MARTHA COMBS PASSED AWAY
Martha Combs, wife of former elder Granville Combs, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 23. Arrangements are pending.
FAMILY, FOOD & FELLOWSHIP CHURCH POTLUCK
Join us after church this Sunday, June 26, for a church potluck. This is a great way to meet new people and get involved with the church. The church will be providing fried chicken, chicken tenders, and drinks. Click here to sign up for what you want to bring. If you would like to help with set up and organizing, please contact Heather Binning at (513) 630-0169.
GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER
From 2 Corinthians 9:6-7, we learn that God wants us to give willingly of our abundance and that we should do so cheerfully. When we do, it helps the church continue our work here and around the world. How to give: place cash or check in the contribution box on the communion table, mail your check to the church, or use a credit or debit card to give online through CCB.
HOME GROUPS RETURNING
Home Groups are a way to connect with other Christians to learn more about Jesus and more about your fellow church members. We currently have a few small groups beginning but need more volunteers to serve as leaders. Some groups can accommodate small children. Contact Paul Tucker, Kevin Stewart, or Jim Farley if you are interested in becoming part of a home group.
LAST SUNDAY TO SMILE FOR THE CAMERA!
Sunday morning after service will be the final scheduled day for having a new photo taken for your CCB profile and to use in our coming photo directory. The backdrop is set up in the hallway, and Larry and Sherrill Ferrell will take your picture and update directory information if needed. You don’t need an appointment – just stop by after service.
If you cannot join us in person this Sunday, please join through our YouTube livestream.
- Bible class starts at 9 a.m. — John’s Witness to Jesus
- Worship service starts at 10 a.m. – WoW: Weighing Our Words –Detestable Words
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JUNE PRAYER FOCUS
Pray that we will help someone come to Jesus to find rest for their souls in Him. Matt 11:28-29
- Martha Combs family following her recent passing.
- Michael Ferguson, a friend of AllyeFaye (Huston) Kneipp, was recently diagnosed with cancer. He is 25 years old with a young family.
- Betty Muenster has been undergoing medical testing for throat nodules and also heart issues.
- Rick Decoursey, Jeff and Elaine Painter’s neighbor, had surgery for a recurrence of sarcoma.
- Pat Mohon, Dick Wanninger’s cousin, has Covid.
5th ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR CRUISE IN
Church members and folks from around the area will be displaying their classic cars, muscle cars, or just plain cool cars Sunday, July 24 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Withamsville church parking lot. There’s no fee to show your car and admission for spectators is free as well.
ROCKs events are for children ages 1 through grade 5. Children are encouraged to bring friends to all ROCKs fun activities!
CAMP ROCKS CELEBRATION JULY 13
The kids are heading to camp July 3-9, and you can see how much fun they had and what they learned on Wednesday, July 13 at 7 p.m.
Youth Group is for young people in grades 6 through 12. Youth are encouraged to invite friends to participate in studies and activities.
SPRING MILL BIBLE CAMP (SMBC)
Spring Mill Bible Camp for our youth in grades 6– 12. Camp runs from July 17–23 with a cost of $140 per camper. SMBC provides an enjoyable week of camp centered on God and the Bible. Our desire is to create an environment where everyone can grow spiritually without worldly distractions. Register online now!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES
Get to know the teens in our congregation by volunteering to spend time with them. There are several opportunities to chaperone events in the coming months. Sign up through our CCB needs list.
ADDITIONAL YOUTH EVENTS
- Wednesday Nights – Hangout time before services, 6 p.m.
- Kayaking – June 20
- Summer ’22 Lock-Out – June 24-25
- Ice Cream Night – June 29, after Wednesday evening service
- Summer Service Day -June 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
John’s Witness to Jesus, Various Teachers – Main Auditorium
John’s Gospel reflects on different aspects of Jesus’s life than those in Matthew, Mark, and Luke. John says that Jesus did many signs in the presence of the disciples, but those which he has included were written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name (John 20:31). Each week, we will review a different narrative from John focusing on chapters1-11, with the aim of deepening our faith in Jesus.
College and Young Adults Class –The Book of Ephesians, Mike Gulley’ Office
This book explains how the church comes to full spiritual maturity in Christ. The book describes the good news of what God has done and how it blesses our lives. It instructs us on how to live in light of those blessings and ends with encouragement to stand firm in the face of hardships.
Youth Classes – Like Me. A Journey Through the Commands of Jesus – June 12 through Aug 28
A rabbi invests in those He thinks can be just like Him. Jesus is no different. And He left behind a way to follow Him, to be just like Him, because He believes anyone can. This class looks at several different ways anyone anywhere can follow in the way of Jesus, based on the actual words of Jesus.
Children’s Classes – Our children through grade 5 last week learned that Saul Sinned And Was Rejected. The lesson for this week is a Big Truth Session that teaches us why God is Good to Judge Sin. It talks about justice and how God is the one true judge of all the world.
Adult & Youth Class– Dive Into Seeking God
Our Wednesday evening summer series, Dive, continues this week as we Dive Into Seeking God. Last week we focused on meditation to help us seek God. This week, we’ll look at prayer’s role in drawing us closer to God. We’ll also explore new worship music and new friendships as we learn how God helps us know Him more deeply.
Youth Before Class– Meet at 6 p.m. for Hangout time. At 7, join the adults in the Fellowship Hall for the Dive series.
Children’s Classes – Children ages 2 through kindergarten should report directly to the Loft classroom, and children in grades 1 through 5 will meet downstairs in the last classroom on the left. Classes begin at 7 p.m.