Back To Church Sunday – Sep. 16!!!

THANK YOU!
Last week Sunday we had cupcakes after the service.  Apparently we didn’t eat enough of them because there were almost 30 extra!  So we thought of who would benefit from these scrumptious treats.  Mrs. Cooper, a Kindergarten teacher at Lakeside Elementery School, said her class was so thankful for the cupcakes they had at afternoon snack time.  Great job people!

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BACK TO CHURCH SUNDAY  
So many people at Celebration have come back after long “vacations” from church.  It was the encouragement and invitation of a friend or co-worker which led them back.  Do your part by inviting your friend or family member back to church on September 16.  We trust God will do his part too.

YOUTH MINISTRIES KICK-OFF
Our summer events are over and the school year has started.  On September 16 we will start our Youth Ministries for 2018-2019.  We have great events organized and faith-building lessons planned.  It all begins with a potluck picnic after church.  See you there!

CHOOSING YOUR PATH
Clips from Sunday: “Not every path leads you to where you want to go!”  Be picky about the path you choose in life and who you follow on this path.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Sep 16, Back To Church Sunday
Sep 16, Youth Group Kick-Off Picnic, NOONish
Sep 17, Couples Small Group Bible Study, 6:30PM in the Fireside Room
Sep 19, Women’s Bible Study, 10:30AM in Fireside Room.
Sep 24, Pray For Muskegon
Sep 23, Youth Group Meeting, 5:30PM at church
Sep 24, Council Meeting, 6:30PM
Sep 25, Book Club Meeting at the Pita Place.
Sep 26, Youth Group — See You At The Pole
Oct 3, Baby Basics, 10AM in the Fireside Room
Oct 12, Play to Learn Class Resumes, 10:00AM in the Fireside Room

PRAYERS

Please remember, each of these prayer requests are a person, a family, a cry of a person’s heart.  Some requests do not have names attached because the situation calls for confidentiality.  God knows the names and their needs.  Thanks for keeping this in mind.

Pray for broken families.
Pray for the Charles and Pam Serene as they settle into their home in Buchanan.
Pray for Rob DeJonge and his family with the passing of his Grandma this past week.
Pray for New Light Baptist Church at the passing of Rev. Jerry Williams.  Surround the family with your comfort and peace.
Pray for Kendra, John’s wife, and Diane who have cancer.
Pray for those with back issues and the pain which accompanies it.
Pray for those who will come “back to church” this weekend.  May God work mightily in their lives.
Pray for those dealing with depression.
Pray for struggling with the recent deaths of loved ones recently.
Pray for family members who still hold grudges against each other.
Praise God for the workers who are making Celebration look beautiful!
Pray for Erin, Patti Lacy’s friend, who just found out she is pregnant and her husband will be deployed for 10 months soon.
Pray for the adult leaders and students in our Youth Ministries next year.
Pray for the lives being destroyed by addictions.
Pray for rest to recharge physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Pray for those with illnesses they have not made public yet.

Image result for moldovaWorld Missions Prayers: PRAY FOR MOLDOVA
Pray for lifeless traditions and religion to be replaced by a radical love for Jesus.
Pray for children abandoned or trapped in poverty to find their future and hope in Christ.
Pray for bearers of the Gospel to be trained and sent to the hundreds of villages with no witness.
Watch this Youtube video to pray specifically for this country: https://prayercast.com/moldova.html

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