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Upcoming Events
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SAT
Men's Breakfast
8:30 AM
We meet at the Red Zone Cafe on 37th and Slide.
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SUN
Coffee Fellowship
10:30 AM
Meet in Fellowship Hall for Coffee and treats.
LIT Youth Service
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
The youth meet in the Estes Center under the direction of Stephen Simpson, youth director.
Nursery Provided
10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Our nursery is located near the South Entrance on the opposite end of the foyer.
Worship
11:00 AM
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TUE
Staff Meeting
1:00 PM
Our church staff meets weekly in the office suite to consider upcoming calendaring and publication planning. If you have an event, question, or other input please notify the staff before 12:30 on Tuesdays.
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Fellowship Ministry Team
Team Leader: Karen Reid

Fellowship Ministry Team

 

Vision: We enjoy creating and facilitating an atmosphere of genuine love, concern and healthy relationships with members, guests, regular visitors.  We believe that our love for one another is our greatest testimony that Jesus is the Son of God and in us. (John 17:20-21) therefore, we strive to love everyone sacrificially.

 

Key words:  hospitality, sacrificial love, iron sharpens iron, holding all things in common, meet and greet, family, host and hostess, out-going personalities, high-fives, handshakes, 'at-a-boys, encouragement, welcoming strangers, come in and make yourself at home, community, koinonia, home, spiritual home, relaxed, smiles

 

Key Scriptures: acts 2:42-45; do not cease loving one another.  My house is to be a house of prayer for all nations; love thy neighbor as thyself;

 

Key Activities:  Staff greeting and welcome centers, Fellowship meals, Bereavement Meal ministry, Cumberland visiting ministry, Assimilation strategies, Tracking guests and following up on them, Men’s Fellowship/Ministry, Women’s Fellowship/Ministry

 

Helpful Spiritual Gifts: Pastor, Helps, Hospitality, Service

The fellowship ministry is all about seeking and nurturing people to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

In one sentence: Our Fellowship Ministry focuses on developing the quality of relationships within our congregation promoting Christian love and genuine companionship that is attractive to the world and is our inheritance in Christ.