Bulletin for September 9th, 2018

Welcome To Community Church! Today we start our church year with the return to our two morning worship services and our Sunday School and Adult Classes being held between the services at 10:15AM. We are also glad that the Comunidad Cristiana Internacional Church will be starting their Spanish speaking services in the Godwin Room at 11:30 today. May God bless our worship today.

A Special Thank You to Rising Phoenix Bakery for donating extra treats over the past few weeks for our time of refreshments and fellowship. Consider Rising Phoenix, located at 6725 Division Ave in Cutlerville, for your next bakery purchase, (be sure to tell them “thanks from Community Church” so they will know they are appreciated).

No Evening Service at Community Church tonight so we may attend City Fest if desired. Invite your unchurched friends and family to this fun FREE festival with special music and speakers sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. The activities and message are being shared this afternoon and tonight at Ah-Nab-Awen Park free of charge (food and merchandise available for purchase). Seating by the stage is not provided but you may bring folding chairs or a blanket. Event and parking info are available at www.cityfestwestmichigan.org.

Education Hour Has Opportunities For Adults! Education Hour is from 10:15-11:15 AM on Sundays and offers Sunday School classes for children age 4 through grade 12 and four
small groups of adults may choose to attend.
……………….. New Members Class: Are You Interested In Becoming A Member At Community Church? Led by Pastor Dave, the New Members’ Class offers an opportunity to learn more about what it means to be a Christian and part of the family at Community Church. This class is held in the Council Room.
……………….. Spiritual Authenticity, by John Ortberg, is the focus of the Adult Bible Study led by Bonnie T. in classroom 2. The lessons are based on seven Old Testament characters. Come and learn what Spiritual Authenticity is and how it can be cultivated.
……………….. New Testament Book Of Hebrews, led by Arnie S., uses illustrations, drawings, stories, and humor to help you learn. This class is held in the Godwin Room. Everyone is invited to
give this Adult Bible Study a try.

Connective Prayer, held in the Prayer Room, is a time to join others to worship Him, delight in Him, thank Him, petition Him, share your concerns and needs with Him, come before Him on behalf of others … connect with Him heart to heart. Prayer is the connective tissue between our human hearts and His divine purposes. Everyone is welcome to attend this hour of prayer which also meets on Wednesday evenings at 7 PM.

Youth Ministries Begin This Week!
……………….. Sunday School (for boys / girls age 4 – grade 12) ———- 10:15AM
……………….. Cadets Boys’ Club (for boys grades 4 – 8) ———— Monday, 7PM
……………….. GEMS Girls’ Club (for girls grades 1 – 8) ——– Tuesday, 6:30PM
……………….. THUGS High School Youth Group (for boys / girls grades 9 – 12) ——————— Wednesday, 7PM

Adult Small Groups Begin This Week: **See your bulletin insert for a list of available classes.

What’s Buzzing: Ministry Week Wrap-Up Event! Honey Bee Harmony, presented by Don Snoeyink Saturday, September 15th from 12PM to 2PM! Kids of all ages are invited to come to learn about honey bees and make a bee’s wax candle to take home. Pizza will be provided after the presentation and craft. This is a free event; all craft material will be provided. BEE sure to invite your VBS and school friends to enjoy this harmonious event!

Mobile Food Truck is this Saturday, September 15. Registration is between 8AM and 10AM with distribution at 10AM. If you know of a family that may be blessed by this ministry, please
take time to invite them to this event.

Community Christian Crafters will begin meeting this Thursday, September 13th at 6PM. There is no cost; all project material will be provided. The first project of the year is “easy” and is a great starter for crafters of all experience levels. Beginners are welcome; experienced crafters will be available to help guide you through measuring and cutting material, fabric placement, and sewing machine basics.

Reminder: Community Resource Coordinator Hours: Elizabeth, our Community Resource Coordinator, will be in the church office to see appointments on Mondays from 4 to 6:30 PM. If you have a need that you would like to speak with Elizabeth about, request an appointment by email, Elizabeth@communitycrc.orgFollowing appointments, Elizabeth will be co-leading an adult small group.

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