It was over a year ago that Andrew and I went to the Leader Meeting where we were asked to give to thru47. We had picked a do-able number in the days before but like so many others decided to go further after being asked to "give so that your children would notice". They noti. . . Click to read more
I moved back to the Ann Arbor area 11 years ago and attended many churches. Something was always missing. In 2009 I received a post card in the mail about this new 242 Church. I just had a feeling this might be the answer to my prayers. My friend Marge and I. . . Click to read more
The Fitch Fam
What Thru47 has meant to us? That’s a loaded question. Dedication. It means dedication with our finances. Not backing out if we felt squeezed, not forgetting because we are busy, not making excuses for skipping, and giving extra when we can. It means dedicat. . . Click to read more
Pledge to Haiti
Donovan/Duncan Haiti Stories from 242 Community Church on Vimeo.
Hollie in Haiti
I have believed in Jesus since I was young enough to picture Him as a felt board cut-out tucked inside my construction paper heart. Because I believed so young, much of my faith as an adult has been head knowledge. When going through a hard time personally, I just knew I had to obey. To . . . Click to read more
I’m a graduate student at the University of Michigan, and I’ll actually be moving out of state in a couple of months. Nevertheless, I have to say that I’m truly blessed to have found 2/42 Community Church. During my early years in Ann Arbor, I church hopped.. . . Click to read more
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Jonathan and Tara Boriss
Thru47 has meant a lot to myself and my family. Being on staff, it's awesome to be on a team that has God sized visions that can only be accomplished with God's intervention. Within the last two years, I got married, moved, bought a house, took a new job and had a bab. . . Click to read more
Chris and Angie Tyrpak
As a family, we have been and are excited to partner with God to see more people come to know Him. The idea of Thru47 isn’t to have more people at church- it’s so much bigger than that. We have had the joy of experiencing life with Jesus by our side through the go. . . Click to read more
To me, Thru47 provides a tangible opportunity to actively place trust in God. When I joined 242 last January, I was a single mom of a 12 month old, in the middle of a divorce, and just heading back to work after nearly two years of being unemployed. I've always considered . . . Click to read more
December 21, 2012
Walk Thru of the Brighton Building
December 21, 2012
April 1, 2012
Our New Building In A2!
Story after story, this Thru47 journey has been amazing. We are consistently blown away by how awesome God is. And this week....God did it again! We are so blessed, excited and proud to be the new owners 410 S Maple Rd in Ann Arbo. . . Click to read more
March 3, 2012
It’s Half Time 2|42!
It’s half time 242! I was reading over my past journal entries the other day. I am amazed at the numbers of great stories of life change that have been happening in the last year. I am excited to be celebrating over the next f. . . Click to read more
March 3, 2012
On the move!
We are on the move to a permanent facility in A2! God has opened the doors for us to purchase the former Veritas Christi Catholic High School behind Kroger in the Westgate Plaza. It’s an incredible value in an incredible location. . . Click to read more