2018 Golf Tournament Registration

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Youth Spaghetti Fundraiser

Sunday, January 28

Don’t cook, pick up a delicious spaghetti meal instead.

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On January 28 we are having a youth spaghetti fundraiser. The meal includes spaghetti, meat sauce, bread, salad, and a dessert. We are accepting a free-will donation for each meal.

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Parent’s Night Out – Christmas Edition

Want to get some Christmas shopping in for the kids or perhaps you’d just like a kid-free evening out?  We’d love to help.

This year, the church members of Family of Christ are offering childcare for the evening of Saturday, December 16.  Simply drop your child(ren) off at the church/school before heading out to shop.  We’ll take care of the rest.

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Child Care for Night of Knights

Do you need someone to watch your kids while you have a great time at Night of Knights?

This year, the church members of Family of Christ are offering child care for the evening.  You simply drop your child(ren) off at the school before heading over to Hunter’s Green Country Club and we’ll take care of the rest.

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2017 Youth Summer Lock-In

 

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The Messenger Archive

September 2017

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July 2017 Newsletter

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Middle School Lock-In

 

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2017 Middle School Mission Trip

June 12-15, 2017

This Summer we will be going on a local mission trip with the middle school youth. We will…

  • Volunteer with Metropolitan Ministries serving the poor in the Tampa area,
  • Help fix up the West campus.
  • Have a lock-in in the West campus gym.
  • Finish up with a trip to the beach the next day.

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Praying With Jesus: Waiting…

Yesterday was one of the most important days of the church year when we remember Jesus’ death on the cross. Tomorrow is another important day, Easter, when we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. But today…

We wait.

But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.
(Micah 7:7)

Waiting isn’t easy. Today, we expect to get everything fast. Amazon is shipping same-day now. The new Boom Supersonic plane will soon be flying people from New York to London in a little over 3hrs flying at 2.2x the speed of sound. In places with gigabit internet connections, you can download a 2hr HD movie in 25 seconds.

We want things fast and when it takes too long, we tend to lose our patience. When I worked in online marketing, the rule was that if a web page took longer than 5 seconds to load, people would start leaving.

On the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter, we wait. In prayer, we often must wait, too. God isn’t Amazon or Boom Supersonic or an Internet provider. He doesn’t work on our time table hoping to have a satisfied customer. He follows His own timing and we must wait.

I’ve spoken with people who told me that yesterday they prayed for xyz and God didn’t answer their prayer. God did answer their prayer, though. He always does. However, His answer may have been that they needed to wait.

It’s not easy, but it is for the best. It reminds us that we are the created making requests of our creator. It also teaches us to trust God and His love and wisdom, both in how He answers our prayers and when.

We know God’s will is good, His ways are wiser than ours, and He loves us. We can trust Him to always answer our prayers. We can also trust how and when He acts. So, we can join Micah in saying that we will look to the Lord and wait for the God of our salvation, knowing He hears us.

Heavenly Father,

It can be difficult to wait, but I know Your timing is better than mine. Help me to be patient and to wait on You.

Amen

 

In Christ,
Pastor Kurt

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