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Newsletter for the Week of
June 19, 2016

Songs to center our desires on God throughout the week!

Spotify link to this Sunday's worship songs
This week's Sermon: "Use Your Desires" (Proverbs 3:5-8)

Desire works itself out in the context of relationship. So much of what we desire is directly related to our interactions with others. Our perceptions of what we need or want are not created in a vacuum. Desire is heavily influenced by your context. If we are going to use our desire in the right way we need healthy relationships. And God wants you to use your desire. God does not want you to diminish your desire. God wants you to increase your desire and set your desire on the right things. That is why God gave us wisdom literature, like Ecclesiastes and Proverbs. Wisdom orders our desire.
Main Idea: Use your desires.

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

Question #24: Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die?
Answer: Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God. By his substitutionary atoning death, he alone redeems us from hell and gains for us the forgiveness of sins, righteousness, everlasting life.

Children's Ministry Volunteers needed! One grade school floater and one preschool/toddler volunteer. Please email Janice if you're interested.

Church Family Picnic, Sunday July 24 after service by Rick's Tree. Off the Grid at the Presidio. Please join us for a time of fellowship and relaxing over lunch!
Praise God for the deacon nominees that were chosen from among church members, have agreed to move forward, and were presented before the congregation this Sunday. The diaconate is given to us by God and affirmed by members to lead in ministry within and outside the church. They will also serve on the church council with the elders to help make decisions in the church. They are:

Justin Beadle
Katrina Eng
Brian Flaherty
Jonathan Fong
Brian Granaghan
Gary Ho
Michelle Ho
Melissa Jantz
Janice Whang
Paul Whang

All members of Christ Church are asked to pray for and fill out this form in response to the candidates by July 17. Not sure you are a member? Please email us
Recurring Announcements
  • 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 to 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!
Have any questions, comments, thoughts to share? Please email us!
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