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Church Blog (Page 2)

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December 22, 2018 Weekly Lakeviewer

Download and/or read the PDF version here – 12-22 Weekly Lakeviewer This Weeks scripture Luke 1:46-55 –  New International Version (NIV) Mary’s Song 46 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48  for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, 49  for the Mighty One has done great things for me—holy is his name. 50 His mercy extends to those…
ServantoftheGospel

A Long Wait for Christ’s Coming

Romans 1:1-7 Many people can pinpoint a moment in their past when  they felt Christ’s presence in a decisive, new way. That moment divided life into a BC and an AD. For many of us, life seemed dif­ferent after that one moment when Christ entered our story and dwelt with us in a clearer way. In the AD years that follow, we look ahead, increasing in maturity and walking in the light. But let us stop and look back for…
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December 15, 2018 Weekly Lakeviewer

Download and/or read the PDF version here – 12-15 Weekly Lakeviewer This Weeks scripture Zephaniah 3:14-20  – The Message (The Bible In Contemporary Language) God Is In Charge At The Center 14-15  So sing, Daughter Zion!  Raise the rafters, Israel! Daughter Jerusalem, be happy! celebrate! God has reversed his judgments against you and sent your enemies off chasing their tails. From now on, God is Israel’s king, in charge at the center. There’s nothing to fear from evil ever again!…
ChristianEducation

Daniel Plan Bible Study

January 4 – May 3, 5 – 6 p.m. at the home of Cindy McFadden This bible study is based on the Daniel Plan. The 1st meal will be provided then rotate once per month with those in attendance. Sign up in Smoot Hall or call the church office.The bible study is based on the Daniel Plan. The 1st meal will be provided then rotate once per month with those in attendance. Sign up in Smoot Hall or call the…
ChristianEducation

Class on Christianity and World Religions

January 10 – February 14, 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Room Join Betty Stewart for this Adam Hamilton Study on how Christianity and other World Religions are alike and different? Come and learn a little about the five major religions of the world. Sign up in Smoot Hall or call the church office. Books are available at $12.
ChristianEducation

Goliath Must Fall Bible Study

January 8 – February 12, 10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall Join Pastor John for this 6 week study as Pastor Louie Giglio helps us keep our eyes on the only giant-slayer: Jesus. Sign up in Smoot Hall or call the church office. Books are available at $12.        
ChristianEducation

Unshakable Hope Bible Study

January 14 – March 25, 10 a.m. in Smoot Hall Join Rhonda Plinske for this 12 week Max Lucado study on “Unshakable Hope”. This study provides you with examples of men and women from the Bible that show you how to walk with God each day and live out his promises. Sign up in Smoot Hall or call the church office.Join Rhonda Plinske for this 12 week Max Lucado study on “Unshakable Hope”. This study provides you with examples of…
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Slow Down

Read Isaiah 35: 1-2, 5-7 Rain. Nose-dripping, umbrella-flipping, gray-sky, dreary rain, it has been raining torrents for seven days. I sit here nursing a old. wishing that the rain would stop, and longing for the blue-sky, warm days of summer. My mind wanders, visiting summers past. Our first year here we planted forty trees. Summer came with its searing Alabama heat, unbearable to me and death to my baby trees. What I would have given for this rain then! My…
WeeklyNamePlate

December 8, 2018 – Weekly Newsletter

History of Nine Lessons and Carols Every year, North Americans dive deep into the beauty of the service called Nine Lessons of Carols. One of the very well-known services is the service of “Nine Lessons”! This service starts at 3pm of the UK time during the eve of Christmas and is also broadcasted on Radio on BBC and also around the world. This service began by Edwards Benson who was the Bishop of Truro at that time, in 1880! And,…
caring

The Way and Practice of Peace

Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 The modern world commonly associates monarchy with wealth, inherited privilege, custom and ritual-though usually at some distance from those political processes that actually make a difference in the lives of people. Not so in the Hebrew Scriptures where the king has a direct relationship with the people. The people look to him for fair judgment, protection, and sustenance in hard times. The expectations people have of the Jewish king are like, in the modern world, the expectations…

December 2018 – Monthly Lakeviewer

Download and/or read the PDF version here – December 2018 Monthly Lakeviewer This Weeks scripture Luke 21:25-28 –  New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Coming of the Son of Man 25 “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves. 26 People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will…
Books

On the Shelf for December 2018

Welcome to the Betty Barrick Library! We have quite a few exciting new and old books that our readers might  enjoy reading. Deception on Sable Hill by Shelley Gray. It is book two of the Chicago World’s Fair mystery series.  This book will keep you on “tenterhooks” to see how the book ends for its characters.  You will like the ending.  There is always a little romance to be found in any book!       Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi…