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A mid-week reminder of last Sunday's service!
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Sunday Recap for October 23, 2016:
Fellowship with Jesus

Mission Highlight: Thank you Toby for sharing this video you took with Blessings, who is a volunteer for Hands at Work. Hands at Work is an organization we partner with to serve the most vulnerable in Africa, especially our sister community, Mcheneka, Malawi. Through Hand at Work, we are sent out with the posture of listening and learning about how we can support local leadership and our brothers and sisters in Christ, and every time we go out to visit them, we go in submission to the local church leaders there. Here, Blessings tells us about how Hands at Work supports careworkers or caregivers who provide direct care and love to the orphans and children below the starvation line, though they themselves are just above the starvation line. Please check out the video! As we also listen and learn through our long-term relationship with them, let's continue to pray for and support in any way we can the work God is doing through Hands at Work. 
Question #42: How is the Word of God to be read and heard?
 
Answer: With diligence, preparation, and prayer; so that we may accept it with faith, store it in our hearts, and practice it in our lives.
This week's Sermon: "Fellowship with Jesus" (Mark 8:27-33)

We have talked a lot over the last number of months about how much our reality is shaped by our relationships. That is how God made us as human beings. And it is no less true for the original Apostles. Each of them was profoundly shaped by their relationship with Jesus. These ordinary human beings knew Jesus. They were close friends with Jesus. They ate with him. Lived alongside of him. Prayed with him. Laughed with him. Cried with him. Ministered with him. They knew Jesus. And they were shaped and transformed by that relationship.
 
Main Idea: Discipleship is relationship.

 

Sermon Application Questions / Sermon Slides
This sermon series: A Year of Biblical Literacy

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Don't Forget!
  • Please join us in A Year of Biblical Literacy. This year, we are reading through the Bible together as a congregation. We have a Scripture reading schedule (never too late to hop on!), videos, and other resources to help us along. 
  • Sign up for the online newsletter! You can go to christchurchsf.org/#newsletter!
  • Youth Group Discussions every Sunday after service, 12:00 - 12:30pm Older youth welcome and encouraged to join us in the "Chill out" section of the Cafeteria!
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