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Adult Sunday School

Join us this Sunday, September 4, at 9:00 a.m. as we wrap up our Contemporary Hersey Series.  Jim Clayton will lead us in examining the false teachings of Benny Hinn (9/4), and next week Ray Rutledge (9/11) will conclude the series with a thoughtful recap of our 9 week study followed by a time of Q & A. 

 

Beginning September 18, we will switch gears with two practical yet crucial series focusing on the advancement of the biblical gospel through worldwide missions (4 weeks) and personal evangelism (8 weeks)! Make every effort to be a part of these important studies as we are further equipped to spread the good news.

 

Discovering Christ Covenant

Friday-Saturday, September 9-10

Join us for this class to discover why church membership is a vital means of grace that God gives his people in order that they might walk in a manner worthy of the gospel. At CCC, we place great emphasis on the joy and responsibility of being a fruitful member of a local church. Childcare is available and breakfast will be served. Sign up this month in the narthex at the Family Life Board.

 

Fall Youth Retreat

Friday-Sunday, September 9-11

The annual fall retreat is September 9-11.  We will be staying in Raleigh, and each small group will be staying in one of our church member's homes. This weekend is a great opportunity for your children to build relationships with other students and the youth workers who will be leading them throughout the year. The cost is $25. Please pick your child/children up at the church on Saturday night at 10pm. but bring them back to the church at 8:30am the next morning for a pancake breakfast, and to wrap-up the weekend. Please let Daniel know if you are interested in helping with food or transportation for the weekend.  

 

Children’s Choir “Joyful Noise” 

Calling all children ages K-5 thru 5th Grade - Please join us this year for our children’s choir “Joyful Noise” on Wednesday evenings from 6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. beginning September 14th.  For additional information or to sign up, please visit the table in the Narthex or call Lisa Lewis at 614-3929. We are also in need of one volunteer!

 

Women’s Bible Study

Psalms for the Soul - A ten-week study of selected Psalms

All women are invited to sign up for our Fall Bible Study, "Psalms for the Soul".   This is a 10-week study of selected psalms and is offered on Wednesday nights (6:45-8:30) and Thursday mornings (9:25-11:30). Start dates are Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15. The study is free, but we are asking people to bring their own 3-ring binders on the first day to put the study into.  Childcare will be available. You may sign up in the narthex thru September 4. We hope you can join us!

 

Wednesday Night Kickoff

Wednesday, September 14, 6:45-8:30 p.m.

We look forward to kicking off our activities on Wednesday night including Joyful Noise/His Kids, Table Talk, and Women’s Bible Study.

 

Sisters in Christ Fellowship

Saturday, September 17, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

All women are invited to join us for a time of fellowship and encouragement as our sister, Kristi Perdue, shares her life with us.

 

Refreshments & Fellowship

Sunday, September 18, Following the service

There will be a time of fellowship and refreshments following the service.  All are invited to stay and enjoy.

 

9Marks Conference

Friday-Saturday, September 23-24

This conference will explore why a healthy church is one that centers its corporate life around the gospel, and how it can do this in everyday life for the glory of God. Register at sebts.edu, but also email Julie Dietz if you plan to attend so that we can purchase dinner on Friday night for our group.

 

Church-wide Family Meeting

Sunday, October 2, 4:30 p.m.

All are invited to our next family meeting.  Join us as we gather for a time of prayer and worship over the work that God is doing in and through His church. Childcare is available.

 

War Mission Trip

Sunday, October27-30

Our church will be taking a team to War, WV to minister the gospel and serve the people of War. If you have interest in participating, please sign up and complete an application by October 1. There will be a mandatory meeting on October 1, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Contact Paul DeLello at 570-5320 with questions.

 

Bookstore Feature

How People Change by Timothy Lane and Paul Tripp

What does it take for lasting change to take root in your life? If you've ever tried, failed, and wondered why, you need How People Change. This book explains the biblical pattern for change in a clear, practical way that you can apply to the challenges of daily life. A changed heart is the bright promise of the gospel. You will see how God is at work to make you the person you were created to be. That powerful, loving, redemptive relationship is at the heart of all positive change you experience.

 

Serving Opportunities 

  

Prison Ministry

Our prison ministry team will visit CA Dillon Prison on Sunday, September 11 at 9:00 a.m. (2nd Sunday of each month) to visit with the young men at Dillon and let them know our church is praying for them. Please stand with us as we continue to pray for them and their families. Contact Jeff or June Eason for information. 

 

Vespers at Mayview

Our church will lead vespers at the nursing home on Sunday, September 18 at 4:00 p.m. Contact Gina Arensman at 782-1501 if you would like information on this ministry.

 

CCCRM

If you are interested in learning more about our ministry to our Karen Refugee friends, join the CCCRM website today to access our calendar of events, see our photo gallery, receive email dates and more! https://www.lotsahelpinghands.com/c/636898/login/?logout&language=cn

 

 

Memory Verses

 

First Sunday

The kingdom of God is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all That he has and buys that field.  Matthew 13:44

 

Second Sunday

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God. 2 Timothy 1:8

 

Third Sunday

 Your own eyes shall see this, and you shall say, "Great is the Lord beyond the border of Israel!"

Malachi 1:5

 

Fourth Sunday

For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts. Malachi 1:11 

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