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Identity Matters

We are thankful to have Hugh Fulford and Greg Tidwell with us this weekend to speak in our Identity Matters seminar.

As we live in and function in this world, identity is important.  God has prescribed it that way: by making us unique individuals, as well as having a unique, body of believers, the church.

The church we read of in the Bible has certain identifying characteristics. God’s Word sets forth its origin, name, rule of faith, work, worship, organization, and terms of membership. We have been reminded of these essentials this weekend in this series of lessons.  May we always seek to uphold the truth on all matters.     

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.”

~1Corinthians 12:12-13

 

Family Events

 

Identity Matters Seminar Today

Identity Matters, A Biblical View On Who We Are”

Hatfield Contact Info

If you would like to contact Robert or Emily Hatfield, you may do so at his email address, goldhillrobert@gmail.com or on his cell, 803-526-7478.  Their current address is 5460 Altamaha Drive, North Charleston, SC 29420.

Wilmington Service Project

If you are interested in the upcoming Wilmington trip, please plan to meet at the building TODAY at 5:30pm at the building. Please reach out with any questions, and let me know if you plan to participate: 540-409-7733   Josh Buchanan.

Lads To Leaders Showcase Tonight

Please make plans to support our Lads to Leaders participants tonight at 7:00 pm (following evening service) in the church fellowship hall as they demonstrate the Bible knowledge and Christian leadership skills they have gained this past year. Light refreshments will be served.

GHR Grad Night

We will be celebrating our High School graduates the Sunday night following evening services May 19. Reagan Hunter, Wesley Fuqua, Alex Lamb, Nick Lamb,

Russell McHenry, Molly Passmore, Bailey Ridenour, Blake Savage, and Wilson Walker.

Food Pantry

For the month of May we are collecting. Please see William Ireland if you have any questions.

Autumn Leaves Service

We conduct a service each Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm at the Autumn Leaves memory care facility next door. See Mark Walker with questions.

New Horizons Bible Study

Wednesday’s at 12:00 pm there is an ongoing Bible study here at the building for all of those in the New Horizons Care Group.  Anyone is welcome.

New Horizons Trip

The New Horizons Group is planning a trip to the Creation Museum & The Ark Encounter. Two trips are being offered in the month of September (a minimum of 30 people).

Save The Date Morality Seminar

July 19-21 David Powell will be with us for a seminar titled: “Morality In An Age Of Corruption”.

Save The Date VBS

Vacation Bible School will be July 31, August 1st and 2nd! Details coming soon!

Save The Date Family Legacy Weekend

Save the date for an exciting weekend with speakers Lonnie Jones & Ben Hayes, August 30, – September 1. Saturday a picnic/devo filled family day is planned. Watch for details soon. Mark your calendars NOW!

Love Where You Live Service Projects

Love Where you Live June 10 – 14. Participants would like to donate their time and efforts to help you assemble, package, label, etc your projects. We will have 40+ youth ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. You bring the materials, we’ll be the muscle.

We are also looking for yard work opportunities to help members/ friends/ neighbors with tasks including (but not limited to) mowing, pulling weeds, laying pine straw, etc on the morning of Thursday, June 13th.  You do not have to “need” help for us to come help you, we would love to help anyone who wants it! Sign up on the bulletin board or see Heather, Liz, or Shawna.

Southeastern Children’s Home Benefit

The Southeastern Children’s Home is having their 29th annual benefit auction May 18th, beginning at 4:30 pm at the Central Church of Christ Annex Building, 2052 N. Church Street Place, Spartanburg, SC. See the flyer posted on the bulletin board.

 

 Area Events

5.31 Area Singing / Lake Norman

6.9-15 Carolina Lectures/ Sumter, SC

 

Youth Events

Spring Teen Sowers & Sing

MS/HS youth are invited to participate in a 6 week study about the Church & how to engage in conversations about the Church. We will meet Sunday evenings this Spring April 28 – June 9. Dinner and youth singing will follow each class.

Love Where You Live

Calling all school age youth (K-12) and adult helpers for Love Where You Live Week Sign Ups! We have daily service projects planned for the week of June 10th – 14th. Please note that this is morning/ afternoon each day. Please sign up on the bulletin board by May 19th. See Heather Powell, Shawna Harvey, or Liz Knight with any questions.

Save The Date Youth Retreat

Youth Retreat planning is in the works! Save the date, May 24-26! At Carolina Bible Camp with speaker Ben Hogan! See Clay Batts with questions.

 

Prayers

* Tim Bannister received wonderful news, that he is in complete remission. We are so thankful!

* Prayers for Sandy Ibbetson  to continue doing well.

* The mother’s of Barb Arbaugh, Rodney Grant, Linda Hill, Jim Passmore, Len Patterson, Ron Shepherd, and Mark Walker, are all dealing with various health issues.

* The father’s of Jerry Brooks, and Greg Gross are dealing with various health issues.

* Cheryl Ford’s Uncle, Grover Fincher has been diagnosed with cancer.

* Wayne Cherry’s nephew, Tony Harris has been diagnosed with non-alcoholic Cirrhosis.

* Leila Washington’s friends’ 12 year old nephew is hospitalized with pneumonia, he also has a heart condition.

* Friend and neighbor to Kurt & Mary Ann Marine (Bill) has had a return of his cancer.

* Tim Mastenbrook requests prayers for one of Haiti’s preachers school graduates wife; Madam Beljour who is in need of heart surgery.

* We extend our sympathy to Kim Loiselle who recently lost both an aunt , Shirley, and uncle, Roddey.

* Remember our shut-ins: Gloria Girard, Ruby Lett, and Lois Viera.

 

Sermons & Classes

Preaching Today:

Identity Matters Seminar

Hugh Fulford & Greg Tidwell

 

Sunday

Spring Quarter Classes (March 3)

 

Sunday Adult Auditorium:

Brett Pharr

Romans

Adult Downstairs:

Gilbert Shelton & Jeff Willis

“The Domino Effect”

 

 

Wednesday

Spring Quarter Classes (March 6)

 

Wednesday Adult Auditorium:

Mark Inness

Deuteronomy

Adult Downstairs:

Steve Miller

“Letters to Timothy & Titus”