Bulletin For March 10th, 2019

Welcome To Community Church! Today, we continue our series of messages for Lent called EXPANSIVE which is a series of messages focusing on growing in our faith; looking INward at who we are in Christ. May God bless the time of worship that we have today!

Tonight at 5PM: The small group study, EXPANSIVEStretching Beyond Superficial Christianity, continues to meet. Everyone is welcome. Join us as we take a deeper look Inward and explore who we are in Christ.

Mobile Food Truck is this Saturday, March 16. Registration is from 8 to 10 AM with distribution at 10 AM. If you know of someone who may be experiencing a tight budget this month, take time to let them know about this ministry.

South Godwin Neighborhood Association Meets next on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 PM, pizza supper provided. If you live in the neighborhood plan to come and meet your neighbors, hear neighborhood updates, and help plan upcoming events.

Soup & Game Night will be held on Friday, March 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. Plan to enjoy a soup supper (provided) followed by a time of fellowship and games. Some games will be provided but you may bring your own. A free will offering will be accepted to help cover the cost of the meal. Donations of pies are needed; sign up on the sheet in the lobby if you can help in this way. Speak with Cara Bruining, Marva Moriarty or Robin Claussen if you have questions.

Attention Seniors: Community’s Seasoned Citizens are invited to lunch (provided at no cost), a slide show from Kay Verbrugge’s recent mission trip to Haiti, and a brief hymn sing on Wednesday, March 27, at 11:30 AM. To get an idea of how much food will be needed, those planning to attend are asked to sign up on sheet provided in the lobby.

Softball Signups: Tentative plans are for a co-ed softball team; we need a commitment from at least 5 men and 5 women to qualify. A possible alternative would be that we form a kickball team. Sign-up on the sheet in the lobby if you are interested in playing either sport. Please indicate your first and second sport preference on the sheet. More information will be provided once participation has been determined.

Go and Tell Evangelism Seminar is an easy way to equip you to share the gospel, based on the Heidelberg Catechism. This 3-hour seminar will provide you with he tools to “be active in sharing your faith” (Philemon 6) with others. Held at Calvin Seminary, Saturday March 23, 9 AM to noon. Sign up on the sheet in the lobby if you would like to attend. If you have questions regarding the seminar, please contact Pastor Ezra Lee or Nicole Harris. Go and Tell Evangelism Seminar is free online www.declarethegospel.com

40 Days Of Life is an opportunity to stand outside on the sidewalk at the Grand Rapids abortion clinic and pray for an hour at 320 E Fulton. This is a peaceful public witness for life and against abortion. Dates are March 6-April 14. If you choose to go and need a ride, meet at church Thursdays (3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, or 4/11) at 12:45 PM. Questions? Speak with Bonnie Thomas. If you are unable to go but would like to pray for the event and need prayer ideas, contact Bonnie.

Audio Copies Of Sunday Messages Are Available By Request. Request weekly copies or individual services by email: Christopher@communitycrc.org, text: 965.6799, or sign-up on the sheet in the lobby. Please note that some services may not be available due to a technical glitch; thank you in advance for your understanding.

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