakatos


Treasurer

Greg Griffin


Caretaker

In Memory of Ray Thompson


Music Ministry

Carmen Hren

Ruth Lakatos

Social Events

A Large Team

Women's Bible Study

Ruth Lakatos


Sunday School Supt.

Lindsey Walker


Food Pantry Ministry

Dorothy Pummel

Ron Pummel