Insight is our monthly newsletter that is filled with articles from our staff and members as well as information about upcoming events. Click the image to view a PDF of April's issue of Insight.
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5TH SUNDAY LIFEGATE FOOD DRIVE | TODAY | Lifegate volunteers will be handing out bags with a suggested food list at the end of each service. Filled bags should be dropped off at one of the Lifegate carts or behind your car on SUN., APR. 29. Bags or monetary donations are always welcomed at anytime. Lifegate carts are located near the Christ Center Information Center and in the Sanctuary Gathering Area.
JOY: A FAMILY WORSHIP EXPERIENCE FOR ALL ABILITIES | TODAY | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Sanctuary | An inclusive, accessible, and sensory friendly family worship. For more information, visit christumcmobile.com/joy.
NEW CLASSES: WEDNESDAY AT CHRIST | Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Classes begin at 6:00 p.m. | Join us for all new classes for adults, children and youth, and enjoy a delicious, affordable meal with a kid-friendly option. A list of classes are available at our Information Centers or at christumcmobile.com/wednesdays, along with the weekly menu. Free child care is available for 0 - 3 years old.
ELEMENTARY FUN NIGHT | FRI., APR. 27 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | 1st – 5th Grade | Fellowship Hall | Join us for an awesome party! There will be games, prizes, food, and tons of fun! Be sure to invite your friends and register at christumcchildren.com/register. Cost: $5.
MISSIONS & SERVING
CHRIST UNITED FARMERS' MARKET | Every TUES., from MAY 8 - JULY 10 | 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Sponsored by the Christ United Missions Committee, the market will feature locally grown fruits and vegetables, honey, seafood, baked goods, and home produced craft items. Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATER FOR LIFE: MISSIONARY JEAN CLAUDE | WED., MAY 16 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Hospitality Room | Christ United has worked with Jean Claude to provide a water well, a church, and needed missions transportation in the Ivory Coast region of Africa. Come hear how our support is making a difference! Visit christumcmobile.com/missions to RSVP for the meal.
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TUESDAY MORNING LADIES STUDY: I AM LOVED | TUES., beginning MAY 1 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Christ Center Assembly Area | Led by Faye Sellers and Sharon Bush | In this 5-week study, we will learn unique insight and wisdom from John, the last disciple to walk with Jesus, and learn to walk confidently in God’s unconditional and lavish love. Cost of study guide: $11. To register and reserve your book, contact Sonya Carson at email@example.com or 706-3365.
NEXT GENERATION MINISTRY
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VBS | JUNE 25 - JUNE 29 | Registration Now Open | Rolling River Rampage Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God! Along the river, children discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise, and that they can trust God to be with them through anything. Relevant music, exciting science, creative crafts, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories will help kids know that God is always with them as they ride the rapids of amazing grace! Cost $15 before MAY 31; $20 beginning MAY 31.
SENIOR CLASS OF 2018 BREAKFAST AND RECOGNITION | SUN., MAY. 6 | 9:15 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. | Hospitality Room | We will also recognize our seniors during the 10:40 a.m. services. Families must reserve seats no later than Sun., Apr. 22. For a special slide show, submit 4 – 5 childhood to graduation pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at christumcyouth.com/register
YOUTH CAMP LEE | JUN. 6 – 10 | 6th – 12th Grade | Experience dynamic worship, engaging messages, and great fellowship. Cost: $350 per student. $75 deposit and notarized medical form required for registration. Register at christumcyouth.com/register. Deadline to register is MAY 23.
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FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION | Registration open | K5 – 6th Grade for 2017 – 2018 | We will have required evaluations on MON., MAY 7 and TUES., MAY 8 and games and practices will be on weekdays. Fee: $85.
EMBARK | SUN., MAY 13 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Room C-221 | Each of us are on a journey of faith. Some have just begun to follow Jesus and others have been actively pursuing God for some time. EMBARK is a pastor led, three week experience designed to lead us to ‘Love God, Love Jesus, and Change the World’. This experience will offer practical next steps for following Jesus and getting connected here at Christ United. Childcare will be provided. For more information and to sign up, contact Lesly Barrow at email@example.com.
DUMAS WESLEY 3RD ANNUAL AIRPLANE PULL | SAT., MAY 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Are you strong enough to pull a plane? Join Christ United's team and help us pull! To sign up, or for more information, call Earle King at 251.454.1853.
IT'S THE END OF THE YEAR AS WE KNOW IT CELEBRATION | WED., MAY 9 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Come celebrate a year of ministry! Enjoy music performances, inspirational personal testimonies, a highlight video, and more as we celebrate together! Dinner: $7 for adults; $5 for children.
|Monthly Debt Principal Budgeted||$34,837||$104,510|
|Monthly FORWARD/7YP Given||$38,118||$111,102|
|Monthly Mission Fund Budgeted||$3,600||$10,800|
|Monthly Mission Fund Given||$2,641||$4,063|