April 2017  
Upcoming Events


Pastor's Bible Study - Book of Acts
12:00 PM
Using Greg Laurie's book, Upside Down Living, we'll dig into the events, miracles, and progress in spreading the Gospel in the 5th book in the New Testament, "The Acts of the Apostles."


Men's Breakfast
8:30 AM
We meet at the Red Zone Cafe on 37th and Slide.
A Place 4 Kidz
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Nursery Provided
9:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Our nursery is located near the South Entrance on the opposite end of the foyer.
Sunday School for chldren
9:30 AM
Elementary Classes
Classic Worship
9:30 AM
This service in our sanctuary features our choir, organ and classic hymns and praise choruses. The atmosphere is relaxed, but with decorum of a traditional service.
LIT Youth Service
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The youth meet in the Estes Center under the direction of Stephen Simpson, youth director.
Coffee Fellowship
10:30 AM
Meet in Fellowship Hall for Coffee and treats.
Sunday School for Adults
11:00 AM
Adult Class and Senior Adult Class
Jesus 1.0
11:00 AM
This service is designed for learning to or interested in walking with Jesus. The atmosphere is casual and interactive.
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Steve Doles

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Steve Doles first served as pulpit guest in October 2009.  He became part-time pastor in May 2010, and was installed as pastor in March 2011. 

In addition, he served as the Executive Director of Pray Lubbock, from 1999 - 2011.  He previously served seven years as youth and Christian education pastor at First Christian, Lubbock, and for four years before that, he was the Associate Pastor at First Christian in Greensburg, Indiana.
Steve is a graduate of Taylor University, Upland, Indiana and has earned Masters of Divinity and Masters of Arts degrees from Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati Ohio, with one year of his masters-level work completed at the Institute of Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem, Israel.  He completed his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, in the spring of 2002.
Steve and his wife, Joy, have been married since 1980 and have lived in Lubbock since 1991.  Three of their five children, Jaquan, Travon and BayLynn, live at home.  Their older children are married: Tony and Simone live in Odessa, TX; Stepheni, Anthony and Kailyn live in Lubbock. 

Pastor Emeritus

Sam Estes

Youth Director

Stephen Simpson

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Administrative Assistant

Joy Doles

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     Joy Doles is a graduate of Taylor University.  She has traveled to a number of countries on mission trips, including Brazil (cleared part of a jungle to build an air strip for an Indian tribe), Japan (taught English at a church), Israeli-occupied West Bank (taught English at a Palestinian school), and Peru (dug and retrenched water lines for a Christian camp).  Before starting her family, Joy taught high school English and served as yearbook and newspaper advisors.  She homeschooled her biological children and fostered children for about 15 years before adopting three more children.  She has served as a substitute teacher, TPRI tester and tutor in public schools.  Joy, along with her husband, Steve, have five children.  She began working at Cumberland part-time in May, 2010, and started full-time work in the office in September 2010. In 2014 she welcomed a daughter-in-law, Simone, a son-in-law, Anthony, and a granddaughter, Kailyn, into her family.


Richard Trussell

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Choir Director

Carolyn Hefner


Sue Smith