Northern Lakes Community Church – A Presbyterian Church in Traverse City, Michigan

Welcome to the Web home of Northern Lakes Community Church, a Presbyterian church on the west side of Traverse City, Michigan. Our church is located at 5444 Herkner Road, just south of North Long Lake Road. Our phone number is (231) 935-4556.

View a Google Map to our church here.

In-person worship services and other activities have been suspended for now due to the COVID-19 crisis.
View our most recent available virtual service above.


Sunday Morning, 10 a.m. – Praise Worship Service

  • Infants and parents supervised nursery
  • Ages 4-7 Children in Worship program and supervised play
  • Ages 7 and up Bible Life curriculum

11:30 a.m. – Sunday School for all ages (September–May)Tuesday Evening6 p.m. – Worship at The Village at Bay Ridge, 3848 Silver Lake Rd., in the craft room, just outside the central elevators.


Small Groups, Adult Ministries/Classes, Youth Group activities, Vacation Bible School (K through 6th grade)

Moving Ahead

Taking steps to better serve God, our church family, and our community:

  • On Nov. 3, 2019, NLCC called a new Solo Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Sam Sungsoo Jun, who began serving in January, 2020. He most recently served as Associate Pastor at Pines Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas, where he focused on Youth and Family, Congregational Care, and Mission. Learn more about Pastor Sam here.


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In cases of extreme weather, NLCC will cancel worship services.  For further update info please call (231) 935-4556.


NLCC rents its building to for- and not-for-profit groups for weddings, showers, family events, even ongoing business space. Learn more »

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We will host Zoom meetings and record/live stream virtual sermons via YouTube depending on the event. You will receive an invitation to participate in Zoom meetings. It is very easy to do it with your phone, iPad, laptop or PC. When you receive your invitation, please reply and put it on your calendar. Give it a try because it is a great way to see everyone and connect. Live streams of virtual services will be available on NLCC’s new YouTube channel at the time of the event, and recordings will be available on the channel and the NLCC website afterwards.

Sunday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Zoom meeting:

Holy Week service has been changed:

  • Maundy Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. Live stream
  • Good Friday Services, Friday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Live stream
  • Easter Service on Sunday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Live stream
March 22 Zoom meeting screen shot

🙏 A reminder: even though we are not meeting each Sunday in person, we need your constant prayers and financial supports in order to carry out all our meaningful ministries and missions for the world. You can use the “Give” button above to make a secure donation through PayPal or send a check to give your gifts and offerings. Your checks can be sent to:

Northern Lakes Community Church
5444 Herkner Rd., Traverse City, MI 49685

Notes to the Congregation

Listen to the latest sermon:
March 22 – Sermon by Rev. Dr. Sam Jun – Miss Nobody is Somebody – John 4:5-42

Sunday School

The adult class will begin with a 6-week session entitled “How To Do Church, According to Paul,” and will focus on themes from 1 Corinthians.

Elementary Challenge

Our youth group for elementary students and their entire families meets the third Sunday of each month. We eat meals together, share in a Bible activity and do a fun activity or service project. In the coming months we will have a video conference with our missionary in Haiti, hike in the woods and more.