Nonprofit producing Pastors Square Off
Twelve pastors from the area are performing in a “Hollywood Squares”-style fundraiser this week.
North Kent Pastors Square Off will entertain about 600 guests to raise money for food and empowerment programs at the Rockford-based nonprofit North Kent Connect.
The pastors will take turns representing X’s and O’s on a tic-tac-toe board.
The event takes place at 6 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, at 1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE.
Tickets are $50 each and include the game show and appetizers.
Gusts can purchase tickets on the organization’s website.
Jeff Amlotte, Mamrelund Lutheran Church
Paul Bradford, Rockford Reformed Church
Jeff DeRyke, Bridgeway Community Church
Father Stephen Durkee, Our Lady of Consolation
Karen Fitz LaBarge, North Kent Presbyterian Church
Father Tony Pelak, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Ben Taylor, Sparta Baptist Church
Laurie TenHave-Chapman, First Congregational United Church of Christ
Father Mark Peacock, St. Patrick Parnell
Jason Peterson, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
Justin Rowland, Rockford Baptist Church
Inge Whittemore, East Nelson United Methodist Church
North Kent Connect
North Kent Connect operates a food pantry, a thrift store and offers educational programs.
The organization serves about 5,000 people annually.