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Maple Avenue Bible Church

"Glorifying God by proclaiming and living the truth in Jesus' name"

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Welcome to the website of Maple Avenue Bible Church!
It is our desire to help everyone develop a genuine relationship with God through a thorough understanding of His Holy Word as we continue to provide a solid Biblical foundation for all who attend.  We trust that God's love is seen in and through us as we endeavor to reflect the character of the Lord Jesus Christ.    
-Pastor Gene Reitz   

735 West Maple Avenue
Adrian, MI  49221
(517) 263-8580
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Service Times at a Glance
Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10:30am
Meet with us for coffee and fellowship from 10:00-10:25am
Sunday School:
9:15am - Grades 6-12 meet in the Youth Room with Mr. and Mrs. Heineman
9:30am - Adults and Seniors meet in the library with Denny Powell
Sunday Morning Nursery:
Provided for infants through 3 1/2 years of age starting at 10:25am. 
Children's Church:
Ages 3 1/2 years through 5th grade with dismissal to Children's Church after corporate worship time.
Sunday Evening Small Groups
(Please see schedule below, and check online calendar for occasional cancellations.)
Wednesday Services:
6:00-7:30pm-Awana-Kindergarten through 6th grade (new season begins 10/5/16)
6:30-7:30pm - Adult Prayer Meeting

Get Connected...

Evening Small Groups:

Please choose a study and bring the family as we look into God’s Word!   There will also be refreshments and a wonderful time of fellowship!


Sunday Night Live (SNL):

Youth Group meets Sunday evenings at 5:00pm at Terry and Sharon Smith’s home, 2468 Prairie Drive, Adrian. For questions, call Terry Smith at 517-438-0196.


Praying with Jesus-DVD Series:

This study will be meeting at the home of Spike & Judy Martell- their address is 3037 Hillview Drive, Adrian. For questions please call Pastor Gene at 260-1430.



How to Study and Interpret the Bible

This group will meet on Thursday, July 21 and August, 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Phil and Norma Smith’s home, 1447 Cherry Dr., Adrian. For questions contact Kevin DeCatur at 403-4582.






Adult Prayer Meeting at 6:30pm

Join us for a time of praise, fellowship, and prayer. All are welcome for this Scripture-fed, Spirit-led, worship-based time of prayer!


AWANA from 6:00-7:30pm (New season begins October 5!!)

For children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. We meet each Wednesday evening during the school year.






News and Upcoming Events... 



MABC Happenings:


We have made some exciting changes at MABC this year!!


·         We now host a coffee/fellowship time from 10:00 – 10:25 a.m. each Sunday morning.

·         Our Morning Worship Service begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. in our newly remodeled Worship Center!

·         Limited Sunday School classes: Adults and Seniors meet with the Overcomers' class at 9:30am in the library, and Junior High and High School students meet with the Heinemans at 9:15am in the Youth Room. (We hope to see everyone at one of our small group meetings in the evening!)

·         Youth Group, "Sunday Night Live (SNL)"!! Meetings will be each Sunday at 5:00 p.m. at Terry and Sharon Smith’s home, 2468 Prairie Drive in Adrian (Airport subdivision).  For any questions, call Terry 438-0916.



Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events! 






  • Men's Breakfast and Bible Study ministry begins again soon! WE will be studying the book of Romans for 8 weeks. Mark your calendars for the first one on Saturday, October 1st at 8:30am, and plan to join us weekly! It's a great way to have some fun, grow spiritually, and make and/or deepen friendships with other men!


  • Next Sunday, October 2nd we will begin our first Sunday of the month food fellowship meals! Please bring two dishes to pass and plan to stay after the service for a sweet time of food and fellowship!


  • AWANA CLUBS! New season begins October 5!! Watch your bulletin for more details coming soon. Helpers are still needed, so if you would like to join this awesome ministry in reaching kids for Christ, please see Kevin DeCatur right away!



  • The MABC Annual Ladies Night Out is Friday, October 7th  at 7:00 p.m. We will be meeting at the home of Barb Heineman, 7105 Scott Hwy. in Blissfield. (We will be carpooling from the church at 6:30 p.m. if you would like a ride.) Judy Martell will share during the devotional time, and we will have an MABC nursery shower. There is a list of items needed on the information table. Please bring a snack to share and make sure to sign-up today for this special evening!



  • We are getting together for a hayride at Heritage Park on Saturday, October 15th from 4-6:30pm! This is ALWAYS a GREAT time for everyone! More details to follow. Please sign-up today!


  • We are in the process of planning for the annual Fall Family Festival held on Halloween night, October 31, from 6-8pm. This is a great ministry that reaches many of our community with the love of Christ! We will need lots of candy. If you would like to donate, please place your candy in the kitchen in a bag labeled Fall Festival. There will be more information in the days ahead. Thanks so much!






Help Needed:

Lawn Mowing-If you are able to help mow the church lawn, please sign up at the information table or contact the church office at 517.263.8580. If you have questions, please see Denny Powell.


Thank you to the many who have given of their time and money for the building project! Praise the Lord for our new Worship Center!!


Church Library!!

A library for your use is open in the former senior classroom. Please "check it out!" We are also accepting donations of books in good condition. If you would like to make a donation, please leave books in the library with your name and labeled "donation." Thank you so much!





Women's Ministry
Devotion from Laura Gurney
Loving Along Life's Way
Click here for devotion and recipe:
Recipe of the Month


One-Skillet Salmon and Pasta


Click the "Women" link just above! :)